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Local band The Strands will step into the big spotlight later this month when they play in front of an audience of 15,000 after winning the University of Sunderland’s Battle of the Bands 2019. The band made up of students from the university and talented local musicians were the overwhelming winners of the Battle of […]

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 Friday, May 24. The event, […]

How about this for a life changing opportunity? The University of Sunderland has teamed up with the amazing This Is Tommorow festival to give one lucky band or solo act the chance to open up the second stage on the first night of the festival! The Uni is the main sponsor of the event and […]

  Want to go see the X-Factor live tour at the arena on Saturday the 2nd of March?   We’ve got 2 pairs of tickets to give away to 2 lucky winners!   Want to be in with a chance of winning? All you have to do is answer this question – “The 2018 X […]

Tickets for the hottest punk rock tour in town are selling fast! The first of two nights in London and the Bristol leg of the tour are now SOLD OUT, and the bands are gearing up for an explosive 10 date tour when they hit the road next month.     Academy Events and Fireball […]

The Spice Girls will perform at Sunderland AFC’s Stadium of Light in the first of a new series of concerts at the venue. The group, who scored nine number one chart hits between 1996 and 2000, have reunited for live shows in 2019; they will be supported by top-selling English artist and singer-songwriter, Jess Glynne. Councillor […]

Prior his gig at the Northumbria Institute, Lewis Bowden sat down with Tom Grennan to talk about, Gravy, his new album and new music! How excited are you to be up here in the North East?  I love it man, Newcastle crowds are always a bit mad so. It is gunna’ be a good I’m […]

VK Electric… Into The Night is coming to nine cities across the UK for one huge party and a line-up you are going to be buzzin’ for. Summer banter doesn’t have to end yet, so grab your mates and get ready for some serious fun in Manchester, Bournemouth, Birmingham, Leeds, Bristol, Sheffield, Liverpool, Oxford and […]


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