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Week commencing Monday 11 March at Sage Gateshead


  • Award winning singer and songwriter, KT Tunstall
  • Torchbearers of American roots music, Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys
  • The legendary 10cc
  • The world’s greatest Pink Floyd tribute show, Brit Floyd


KT Tunstall Plus Laurel

Monday 11 March, 7pm, Sage One

Following 3 sold out intimate rock club shows in September, award winning singer and songwriter KT Tunstall, who recently released her 6th studio album, WAX, is performing at Sage Gateshead as part of a full UK and Ireland tour for March 2019.

Recently KT has been awarded the Inspirational Artist gong at the Women In Music Awards. She was chosen as the first ever female Grand Marshal (following the likes of Sir Sean Connery) to lead April’s annual New York Tartan Week parade. In May she and Mike McCready, of legendary multimillion selling Pearl Jam, also released a cover of Tom Petty’s huge hit single I Won’t Back Down, with proceeds going to Pearl Jam’s Vitalogy Foundation. KT has spent the summer touring worldwide with superb artists including, The Pretenders, Simple Minds and Barenaked Ladies.

Book now: http://www.sagegateshead.com/event/kt-tunstall51142/

Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys

Monday 11 March, 8pm, Sage Two

Since forming 25 years ago, Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite Boys have toured continuously and become torchbearers of American roots music.

Beloved by many, the band has released fourteen albums of undiluted, upbeat and soulful music pulled from honky-tonk, western swing, rockabilly, rock & roll, rhythm & blues, soul and doo-wop.

Their latest album, What A Dream It’s Been, on Cow Island Music, is a collection of the band’s favourite original numbers – all acoustic, reinterpreted with fresh new arrangements, rhythms, and instrumentation.

The band has toured constantly for the past two decades, playing over 3,000 live shows, which include performances at the Grand Ole Opry, opening for the likes of George Jones, Johnny Cash, Morrisey and The Monkees, along with several appearances on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and many national radio shows.

Book now: http://www.sagegateshead.com/event/big-sandy-and-his-fly-rite-boys51700/

Women in Music Quiz

Tuesday 12 March, 7pm, Northern Rock Foundation Hall

Do you know your Aretha Franklin from your Ariana Grande?

Join Capital North East presenter Alex Burgess on Tuesday 12th March for a special musical quiz night to celebrate International Women’s Day!

Expect interactive rounds that test your knowledge and creativity, lots of great prizes and an exciting interval performance from the Newcastle University A Cappella Society.

Everybody welcome – you don’t need to be a music buff (or a woman) to enjoy this great night.

This is a charity event with all proceeds going towards our diverse programme of classes, workshops and support for emerging artists.

Book now: http://www.sagegateshead.com/event/women-in-music-quiz/  SOLD OUT RETURNS ONLY

Folk Degree Future Traditions

Wednesday 13 March, 7.45pm, Sage Two

Future Traditions showcases the finest new talent from Newcastle University’s Folk and Traditional Music Degree.

This concert has a spotlight on Folk Song and will feature spine-tingling group harmony singing, song bands and outstanding soloists including Holly Clarke, Bertie Armstrong and Maisie Cowburn-Bannister.

Come and be part of a rich evening of performances from our extraordinarily talented students.

Book now: http://www.sagegateshead.com/event/future-traditions51034/

10cc Plus Support

Thursday 14 March, 7.30pm, Sage One

The legendary 10cc have announced major new dates for 2019, performing the hits which have singled them out as one of the most inventive and influential bands in the history of popular music.

Led by co-founder Graham Gouldman, the Art-Pop band are heralded in equal measure for their ability to craft ingenious songs that also resonated commercially, with eleven Top 10 Hits, and over 15 million albums sold in the UK alone.

Book now: http://www.sagegateshead.com/event/10cc-plus-support/

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Vivaldi’s Gloria

Friday 15 March, 7.30pm, Sage One

  • Jonathan Cohen conductor
  • Ruby Hughes soprano
  • Keri Fuge soprano
  • Anna Stéphany mezzo soprano
  • Steven Hudson oboe
  • Royal Northern Sinfonia
  • Chorus of Royal Northern Sinfonia
  • Vivaldi Beatus Vir
  • Albinoni Oboe Concerto in D minor
  • Avison Concerto Grosso after Scarlatti, No.3 in D minor
  • HandelCrude furie deglie orridi abissi’ from Serse
  • HandelWith darkness deep’ from Theodora
  • HandelCaro amico aplesso!’ from Poro
  • Marcello Oboe Concerto in C minor
  • Vivaldi Gloria

Gloria! There’s a good reason why Vivaldi’s great choral celebration is so popular, and this concert is filled with music from his contemporaries and colleagues in baroque Venice – a city of reflections, illusions and music of dazzling imagination and flair.

Book now: http://www.sagegateshead.com/event/rns-at-home-vivaldis-gloria/

Brit Floyd: 40 Years of The Wall

Saturday 16 March, 7.30pm, Sage One

Celebrating 40 Years of The Wall.

Brit Floyd, the world’s greatest Pink Floyd tribute show, returns to the stage in 2019 with its most ambitious and best production yet, a very special 40th Anniversary retrospective of Pink Floyd’s iconic rock opera, The Wall.

As well as performing a host of musical highlights from The Wall, Brit Floyd will perform classic gems from The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals and The Division Bell plus lots more.

Book now: http://www.sagegateshead.com/event/brit-floyd-another-brick/

Spring Elite Wedding Show 2019

Sunday 17 March, 12noon – 3pm, Sage Gateshead

The North’s Only Interactive Wedding Show.

Dawn Marie Wedding & Event Design is proud to announce the 23rd Elite Wedding Show at Sage Gateshead.

Aptly named The Big One, this is a massive show with 85 exhibitors held across four floors and the Northern Rock Foundation Hall, which is transformed into an elegant showcase room for anybody looking to hold their big day in the stunning spaces at Sage Gateshead itself.

You really can have your wedding arranged in one unique show!

Book now: http://www.sagegateshead.com/event/spring-elite-wedding-show-2019/

By BNAdmin