Lee Hawthorn

Lisbon to headline first o2 Academy Newcastle gig

Lisbon to headline first o2 Academy Newcastle gig

With 2014 being full of highs for Whitley Bay’s Lisbon, the lads look likely to top the past twelve months with the release of their Life Is Good EP, supporting Little Comets on their upcoming tour and headlining their first gig in Newcastle’s o2 Academy. Having started 2015 recording in Rockfield Studios, previously used by […]

 

Lisbon – Native: The hometown anthem Whitley Bay has been waiting for

Lisbon – Native: The hometown anthem Whitley Bay has been waiting for

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZGULuu1KOE] When you take the time to realise that Lisbon, a humble aqua-funk indie-pop band from Whitley Bay, have been able to maintain a marvellous measure of relevance for an entire year off the back of only three singles, it really puts it into perspective how special the quartet are. The fact they need […]

 

Bernicia Festival attracts thousands of music lovers on both sides of the River Tyne

Bernicia Festival attracts thousands of music lovers on both sides of the River Tyne

With the mainstay North East festivals flickering on and off like old Christmas lights in the last few years, there’s been a severe need for a serious alternative in Tyneside, and after drawing in crowds of over 2,500 across both South Shields and Whitley Bay this weekend, Bernicia might just be the answer. Programmed and […]