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The Voice coach Paloma Faith announces North East arena date

Singer Paloma Faith has announced a big North East date as part of a new UK tour.

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A still from Drifters. Credit: BFI National Archive

Musicians to perform live score to historic fishing film screening at the Customs House

Renowned beatboxer Jason Singh will perform a live soundtrack to a moving silent documentary which chronicles Britain’s fishing heritage.

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The album will be released next month.

Dolly Parton is releasing a children's album

Country superstar Dolly Parton is releasing her first ever children's album.

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Ore Oduba

North East dates announced for Strictly Come Dancing tour

The Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour is waltzing back on the road in January 2018 for 30 arena shows across the country - with a run at Metro Radio Arena from January 23-24.

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Angelic Upstarts are among the bands playing at North East Calling.

12 bands you can see at this year's North East Calling punk festival

North East Calling, the region's very own punk festival, rolls into town again on Saturday, 30 September.

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Maximo Park singer Paul Smith. Picture: Gary Welford.

Review: Maximo Park, Middlesbrough Event Centre

The region’s newest concert venue received a resounding launch night with a gig by local heroes Maximo Park.

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The Stranglers

The Stranglers announce North East tour date

The Stranglers have announced they’ll be hitting the road again next spring.

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From The Jam play a North East gig this week.

7 North East gigs to see in the next 7 days

There's plenty of choice for gig-goers in the North East this week, with something to suit most tastes.
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Stereophonics announce North East tour date

Stereophonics have announced a major UK arena tour, including a North East date.

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Tom Hingley

Win tickets to see Inspiral Carpets legend Tom Hingley at ‘90s nostalgia night

Madchester legend Tom Hingley is returning to the North East for a gig that’s set to transport audiences back to the 90s.

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Peter Hook

Line-up announced for DFDS North Sea Sounds cruises

Get ready to rock the boat - DFDS has announced the return of its North Sea Sounds music mini cruises.

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Shine On

Win tickets to Pink Floyd Tribute Shine On at The Customs House

Pink Floyd tribute act Shine On will be at the Customs House, South Shields on Saturday night – and we have a pair of tickets to give away to the show.

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Tony Hadley quit the group in July. Could you replace him?

Spandau Ballet are searching for a new singer following Tony Hadley's departure

Spandau Ballet are looking for a new singer to fill the gap left by former band member Tony Hadley, Martin Kemp has confirmed.

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Cattle & Cane are embarking on an acoustic tour.

7 North East gigs to see in the next 7 days

There's plenty of choice for North East music lovers this week, as the gig circuit gets into full swing.
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The Jesus and Mary Chain. Pic: Steve Gullick.

Indie rockers The Jesus & Mary Chain set to play North East date

Cult indie rock band The Jesus & Mary Chain play a live date in the region this month.

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John Legend is in the region this weekend

10 things happening in the North East this weekend and beyond

Roll up, roll up - from circus fun to an American chart-topper, there’s a host of events happening in the region.

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Liam Gallagher adds North East date to his UK tour

Liam Gallagher adds North East date to his UK tour

Oasis legend Liam Gallagher has added a big North East date to his UK arena tour.
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George Michael in concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London. His new single, which the star asked Nile Rodgers to work on before he died, has received its first airplay. Picture by Max Nash/PA Wire

New George Michael single gets first airplay months after star dies

A new George Michael single - which the star asked Nile Rodgers to work on before he died - has received its first airplay.
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Homme's story will be broadcast on Friday, October 6.

CBeebies lands Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme for its bedtime story slot

Rocker Josh Homme - frontman of Queens Of The Stone Age - has signed up to read a CBeebies Bedtime Story.

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Mark Radcliffe.

‘A lovely way to spend the evening’ - we review Mark Radcliffe at the Sage

Mark Radcliffe is best known for his daytime radio show on BBC 6 Music and presenting BBC’s coverage of the Glastonbury Festival.

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