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America’s Got Talent star Courtney Hadwin says she is being congratulated in the street after returning home from US TV performance

The teenager who wowed the judges on America’s Got Talent said she felt like she had “switched bodies” during her performance.

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Deacon Blue

Win tickets to see Deacon Blue at Newcastle Racecourse

Deacon Blue are playing Newcastle Racecourse next week– and you could be there for free.

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Lightning Seeds will headline Sunniside Live on July 7

Win five pairs of tickets to Sunniside Live + Battle of the Bands winner announced

After a toughly-fought contest, it’s been announced that Kosmonauts will play Sunniside Live festival after winning the Battle of the Bands.

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The Metro Radio Arena.

New security procedures in place at Metro Radio Arena ahead of Katy Perry gig

Venue security at the Metro Radio Arena has changed ahead of a big gig at the venue next week.
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Boyzone

Boyzone to play North East in farewell tour

Boyzone will play the North East as part of their swansong arena tour.

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Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts and Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones during their gig at the Murrayfield Stadium. Picture: PA.

Review: Rolling Stones, Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh

It’s a crying shame Sunderland’s Stadium of Light couldn’t host The Rolling Stones this summer as North East music fans certainly missed out on one hell of a show.

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PiL.

Review: Public Image Limited, Newcastle Academy

With the TV adverts for butter, appearances on reality TV and his, now, cartoonish persona it is sometimes easy to forget just what a unique voice John Lydon is.

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New Hope Club will be part of the South Tyneside Festival.

Teenage pop-rock band added to South Shields festival line-up

An emerging pop-rock band are set to entertain thousands of fans in South Shields this summer.
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Californian rocker Ty Segall in action at the Boiler Shop. Pic: Gordon Armstrong.

Review: Ty Segall, The Boiler Shop, Newcastle

The past year or so has seen the Boiler Shop establish itself among Newcastle’s premier live venues, with stellar bookings from some of the UK’s most acclaimed artists and acts of international renown.
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Off Key Music at a previous performance

Hebburn band to mark 100 years since the end of First World War with summer concert

A night of big band music is set to entertain the crowds as performers mark 100 years since the end of World War One.

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Music legend Tony Christie set to wow crowds in South Shields

Music legend Tony Christie set to wow crowds in South Shields

Music legend Tony Christie is bringing his 50-year back catalogue of hits to South Shields.

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Ed Sheeran has played his opening night of a three-show run at St James's Park in Newcastle.

Ed Sheeran rocks St James's Park with first sold-out show - review + setlist

If you're looking for an ideal date for a Friday night, I'd say everyone's favourite redhead Ed Sheeran fits the bill.
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Bill Jones at The Avenue in Roker, Sunderland

BBC Folk Award winner returns to music with Sunderland pub charity gig

A BBC Folk Award winner who put her music career to one side to raise her three children is returning to the stage for a charity gig.

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Win tickets to five different Sunderland Empire shows this summer

Win tickets to five different Sunderland Empire shows this summer

We’ve teamed up with Sunderland Empire to give away tickets to five top music shows coming up this summer.

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Sheeran has been announced as the most-played artist on UK radio, TV and in public last year.

Ed Sheeran crowned UK's most-played artist in 2017

Ed Sheeran was the most played artist on UK radio, TV and in public in 2017 - and also had the most played track with Shape of You, it has been announced.
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Flogging Molly are playing the Fuelling the Fire tour.

Flogging Molly, Face To Face and Lost In Stereo to play Fireball - Fuelling The Fire tour

The line-up has been announced for the third annual Fireball - Fuelling The Fire tour, which is heading for the North East this winter.
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Drenge promise special homecoming show for Deer Shed Festival

Drenge promise special homecoming show for Deer Shed Festival

Drenge have promised a special homecoming show at the Deer Shed Festival this summer.

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John Lydon is celebrating 40 years on Public Image Limited.

Punk rock icon John Lydon plans surprises as Public Image Limited celebrate 40 years

Notorious former Sex Pistols frontman Johnny Rotten, a.k.a John Lydon, is celebrating 40 years with his other band Public Image Limited.
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Michael Jackson impersonator James Aston.

Thrilling Michael Jackson tribute added to South Tyneside Summer Festival bill

A tribute to the King of Pop will be moonwalking into South Shields this summer as part of the borough's annual festival parade.

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11 performances you can see at the Bents Park concerts this summer

Though the weather may have been suggesting otherwise, summer is definitely on the way.

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