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Posted April 17
Bass player wanted for working rock covers band Elenbak. Must have own transport own gear and dedication. For more info ring or text Linds on 07973808713.

Posted April 16

Keyboard player wanted for soul funk type band, we very experienced musicians wanting to gig once or twice a month, we've done the every week thing and just want to enjoy playing again. 07939227649.

Posted April 6

Saxophonist wanted for Ska party band, looking to gig once or twice a week, northeast based drop a message to if your interested.

Posted April 5

Indie/Classic/Rock covers band based in North Durham area looking for bass player ideally with vocal ability, also vocalist ideally with some guitar ability, current band age range is 40s but age not an issue, workload would ideally be steady i.e. a couple of gigs per month, set list includes Lenny Kravitz, Tom Petty, Feeder, T-rex, Thin Lizzy, Strokes, etc. Good gear and rehearsal options, email

Fiddle player wanted for newly formed Celtic Rock Wedding/Function band Top Rates. We are Fem Singer Piano/Keys, Fem Singer, Male Bass/Guitar, Fem Keys, Male Singer Guitar/Mandolin Etc. Tel Jennie 07738375821.

Posted April 1
Well known Northeast blues rock trio require experienced guitar/ lead vocals to complete lineup. Gigs and festivals waiting, starting 19 April. To start we would put 2 sets together from songs that we would mutually know, to minimise rehearsals. Obviously good gear and transport required. Songs performed at present includes Hendrix, Gary Moore, Bonamassa, Stones, Thin Lizzy, Joe Walsh etc but can cover AC/DC, Cream, Led Zep, Dire Straits etc. To Fleetwood Mac, BB King, Rory Gallagher, Stevie Ray etc. Contact Baz 07727203609 or email

Posted March 29

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 Northern Kin Festival and our own mini-festival in Newcastle, Folkish Explosion. 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 - HERE - and drop us an email at

Posted March 25
Need a drummer around late twenties early thirties. We are an original heavy metal band, but also like playing covers within our set. If interested contact 07920014637 for details.

Posted March 22

Guitarist late 50s /most styles played ,seeks similar aged older musicians with plenty of free time to Rehearse /gig [hopefully] to form a new covers/originals band Iím into loads of different music from 70s 80s 90s etc looking for others who want to get out there and get some paid gigs -eventually -Iím willing to travel to find dedicated musicians [text on 07956706795 John at sunniside Gateshead area.

Posted March 20
Singer and guitarist from county durham are forming a 90s indie band. The farm, charlatans , James oasis emf reef cast seahorses and loads more. We need drummer bass and keys. Please no time wasters. Own gear a must transport preferred. Tel or txt Paul on 07555363273. Cheers

Vocalist wanted for pop-rock covers band based in Teesside.  We are a mature band (40s/50s) with a pop-rock, crowd pleaser set and looking for a singer, male or female. Setlist includes popular tracks from the 60s, 70s, 80s, up to more recent material from the likes of The Beatles, Roxy music, U2, REM, Fleetwood Mac, Bowie, Stereophonics and many others. Age and experience not important, but must be capable and committed to regular local rehearsals in a private space in Middlesbrough. email Steve at for more details if interested.

Posted March 18
Bassist wanted for Ska/Party band. Looking to be back on the road for summer aiming at 2 gigs a week. Based in the Northeast, BVís a bonus, Get in touch with if your interested

Posted March 17
Looking for a committed Drummer that's reliable. Band members in early 30s consisting of Lead vocals/ guitar. 2nd guitarist and bassist. All members are very experienced when it comes to gigging. Genre heavily influenced by Rock. Anything from modern to classical. Playing Originals with a side project of covers. We have access to our own rehearsal space on 2 set days a week  If interested message

Posted March 9
Drummer required for experienced & established mature band playing classic rock/blues. We have our own free rehearsal place in Middlesbrough.Email any details to or mob:07734792616.

Posted March 5
The fauves require a guitarist with a loud aggressive style. 2 albums completed and gigs arranged. 40 + would be an ideal age group. This is an original band and is a great opportunity for you to step into an established band. Check out the fauves south shields to see our tracks on YouTube. Mick 07932211593.

Posted March 4
Saxophonist wanted for Ska party band, looking to gig once or twice a week, northeast based drop a message to if your interested.

Posted March 3
Mature Country Singer Wanted for new country band mainly fun to join lead Guitar Pedal Steel Guitar Bass GuitarNewcastle Area Preferred Music from 1990s Alan Jackson Brooks and Dunnís etc Contact Nick on 07761607460.

Posted February 28
G-Force require a permanent bass player and drummer. G-Force is a tribute to Gary Moore's Rock/Metal years through the 1970s and 80s. No blues. We gig regular but not every weekend. We would prefer someone with no existing commitments however may suit someone looking for a 2nd band. Requirements: A great standard of playing, pro attitude, great gear, own transport and must commit long term. Being able to sing is a definite bonus. We are looking to get sorted asap. Any questions feel free to message us direct.Cheers n Beers

Committed drummer wanted in Newcastle/ North Shields area to complete lineup. Band has gone through a transition/ reinvention looking to reinvent their sound. Looking for dedication as current members are focused and have hearts in music. We play originals and some covers. Influences come mainly from blues to hard rock (not the death metal or screaming) Looking for dedication as wanting to get back into gigging. If interested message on here or

Posted February 27
Drummer needed for covers band Gig ready band doing mainly 60s / 70s stuff - Stones, Beatles, Kinks, Small Faces, Who, Jam, Animals etc. and some britpop Practice Tuesdays at Notes, North Shields Own kit and transport a must - quick learner with experience would be good as we have 20 odd songs ready to go Must be able to commit to regular weekly practice and about a gig a month Give me a shout if you fancy it, thanks - Kev on 07973321926

Posted February 26
Reliable singer frontman and bass guitarist wanted in the Durham and Teeside surrounding areas for a newly formed covers band we are all in our 40s upwards with myself on guitar and I have a second guitarist and drummer in the Teesside areas Must be available to Rehearse on weekday evenings off A19 Elwick at pig pen rehearsal studios please contact /text myself John on 07956706795 or Lawrence on 07746557166

Posted February 25
Drummer wanted for summer season playing up and down the country.Holiday parks,caberet venues etc.starting mid march.We have two shows Dr drew and the crew Rock and pop and Stone Mondays a brit pop show.Must be click friendly.Age range around 25-45.For more information please email

Roadie/Driver wanted for busy working band playing regular weekend gigs up and down the UK.For more information please email

Posted February 23
Female  Vocalist Wanted. To share fronting Celtic Rock, Wedding/Function Band. Top Rates, around 1 gig per month. Line up, Guitar, Keys, Fiddle, Mandolin, Drums and Bass. For more info Ring Jennie, 07738375821 Evenings.

Posted February 21
Fiddle player required to join a fledgling Irish trio, consisting of a Singer/guitarist and a percussion player atm. Set sorted and gigs waiting. Gimme a call on 07949 919850, Paul.

Posted February 20
Keyboard Player required by Classic Clapton (aka After Midnight) for Theatre gigs mainly in North East but with occasional shows outside region & abroad.  Nice venues & good crack!  Max 12 gigs per year + occasional rehearsals for enjoyment. Only experienced, competent musicians should apply.  No beginners please.  Backing vocals preferred.  Must be north-east based within 1 hour of Newcastle.  Telephone Mike: 07860 510948 or email via our website:-
Posted February 10
Keyboard player, maybe some backing vocals, for covers band in Ripon, Harrogate area. Currently covering Radiohead, Snow Patrol, Paul Weller, Bowie, Del Amitri, Paolo Nutini, We are all 45+ guys who enjoy a variety of music and our main aim is to have fun and do a few gigs. Anyone interested contact Simon for more info 07815031994.

Posted February 7
Guitarist wanted for N/E working Covers Band. We are a 5 piece cover band playing pubs and clubs, looking for an experienced Guitarist, BVs a plus. Rock and Pop covers. 07759 08954.
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Posted April 18
I'm a Guitarist, 21 years old with experience playing many genres of music. Looking to do regular gigs. Very reliable, please contact 07393021000.

Posted April 16

Drummer/ percussionist available for Band based Tyne and WearExperience of playing jazz, funk, rock, blues, soul, Motown, styles anything considered now available Drummer available been currently playing in various bands. Rock band and Motown. I have been playing in bands for over 40 years. Trained by the ultimate Ronnie Pearson for 4 years. Looking for a fun band perhaps jazz, rock, blues, motown. Anything considered 07986133365.

Posted March 31
I am a guitarist looking for regular gigs, I am in my 50s and used to playing a lot of genres of music. I am well used to working the clubs and holiday parks which to be honest I prefer, so traveling and working 2 3 nights a week is not a problem. I can do backing vocals, I donít mind being involved in dance routines and am used to working with backing tracks. I use PRS guitars and work through an effects processor direct into the PA. I am very easy to get on with and always act professionally on stage email with a number and I will get back to you cheers.

Drummer, mid-50s, would like to join or form an 80s pop cover band (Squeeze, Police, Blondie). Would like to hear from competent players who enjoy a good laugh on stage and don't take themselves too seriously. Looking to rehearse in the Alnwick/Morpeth area. Call or text Peter on: 07975 718058

Posted March 30
Bass Player available.Looking for a gigging band.All the usual, good gear, experience, backing vocals, own transport & flexible. Lots of experience with Rock bands & tribute bands.Let me know whatís out there.Contact: or text 07532729179.

Posted March 10
Female singer looking for musicians to write some original material. Something laid back and to enjoy it maybe with the possibility of some gigs in the future. Iím based in Durham. Give me a text  07944563507.

Posted February 21
Okay letís try Hi Drummer 56 years young likes to keep hand in wants to form a band 3 4 5 piece mainly for fun nothing too serious due to work away commitments just practice and maybe gig now and again as a hobby playing classic rock and punk and some covers with a twist and a touch of humour crowd pleasers preferably Durham area tel syd 07913826729

Posted February 20
Drummer available. Teesside. Happy playing rock, pop, soul and blues. Will consider other genres. Good gear and transport. Very reliable. Please call/text 07787 100185.

Posted February 13
Experienced bass player seeks gigging punk band; easy going, flexible and reliable bassist in my late 40s with 30+ years playing experience, I am a seasoned live player having gigged extensively both nationally and abroad with wide studio recording experience. Professional equipment (Fender, Ampeg, Marshall) and professional attitude with a full clean driving licence. Freely available for rehearsals and a busy gig schedule as i'm not tied down by shift work or a young family. I'd prefer to play originals but would consider other options. call or text 07720642631.

Posted February 12
Energetic Drummer available, 37 years experience, pro gear and transport, looking to play live but no more than twice a month, any type of music genre considered. Based in Winlaton/Blaydon area, contact Lenny 07954488917 email

Posted February 11
Drummer available for Band based Tyne and WearExperience of playing jazz, funk, rock, blues, soul, Motown, styles anything considered now available Drummer available been currently playing in various bands. Rock band and Motown. I have been playing in bands for over 40 years. Trained by the ultimate Ronnie Pearson for 4 years. Looking for a fun band perhaps jazz, rock, blues, motown Anything considered07986133365

Posted January 30
Female singer looking for a gigging band. Iím a mature singer looking for a band who are dedicated. I will try most styles but no heavy rock. Iím a quick learner and have a professional attitude.  Iíve my own gear and transport. Please no serial rehearsers or time wasters. Contact me if interested

Posted January 27
Drummer looking for a new project,Teesside based with 25+ yrs experience. Quick learner pro gear and attitude played with many top established bands. No club bands please so looking at pub,function corporate wedding bands ideally. Anybody interested please text  to 07722586159. Read more:
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Posted April 18
Suhr Doug Aldrich bridge pickup . White with 53mm Fender spacing for a strat etc , boxed . £65
Squire Protone Strat guitar (very rare) - Black with maple neck , black pearloid pick guard , gold fittings and licensed Floyd Rose trem . good condition £350
Vintage IconV6 Relic Strat guitar - Black with maple neck and white pick guard . Distressed relic finish . Pro setup . £150
OLP MM1 guitar (Musicman Axis shape) - Purple finish with maple neck . Good condition apart from some pick marks on front £130
OLP MM1 guitar (Musicman Axis shape) - Natural finish with maple neck and licensed Floyd Rose trem . Excellent condition £200
Boss CH-1 Super Chorus pedal - plenty of marks from gigging but works great . Boxed with instructions . £30
For more info call 07758 090834 Based on Teesside.

Posted April 8
For sale - Laney CPX -112 powered stage monitor. Wedge style featuring a 120-watt into 4-ohm output package and a 12 inch speaker plus horn. In very good condition. £75. Sunderland area. Contact Ian on

Posted April 7
For sale. Yamaha Mg12xu mixing consoleVery little use.Excellent condition. Comes with power supply and instructions. £175.Durham

Posted March 29
For sale:
Mark Little bass 800w, only a few months old; never gigged;£400
Markbass New York 2x12 cabinet 800w , only a few months old. Never gigged. £410 Newcastle area Contact 07398234408.

Posted March 24
Full active PA including: Soundcraft Spirit m12 mixer (with flight case) 2x Mackie srm450 tops 2x DB opera sub15 bass bins 2x Carlsbro monitors 2x kam LED stage lights. Cables etc for the above. And shure vocal and instrument mics and drum mics. We can sell individual items but its priced to sell as a deal, contact me for individual prices. Pictures available on request. Located in Blyth - Contact Rob on 07989 171932 £1000

Posted February 12
HB G212V 2x12 Closed Back Speaker Cabinet.
2 x Celestion Vintage 30 Speakers.
120W mono , 2 x 60W Stereo , 16mm plywood construction.
£100 , Chris 07874998377

Posted January 31
1997 Gibson Les Paul Gem Series Sapphire with original Brown/Pink Gibson hardshell case. Super rare Gibson, only produced for a couple of years between 96 and 98. Please text/call for full details, Kev on 07973321926. £750.

Posted January 24
Takamine EG530SC (left handed), lovely condition  -  reduced to £180. View / pickup up Tynemouth area. Contact

Posted January 21
PA for sale 12 Channel Yamaha EMX 512 SC Powered Mixer with FX also a pair of Carlsboro Gamma 12/300 Speakers 300 watts a side that peak to 600 watts plenty of headroom inclulding padded cases for speaker cabinets with stands and all the leads. Bought this new 10 years ago use it about 40 times if that in this time, it's in mint condition been well looked after the amp is also in its own case, great sound ideal for Solo or duo and even a pub band £250 o.n.o  Tel: 0758678078

Posted January 17
pa system 2 rcf 525a powered speakers with covers and sound craft m.f.x. mix mixing desk all in excellent condition £700 o.n.o 07585 701952.

Posted January 15
Pod pro xt liveRack effects with a Marshall 8080 rack amp in a skb case.pedal board controller included excellent  condition..£ Steve on 07931226643.

Posted January 11
Marshall AVT50 Combo , including footswitch.
Good working order , speaker upgraded to Celestion G12T Hot100.
£100 - Chris 07874998377

Posted January 10
Peavey Bass Combo MAX115 75 watts bought it May 2018 used 4 times also got its own fitted padded cover which cost £35 in excellent condition this is a very loud amp never had it passed number 5 on master and channel control its got a chromatic tuner, pyshco acoustic low enhancement, trans tube gain boost, DDT speaker protection and punch midshift and bright controls, its easy to carry nice and portable this is a bargain £200 tel: 07903862669.

Posted January 9
Full range PA, Lights and Indespension 14P Box Trailer for sale.
One pair of Mackie SRM450 Mk3 powered speakers, one pair of Mackie 1550 powered bass bins and Mackie 16-4-2 mixing desk with effects. Two EV SX 300 speakers to use as monitors and one Crown 2500 watt power amp. Colour i4 lights, case and stands. All leads etc for Pa. all housed in a one ton box trailer. £2,950 ono. Complete PA, Lights and trailer for band use. For more information contact or call 07746 482795.

Posted January 7
Boss Distortion DS-1 £25, tel;07586780784

Posted January 6
Ritchie sambora guitar for sale .esp floyd rose whammy fitted case .£300.superb condition. Phone .07931226643.

Posted January 3
Fender Champion 40 combo for sale. In absolutely brand new condition.
Purchased 6 May 2017 but has never been played at all. I bought this for a friend but he did not fancy learning to play guitar in the end and therefore I want to sell. This is as Brand New, even the instructions haven't been opened. Can demonstrate if you like. Pics HERE. Absolute genuine sale and best offer very close to £90 ono. Contact Colin on 07823 490935 or Forest Hall, Newcastle.