Hit The North Festival confirms lineup and October date change

Festival organisers SSD Concerts recently confirmed the lineup for this year’s Hit The North Festival, which will now take place on October 23rd. The lineup includes a variety of acts, such as, English alt-rock band, Sports Team, pop-soloist, Baby Queen, and R&B sensation, Greentea Peng. Headlining the show is Sydney-based rock band, DMA’s. The lineup… Continue Reading →

Independent local title, Darling Zine returns with an eye-catching third edition.

Independent local magazine title, Darling Zine returns with the release of its colourful third edition, which was made available for fans to pre-order on January 13th. Founded by Newcastle-based freelance journalist, Emily Duff, Darling Zine regularly features and promotes women and non-binary people in music, art and film. The newest edition of Darling Zine includes… Continue Reading →

Local band, Spilt Milk share festive cover of ‘Fairytale of New York’

In attempts to keep morale high, Gateshead-based indie-rock group, Spilt Milk released their heart-warming cover of ‘Fairytale of New York’ on December 21st. Shared to Instagram (IGTV) and Facebook, the cover was a collaborative effort featuring vocalist Jess Lewis-Ward (The Redroom), who performed alongside the band in a socially distanced setting. Emerging onto the scene… Continue Reading →

Popular Jesmond venue forced to reschedule live events after North East is placed in Tier 3

Bobik’s, a live music venue located on Jesmond Road, is having to undergo mass re-scheduling of events after the recent coronavirus announcement. The venue originally had plans run a series of socially distanced gigs between November and January. However, the venue was only a couple gigs into its 24-event run before the government enforced a… Continue Reading →

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