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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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Hairspray is bouncing back to Newcastle's Theatre Royal.

Locks to look forward to as Hairspray bounces back to city

Newcastle Theatre Royal audiences can prepare themselves for a week of beautifully coiffed fun once again as the crowning glory of feel-good musicals Hairspray returns to the city next week from Monday, June 25 to Saturday, June 30.

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Moana at Disney on Ice.

Disney on Ice back in Newcastle this October

Audiences will set sail with the wayfinder Moana as she makes her European debut live on ice in Disney On Ice presents Dream Big.

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Poster for the Alnwick Castle concerts in July.

Father's Day offer for Alnwick Castle concerts

To celebrate Father's Day this weekend, dads are being offered the perfect gift – free tickets to the Summer House Sounds series of concerts taking place at Alnwick Castle Pastures in July.
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The Northumberland Miners' Picnic at Woodhorn.

Picnic celebrates lives of miners

For over 150 years Northumberland mining communities have gathered annually to celebrate their industry, bonds, history and heritage.

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Sister Sledge are supporting Nile Rodgers and CHIC.

Disco divas Sister Sledge to play in Alnwick

Dig out your dancing shoes, disco divas Sister Sledge are coming to Alnwick.

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Matt Cardle

X Factor winner to headline Live

A million selling, number one chart topping artist is set to headline Northumberland Live at Bedlington this July.

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KOYO release their new single Jettisoned this month.

Music interview – KOYO: ‘People can expect a relentless, sonic spectacle from start to finish’

Less than seven months have passed since KOYO launched their critically acclaimed debut album, and with festival dates at Download, Camden Rocks, Bliss Camp, Great Escape Festival and Live at Leeds upcoming this year, the band are heading around the UK with a series of exclusive free warm up shows.

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Alan Barnes and David Newton

Award-winning jazz masters star at village music evening

Wingates Village Institute welcomes the legendary UK jazz pairing of multi-reeds specialist Alan Barnes and pianist David Newton for an evening of jazz gems.

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Lunchtime concert at St George's URC.

A challenging and varied concert

Third 2018 lunchtime concert at St George’s United Reformed Church, Morpeth.

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New Voices Choir

Choir has come a long way in its 21 years of singing

A Morpeth-based choir is celebrating its 21st birthday this year with a series of informal events.

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Pat Hopper and members of the St Robert's Choir.

Organist thanked for her 45 years’ service

A huge thank you has been given to a woman who has played the church organ and led the choir for more than 45 years.

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More than 150 singers set for concert

More than 150 singers set for concert

The combined choirs of King Edward VI (KEVI) High School and Mid Northumberland Chorus, with more than 150 singers, will be performing Carmina Burana at the King’s Hall in Newcastle University on Saturday.

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Happy Mondays revealed as festival’s headline music act

Happy Mondays revealed as festival’s headline music act

It’s happy days for Lindisfarne Festival as organisers announce alt-rock legends Happy Mondays as the Friday headliner.

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Opera star Graeme Danby entertains at Ponteland Rotary Club's concert.

Leading opera stars set to shine as the music celebration continues

A leading tenor and North East baritone will be performing at the next instalment of the Northumbrian Music Festival.

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The Lightning Seeds are coming to Blyth.

Indie band is star act for family festival

It’s going to be pure and simple entertainment at this year’s Northumberland Live Festival at Blyth as Indie band The Lightning Seeds are announced as headliners.

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Sir Tom Jones performs in Alnwick in 2015. Picture by Jane Coltman

Superstar singer Sir Tom Jones returns to Alnwick

Music legend Sir Tom Jones is coming back to Alnwick, three years after power problems forced him to abandon his long-awaited show.

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Musicians’ work has taken them all over the world

Musicians’ work has taken them all over the world

Czech music is the name of the game at the new Morpeth Music Society concert.

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Morrissey performing at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle in his first North East date in 10 years Pic: Carl Chambers.

Review: Morrissey, Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Much has happened in the world of Morrissey since the iconic former singer with The Smiths last played in the North East back in 2008.
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