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TUESDAY 25 APRIL
BUSKERS NIGHT
The Blue Bell. Washington     7.30 - 9.30

WEDNESDAY 26 APRIL
OPEN MIC WITH RUSS TIPPINS           8PM
The Station Killingworth / Station Road / Killingworth
BUSKERS NIGHT
The Sandpiper, Washington Tyne and Wear    7.30 - 9.30
JAMES ROBSON AND THE LOVELY BURN / G SPALDING / MOONLIGHT GROVE
7pm Creative Base. Gateshead
RILEY'S LIVE BUSKERS
The Three tuns, Sheriffs Highway, Gateshead

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THURSDAY 27 APRIL
BUSKERS
Pelaw inn Shields Rd
BUSKERS NIGHT
Market Tavern Ch-Le-St.
MARTIN STEPHENSON / WE STEAL FLYERS
Newbiggin Maritime Centre        7pm         £7
DAY ONE OF PIE FESTIVAL:
UK SUBS / TOXIC                £8
The Three tuns, Sheriffs Highway, Gateshead
HEISTZ
Trillians Rockbar 3 Princess Square Newcastle NE1 8ER

FRIDAY 28 APRIL
PAUL BRYDON TRIO               8PM
Three Mile Inn Gosforth  / Great North Road / Gosforth Newcastle
DELTA BAY
Greens Sunderland / 36 Low Road / Sunderland
GASLIGHTERS
The Hastings  Seaton Delaval / Wheatridge Row / Seaton Delaval
ELI
Big Jug Durham / Claypath / Durham
THE FORCE
The New Mill Tavern, Mill Lane, Hebburn
THE WHOLE HOG
Clennel Hall,Rothbury. NE65 7BG
SEVEN SINS
the queens head cullercoats ne30 4qb        
AMERICAN GIRL
Ship Inn, Marske
THE KILL
Trimmers arms, South Shields Tyne and wear Ne331rw
RUSS TIPPINS
The Moorcock inn Peterlee
FOUR LETTER WORD
The Ox Inn - Stanley
HOWARD BAKER BAND                 CC
The Cleadon Social Club. South Shields, 8:30pm start
CONTRABAND
The Rooftop Terrace Bar Kingston Park
TUBESNAKE
The Station, Killingworth, Newcastle
PIE FESTIVAL DAY TWO:
MAIDEN UK
The Three tuns, Sheriffs Highway, Gateshead
STRIPPED BACK ACOUSTIC SHOWCASE
Independent, Holmeside, Sunderland           7PM
THE RATTLERS
Pemberton arms Seaham
PUNK POP DISASTER
Trillians Rockbar 3 Princess Square Newcastle NE1 8ER
ROAD RUNNERS
Cross Keys, Spout Lane, Washington
WITCHKRAFT
Glendale social club in Houghton le spring
OVERDRIVE
Steels Social Club. S/land
FOSSIL
The Clock, Hebburn, Gateshead NE31 1YQ
WITCHKRAFT
Glendale Social Club, Hall Lane, Houghton-le-Spring DH5 8DA
BARELY HUMAN
The Fountain Inn, Highfield Road, South Shields
JEN STEVENS ROSE PARADE DUO
The New Plough Dipton NE16 6AZ
GARY SPALDING
Toronto Lodge, Bishop Auckland  DL14 7RG
THE REGULARS
Italian Farmhouse, Durham Road, Coxhoe DH6 4HX
THE REGULATORS DUO
Lambton Worm, Chester le Street      
DEE DOWLING TRIO
The Lambton Worm Low Row, Sunderland SR1 3PY
MUGSHOT
The Rattler,South Shields
T.ROX
Cross keys Pub,  Pocklington York. cc
BIG RIVER
Bay Horse Bishop Auckland

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SATURDAY 29 APRIL
SCOTT KEIRS
The Blue Bell Washington / Pearth Hall Road / Usworth Washington
DAVE WHIFFIN
The Bridge Inn Annitsford / Front Street / Annitsford Cramlington
QUEENS OF NOISE
Fat Ox Whitley Bay / Whitley Road / Whitley Bay
JONNY SAX
The Westoe South Shields / Horsley Hill / South Shields
MEDIA JUNKIES
The Sun Burnopfield / Front Street / Burnopfield Newcastle Upon Tyne
VICKI SANDERSON - THE LADY SINGS
Half Moon Stakeford / Half Moon Street / Stakeford Choppington
JADE ROCKBAND
Rising Sun Crawcrook / Banktop / Crawcrook
OPEN MIC NIGHT
Market Tavern Chester Le Street / South Burns / Chester Le Street
HAIR OF THE DERG
White Swan Morpeth / Newgate Street / Morpeth
JEN STEVENS DUO
Seaton Sluice Club / Colywell Bay Road / Seaton Sluice
THE FORCE
The Mallard, Stockton Road, Seaham
JOHN WHITEHILLS GROOVE-A-MATICS / JOHN WHITEHILLS REAL DEAL
Hartlepool United Supporters Club ts268ps ..£8 / £10..07535979658 for tkts
THE ARRIVAL
Langley Park Sports and Social Club, Durham
ROMEO'S PISTOL
Pelaw inn Shields Rd
AMERICAN GIRL
South Hylton WMC, Sunderland
9TH AVENUE
Trimmers arms, South Shields Tyne and wear Ne331rw
RUSS TIPPINS ELECTRIC BAND
The Tannery Hexham
FOUR LETTER WORD
The Aletaster - Gateshead
CONTRABAND
Dr. Syntax Prudhoe
BORDERLAND
Glaxo Club Barnard Castle, DL12 8DT Fundraiser for GN Air Ambulance - Tickets £10 (Inc. pie & peas supper) available from Julie on 07707 793954
PIE FESTIVAL DAY THREE:
THE HAPPY CATS
The Three tuns, Sheriffs Highway, Gateshead
CLASSIC CLAPTON
Redcar Blues Club, Redcar Citizens Priory Club, 104 Lord St, Redcar, TS10 3BL               07956 812706 (Geoff Taylor)        8.30pm     Tkts £12.50
GHOSTBAND
George Stephenson, Gt Lime Rd, West Moor, Newcastle
CODGER
Hetton Lyons cc.          0191 5262323            cc
COYOTE
Easington Colliery Club, Seaside Lane, Easington             8.30PM   CC
FM
The Star Newcastle
UNDERCOVER
Blackhall Navy Club
ROCKMONSTER
The Turbinia,  Newton Aycliffe,  DL5 7PA
OVERDRIVE
The Stumble Inn Sunderland
THE TEST PILOTS             8.30PM
The Riverside Lodge, Morpeth
BARELY HUMAN
The Lord Nelson, Monkton Village
M&R ACOUSTIC
The New Plough Dipton NE16 6AZ
JACK CUMMINGS
Lambton Worm, Chester le Street               8pm
SNAKE OIL DUO
The Lambton Worm Low Row, Sunderland SR1 3PY
MICHAEL KELLY
The Bay Horse, 59 Upper Town, Wolsingham
THE RATTLERS

Houghton Sports & Leisure Club, Leyburn Grove, Houghton le Spring DH4 5EQ   

THE WHOLE HOG
Black Bull,Trimdon. TS29 6PG
RITCHIE BEE BAND
Clennel Hall Rothbury (Motorcycle action Group Rally)
STONED CROWES
The Old Fox, Felling, NE10 0HQ          8.30PM

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SUNDAY 30 APRIL
JONNY SAX                       5PM
Market Tavern Chester Le Street / South Burns / Chester Le Street
RUSS TIPPINS                  7PM
Melton Constable Seaton Sluice / Beresford Road / Seaton Sluice Whitley bay
RITCHIE BEE BAND
White Swan Morpeth / Newgate Street / Morpeth
THE FORCE
The Lambton Arms, Front Street, Chester le Street            8:00pm Start
BLUE DIAMOND
The Queens Head, Front St, Cullercoats
MARC ATKINSON
Hartlepool United Supporters Club ts268ps ..£3 cc
FRANKIES CAFE
The Rosedene, Queen Alexandra Road, Sunderland  
BROKEN SPOKE
New hartley club bar...bristol street.. NE250RL
RELOAD
Butchers Arms - Sunderland (5pm)
RUBY AND THE MYSTERY CATS
Pelaw inn Shields Rd
AMERICAN GIRL
Royal Hotel, Trimdon Colliery       4pm start
THE GOODSOULS (8 till late) / THE SOUND CARTEL (3-6)
Trimmers arms, South Shields Tyne and wear Ne331rw
RUSS TIPPINS
The Melton Constable Seaton sluice           7pm
HOWARD BAKER BAND
The Travellers Rest. Shiney Row
UK LEGENDS                 CC
Wheatley Hill Conchies, Alexandra Terrace, Wheatley Hill, Durham DH6 3JW
PIE FESTIVAL DAY FOUR:
THE UNDERSTUDIES
The Three tuns, Sheriffs Highway, Gateshead
101
St Peters Social Club, 377 Walker Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 2AB
0191 2655343
NEIL GIBSON             4.30PM
Pemberton arms Seaham
ROCK SOC ALL DAYER
Trillians Rockbar 3 Princess Square Newcastle NE1 8ER
THE SOUND CARTEL / THE GOOD SOULS   3PM
The Trimmers Arms Commercial Rd, South Shields
THE PANIC REPORT             4PM
The Kelly, Hebburn
BEARDSMITH
Easington Colliery Club, Seaside Lane, Easington             8.30PM   CC
KILLY ROCKS featuring:
THE GATECRASHERS / MEDIA JUNKIES / TOMMY AND THE ODDBALLS (6-7.30pm) / ROB TURNBULL / KING FOR A DAY                 Doors open 1pm
Killingworth Social Club, Citadel East, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE12 6UQ
All proceeds donated to Macmillan Cancer Support
Call Ian on 07775707775 for tickets (£5) or collect from Killingworth Club
CROOKFEST!!       ONE DAY - THREE STAGES
Main Marquee:
Bon Jovi Forever, Revolver, Alexanders Palace, Slade UK, Born Villains, FM, Cuttlefish Orchestra.
Scooter Tent:
JD & the Woodsmen, The Extra Specials, Frostie, Six Nowt, The Skapones, Happy go Luckies.
The Hut Bar:
The Grumpies, The Ultimate Sin, On the Rocks, A Taste of Rory Gallagher, Share the Darkness, Circa 69, Metis, The Pocket Snakes.
Crookfest
Crook
Durham
DL15 9PW                 www.crookfest.co.uk

£15 
WITCHKRAFT
Old Fox, Carlisle St, Gateshead NE10 0HQ               [5pm start]
FM
The Bird Inn Pelton                        4pm approx after Crookfest gig
DIAMOND DOGS
Island Social Club, Station Rd, Seaham  4pm
ASSASSIN
The New Tavern, Washington,           5pm
OVERDRIVE
The Star Inn Newcastle
THE SPITTING VICARS          5PM
The Stumble Inn, 88 Chester Road, Sunderland, SR2 7PR
THE MISSING CATS ACOUSTIC DUO
The Ship Isis in Sunderland
SOMEBODY'S CAT
Tap & Spile, Battle Hill, Hexham, NE46 1BA              4pm
NO ORDINARY ANGEL DUO
Lambton Worm, Chester le Street               8pm
GIN AND JUICE (9.15PM) / ASK RUBY BAND (6.30 - 8.30PM)
The Lambton Worm Low Row, Sunderland SR1 3PY
MUGSHOT
The Cottage, Cleadon


MONDAY 1 MAY
OPEN MIC WITH BOBBY PROCTOR AND SPENCER READ
Red Lion Earsdon Whitley Bay / Front Street / Earsdon Whitley Bay
RUSS TIPPINS          5PM
The Crown 8 commercial street crook  01388 765001
BUSKERS
The Old Fox, Felling, NE10 0HQ          8.30PM

TUESDAY 2 MAY
BUSKERS NIGHT WITH ALAN KNIGHTS
The Blue Bell Washington / Pearth Hall Road / Usworth Washington

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WEDNESDAY 3 MAY
OPEN MIC WITH RUSS TIPPINS          8PM
The Station Killingworth / Station Road / Killingworth
OPEN MIC NIGHT              8PM
Vigilant Inn South Shields / Sunderland Road / South Shields
HUNTER AND THE BEAR / LEADER  Doors 7pm
Trillians Rockbar 3 Princess Square Newcastle NE1 8ER

THURSDAY 4 MAY
OPEN MIC NIGHT
Milbourne Arms Holywell  / Valley Road / Holywell  Whitley Bay
STORMY MONDAY
private function
ULI JON ROTH / THE FORCE      £20     8PM
The Unionist Club, Laygate, South Shields
BUSKERS
Pelaw inn Shields Rd

FRIDAY 5 MAY
RITCHIE BEE BAND                    8PM
Three Mile Inn Gosforth  / Great North Road / Gosforth Newcastle
C COLLECTIVE
The Station Killingworth / Station Road / Killingworth
GIPSY EYES
Market Tavern Chester Le Street / South Burns / Chester Le Street
BALLBREAKERS
Greens Sunderland / 36 Low Road / Sunderland
FAB
Big Jug Durham / Claypath / Durham
THE Q JUMPERS
The White Horse South Shields / Quarry Lane / South Shields
SO WHAT
Murton Colliery Club          £1.50
THE FORCE
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle
AMERICAN GIRL
The Hastings, Seaton Delaval
BORDERLAND
Marquis of Granby Sunniside NE16 5ES 0191 4880954
SHELLEY STEVENS
High Howdon Social Club, Tynemouth Road, NE28 0EA            7.30PM
MIKE GATTO
The New Plough Dipton NE16 6AZ
ASHLEIGH HUMBLE
Toronto Lodge, Bishop Auckland  DL14 7RG
SEAN HAINEY
Italian Farmhouse, Durham Road, Coxhoe DH6 4HX
THE REGULARS
Lambton Worm, Chester le Street           
THE GRAHAM HENDERSON EXPERIENCE
Dr Browns, Middlesbrough
T.ROX
Hatfield Main Workingmens club. Doncaster. cc
THE WHOLE HOG
Ox and Plough,Oxclose,Washington NE38 0LZ

SATURDAY 6 MAY
DOG IN A BOX
Queens Head Alnwick / Market Street / Alnwick
STRAIGHT SHOT
The Vulcan Winlaton / Front Street / Winlaton
NEIL 'GIBSTAR' GIBSON
The Bridge Inn Annitsford / Front Street / Annitsford Cramlington
JADE
The Sun Burnopfield / Front Street / Burnopfield Newcastle Upon Tyne
RELOAD
The Blue Bell Washington / Pearth Hall Road / Usworth Washington
FOUR LETTER WORD
White Swan Morpeth / Newgate Street / Morpeth
606
Fat Ox Whitley Bay / Whitley Road / Whitley Bay
JENN CHERENE
The White Horse South Shields / Quarry Lane / South Shields
RIVELINO
The Westoe South Shields / Horsley Hill / South Shields
DEEP PURPLE IN ROCK
the vic south shields NE33 4 NQ
TOO TIRED
Green Tree, Bishop Auckland
NORTHERN BOYS
The Grand Hotel Bishop Auckland
FRANKIES CAFE
Heaton Buffs, Heaton Road, Byker, Newcastle  
STORMY MONDAY
rising sun, crawcrook
FOSSIL             CC
Easington Colliery Club, Easington SR8 3JZ            8.30pm
CONTRABAND
The Railway Tavern Darlington
THE FORCE
The Pelaw Inn, Shields Road, Gateshead
THE SUSPECT DEVICE
The Townhouse, Whitley Bay
DIAMOND DOGS
The Schooner, South Shore Rd, Gateshead
DUST TOWN DOGS
The Turbinia,  Newton Aycliffe,  DL5 7PA
AMERICAN GIRL
Dubliners, Stockton on Tees
YELLOWSTONE
Blackhall navy club      CC
CLAIRE MARSHALL EXPERIENCE           CC
High Howdon Social Club, Tynemouth Road, NE28 0EA            7.30PM
GIN AND JUICE
The New Plough Dipton NE16 6AZ
LIV N G
Lambton Worm, Chester le Street               8pm
ROCK BOTTOM          (UFO - MSG)
The Golden Fleece, Silksworth Terrace, Sunderland, SR3 2AJ
TUBESNAKE
Felling Cricket Club, High Heworth Lane, Gateshead, NE10 8XD
T.ROX
Creswell Towers Holiday Park. Northumberland. cc
WHOLE HOG
Stumble Inn,Sunderland SR2 7PR
FARGO RAILROAD CO
The Old Fox, Felling, NE10 0HQ          8.30PM

SUNDAY 7 MAY
GASLIGHTERS                 7PM
Vigilant Inn South Shields / Sunderland Road / South Shields
DEEP PURPLE IN ROCK
Queens head cullercoats NE30 4QB
BOYZ
Easington Colliery Club, Seaside Lane, Easington             8.30PM   CC
THE SUSPECT DEVICE           6PM
The Crown 8 commercial street crook  01388 765001
GATECRASHERS              4PM
The Turbinia,  Newton Aycliffe,  DL5 7PA
AMERICAN GIRL
Voyager, South Shields          6pm
FRANKIES CAFE
Magnesia Bank, Camden Street, North Shields          (4.30pm)
THE STONE IDOLS
St Peters Social Club, 377 Walker Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 2AB, 0191 2655343
BARELY HUMAN            12.30PM
Grindon Social Club,  Gregory Rd, Sunderland SR4 9RX
SNAKE OIL DUO
Hartlepool United Supporters Club ts268ps     £3    5.30pm in the Lounge

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MONDAY 8 MAY
OPEN MIC WITH BOBBY PROCTOR AND SPENCER READ
Red Lion Earsdon Whitley Bay / Front Street / Earsdon Whitley Bay

TUESDAY 9 MAY
BUSKERS NIGHT WITH ALAN KNIGHTS    7PM
The Blue Bell Washington / Pearth Hall Road / Usworth Washington

WEDNESDAY 10 MAY
OPEN MIC WITH RUSS TIPPINS      8PM
The Station Killingworth / Station Road / Killingworth
OPEN MIC NIGHT              8PM
Vigilant Inn South Shields / Sunderland Road / South Shields

THURSDAY 11 MAY
OPEN MIC NIGHT
Milbourne Arms Holywell  / Valley Road / Holywell  Whitley Bay
OXJAM FUNDRAISING EVENT:
THE BWB TRIO / RUSS TIPPINS BAND / GNH / DEEP SLEEP / AUDIO CLUB
DONATION UPON ENTRY
Fitzgeralds
2-4 Parade
Whitley Bay NE26 2RG
07949996710

BUSKERS
The Pelaw Inn, Shields Road, Gateshead

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FRIDAY 12 MAY
ELI
The Station Killingworth / Station Road / Killingworth
KING SIZE VOODOO TRAVELLER
Greens Sunderland / 36 Low Road / Sunderland
SPONGE DIVERS
The Hastings  Seaton Delaval / Wheatridge Row / Seaton Delaval
FM
Big Jug Durham / Claypath / Durham
KENNY SAX AND SUE
The White Horse South Shields / Quarry Lane / South Shields
FRANKIES CAFE
Bell & Bucket, Norfolk Street, North Shields   
STORMY MONDAY
blacksmiths arms, gosforth
FOSSIL
The Old English Gentleman, Darlington DL3 7JY
CONTRABAND
The Grey Horse Consett
THE FORCE
Steels Social Club, Peacock Street West, Sunderland
THE SUSPECT DEVICE
The Market Tavern, Chester le Street
ROAD RUNNERS
Big Jug, Claypath, Durham City
BORDERLAND
Houghton-le-Spring Charity Beer Festival Miners Hall, Houghton-le-Spring DH4 5AH Band on stage @ 9pm - Tickets only £10 each available from http://www.houghton41club.co.uk/beer-festival - select the Buy Tickets button
JOHN BLACK
High Howdon Social Club, Tynemouth Road, NE28 0EA            7.30PM
JAIMIE JOHNSON AND DAYNA
The New Plough Dipton NE16 6AZ
CLASSIC CLAPTON (AFTER MIDNIGHT)
Berwick Maltings Theatre, Eastern Lane, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1AJ
01289 330999         7.30pm              Tkts £16
THE CASINOS DUO
Toronto Lodge, Bishop Auckland  DL14 7RG
MAJOR MINOR DUO
Italian Farmhouse, Durham Road, Coxhoe DH6 4HX
GIN AND JUICE
Lambton Worm, Chester le Street          
THE RATTLERS
The Pelaw Inn, Shields Road, Gateshead
THE GRAHAM HENDERSON EXPERIENCE
The Ox and Plough, Washington
WHOLE HOG
Poachers Cottage,Callerton NE5 1NQ
THE LOUNGE LIZARDS
The Market Tavern, Bedlington NE22 5TN

SATURDAY 13 MAY
THE SHEIKS
Coach & Horses Annfield Plain / West Road  / Annfield Plain Stanley
PRETTY WEEDS
The Bridge Inn Annitsford / Front Street / Annitsford Cramlington
JPAGE
The Blue Bell Washington / Pearth Hall Road / Usworth Washington
OPEN MIC NIGHT
Market Tavern Chester Le Street / South Burns / Chester Le Street
KING SIZE VOODOO TRAVELLER
White Swan Morpeth / Newgate Street / Morpeth
HAIR OF THE DERG
Fat Ox Whitley Bay / Whitley Road / Whitley Bay
SIN CITY
Rising Sun Crawcrook / Banktop / Crawcrook
NUTOPIANS
The Westoe South Shields / Horsley Hill / South Shields
DEEP PURPLE IN ROCK
the vortex Cumbernauld G67 4DN
FRANKIES CAFE
Adam & Eve, Station Road, Prudhoe
FOSSIL
Garage Bar & Grill, Burnhope, Durham DH7 0BN
CONTRABAND
The Lion Sports Bar & Grill Billingham
THE FORCE
The Star, Westgate Road, Newcastle
THE SUSPECT DEVICE
The Guide Post, Ryhope, Sunderland
DAKOTA
The Turbinia,  Newton Aycliffe,  DL5 7PA
ROAD RUNNERS
The Angel, Crossgate, Durham City
BORDERLAND
The Lord Nelson Jarrow, NE32 5NN     0191 4897231
SOMEBODY'S CAT
The Magnesia Bank, Camden Street, North Shields, NE30 1NH
ON THE ROCKS
The Shoes, Gilesgate, Durham
OLD GREY WHISTLE BAND
Blackhall navy club      CC
JUST LIKE JODI                    cc
High Howdon Social Club, Tynemouth Road, NE28 0EA            7.30PM
DAVE LYNAS
The New Plough Dipton NE16 6AZ
ANYA POP DUO
Lambton Worm, Chester le Street             8PM
PISTOLEROS
The Pelaw Inn, Shields Road, Gateshead
THE WHODLUMS
New Hartley Club Bar....Bristol St, New Hartley  NE25ORL
BALLS OF STEEL
The Grand Hotel Bishop Auckland
THE WHOLE HOG
The Aletaster, Low Fell NE9 6JA
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The Old Fox, Felling, NE10 0HQ          8.30PM

SUNDAY 14 MAY
DAVID MOFFAT                  5PM
Market Tavern Chester Le Street / South Burns / Chester Le Street
JENN CHERENE
The White Horse South Shields / Quarry Lane / South Shields
KINDRED SPIRIT
Victoria. (Saltburn)
BROKEN SPOKE
Sour Grapes Morpeth          8.30 PM
ROAD RUNNERS
New Tavern, Speculation Place, Concord, Washington.  5pm start
THE BREAKFAST CLUB
St Peters Social Club, 377 Walker Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 2AB, 0191 2655343
BARELY HUMAN            7.30PM
The Robin, Primrose Hill, Jarrow
RUSS TIPPINS SOLO
Hartlepool United Supporters Club ts268ps     £3    5.30pm in the Lounge
TUBESNAKE               6.30PM
The Queens Head, Cullercoats, NE30 4QB
THE WHOLE HOG
Vigilante,South Shields,NE34 6AE
THE LOUNGE LIZARDS
The Tyne Bar, Newcastle NE6 1LP - 3 p.m.

MONDAY 15 MAY
OPEN MIC WITH BOBBY PROCTOR AND SPENCER READ
Red Lion Earsdon Whitley Bay / Front Street / Earsdon Whitley Bay

TUESDAY 16 MAY
BUSKERS NIGHT WITH ALAN KNIGHTS   7PM
The Blue Bell Washington / Pearth Hall Road / Usworth Washington

WEDNESDAY 17 MAY
OPEN MIC WITH RUSS TIPPINS         8PM
The Station Killingworth / Station Road / Killingworth
OPEN MIC NIGHT                   8PM
Vigilant Inn South Shields / Sunderland Road / South Shields

THURSDAY 18 MAY
OPEN MIC NIGHT
Milbourne Arms Holywell  / Valley Road / Holywell  Whitley Bay
AMERICAN GIRL
Osbournes, Yarm
BUSKERS
The Pelaw Inn, Shields Road, Gateshead

FRIDAY 19 MAY
PAUL BRYDON TRIO
Greens Sunderland / 36 Low Road / Sunderland
NEXUS
The Hastings  Seaton Delaval / Wheatridge Row / Seaton Delaval
606
Market Tavern Chester Le Street / South Burns / Chester Le Street
7 SINS
Big Jug Durham / Claypath / Durham
THE HAPPY CATS
The White Horse South Shields / Quarry Lane / South Shields
STEELER
Murton Colliery Club          £1.50
THE FORCE
The Station, Station Road, Killingworth
BROKEN SPOKE
Masons Arms Blyth
ON THE ROCKS
Elm Road W.M.C., Shildon (plus disco with DJ Bob Rock. £5 on the door)
FUNDS FOR FRAZER
JON ALEX                Ticket only - FREE

High Howdon Social Club, Tynemouth Road, NE28 0EA            7.30PM
THE BLUEFLIES
The Voyager, South Shields
JESS WILSON
Toronto Lodge, Bishop Auckland  DL14 7RG
JONNY BOYLE
Italian Farmhouse, Durham Road, Coxhoe DH6 4HX
RICHARD GARDNER
Lambton Worm, Chester le Street               8pm
THE WHOLE HOG
The Ox Inn,Stanley,DH9 7LR

SATURDAY 20 MAY
KING SIZE VOODOO TRAVELLER
Queens Head Alnwick / Market Street / Alnwick
RITCHIE BEE BAND
Half Moon Stakeford / Half Moon Street / Stakeford Choppington
BIG RIVER
The Sun Burnopfield / Front Street / Burnopfield Newcastle Upon Tyne
PRETTY WEEDS
Rising Sun Crawcrook / Banktop / Crawcrook
THE FIXX
Market Tavern Chester Le Street / South Burns / Chester Le Street
FAB
White Swan Morpeth / Newgate Street / Morpeth
MIRANDA NEWTON
The Bridge Inn Annitsford / Front Street / Annitsford Cramlington
JENN CHERENE
The Blue Bell Washington / Pearth Hall Road / Usworth Washington
THE GRUMPIES
Fat Ox Whitley Bay / Whitley Road / Whitley Bay
HOWARD BAKER BAND
The White Horse South Shields / Quarry Lane / South Shields
WE 3 COLONELS
The Westoe South Shields / Horsley Hill / South Shields
DEEP PURPLE IN ROCK
the golden fleece silksworth SR3 2AJ
FM
The Grand Hotel Bishop Auckland
FRANKIES CAFE
Glebe Cricket Club, Rose Avenue, Whickham
THE FORCE
New Lodge WMC, Wakefield Road, Barnsley          CC
THE SUSPECT DEVICE
The Ale Taster,  Low Fell, Gateshead
DIAMOND DOGS
Houghton Sports and Social Club, Leyburn Grove, Houghton-le-Spring
RIFF RAFF
The Turbinia,  Newton Aycliffe,  DL5 7PA
ROAD RUNNERS
G W Horners, Front St, Chester Le Street
AMERICAN GIRL
Blackhall Navy Club, Blackhall Colliery
BIG CITY               CC
High Howdon Social Club, Tynemouth Road, NE28 0EA            7.30PM
GIN AND JUICE
Lambton Worm, Chester le Street               8pm
STEVE BALLENTYNE
The Pelaw Inn, Shields Road, Gateshead
THE WHOLE HOG
Mallard,Seaham SR7 8EP
THE LOUNGE LIZARDS
The Fox Inn, West End Tce, Hexham NE46 3DB
LOFT BOYS
The Old Fox, Felling, NE10 0HQ          8.30PM

SUNDAY 21 MAY
RITCHIE BEE BAND              4PM
Tap & Spile Hexham / Battlehill / Hexham
PRETTY WEEDS                  7PM
Vigilant Inn South Shields / Sunderland Road / South Shields
THE KILL          6PM
The Crown 8 commercial street crook  01388 765001
THE SUSPECT DEVICE
The Butchers Arms, Sunderland              5.30pm start
AMERICAN GIRL
Victoria, Saltburn
SHAKE THE SNAKE
St Peters Social Club, 377 Walker Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 2AB, 0191 2655343
BLUE DIAMOND
Hartlepool United Supporters Club ts268ps     £3    5.30pm in the Lounge
BUSK OFF              4PM
The Pelaw Inn, Shields Road, Gateshead
T.ROX
Westfield Social club. Newcastle upon tyne. cc

MONDAY 22 MAY
OPEN MIC WITH BOBBY PROCTOR AND SPENCER READ
Red Lion Earsdon Whitley Bay / Front Street / Earsdon Whitley Bay

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TUESDAY 23 MAY
BUSKERS NIGHT WITH ALAN KNIGHTS
The Blue Bell Washington / Pearth Hall Road / Usworth Washington

WEDNESDAY 24 MAY
OPEN MIC WITH RUSS TIPPINS         8PM
The Station Killingworth / Station Road / Killingworth
OPEN MIC                      8PM
Vigilant Inn South Shields / Sunderland Road / South Shields

THURSDAY 25 MAY
BUSKERS
The Pelaw Inn, Shields Road, Gateshead
OPEN MIC NIGHT
Milbourne Arms Holywell  / Valley Road / Holywell  Whitley Bay

FRIDAY 26 MAY
DELTA BAY                8PM
Three Mile Inn Gosforth  / Great North Road / Gosforth Newcastle
FM
The Hastings  Seaton Delaval / Wheatridge Row / Seaton Delaval
FLYING Vs
Market Tavern Chester Le Street / South Burns / Chester Le Street
JUSTUSFOUR
Greens Sunderland / 36 Low Road / Sunderland
SOUL CENTRAL
The Station Killingworth / Station Road / Killingworth
DEE TEES
Big Jug Durham / Claypath / Durham
SCRATCH THE SURFACE
The White Horse South Shields / Quarry Lane / South Shields
KINDRED SPIRIT
Dovecote (Trimdon)
BROKEN SPOKE
Trimmers Arms South Shields
SHEIKH YA MOJO
Bay Horse Bishop Auckland
SOMEBODY'S CAT
The Globe, Railway Street, Newcastle, NE4 7AD
TAKE THIS
High Howdon Social Club, Tynemouth Road, NE28 0EA            7.30PM
JEN STEVENS ROSE PARADE DUO
Toronto Lodge, Bishop Auckland  DL14 7RG
RICHARD GARDNER
Italian Farmhouse, Durham Road, Coxhoe DH6 4HX
LOS HERMANOS
Lambton Worm, Chester le Street            
T.ROX
Maltby Progressive club, Rotherham. cc
THE WHOLE HOG
Moorcook, Peterlee SR8 2HW

SATURDAY 27 MAY
PAUL BRYDON TRIO
The Bridge Inn Annitsford / Front Street / Annitsford Cramlington
RITCHIE BEE BAND
The Westoe South Shields / Horsley Hill / South Shields
SOUL CENTRAL
Half Moon Stakeford / Half Moon Street / Stakeford Choppington
DREADNOUGHT
Royal Marine Seaburn / Sea Road  / Seaburn Sunderland
OPEN MIC NIGHT
Market Tavern Chester Le Street / South Burns / Chester Le Street
STEVE BALLANTYNE BAND
White Swan Morpeth / Newgate Street / Morpeth
THE PIANO MAN SPENCER READ
Seaton Sluice Club / Colywell Bay Road / Seaton Sluice
THE LONE SHARKS
Heaton Buffs  Newcastle / Heaton Road / Newcastle
LOCK N LOAD
Fat Ox Whitley Bay / Whitley Road / Whitley Bay
THE DANCERS
The White Horse South Shields / Quarry Lane / South Shields
TOO TIRED
Ship Inn, Richmond
FOSSIL
The Golden Fleece, Sunderland SR3 2AJ
THE BEAR WIRE BAND
The Teal Farm Pub, Edale Close, Washington, Tyne & Wear. NE38 8QD
07949996710
DIAMOND DOGS
The Bebside Inn, Front St, Blyth
BRIAN VASEY'S GHOSTBAND
Durham Ox, Collingwood St, Coundon, Bishop Auckland
DEEP PURPLE IN ROCK              CC 02 academy, Westgate Road, Newcastle 
AMERICAN GIRL
Trades Hall, Workington
SOMEBODY'S CAT
The Old Fox, Carlisle Street, Felling, NE10 0HQ
ON THE ROCKS
The Britannia, Houghton le Spring
JO JAMES BAND
Blackhall navy club      CC
KICK                     cc
High Howdon Social Club, Tynemouth Road, NE28 0EA            7.30PM
THE BLUEFLIES
Hartlepool United Supporters Club ts268ps     £3    9pm in the Concert Hall
M&R ACOUSTIC
Lambton Worm, Chester le Street               8pm
ALBINO CROCODILES
The Pelaw Inn, Shields Road, Gateshead
T.ROX
Barnsley Trades club. Barnsley. cc
THE LOUNGE LIZARDS
The Bay Horse, Front St., Whickham NE16 4EF
SIDELINED
Bay Horse Bishop Auckland

SUNDAY 28 MAY
THE 441s                    5PM
Market Tavern Chester Le Street / South Burns / Chester Le Street
GROWING ROBOTS              7PM
Melton Constable Seaton Sluice / Beresford Road / Seaton Sluice Whitley bay
SOUL SYNERGY               7PM
Vigilant Inn South Shields / Sunderland Road / South Shields
JONNY SAX             7.30PM
Seven Stars Ponteland / 21 Main Street / Ponteland
GET CARTER              8PM
White Swan Morpeth / Newgate Street / Morpeth
GATECRASHERS
Rising Sun Crawcrook / Banktop / Crawcrook
HOWARD BAKER BAND
The White Horse South Shields / Quarry Lane / South Shields
FRANKIES CAFE
Fellsider, Oakfield Road, Whickham
THE BEAR WIRE BAND
The Merchants Tavern, 1 St Peters Wharf, Newcastle upon Tyne. NE6 1TZ
07949996710
ROAD RUNNERS
Cresswell Arms, High St, Newbiggin.   4pm start
THE BEER MONKEYS
St Peters Social Club, 377 Walker Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 2AB, 0191 2655343
ON THE ROCKS
The New Tavern, Concord, Washington (4pm start)
AULD MAN'S BACCIE
Hartlepool United Supporters Club ts268ps     £3    5.30pm in the Lounge
MUGSHOT
The Rattler, South Shields
THE CIVILIANS DUO
Lambton Worm, Chester le Street            
EASY TIGER
The Pelaw Inn, Shields Road, Gateshead
THE RED HOT PANTHERS
New Hartley Club Bar....Bristol St, New Hartley  NE25ORL
T.ROX
Ormesby Village inst'. Middlesbrough. cc
THE LOUNGE LIZARDS

The Cumberland Arms, James Place St., Ouseburn NE6 1LD - 4 p.m.
(Charity event in aid of Stroke North East starts at 1.00 p.m.)


MONDAY 29 MAY
OPEN MIC WITH BOBBY PROCTOR AND SPENCER READ
Red Lion Earsdon Whitley Bay / Front Street / Earsdon Whitley Bay
KINDRED SPIRIT              CC
Millview Social Club. (Sunderland)         8.30 
FRANKIES CAFE
Black Horse, Kells Lane, Low Fell         (5pm)

TUESDAY 30 MAY
BUSKERS NIGHT WITH ALAN KNIGHTS
The Blue Bell Washington / Pearth Hall Road / Usworth Washington

WEDNESDAY 31 MAY
OPEN MIC WITH RUSS TIPPINS       8PM
The Station Killingworth / Station Road / Killingworth
OPEN MIC                    8PM
Vigilant Inn South Shields / Sunderland Road / South Shields


THURSDAY 1 JUNE



FRIDAY 2 JUNE
THE CASINOS
Murton Colliery Club          £1.50
STORMY MONDAY
crown, whickham
DIAMOND DOGS
Market Tavern, South Burns, Chester-le-Street

SATURDAY 3 JUNE
THE ARRIVAL
The Grand Hotel Bishop Auckland
FRANKIES CAFE
The Ship, The Mount, Eighton Banks   
FOSSIL
The Royal, Stanley DH9 0JQ
CONTRABAND
The Stumble Inn Sunderland
DIAMOND DOGS
The Townhouse, Whitley Rd, Whitley Bay
TUMBLIN' DICE
The Old Fox, Felling, NE10 0HQ          8.30PM

SUNDAY 4 JUNE



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TUESDAY 6 JUNE



WEDNESDAY 7 JUNE



THURSDAY 8 JUNE



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FRIDAY 9 JUNE
SILVER MOUNTAIN  (Rainbow tribute) the 3 tuns Sheriff Hill Gateshead NE9 5SD
THE FORCE
The Bell & Bucket, Norfolk Street, North Shields   

SATURDAY 10 JUNE
TOO TIRED               CC
Blackhall Navy Club, Blackhall, Co. Durham
FRANKIES CAFE
Private Function 
STORMY MONDAY
pelaw inn, pelaw
FOSSIL
The Mallard, Seaham SR7 8EP
THE SUSPECT DEVICE
The Mill House, Crook
DIAMOND DOGS
The Angel, Crossgate, Durham
THE FORCE
The Sportsman, Hedon Road, Hull
THE GRUMPIES
The Old Fox, Felling, NE10 0HQ          8.30PM

SUNDAY 11 JUNE
KINDRED SPIRIT
Causeway. (Hartlepool) 5.30
TOO TIRED
Tap & Spile, Hexham
THE SUSPECT DEVICE
The Greyhound Ferryhill            5.30 pm start

MONDAY 12 JUNE



TUESDAY 13 JUNE



WEDNESDAY 14 JUNE



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THURSDAY 15 JUNE



FRIDAY 16 JUNE
SILVER MOUNTAIN  (Rainbow tribute) Queens head cullercoats NE30 4QB
THE ARRIVAL
Murton Colliery Club          £1.50
FRANKIES CAFE
Marquis Of Granby, Streetgate, Sunniside
THE FORCE
The Farmyard Party, Duncombe Park Estate, Helmsley, North Yorkshire     cc
AFTER MIDNIGHT UNPLUGGED
Porters Café & Music Bar, Tynemouth Station, Tynemouth, 0191 258 6100                Start 8.30pm         Tkts £7
THE GRAHAM HENDERSON EXPERIENCE
The Cleveland Bay, Eaglescliffe

SATURDAY 17 JUNE
ON THE ROCKS
The Grand Hotel Bishop Auckland
FRANKIES CAFE
Thomas Wilson Club, Chowdene Bank, Low Fell  
FOSSIL
The Queens Head, Alnwick NE66 1SS
DIAMOND DOGS
The Stumble Inn, Chester Rd, Sunderland
THE FORCE
The Cleveland Hotel, High Street West, Redcar
ON THE ROCKS
The Grand, Bishop Auckland
BARELY HUMAN
The Westoe, Horsley Hill Road, South Shields
MA KELLY'S BOYS
The Old Fox, Felling, NE10 0HQ          8.30PM

SUNDAY 18 JUNE
TOO TIRED
Grindon Broadway Social Club, Sunderland
FRANKIES CAFE
The Schooner, South Shore Road, Gateshead      (4.30pm)
THE FORCE
The Queens Head, Front St., Cullercoats              6:30pm Start

MONDAY 19 JUNE



TUESDAY 20 JUNE



WEDNESDAY 21 JUNE



THURSDAY 22 JUNE



FRIDAY 23 JUNE
KINDRED SPIRIT
Pot House. (Headland,Hartlepool)                 8.45
FOSSIL
Marquis of Granby, Streetgate, NE16 5AS
CONTRABAND
The Moorcock Peterlee
BARELY HUMAN
The Voyager, Woodbine Street, South Shields
REMOULD                  £1.50
Murton Colliery Club

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SATURDAY 24 JUNE
FRANKIES CAFE
White Swan, Main Road, Ovingham
CONTRABAND
The Allendale Inn Allendale
ON THE ROCKS
The Lochside, Redhall Drive, High Heaton, Newcastle
LAVENDORE ROGUE / KRIS BARRAS BAND / WESTERN SAND
Hartlepool Supporters Club ts268ps     £12 / £14
THE GRAHAM HENDERSON EXPERIENCE
The Mallard, Seaham
THE FLYING Vs
The Old Fox, Felling, NE10 0HQ          8.30PM

SUNDAY 25 JUNE
THE SUSPECT DEVICE
The Star Inn, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne       4.30 pm start 

MONDAY 26 JUNE



TUESDAY 27 JUNE



WEDNESDAY 28 JUNE



THURSDAY 29 JUNE



FRIDAY 30 JUNE
WHOLE HOG
Murton Colliery Club          £1.50
KINDRED SPIRIT
Marine Hotel. (Seaton Carew)
THE SUSPECT DEVICE
The Moorcock, Peterlee


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