Rock megastars Bon Jovi will play at the Sunderland Stadium of Light as part of their world tour.
The concert will take place in the summer of next year and tickets will go on sale on the 2nd of November
More top news
Sam Lavery, 17, from Coxhoe will compete in the third week of The X Factor competition this weekend, and it's Diva Week.
Campaigners have chained themselves to railings in Gateshead this morning, to protest against benefit sanctions.
A section of Hadrian's wall and four other conservation areas have been added to Historic England's 'Heritage at Risk Register'