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Live music events and gigs in NewcastleGateshead

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.

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  1. Add Great Exhibition of the North 2018 to your Itinerary

    Great Exhibition of the North 2018

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2018to9 Sept 2018

    The country’s biggest event in 2018, it will pack a programme of amazing exhibits, live performances, displays of innovation, new artworks and unforgettable experiences into 80 days.

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    Price

    Free
  2. Add Def Leppard at Metro Radio Arena to your Itinerary

    Def Leppard at Metro Radio Arena

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    9 Dec 2018to9 Dec 2018

    These will be the first Def Leppard UK and Eire tour dates since the sold-out Arena run in late 2015. 2018 also marks the 35th anniversary of “Hysteria’s” predecessor “Pyromania”.

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    Price

    Price £41.30 Per person per day
  3. Add Klub Kid presents: "An Evening with Alaska" to your Itinerary

    Klub Kid presents: "An Evening with Alaska"

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    4 July 2018to4 July 2018

    A full evening with Alaska with live musicians, comedy and much more! Also featuring a pre-show from the Klub Kids.

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  4. Add Barry Steele & Friends - The 30 Special The Roy Orbison Story at Sunderland Empire to your Itinerary

    Barry Steele & Friends - The 30 Special The Roy Orbison Story at Sunderland Empire

    Sunderland

    Dates

    From:
    3 Aug 2018to3 Aug 2018

    He’s the man with the sunglasses and the black suit who delivered some of the world’s darkest and most emotional ballads, yet Texas-born Roy Orbison remains one of the most distinctive looking, and sounding performers in modern music, despite dying...

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  5. Add The Magic of Motown at Sunderland Empire to your Itinerary

    The Magic of Motown at Sunderland Empire

    Sunderland

    Dates

    From:
    28 July 2018to28 July 2018

    Prepare yourself for 40 back-to-back classic Motown hits, glittering costume changes, dazzling dance moves and outstanding musicianship in this explosive concert experience.

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  6. Add Cirque Berserk! to your Itinerary

    Cirque Berserk!

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    21 Nov 2018to24 Nov 2018

    Direct from the West End, Cirque Berserk! celebrates the 250th Anniversary of the invention of circus with a jaw-dropping spectacular. The show bursts onto the Tyne Theatre stage from Thursday 21st – Sunday 24th June.

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    Price

    Price £18.50 Per Ticket Type
  7. Add Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra to your Itinerary

    Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    19 Dec 2018to20 Dec 2018

    Musical master of ceremonies Jools Holland and his acclaimed Rhythm & Blues Orchestra have announced their annual musical excursion around the UK and Ireland for 2018. Tickets go on general sale on Friday 2 February at 10am.

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    Price

    Price £34.50 Per person per day
  8. Add Jeff Lynne's ELO at Metro Radio Arena to your Itinerary

    Jeff Lynne's ELO at Metro Radio Arena

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    9 Oct 2018to9 Oct 2018

    Following triumphant shows at Wembley Stadium, Hull KCOM Stadium, Sheffield Arena and Glasgow SSE Hydro earlier this summer, Jeff Lynne’s ELO announce 8 arena shows for autumn 2018 including a show at the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle on Tuesday 9th...

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    Price

    Price £50.00 Per Ticket Type
  9. Add André Rieu at Metro Radio Arena to your Itinerary

    André Rieu at Metro Radio Arena

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    21 Dec 2018to21 Dec 2018

    Dutch violin superstar André Rieu returns to Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle to bring magic and romance to your Christmas with a world-class performance on Friday 21 December 2018.

    The career of Dutch violin superstar André Rieu spans more than 30...

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  10. Add Mercury: The Ultimate Queen Tribute at Sunderland Empire to your Itinerary

    Mercury: The Ultimate Queen Tribute at Sunderland Empire

    Sunderland

    Dates

    From:
    12 July 2018to12 July 2018

    The show includes fantastic and authentic performances of the most popular Queen hits such as Bohemian Rhapsody, Radio Ga Ga, We Are The Champions, We Will Rock You and many more.

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