The Sage Gateshead
NewcastleGateshead is home to some of the UK's best music venues, attracting huge artists from around the world, as well as boasting amazing North East music.
The Metro Radio Arena plays host to a diverse range of big name acts, making sure that locals and visitors alike never miss out on the best gigs in Newcastle.
Across the water, Sage Gateshead is a landmark music venue bringing world-class artists and musicians to the North East, proudly possessing some of the best acoustics in Europe. It also offers a wide programme of participatory and learning activities to engage with the community.
The O2 Academy provides a top-class performance space for live music in Newcastle, and with a good mix of established, break-through and up-and-coming bands playing its two stages, it's a great place for concerts in Newcastle.
Newcastle's City Hall has an amazing reputation for some of the best gigs Newcastle has ever seen, including international greats like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and David Bowie. To this day the venue still attracts legendary musicians, as well as a wave of newer artists on the block.
If you want to find the best North East music then head to some of Newcastle's smaller venues such as The Cluny and The Cumberland Arms. Here you'll find intimate gigs with locals artists playing anything from folk music to punk rock.
And for those who love a music festival, NewcastleGateshead is home to great indoor and outdoor events like Gateshead International Jazz Festival, SummerTyne Festival and Northern Chords Festival.