Blakey Ridge, The Lion Inn

The Lion Inn has been a cult venue since the 1970s. It first came to prominence through the residency of the legendary Back Door, a Jazz group formed on nearby Teesside. They ran weekly nights at the Lion, which attracted musicians from all over the North East, including the world famous Sting. The venue went…

Middlesbrough, Sticky Fingers Rock Bar

Middlesbrough, Sticky Fingers Rock Bar

Photo by Conor Vetas-Young Sticky Fingers started as a small intimate cafe/bar which was attached to a music shop. Recently the music shop and bar owner sold up to current owner Toni Cook. Toni has gone into partnership with Boro based label, Goosed Records, who have recently overseen the successful rejuvenation of an old music…

Sedgefield, The Manor House

Sedgefield, The Manor House

The Manor House is a unique and intimate venue for live performance with fantastic acoustics appreciated by artists and audiences. The Pineapple Bar in the cellars stock a great range of craft beers, excellent spirits (including our own Sanction Gin) and great wines. It is a historical listed building and multi-events centre situated in the…

Newcastle, Trillians Rock Bar

Newcastle, Trillians Rock Bar

Trillians Rock Bar is Newcastle’s best kept secret! After a strange couple of years Trillians is now back with a bang! Trillians sound engineer of 23 years Dave Hills, and former customer Barbara Blair, have taken the reigns. A cellar bar hidden away in Princess Square, just opposite the city’s main library, Trillians is famed…

Middlesbrough, Base Camp

Middlesbrough, Base Camp

A creative space bang in the heart of Middlesbrough, reimagined by Ten Feet Tall. Host to some of the areas freshest gigs! More than just a gig space, we offer parties, workshops, festivals, fairs, film, yoga and everything in between!  

Darlington, The Forum Music Studios

Darlington, The Forum Music Studios

The Forum is operated as a not for profit social enterprise,. As well as a vibrant weekly schedule of live music and entertainment, the Forum runs a music school for all ages and houses five band rehearsal rooms and a digital recording studio with in house engineer. As a community interest company we encourage the…

Stockton-on-Tees, The Georgian Theatre

Stockton-on-Tees, The Georgian Theatre

The Georgian Theatre, is a 300 capacity venue managed and programmed by not for profit organisation Tees Music Alliance. Playing host to a variety of musicians, both local and touring, we like to think we have a little something for everyone.

Sunderland, Independent Sunderland

Sunderland, Independent Sunderland

WE ARE INDEPENDENT. Sunderland’s Only Dedicated Live Music Venue and club. Bands that have previously played here: Kasabian, Kaiser Chiefs, The View, Glasvegas, The Zutons, Jamie T, The Sunshine Underground, The Maccabees, Mystery Jets, The Subways, Funeral For a Friend. DJ’s include Erol Alkan, DJ Yoda, Jaguar Skills, Dark Sky & Paul Woolford. Only the…

Newcastle, The Cluny, Cluny 2

Newcastle, The Cluny, Cluny 2

The Cluny is a 300-capacity live music venue, pub and café, on Lime Street, in the Ouseburn Valley area of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Based in a former flax spinning mill. The Cluny occupies part of the wider building at 36 Lime Street, sharing the space with artists, offices and recording studios. The Cluny is…