The Stadium of Light in Sunderland has warned parents to check their tickets, as strict age limits mean young 1D fans could be turned away.
Teesside University is to have its summer ball ‘pimped up’ by MTV. It clinched the prize after 'tweeting' two millions times.
Tinie Tempah played for hundreds of fans in Middlesbrough as part of his Demonstration tour. He spoke to Rachel Sweeney before his show.
An indie-pop musician from Country Durham could have the chance to perform in front of 10,000 people as he prepares for the finals of The Big Audition 2014. Richard Smedley, 25, is a session musician and songwriter. He will be taking part in the talent contest at Newcastle College on May 1.
If he wins, Richard will play Metro Radio Live at the arena in November - a show known for bringing top chart acts to the region. He has described the opportunity as 'the show of a lifetime'.
Richard said, 'For me, nothing beats the feeling of gigging. To be able to play for so many people in a place so close to my heart, would multiply that in a way that is hard to imagine... There's a real buzz in the North East and an incredible amount of musical talent, discovered and undiscovered.'
The National Railway Museum in Shildon is the most accessible attraction for disabled people, according to research by the charity Vitalise.
The venue has topped a list of over 80 attractions across England and Wales for wheelchair access, toilets, parking and other facilities.
AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young is "unable to perform any more" due to illness, according to a friend of the musician.
Mark Gable, the frontman with fellow Australian group Choirboys, claimed that Young "will probably not be able to record" any more.
AC/DC have been fronted by Gateshead-born singer Brian Johnson since 1980.
The band has sold more than 200 million albums worldwide.
There had been rumours that AC/DC might perform at Newcastle's St James' Park this year as part of a tour to mark the band's 40th anniversary.
It is unclear whether the tour will now go ahead.
However, music magazine Billboard has said there is "no truth" to rumours that AC/DC will be forced to retire.
Elyar Fox said he thought Newcastle was about reality TV and fake tan, but now he thinks it's fun and beautiful. The pop star told ITV News Tyne Tees that he went for a run along the Tyne - and nobody recognised him...
Elyar Fox sent this message to his North East fans...
They queued for hours for the chance to meet him and they had the chance to. Elyar Fox was at HMV in Newcastle to promote his new single and meet the screaming fans!
Elyar Fox has been in Newcastle to sign copies of his new single 'A Billion Girls'. The singer met hundreds of fans in HMV on Northumberland Street.
Pop star Elyar Fox will be performing a live acoustic and signing copies of his new single 'A Billion Girls' in Newcastle today. The singer will be at HMV on Northumberland Street at 12.30pm to perform a live acoustic set.
A woman was serenaded by Gary Barlow in front of 10,000 fans after telling him she had named her baby son after him.
Claire Douglas was selected from the crowd in Newcastle and allowed up on stage after the singer spotted her banner, which read: 'I love you that much my baby son is called Barlow!'
Her son is called William Robert Barlow Jamie Douglas.