Our cameras captured the moment, at 10 o' clock this morning, when the epic 24 hour folk music session in Gateshead came to an end. See it here:
The epic day-long folk music event finished at 10am this morning, in Gateshead, to much celebration. Kat Davidson is an organiser and musician:
A mammoth folk music session, which lasted a full 24 hours, finished at Gateshead's old town hall this morning. Musicians from the North East - and around the country - participated. The event is part of The Sage's 10 year anniversary and fundraising celebrations.
To give you an idea of how many people turned out to The X Factor open auditions at The Sage this morning, our cameraman walked the length of the queue...
Open auditions for the singing competition were held at The Sage today. Daniella Clarke and Jess Ferguson were two of the many hopefuls.
Some people had been queuing for the X Factor audition, at The Sage, since before 4am. Lucy Thompson was at the front of the crowd, by a stroke of luck...
A Spanish guitarist who composes in his converted garage in North Yorkshire is about to embark on a nationwide tour.
Eduardo Niebla will appear at The Sage Gateshead next month. He is still entertaining audiences, fifty years after he first picked up a guitar.
Claire Montgomery went to meet him:
Charlatans front man Tim Burgess has announced a headline tour that will make a stop in Gateshead. Tim will perform tracks from Oh No I Love You More at The Sage on 29th September.
The Gateshead International Jazz Festival takes place at The Sage Gateshead this weekend. Performers from around the world join local young musicians and the world premier of a work inspired by North East landscapes headlines on Saturday. Composer Tim Garland hopes it'll introduce people to jazz.
There are free concerts for anyone to enjoy on the concourse on both saturday and sunday afternoons and workshops are being held across the weekend. Tickets are still available for some performances.
A special evening to celebrate the life of Sir Bobby Robson brought stars from the world of sport and showbiz out to mark what would have been the former England and Newcastle manager's 80th birthday.
It was an event that Sir Bobby helped to plan himself, but one that he did not live to see.
Watch the full report from Jonny Blair below.