The Venga Bus is coming!
More than 37,000 people enjoyed this year’s Durham BRASS festival.
The forecast is for sunshine and the events diary for the region is chockablock.
Depending on England’s performance on Saturday, Sunderland could be taking part in a mass Three Lions sing-a-long with the Lightning Seeds themselves.
A historic Women’s Gala last held in the 1970s is being revived to mark the centenary of women’s suffrage.
Lindisfarne Festival returns with three days of music and more this summer – and you could be there for free.
British funk-pop band Level 42 and 80’s electronic pioneers Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark are to headline the fourth instalment of DFDS’ popular annual music mini cruises between Newcastle and Amsterdam this November.
Hankies at the ready – Miss Saigon is heading to Sunderland and if it doesn’t move you to tears, nothing will.
From the biggest event in the country this year to a pint-sized World Cup, there’s plenty taking place in the region this weekend and beyond.
After a toughly-fought contest, it’s been announced that Kosmonauts will play Sunniside Live festival after winning the Battle of the Bands.
Competitors will be aiming for soap and glory as Sunderland plays host to a mammoth Soap Box challenge.
Britain’s Got Talent winner Lost Voice Guy has announced a show in Newcastle next year.
Ee never - a number of North East words have been hoyed into the Oxford English Dictionary.
We’ve teamed up with Sunderland Empire to give away tickets to five top music shows coming up this summer.
Take a deep breath and submerge yourself in Blue Planet as it puts on a live show in the North East.
I have a love / hate relationship with eat all you can menus.
Snow Patrol have announced they will play Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena this winter.
Tulips as far as the eye can see in a kaleidoscope of colours is the sun-drenched spectacle which greets you at Keukenhof.
From a hot air balloon festival to adrenalin-fuelled circus stunts - there’s plenty going on in the region this Bank Holiday.
Sunderland crowds are getting set to dance into the night to some of the most soulful sounds to emerge from the UK music scene.