Sir Tom Jones whose hits span six decades will play at Alnwick Castle this summer.Read the full story ›
The two Geordie stars are home to perform songs from their musical, The Last Ship, to mark the tenth anniversary of the Sage Gateshead.Read the full story ›
Sting and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini have made it onto a list of the richest musicians in the UK.
Sting, who was born in Wallsend, is joint 8th on the Sunday Times Rich List of Musicians, with an estimated fortune of £180 million.
Cheryl, who grew up in Newcastle, is second on The Times' Young Musicians Rich List. She is said to be worth £12 million.
More tickets have been made available to music fans hoping to see US rockers Foo Fighters at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light.Read the full story ›
Rock star Roger Daltrey is heading to the region to be part of the Whitley Bay film festival.
Organisers of the festival revealed the coup at a pinball session at a cafe in the town this morning (April 13).
The Who front man will watch a special 40th anniversary screening of his cult film "Tommy" at the Playhouse in Whitley Bay in August.
Festival Director, Ema Lea, says it is great news that the rock legend is making an appearance.
Two members of the Tyneside band Lindisfarne will top the bill at the first ever Holy Island Festival.
The festival will take place from 25th - 28th June and will include music, dance, circus and theatre performances.
Lindisfarne drummer Ray Laidlaw and guitarist Billy Mitchell will perform the Lindisfarne Story, which charts the band's history in music and words.
The idea for a summer festival was sparked by celebrations in 2013 surrounding the Lindisfarne Gospels. It is hoped the event will be held annually.
It is one of the most successful and longest running musicals in the West End.
Now the show Wicked has arrived at the Sunderland Empire as part of its two year UK tour.
It stars Ashleigh Gray as Elphaba - the 'wicked' witch, Sam Edwards as Fiyero and Emily Tierney as Glinda.
Ross Hutchinson went to find out more.
Tom Coyne, who presented the very first news bulletin on Tyne Tees Television in 1959, has died at the age of 84.
Born in South Shields, Tom was also the first presenter of Top Gear, and made regular appearances on Nationwide and Songs of Praise.
He died after a long illness shortly before his 85th birthday.
North Yorkshire Police has now completed its enquiries following the incident at Hawes involving TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson. He will face no further police action over his attack on a Top Gear producer at a hotel.
Last week, the person at the centre of the incident, Mr Tymon, said that he did not want police to take action on his behalf.
Now that all routine interviews are complete, no further police action will take place.
Ant and Dec host the final show of the series of Saturday Night Takeaway and as part of the finale the Geordie duo are unleashing their doppelgängers on footballing legend Wayne Rooney.
The Manchester United and England Captain became the latest celebrity grilled by the cheeky duo who turned up in their Newcastle United kit and asked questions including “What’s your real job?” and “Can we have your credit card?”
See the full interview and more on Saturday Night Takeaway at 7pm on Saturday April 4 on ITV.