The Strands won Sunderland University’s Battle of the Bands to earn the chance to perform at the This is Tomorrow Festival. They beat other local bands SLEEPTAPE and Infernal Bloom to join Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Foals and Stereophonics at the Newcastle festival. Find out more about them in […]
Jamilah Hassan, a singer from Newcastle shares her thoughts on issues resolving mental health issues. The singer has spoken out against social media and its impacts on mental health. Jamilah is also close to releasing her new single which she shares parts of in this video.
Students and staff at the University of Sunderland are set to go head to head in a Battle of the Bands final on May 1, 2019. The winners will have the opportunity to perform in front of 15,000 people on stage 2 of the This Is Tomorrow festival in Newcastle on […]
The University of Sunderland is looking for a support act to open Stage 2 at the This Is Tomorrow festival on May 24, 2019. To qualify, the band must include at least one Sunderland student, graduate, or member of staff. Entrants must submit a link to a 30-60 second video […]
This map shows upcoming music events in the North East, at eight different locations and from a range of genres.
From Britain’s Got Talent winners in 2014 to musical theatre legends, the audience of the Sage Gateshead were enthralled by musical theatre sensations Collabro on Monday night. Accompanied by special guest, Kerry Ellis, an actress and singer who is best known for her work in ‘Wicked’ and ‘We Will Rock […]
Sunderland City Council are set to contribute £50,000 to the staging of a Spice Girls concert due to take place at the Stadium of Light in June. The figure, which came to light during the council’s budget setting meeting on 25 February, attracted criticism from both Conservative and Liberal Democrat […]
We all get excited when it comes to Valentine’s Day. Candles, savoury food, chocolate and roses can be found everywhere to make the atmosphere perfect on February 14. SR NEWS gives you some tips on how to get the most out of your V-day. People may spend the night in […]
World Headquarters, a popular club in Newcastle, will put on a charity gig night on December 28. The gig, hosted by Lab Ncl, Noyse, Lively Up and North East Rising, aims to support local charities over the festive period while also thanking their ‘local ravers’. The Newcastle Foodbank, Mental Health […]
On December 22, 2018, Sunderland will host the Culture Quarter Music Crawl in a bid to raise money for mental health charity Mind. The event, hosted by Spotlight Music UK and Pub Culture, will feature a host of live performances from acoustic musicians and bands across three Sunderland pubs: The […]