Tomorrow’s artists today: This Is Tomorrow Preview

Last year, a brand new festival led the way in the North East, and once again the curators of This Is Tomorrow festival have concocted one of the lineups of the summer. Showcasing major headliners Stereophonics, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Foals, the festival has the best in big names but what makes the festival so special is the number of brand new artists … Continue reading Tomorrow’s artists today: This Is Tomorrow Preview

cleopatrick: a brief history

there’s something special about bands that have known each other almost for the entirety of their being. the special relationship and bond that is made, usually makes for exciting, synchronised music that can rarely be topped by artists who get together later in life. it is no surprise to me then, that two friends ian fraser and luke gruntz, have formed the most exciting band … Continue reading cleopatrick: a brief history

Barn on the Farm announces further 16 artists!

Barn on the Farm is pleased to announce a further 16 artists confirmed for Saturday and Sunday’s music line-up. They are as follows: Maverick Sabre – Zak Abel (Sat Outdoor Stage Headliner) –Swim Deep – Gabrielle Aplin – Nina Nesbitt – The Japanese House (Sat Wooden Barn Stage Headliner) –Youngr – Sea Girls – Ten Tonnes – Fatherson – Anteros – The Pale White – Indoor Pets … Continue reading Barn on the Farm announces further 16 artists!

Live at Leeds: 5 Unmissable Artists

Spring has officially sprung, and the festival season is now so tantalisingly close now you can virtually feel the buzz of the amps being plugged-in for an electric summer of live music ahead. Officially named ‘The Best Festival For Emerging Talent’ at the UK Festival Awards this year, in 2019 Live At Leeds will once again be putting its money where its mouth is with a staggering … Continue reading Live at Leeds: 5 Unmissable Artists

TRUCK FESTIVAL gets even bigger – new names added to bill!

Following on from the first line-up news for the 22nd edition of the festival, which saw Wolf Alice, Foals and Two Door Cinema club announced and 75% of tickets for the festival sold in just a month, Truck Festival has now unveiled even more exciting, big names for 2019. Johnny Marr, Public Service Broadcasting and many more have now been added to the line-up of the … Continue reading TRUCK FESTIVAL gets even bigger – new names added to bill!

Johnny Marr, Lewis Capaldi, Ride and more added to This is Tomorrow Line-up

With tickets selling fast for the eagerly anticipated launch of This is Tomorrow Festival at its new larger site in Exhibition Park, Newcastle, organisers have today revealed that Smiths icon Johnny Marr and the chart-topping Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi have been added to the Stereophonics headlined date on Sunday 26th May. Meanwhile, indie legends Ride have also been confirmed to perform at the event and will make a welcome addition to the Saturday … Continue reading Johnny Marr, Lewis Capaldi, Ride and more added to This is Tomorrow Line-up

The Georgian Theatre stage is announced for Stockton Calling 2019 with British Sea Power as headliners

Stockton Calling is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2019 and the multi-venue music festival is pleased to announce the line-up for The Georgian Theatre stage.   Headlining the stage are Mercury Prize nominated conceptual indie art-rock ensemble British Sea Power. Last seen in the north-east packing out Newcastle’s Boiler Shop with their 100 Years Armistice remembrance show, British Sea Power have become an institution over … Continue reading The Georgian Theatre stage is announced for Stockton Calling 2019 with British Sea Power as headliners

Hit The North 2019: 3 reasons and 9 artists that make it unmissable

This year’s Hit The North is once again, a huge celebration of classic and fresh new music taking place on Sunday 5th May. We’ve had the pleasure of listening to every artist and checking out the venues announced so far and have chosen our top three reasons you cannot afford to miss this year’s instalment of this growing festival. Alternative, heavy punk rock dominates the agenda The last 18 … Continue reading Hit The North 2019: 3 reasons and 9 artists that make it unmissable

Live Review: The Amazons – Key Club, Leeds

Towards the end of 2018, one of the most beautiful shows I’ve been at, to date, took place at the Brudenell Social Club. The Amazons played to a sell-out crowd in support of Joe Glew, a young man who died from Leukaemia, not long before the show. It was a rousing, wonderful show and it signalled the end of the previous era for the Amazons. … Continue reading Live Review: The Amazons – Key Club, Leeds

Ones to watch: Stockton Calling 2019

Stockton Calling is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2019 and the multi-venue music festival has started the year strongly with announcements coming thick and fast. With massive artists already announced, the festival is looking to celebrate in style with its biggest lineup to date. Already announced for Stockton Calling 2019 are Sunderland’s The Futureheads who will headline Stockton Calling after a six year hiatus, indie … Continue reading Ones to watch: Stockton Calling 2019