There's nothing quite like being part of a crowd at a live music event.
NewcastleGateshead is home to some of the UK's best music venues and a growing number of must-see music festivals, attracting huge artists from around the world, as well as boasting amazing North East music in intimate venues.
Utilita 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. In 2020 alone, fans of all genres of music will be able to experience the buzz of a live, showstopping concert from the likes of Stormzy, The Pussycat Dolls, Gregory Porter and Kings of Leon.
Music lovers visiting Newcastle and Gateshead must head to Sage Gateshead - a landmark music venue which brings world-class artists and musicians to the North East and proudly boasts some of the best acoustics in Europe! Choose from a wide programme of concerts and performances from classical to jazz, folk to big band.
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 and to dance the night away in Newcastle.
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 in Ouseburn. Here you'll find intimate gigs with local artists playing anything from folk music to punk rock.
If it’s live music to accompany your night out in Newcastle then head to bars like The Botanist in the city centre or As You Like It and Holy Hobo in Jesmond where musicians regularly perform while you sip your cocktail.
Nothing could be better than live music under the stars so you’re in luck with a visit to the North East as venues like Durham Cricket Club, The Alnwick Castle and Newcastle Racecourse often provide the backdrop to open air concerts in the summer months.
16 Oct 2020 to 16 Oct 2020
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5 Aug 2020 to 5 Aug 2020
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21 Oct 2020VIEW Event
21 Oct 2020 to 21 Oct 2020
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15 Aug 2020 to 15 Aug 2020
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17 Dec 2020VIEW Event
17 Dec 2020 to 17 Dec 2020
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1 Nov 2020 to 1 Nov 2020
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21 Sep 2020 to 21 Sep 2020
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17 Oct 2020 to 17 Oct 2020
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14 Jun 2021 to 14 Jun 2021
Newcastle City Centre
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22 Oct 2020 to 15 Jan 2021
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Post date: 27th May 2020
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20 Sep 2020VIEW Event
20 Sep 2020 to 20 Sep 2020
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