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Posted June 22
Female backing vocalist wanted for soul band based in the tynemouth/whitley bay area. Contact David at damnit@blueyonder.co.uk or phone 07707997087 for more details.

Seeking
Lead Guitarist, Lead Vocal and Bassist to restart Teesside Mod / Ska / Punk covers band. Male or female applicants welcome and would be very keen on a female vocal to give us some new options. Musicians familiar with Mod / Ska and the scooter scene would be a bonus. The band is all about having fun and enjoying music but you will be expected to practice regularly. The aim is for regular gigs to cover our costs. We will play some of the more obscure stuff as well as the huge hits, and if we get the right line up happy to pen our own stuff too. Contact Sam on scook473@hotmail.co.uk or text 07391 625114. Text is likely to get a quicker reply.

Posted June 21

Singer needed for gigging rock covers band. Gigging for last 3 years, penty gigs in diary, no endless rehearsals, step in as soon as you’re ready. Good mix of rock covers, add new songs regularly. We need someone who is happy playing in just one band, any age as long as you can sing and enjoy it. We’re a good laugh, entertaining, and love what we do.Email superleeb@hotmail.com Text 07779083962

Posted June 19

Experienced female singer wanted for established country rock band based in Teesside.  Fast learner needed with flexibility to harmonise as well as lead.  Some original material, in addition to covers. Influences include The Pretenders, Crowded House and Tom Petty amongst others.  Call or text Nigel on 07931 971701.

Bass player wanted for busy northeast based club / function band.
Late 20s to late 30s. Pro gear and available to gig countrywide. Must be available fri-sun. Prior Experience essential 07397395305 for more info


Posted June 17

Bass play needed to join female vocals, lead guitar and drummer aged 30 something to 40 something. Teesside area preferably not a shift worker as we aim to practice every fortnight on an evening in Middlesbrough. Covering 80s to 00s rock and metal. Looking to gig in the near future. Set list is flexible but includes AC/DC, sabbath, Black Crowes. Email amanda.lankford82@gmail.com

Posted June 12
Sax & Bass
wanted for tried and tested Ska tribute band. One of the most successful Ska tribute bands in the UK over recent years are reforming. We’re a high quality outfit & will be working most weekends. We do this for love but first and foremost we do this, as professional musicians and to be paid; therefore the wage will be competitive. Experience isn’t essential but ability is and backing vocals are preferred. All age/gender will be considered. Madness, Bad Manners, Specials, Dexys etc – We’re serious musicians and we expect any applicants to be the same. Newcastle/Sunderland and all surrounding areas. Call, Text, Email Chris: 07864204246 - studio4@gmx.com.

Looking for a
singer to join working 50s/60s rock and roll band, working mainly in the teesside/cleveland/durham area in clubs/pubs.if your interested then call Ray on 07811 710823 or email del@madnet.org.uk for details.

Posted June 6
sax / trumpet players or keyboards for established soul band.. dots in place or good buskers , based teesside / north yorkshire .. contact 07801 997999 or 07516 464718.

Posted May 31
Fiddle player wanted for North East based country band. Full set list as we have been together for a year. Traditional,Hillbilly and some modern country. Tel Foxy on 07557409271Cheers.

Posted May 22
Singer required to complete band  playing  the 60s 70s  blasts from past must be good looking and competent were all from the bedlington area contact stuart farkwar  billysbingos@gmail.com  for  more info

Posted May 20
We are a working Durham/ Dales area based 5piece Modern Country rock band urgently looking for a Country
Lead/rhythm Guitarist must be an experienced player and  have no ego problems, we’re looking for a steady committed easy going fella to fit in with the rest of us, we love to play for the crack and enjoyment of entertaining, must be committed  and willing to travel, we play to a high standard and we work 3 to 4 times a month week days & weekends and have a quite a few  bookings for  festivals & Clubs in diary.Contact: 07932719129 Email dixonjscott@hotmail.com

Posted May 18
Singer wanted for Teesside-based Black Sabbath anti-tribute band. No times wasters, please. We just want someone who can sing, loves a bit of Sabbath and is dedicated to the cause of blasting out Sabbath in local pubs. Male or female, we don’t care! Message Gary on: 07580925129, or Max on: 07779707127. Serious applicants need only apply.

Singer needed for gigging rock covers band. Plenty gigs in diary, perfect opportunity to join an already gigging (been going 3 years) band. Rock covers, but good mix of tunes. Our current frontman needs to leave due to family/personal reasons, so he is happy to continue until we find someone. No gigs affected. Please contact me if you’re interested. We need someone who is happy playing in just one band, male or female, any age as long as you can sing :)robin.simpson@live.co.uk - 07738659128

Posted May 17

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Bass player wanted for rock covers band (Tyne and Wear area)The Test Pilots are looking for a bassist.We play a wide variety of covers, by the likes of AC/DC, The Jam, Tom Petty, Clapton, The Small Faces, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Foo Fighters and The Police and are looking to get more eclectic rock stuff in the set from the likes of Greta Van Fleet.We usually gig 3 to 4 times a month on Fridays, Saturdays or Sunday afternoons/evenings.We’re aged from mid-40s to late 50s (if that matters!) and based in Gosforth, Wardley, South Shields and Boldon.Check out our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/TheTesPilotsBand) and website (www.thetestpilots.co.uk) for more details.Phone/text 07828 408 572.
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Posted May 11

Chuck Berry Trio require drummer. Must have own transport & play like Charlie Watts. Tough one?  no!.   pubs and functions.  text only plz 07986226160.

Posted May 1

Im lookin for a guitarist with experience, possible backing vocals own gear/transport for Teesside based female fronted Dixon agency working band with dates in the diary for a start end of May. Contact 07480858471 for more details etc a.s.a.p.

Posted May 1
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join one of the UKs  rising rock bands. League Of Souls, based on Teesside, require a second lead/rhythm guitarist with backing vocals to a good standard. To apply for this position you must have a proven track record, have quality pro gear and transport. Enthusiasm, commitment and a desire to push forward with the band. So if you think you've got what it takes contact the band on 0758254688 or message us at www.facebook.com/leagueofsouls messages or the Management company - Indulgence Promotions on Facebook or Twitter.Check us out on www.soundcloud.com/leagueofsouls. Spotify or iTunes.

Posted April 30
Singer wantedDeep funky vocals or Paul Rogers type needed for band playing funky blues.Contact 07712697276 for more info.

Posted April 27
Lead singer or guitarist vocals  required to complete band playing 60/70smust be experienced   not out for money just the odd gigs all experiencedcontact  jop 07960126113

Posted April 24

Bass player required for Get Carter, NE pub/club/function band. Harmony vocals and transport essential. c.20 gigs per year with dates scheduled around other commitments where need be. Further details: graham@getcarterband.com  075808 16624.

Posted April 22
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Singer needed for gigging rock covers band. Plenty gigs in diary, perfect opportunity to join an already gigging (been going 3 years) band. Rock covers, but good mix of tunes. Our current frontman needs to leave due to family/personal reasons, so he is happy to continue until we find someone. No gigs affected. Please contact me if you’re interested. We need someone who is happy playing in just one band, male or female, any age as long as you can sing :)lee.bainbridge@yahoo.co.uk07779083962
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Posted April 20

We are a Darlington based band, looking for a drummer and keyboardist. We've got studio time booked. Wanting to record a demo. Original music only, we don't do covers. We've got singer, rhythm guitar and base guitar. Influences are rock, punk and folk.If you're interested we can book some time at the Forum in Darlington. Contact Tamsin on 07486616597.


Singer looking for existing
band or musicians to start new project. Would love Country Band but open to Soul/Funk/Pop which I have 10 years experience gigging with. Get in touch if you're interested 07944563507. Jess :)

Posted April 19
Bass player and Drummer both retired looking for Lead guitarist and Singer for a new band retired people preferred or at at least people who don't work shifts or long hours we live in the Whickham and Ryton area type of music wil probably be 60s 70s. contact Sid on07769825392

Posted April 17

Borderland requires an experienced keyboard player ideally with good harmony vocal ability. An open mind, commitment and desire to play a wide range of material, aimed at the corporate and function end of the market, as well as current club and pub commitments, is essential. A professional, organized attitude, and your own gear and transport is also essential. The band are based in Newcastle and covers primarily soft rock, pop, rock’n’soul and party anthems (not classic/heavy rock) from all era’s, and currently plays between 40-50 gigs per year. Please see our website for more details http://www.borderlandmusic.co.uk. Our current keys player is honouring gigs but needs to bow out due to an on-going health issue. Genuinely interested parties only need apply please by contacting Mark on 07739 307631 or email borderlandmusic.co.uk@gmail.com

Posted April 16
Drummer required for a new start-up Foo Fighters Tribute band based in Durham. Must have own kit and transport. Friendly band, no prima donnas, no real pressure and only looking to gig maybe once per month due to work commitments. Contact: foolightersuk@gmail.com or 07833045553

Posted April 14
The Delmonts, a Teeside based rock n roll band are looking for a singer to replace our soon to retire frontman, need to be local to Cleveland and have own transport, position to start ASAP, gigs waiting.Contact Ray 07811 710 823.

Guitar,bass and drums,all mature,experienced, looking for a vocalist to complete line up.Rock influenced but not bang and thrash.Middlesbrough area.Mob:07746557166.

Posted April 12

Keyboard player wanted for new 'Party Covers Band'. Made up of quality ex players from bands well renowned in the North East. We're looking for a versatile player to complete the line up.  Pro gear and able play to a decent standard along with the ability to turn songs around quite quickly is essential along with a good sense of humour. We are wanting to establish this in the Coporate/Party/wedding scene but other work to be considered. Hoping to be gig ready by June. Quality PA and lights already in place, just awaiting the right person to complete this line up - Band will consist of Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Sax and Keyboards. If interested please contact Geoff on 07746 678681. Based in Newcastle / Durham areas. Cheers

Posted April 10

70s retro bands the Sleeze Sisters and the exciters require a keyboard player with vocals.Check us out on:www.sleezesisters.co.ukwww.exciters.co.ukPlenty of work on and lots of festivals this yearGet in touch via the websites or call us on 07771 704407.

Posted April 3
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Posted June 12
Teesside based guitarist available for country/rock n roll/anything tried/ band, own transport and some main/backing vocals if required.email steve@madnet.org.uk

Posted June 9

Drummer Available. Would like to join existing band playing rock, pop, soul, Motown or blues. Have own gear and transport. Very reliable, good work ethic. Available immediately. Teeside based. Tel or text 07787 100185.

Posted June 6

Versatile Drummer available with over 20 years gigging experience, looking for a function/pub/club /wedding band, I have a professional attitude and gear. I have played for a lot of top bands in the north east area playing festivals/holiday parks/top hotels with corporate and wedding events. Teesside based but willing to travel ,call or text on 07722586159.

Posted May 27
Drummer available into 60s garage/punk through to 70s punk/psych.50 years old. Great gear, very experienced, own transport, good ears and versatile.Prefer something with some energy. Would like to be gigging again soon.My Number 07585900105

Posted May 15

Female singer looking for gigging or ready to gig band. Available for rehearsals and gigs anytime. Lots of experience singing in function bands. Age 28, living in Durham area. Message me 07944563507

Posted May 12
hi bass player with some vocals anybody interested in doing stone temple pilots pearl jam living colour etc just try to stay away from lizzy ect ect too many bands doing same old stuff got good gear own van am nee spring chicken but a rock like a bitch keep on rocking cheers mick60@mail.com or 07970098025

Posted May 4

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Posted April 26

I'm old but still enjoy playing. Money not important, A request for a guitarist looked like I could apply until the mention of Queen. I'm a 60s guitarist with a roland GR-55 who can sing and play lead. Looking to enjoy playing near Crookcolin woodland 07783081911 or email.

Posted April 18
Bass player with some vocals tons ov experience own van good gear based sunderland newcastle area rehearse no probs looking for band or anyone fancy starting band or trio giz a shout cheers mickfree60@mail.com or 07970098025 cheers

Posted April 8
Bass Player  can sing lead or harmony own transport covered songs from 60s to present from Beatles, Stones, Kinks, Small Faces, The Who, Dylan, Free, Bad Company, Bowie, Neil Young, BB King, Clapton, Cream, Lindisfarne, Bryan Adams, Eagles, Doobie Bros, Rem, Paul Weller, Mike and the Mechanics and many more. Worked clubs, pubs, theatre's, functions the usual circut.  Looking for a working band gigging about 6 or more a month no heavy metal or backing track bands please. Tel: 07586780784.

Posted April 5
Bass player available for cover band. Mid thirties, lots of experience in pubs clubs and weddings. Gsoh and work ethic. Looking for gigging band ideally 3-4 per month. Pro gear and own transport. Interested in many styles but ideally looking for a classic rock, indie or punk band. Contact 07956710328

Posted April 3
Hi, I am an 18 year old drummer looking for session work. I have studied all my Trinity Guildhall exams from Grade 1 up to Grade 8 achieving a Distinction and I have also, played in bands and depped for many others in the past gaining experience in gigging and studio scenarios. I can sightread and I am looking to get session work as I am wanting to establish myself more in this field. Any interests/enquiries please email me at cameronsnow989@yahoo.co.uk


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Posted June 10
Takamine G seriese Electro Acoustic Guitar professional guitar and Black ebony finish £200 Yamaha CPX-15S Handmade in Japan, Acoustic/Electric Sunburst blue with gold hardware and inlaid body neck and headstock  with tweed effect leather trimmed Hardcase  £200 Ashdown 30watt bass amp combo £80 both Hard cases a padded gig bags from £5  tel = Terry on 07947591197.

Posted May 31
Electro voice speakers  sx300 good condition covers £  300  empty cabs 15inch  aluminium edges  inlayed  handles  ideal for bass or disco  £25 Bass bins  cray acoustics   plyboard 500 watt angled cabs  inlayed handles metal grill  speakers  precision devices  Sheffield   £250 pair Birtley   Dave  0191 4921335

Posted May 29

For Sale, JBL EON subwoofer, 175 watts RMS (I think),800 watts peak, reverb facility, gigged but in perfect order. Extremely portable and enhances the kick drum and vocals amazingly. £150 ono. Tel Dave 07738 470166, Gateshead.

Posted May 22
Line 6 H D 300 pod/ amp. modelling/ fx   unit. 16 high end accurate amp. models, vast number of fx, including reverbs/ delays/ echoes,.  distortions/ overdrives,  modulations, choruses, modulation, flangers, compressors, looping etc( far too many fx  to list here).  Power supply included, great condition, further details call 0191. 4174299.  first £70secures.  Seymour Duncan SH1.  ,59  bridge humbucker, black twin coils,    bought around 1998,. well used but working100% perfectly.  As close as you,re going to get to an original PAF pick up.    £20.  tel  0191. 4174299. Guitarist magazines  (quantity 32), some old, some new,. mostly all in excellent cond.,  hours and hours of entertaining/interesting / informative reading.   £20 the lot.    tel. 0191. 4174299.


Posted May 14

Marshall 2266c 50w all valve  2 x 12 combo with Celestion greenback speakers. Purple tolex, footswitch and reverb, fitted pvc cover all in excellent condition. Welcome to try it out before you buy.  Newcastle based. Tel. 07469936077. £375.00  https://www.musicradar.com/reviews/guitars/marshall-vintage-modern-2266c-combo-25932


Posted May 5

Yamaha MG 166cx-USB mixing desk and power supply wanted, it’s only this model that I’m interested in buying. Please email Kath at kathsimpson50@btinternet.com


Posted April 12
Heavy duty Pearl cymbal stand for sale. Straight or boom design. Good condition with everything working but slight dents in lower tube where the previous owner has been a bit heavy handed. (see photo). £25, please be prepared to pay this as I am rubbish at haggling so don't do it - Ta ! Alan 01912856415.See photos here :-www.gumtree.com/p/cymbals/pearl-cymbal-stand-for-sale/1294608548. Collection only from Gosforth.


Posted April 5
EV SX300  Pair of speakers for sale. Working perfectly but used. Excellent for Vocals.£275.
Peavey Pro Sub Bass Bins. 1,000 watts per side. 2 by 18 inch speakers per cab. Old and used but sound great. £175.
EV T251 Pair of speakers for sale. Mids and tops 460 Watts per side. They have been used and have wear to them. These speakers sound awesome.We just went with powered speakers. These speakers never had any problems. they still work as great as they did when we bought them. For full spec please email. £400. Contact Iain on 07746 482 795 or email iain14@me.com