See what events really caught our eye this month by looking through our latest features.
With so many music and culture events happening across the region month on month, we have pulled out a few of the regions best bits from this month to show you how much the region has to offer.
By: Adam Hutchinson
SSD Concerts’ Steve and Paul Davis, Keith Armstrong of Soul Kitchen Music and Management and Katherine Monaco of Famous 4:15 have all worked together to create a North East day festival flourishing with established artists and rising Northern talent.
By: Thomas Anderson
Some very sad news comes from Stockton this month, as beloved indie blues rockers The Purnells hang up their instruments in a final send-off gig at The Georgian Theatre.
By: Callum Thornhill
Record Store Day in the UK will take place on Saturday 22nd April this year and it will once again see fans flock to their local stores to pick up limited edition releases.
By: Jake Brown
The Redcar Ska Festival returns this year for what promises to be two days of Ska-filled fun.
By: Thomas Anderson
It's a big year for the Georgian Theatre. Not only have they just revamped the venue, but Tees Music Alliance has attracted a £37,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund for the buildings rich history.
The Word, National Centre for the Written Word, is South Tyneside’s new state-of-the-art cultural venue that boasts a variety of exciting events, interactive activities and facilities for people of all ages to enjoy.
By: Rebecca Schott
This month, the Watermill Sessions will be hosting their first live event at Preston Park Museum in Stockton with the aim of showcasing some of the best acoustic musicians and performers in the North East including Elaine Palmer, James Gray Robson & The Lovely Burn, Tom Joshua, George Boomsma and People Poems.
By: Martin Sharman
Those of us who hang on every word of the guitar press (rather than the gutter press), will know that winter NAMM, the American show that brings together the great and the good of the globe’s musical instrument manufacturers, has just finished.