More acts have been announced to play at the Stockton Weekender on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 July.
The full line-up for Newcastle and Gateshead's Evolution Festival.
The line-up for the annual Bank Holiday music festival has been announced.
American star Jason Derulo has added Newcastle to his arena tour. The 'In My Head' singer has confirmed he will perform at the O2 Academy in Newcastle on 25th March 2014.
Operatic group Il Divo will perform at Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena on October 21 next year as part of a tour.
International popstar Katy Perry has announced she will perform in Newcastle as part of her world tour. The Roar singer will play Metro Radio Arena on May 10 next year.
X Factor winners Little Mix will be in the North East today.
They will be at HMV in Newcastle this afternoon signing copies of their new album.
The band, which has two members from the region, won the competition in 2011.
@jamesarthur23 so glad you're coming back to Middlesbrough!
Pupils at Excelsior Academy, Newcastle, will perform the Barber of Seville opera with the cast from the London-based Diva Opera company in their school hall on October 15. The 11-18-year-olds have been practising for weeks in preparation for playing the parts of soldiers and peasants.
The classic opera has been specially amended by the Diva Opera stars to include references to Newcastle United and North East landmarks.
Seventies superstars The Osmonds have been given a warm welcome to the North East. The singers were greeted by die-hard fans ahead of a concert in Darlington. They're performing without Donny. Little Jimmy and two of his brothers are together and the tour has been a success.
The Osmonds thanked their fans for making their new show, which came to Darlington last night, a success. Jay, Jimmy and Merrill Osmond are touring the UK with American Jukebox. The brothers found fame in the 1970s - and said their fans from that time have remained loyal.
The Osmonds were greeted by a small army of female fans when they arrived to perform in Darlington on Friday. The brothers, Merrill, Jay and Jimmy first became famous in the 1970s with three more brothers, Alan, Wayne and Donny, and sister Marie - and their fans have not forgotten.
The brothers' show American Jukebox moves on to St Albans on 21st September, Richmond on 22nd, Crawley on 23rd, Basingstoke on 24th, Peterborough on 25th, Swindon on 27th, the Isle of Wight on 28th and to Bognor on 29th September.
Pipe bands have been out in force this weekend competing in the last big championship of the season.
People might be surprised to know that it was a band not from Scotland - but from Newcastle - which was crowned Champion of Champions.
The City of Newcastle Pipe Band recruits right across the North East and the Borders.
Derek Proud caught up with a handful of them on the Millennium Bridge over the Tyne - watch his full report below.