Newcastle act DJ John made it through to the next round of Britain's Got Talent after managing to get three judges out of their seats and a standing ovation from the audience! Despite Simon Cowell pressing his buzzer, the other judges did not so DJ John is now 'in the mix' on the ITV show.
Coronation Street, Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway and The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies were among this year's Bafta winners.Read the full story ›
More than 7,000 people are expected to take to the streets of Newcastle this summer to celebrate 45 years of world Pride.Read the full story ›
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.