Gigs North East hosts competitions and remembers iconic live events in music themed advent calendar

After months in lockdown, local live events platform, Gigs North East, are treating their followers to a daily dose of music related goodies over the Festive Season.

The platform, whose aim is to help promote live events and bands in the North East, announced that they will be running their advent calendar throughout December, with a different live music themed treat unveiled every day.

Gigs North East shared the announcement across their social media platforms in a post that teased the contents of their virtual advent calendar. “This month we will be doing huge ticket giveaways, highlighting special moments of 2020 and throwing back to memorable events in music!”

Despite only being four ‘doors’ into their calendar, Gigs North East have already hosted two competitions and looked back on popular local events.

Day 1 of the Advent Calendar. (Image: @gigsnortheast)

For day one, the platform gave one lucky follower a chance to win four tickets to any forthcoming show at Riverside, Newcastle. Day two saw another competition, this time, giving away a bundle of Gigs North East’s merchandise.

For every competition, Gigs North East announces the winner on both their Instagram and Facebook pages.

On day three, the platform posted a throwback honouring the series of successful socially-distanced live events hosted at the Virgin Money Unity Arena back in August and September. Day four followed a similar theme, with a post dedicated to indie-pop quartet, The 1975, remembering one of their first live events in Newcastle, hosted at Think Tank? back in 2014.

With the bar set high, and with plenty more days to go, anticipation will only increase as the days go by and more surprises are revealed. For more information on the calendar, and how you can get involved, follow Gigs North East on Instagram and Facebook for regular updates.

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