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Pale Seas to play Sunderland's INDEPENDENT this Saturday

Pale Seas to play Sunderland's INDEPENDENT this Saturday

This Saturday, Sunderland’s most popular music venue, Independent, welcomes Southampton four-piece Pale Seas to their stage with the support of Newcastle-based singer-songwriter Trev Gibb. During the summer, singer Jacob Scott launched his band’s latest EP, Places To Haunt, on a 1930’s Dutch barge floating on the River Thames. With this receiving an 8/10 review from […]

 

The Lake Poets Headline Influences Gig In Support Of Tyneside Mind

The Lake Poets Headline Influences Gig In Support Of Tyneside Mind

If there’s one word that’s littered the copy of every ham-fisted interview in the musical press, it’s “influences”. Journalists love to ask about them, bands love to talk about them, magazines and websites the world over are flooded with artists talking about their peers and how they’ve shaped who they are today. That’s all getting […]

 Natasha Steel

Review: The Lake Poets @ INDEPENDENT

Review: The Lake Poets @ INDEPENDENT

An emotional home crowd greeted The Lake Poets and friends

Two years ago Martin Longstaff probably never thought he would play a sold out gig in INDEPENDENT. But since his first show there a little over two years ago (and across the road now, since it’s moved house) a lot has happened for The Lake Poets, and rightly so. Support came from This Little Bird, […]

 Mark McConville

The Lake Poets Line Up Intimate Homecoming Gig

The Lake Poets Line Up Intimate Homecoming Gig

A host of Sunderland folk mainstays gather for special charity show

It’s been a busy few months for Sunderland’s sweetest sons. No sooner have The Lake Poets put their feet up after support tours with Let’s Buy Happiness, Nadine Shah, and John Smith, but their plotting a homecoming show of sorts – with a headline appearance at the trusty Independent. Martin Longstaff and his menagerie of […]