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Posted Dec 11
Bass Player Required for North East Band.. we play the clubs as Vienna and Pubs as Kamino.. lots of gigs, quality PA and Lights. We are looking for someone who has good equipment, backing vocals, sense of humour and also needs to be able to muck in to get the equipment sorted...  check out our Facebook page:- "Vienna North East Band" if interested please send me a message on 07921228003.

Posted Dec 10

We are a collective who play mainly 60s music purely for the love of it (ie unpaid), live show once each month (mostly 2nd Thursday) with weekly rehearsals on Mondays as set list changes each show.  Both rehearsals and show night held at Tudhoe Victory Club near Spennymoor.  It would be a shared role with myself, age and gender unimportant although being able to read chord symbols would help.  If you fancy a chat please get in touch.  Mark 07967760204.


Posted Dec 8

Driven Serious needs a permanent drummer! We're a 5-piece punk-folk band based around Durham/Newcastle, gigging about twice a month - gigs coming up include Cluny, and headlining the O2 Academy 2 in January.  Looking for someone who'll be an equal partner in creating music, as well as keeping the band tight.  Most gigs are paid, but we do sometimes take risks with self-promoted projects where profit can't be guaranteed.  Check us out on Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/user/DrivenSerious - and drop us an email at drivenserious@gmail.com.

Posted Dec 7
Drummer wanted for 1960s style band. Essentials: own kit and transport, pro experience and attitude. Someone who would enjoy playing 60s pop style music is essential e.g. Beatles, Shadows, Beach Boys, Sandie Shaw etc. We’re looking for the right fit but also someone with technical skill, some of these songs are tricky! Drummer will join vocals, guitar, keys and bass based in South Tyneside/Derwentside for a review show that will be working corporates and theatres. Must be able to drum in a suit! Gigs booked in 2018. For more info contact 07713247760.

We are a 3 piece blues/r&b outfit looking for a frontman. Strong blues singer needed, it would be brilliant if you could also play a mean blues harp for an extra dimension. We cover the likes of Dr Feelgood, George Thorogood, SRV to name a few, but would be open to your influences also. We would be gigging all over the North East. Rehearse in Blaydon (not set in stone)Contact Richie - 07906237505 or rdptwang@hotmail.com

North east band Require Drummer due to are current drummer losing his licence we mostly play Saturdays 3 to 4 times a month are diary is filling up nicely for next year So need to move quickly need some one who is steady and hits hard and loud we do not mic up kit ideal age 35 to 55 must have own transport and  gear and be committed we play for fun and enjoyment first but to a high standard  Playing light rock from glam and classic rock with a spot of 80s for good measure for more info drop me a line at gotang007@hotmail.com


Posted Dec 1
Pure 80s music ... erasure... Duran ... ultravox .... big country etc .... who would be seriously interested in starting an 80's tribute band.I'm a rhythm guitarist so would be looking for bass .. singer .. lead guitarist .. drummer and keyboards. Cheers uppy1966@googlemail.com

Drummer wanted for Newcastle based 4 piece covers band. Looking to be gigging in early 2018. We play songs from all different genres and styles. Will be doing pubs and clubs at first but wanting to do wedding and functions in the future. if interested phone Nathan 07917870433.

5 piece band (drums/gtr/bass/keys/sax), mostly ex. pro. seasoned players, playing jazz/blues/mood grooves to a high standard, seek female vocalist with similar tastes to play jazz/blues clubs,  events, festivals , etc.      Age, height, shape , looks, religion, politics ,  irrelevant,.......talent, passion,committment,.... crucial!    If interested call Mick on  0191  4174299 for a "natter". 

Posted Nov 27

Rock Guitarist Required. Immediate start. Newly formed 4 piece rock bank require competent rock guitarist.Band aged 40/50 very experienced and competent players. Must meet the following standards. Good equipment and must look the part. Own transport.Good equipment and must look the part. Own transport. Available most weekends, Good Professional attitude, Pubs and the occasional club.Band comprises of vocals, guitar, drums and bass. Newcastle based. PA and lights ready to go. Gigs booked for 2018. Please note:   No Dreamers, Amateurs or Time wasters or players in multiple bands
Please note:   No Dreamers, Amateurs or Time wasters or players in multiple bands. Please contact. lowdownbass54@gmail.com


Posted Nov 26

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Posted Nov 25

Singer front person required for covers rock /pop band, kol , cult, stereophonics, stones, oasis etc must be prepared to practice and gig, we have our own PA and practice area so no need to hire practice rooms, ring Eric on 07768 345944 for more details.

Posted Nov 21

Versatile competent Bass Player with good B/V required to join established band with growing reputation and plenty of gigs to do.Applicant must have committed pro attitude and good gear with own transport. Based in Newcastle the band consists of experienced seasoned members with professional pedigrees behind them and specialise in playing material from the golden era of West Coast Americana..e.g. Eagles, CSN&Y, Byrds, Steely Dan etc.If this seems like your bag then contact Brian 0191 482 2481 or Paul 1670 521289 who will be happy to divulge more.

Posted Nov 20

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Posted Nov 17

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Elenbak are looking for a rock influenced bass player to join our female fronted high energy band. Own transport a must. For more details, set list and gig dates Contact 07973808713.
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Posted Nov 8

POSITION FILLED        POSITION FILLED        POSITION FILLED          POSITION FILLED Northeast band require singer We play mostly Saturdays 3 to 4 times a month are diary is filling up nicely for next year So need to move quickly as are current singer is calling it a day due to family commitments Playing light rock from glam and classic rock with a spot of 80s for good measure all rocked up Need some one who’s committed and available to gig must have own transport Male or female ages over 35 and some one who moves a bit
if you like what you hear drop us a email at gotang007@hotmail.com
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Posted Nov 3

Drummer required. Hi we are Fire in the Wire, a bunch of 50 and 60 year olds. we play all sorts of covers, blues, pop, soft rock etc. We are essentially a hobby band and gig about once a month, sometimes paid sometimes for charity. We practice most Thursday nights at Etherley near Bp. Auckland. Our long standing drummer is having to retire for health reasons. We are definitely not in it for the money but for the fun of it. If you are like minded and interested please get in touch. Phone Paul on 01388 488368 or 07714462802. Or p_routledge@mail.com Cheers

Singer wanted for a gigging soul/motown band. We are very easy going and flexible in our approach. Looking for a front person with a good strong voice, good stage presence who can command the stage. Please contact Kevin on 07787 100185.

Posted Oct 28
Bass player required to complete band must be competant , pro sound needed  we are two guitarists playing lots of wishbone ash , lizzy etc harmony guitar band  ,playing totaly live contact  jop 07960126113  or rob 07861641507.

Posted Oct 27
POSITION FILLED        POSITION FILLED        POSITION FILLED          POSITION FILLED Looking for covers band for Friday Dec 8th at Seaton Carew Social Club. This is a annual Charity event (budget is max £250 or less if ur feeling generous!!!) arranged by Ambulance Service for local charities. After a wide range of good time material...it's a Xmas Party. Been let down twice already. Anyone interested, call Kevin 07734449033.
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Posted Oct 24

Suzuki and the Bandits (teesside area) are looking for a rhythm/joint lead guitarist to join them after christmas/new year.  Rock/Pop covers from Dio to Ella King, Fleetwood Mac to Radiohead.  Contact Suzy 07919050378 - gigs booked in for next year.

We are a mature new band with female fronted vocals, drums, bass and lead guitar. Looking for a Rhythm guitarist to complete line up.Spennymoore, Hartlepool, and Middlesbrough area based. Looking at blues rock based genre that cover and celebrates artists through the decades. If interested contact Beverley for more information on: 07434547404.

Posted Oct 9
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Singer/blues harp neededWe are a 3 piece blues/r&b outfit looking for a frontman. Strong blues singer needed, it would be brilliant if you could also play a mean blues harp for an extra dimension. We cover the likes of Dr Feelgood, George Thorogood, SRV to name a few, but would be open to your influences also. We would be gigging all over the North East. Rehearse in Blaydon (not set in stone)Contact Richie - 07906237505 or rdptwang@hotmail.com

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Posted Oct 5
POSITION FILLED        POSITION FILLED        POSITION FILLED          POSITION FILLED The Lounge Lizards UK are in need of a drummer starting from January at the latest. A band that has been playing over 20 years on the local scene, with regular paid gigs each month (roughly 40 gigs a year) around the region. As there are a lot of blues numbers in the set, we need someone who can swing it. Must have own gear + transport.
If interested contact Ron Seymour on 07828781811.

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Posted Oct 3
Guitarist wanted for Ska covers band. Backing vocals preffered but not essential. Any age considered, must have passion and ability. Tyne and Wear based. Well paid gigs in great venues awaiting. Vox, Bass, Sax, Drums, Keys musicians/canny lads. Have a good time, be part of a brilliant band and earn some great money. Call Chris 07593872824.

Bass player wanted for busy northeast based club Band. Will suit someone 25-mid 40s. Must have own transport to and from pickup point in castle Eden. Pro gear and experience. Must be committed to early sets offs on Fridays and full weekends of gigs (fri, sat, sun,) Band promo https://youtu.be/gmP5IUxDw6Y if your interested please email liannerivers@outlook.com for more info.

Posted Oct 1
Punk/Metal/Hardcore band seeks drummer to record album & start gigging.Influences - Discharge, Sacrilege, Slayer, Black SabbathNewcastle area, rehearsing once a fortnight. https://www.facebook.com/RadgePacket69/https://radgepacket.bandcamp.com/releases 07853825056
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Posted Dec 8
Singer wanting to join or form a blues-americana band. I'm a singer-harmonica and guitar player. Experienced singer and looking for approx 20-30 gigs per year. Influences- ZZ Top, Steve Earle, Eagles, SRV, Freddie King, Allman Bros, Faces, Robert Plant, B.B.King, Johnny Cash, Springsteen, Costello, Free, Clapton, Fleetwood Mac, Dylan....Tel Sid: 07532 725916 or email anthonystobart@virginmedia.com.

Posted Dec 7

I play guitar, lap steel, dobro, cbg banjo and stomper, plus backing vox, Looking to join a country, rootsy bluesy Irish themed band. Good gear, no ego, love playing live. ring me on 07949 919850.

Posted Nov 15

Recently split from working North Tyneside rock/blues band and I am at the Crossroads looking for the Red House but it's a Million Miles Away. Got caught in the Crossfire at the Bridge of Sighs, walked through Fire n Water into the Shadow Play but now Too Rolling Stoned. Anyone looking for a lead vocalist on this wavelength text or call Paul on 07935 218939.

Posted Nov 9
Guitarist looking for band or duo doing music from 50s to 90sI play rhythm but can do lead as well but I am not a fast rock player, will be fully committed and have great pa system and my own transport,I have played in bands and duo doing clubs and pubs and play a fenderstrat, please must not be in loads of other bands only one project only,please contact Derek on 07949387293 thank you

Posted Nov 7
Guitarist looking to join or start a band. I play all kinds of music, mainly metal and rock. But also like most other kinds of music. I have been playing guitar for around 2 and a half years and would love to find a cool bunch of people to rehearse once a week with and have a laugh. Peterlee area, but more than willing to travel. Please Contact 07908275298.

Bass player
wanted for new girl fronted 4 piece. Consisting of vocals acoustic guitar bass and drums. 1 or 2 gigs per month Acoustic based versions of popular mainstream material. Harmony vocals an asset. We are 30s to 50s age group. Gateshead bandtype1@yahoo.co.uk

Posted Nov 5

Dep Bass Player Available throughout  November /December 2017.Most styles, professional level, pro gear and own transport.Superfast learner. Ex Witchkraft, Heavy Load, Infinity and various Dixon Bands.Gaz  07707718831   or garrycroft@hotmail.com


Posted Nov 3
I'm a young looking 57 year old bass guitar player with 6 years experience, looking for a band to join, or start one up.  Based near Leyburn, in North Yorkshire.  Have own gear and can travel.  Looking to do covers of classic rock, like Queen, Elton John, bon jovi and many others. Nothing obscure. 60s and other general pub and party gigs a couple per month ideally, but flexible. Please text to  07949199911, rather than call, as I'm always out on the road.

Posted Oct 14

Singer looking for band or duo.  Hi I'm a female singer who's wanting to join a pub covers band or similar.Recently been in rehearsals with a band but their work commitments forced a split. However I'm keen to get giggin able to make rehearsals, gigs etc. Been doing songs by U2, Texas, Pretenders, KOL, Stereophonics, Patti Smith, Tina Turner,Fleetwood Mac to name a few. I’m willing to try any kind of music though. If you have an opening I'd love to hear from you. I have my own equipment and transport. singsing121@mail.com

Posted Oct 9
Experienced bassist looking for an interesting band.Many influences and styles including funk reggae ska punk mod etcContact 07809866480.

Posted Oct 1

Bass guitarist looking for covers band. Happy to do most styles of music except metal. I’m based in Sunderland area ,   have own gear and transport and loads of gigging experience. Send me your band details/website/video links to bassphase@yahoo.com  Cheers.


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Posted Dec 11
A pair of QSC K12 powered speakers 1000W - 131 SPL 4 years old in perfect working order, still under warranty ( 6 years) excellent condition clean and tidy
speakers, sold with fitted covers and power supply lead, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVqp0L0tm3Q

Posted Dec 7
Egnater Rebel 112 speaker cab and fitted Roqsolid cover for sale, £140 (no silly offers or swops please). This one is in the all-black finish, which is hard to find now. Quality finish, nice compact size, 16 ohms with Celestion Elite 80 speaker inside (these get excellent reviews). Pretty much as new, just a couple of minor scuffs underneath, out of sight. Not used much and never thrashed. Based in rural Northumberland but often in Newcastle and Hexham if that helps. Email Dave: highbrandybank@gmail.com (currently having trouble with our phone coverage, sorry).

Posted Dec 5
For sale £450.00 - 2015 Gibson Les Paul studio in desert burst , coil tap with hardcase , never played.Sunderland area 07779 710364 can deliver within reason.

Posted Nov 28
For Sale a pair of QSC K12 powered speakers 1000W  each - 131 SPL
. 4 years old in perfect working order, still under warranty ( 6 years) small amount of cosmetic wear but generally clean and tidy speakers, sold with fitted covers and power supply lead, £800 o.n.o    07802 570 326 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVqp0L0tm3Q

Posted Nov 20
Sterling by music man model JP100D John Petrucci signature in pacific blue excellent guitar in great condition £450 includes hard case.
07823888984.

Posted Nov 14
Pair of DB Technologies 15 inch Active Sub Woofers for sale. 3 years old in perfect working order, usual cosmetic wear but generally clean and tidy, includes covers 
800w RMS each, easy lift for one person.07802 570 326
DBs gen : Loaded with 15” woofer and featuring band-pass circuitry, the SUB 15D is a remarkably agile and responsive speaker system. Driven by an onboard digipro® digital power amp, this bin packs a powerful low-end punch perfect for rendering kick drums with high SPL. 
The SUB 15D operates in mono and stereo courtesy of the integrated active crossover, which also offers flexible configuration options. This subwoofer sets new standards in its class for weight, performance, and transportability. 
With digital power amps lightening the load, toting and setting up these bins is an exercise in convenience. This handling ease is an asset users are sure to value, particularly those frequently tasked to set up and tear down systems for live applications. 
Combine them with many other mid-/high-range units to configure powerful sound reinforcement systems. Control LEDs afford users a view of the current operating status. A professional-grade locking Neutrik® PowerCon connector with a parallel output (Link) connects the enclosure to the mains supply.

Posted Nov 5
alpha paiste rock crash 17" cymbal, good condition, £55hi hat stand, good condition, £25paiste rude crash ride 17" cymbal, good condition, £120if interested please contact mickey on 07707463975, collection only

Posted Nov 4

Superb pa for hire has done large outdoor gigs and is just as at home in smaller venues. This comes with van and driver £200 per gig please ring 07939089059 for details.

Posted Oct 12
Fender USA Strat. Black, maple neck.Modifications (by guitar tech) - Seymour Duncan Hotrails bridge pickup. Black (mirror) scratchplate.Original p/u and scratchplate (white) included. V.G.C. Includes hard Fender case. £695.
Steve 07572 586848