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MONDAY 15 AUGUST



TUESDAY 16 AUGUST
DAVE RIDLEY
Stack, Seaburn,  Sunderland               2pm

WEDNESDAY 17 AUGUST
ANGEL / BOUCHARD BROS.
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ER         Tickets 20

THURSDAY 18 AUGUST
'SPEAKEASY' WITH   CONNOR THOMAS
Harbour View Pub  Roker  Sunderland         8-10.30pm
GODZZ OF WOR
Angels Place, Church St East, Sunderland

FRIDAY 19 AUGUST
7 SINS
The station, Killingworth
FOUR LETTER WORD
O'Gradys - Redcar
THE PRE-AMPS
Forest Hall Constitutional & Unionist Club, Churchill House, 5 Park Drive, Forest Hall, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE12 9JN           0191 2661591           Tickets 7 from venue or Mark McCormick on 07791102196                                 7pm
JUSTUZFOR
live lounge park lane suderland             8.45pm
SNOW MOON PRESENTS:
ALL OUT ATTACK / SNIDE REMARKS

Tynemouth Social Club, 15 - 16 Front Street, Tynemouth. NE30 4DX     0191 257 7542
2 door         doors 8pm
GODZZ OF WOR
Magnesia Bank, Camden St, North Shields
STORM CHASER / GUEST VOCALIST
Usworth and Washington Gardeners Club Industrial Road Hertburn Washington   3.00 door  7pm-Late
DAVE RIDLEY
Ketton Ox, Yarm               7.30pm
T.ROX
The Forum Music Centre. Darlington                 8.30pm                  cc
TUBESNAKE
The Three Tuns, Sheriffs Highway, Gateshead, NE9 5SD
THE GRAHAM HENDERSON EXPERIENCE
Raob club (the buffs) Ashington
OVERDRIVE
The Garden Farm, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham. DH2 3EH

SATURDAY 20 AUGUST
R1G1D D1G1T5
The Grand Hotel, South Church, Bishop Auckland
FOUR LETTER WORD
Malton Rugby Club - Malton
WHOLE HOG
Blackhall Navy Club          cc               8.45pm
MUGSHOT
live lounge park lane suderland     8.45pm   
STRAIGHTSHOT
The Coach House, Low Fell
MAD MANNERS
Flying Scotsman Forest Hall Newcastle          
FLEETWOOD MAC TRIBUTE
The Isabella, Blyth
ERIK AND THE VIKINGS
Billingham Catholic Club            8.45pm           1 non-members
SLEEZE SISTERS / SOLO ARTIST
Usworth and Washington Gardeners Club Industrial Road Hertburn Washington   3.00 door  7pm-Late
MARIGOLDS
Pelaw Inn Shields Rd, Gateshead NE10 0QD
DAVE RIDLEY
Blagdon Arms, Cramlington                 8pm
TERRY GORMAN
Blake Arms Seghill Cramlington              8.30pm
T.ROX
Elmfield Social Club. Hebburn .Tyne &Wear              8.30pm               cc
TUBESNAKE
The Star Inn, Westgate Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 1SQ
RUSS TIPPINS BAND
Magnesia Bank North Shields
CONTRABAND
Heaton Buffs club, Heaton            cc
JIMI C
The Garden Farm, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham. DH2 3EH
JESS McCONNELL
The Step Washington Village Washington Tyne and Wear NE38 7HP               8pm

SUNDAY 21 AUGUST
LOUNGE LIZARDS
Victorian Tap : Battle Hill : Hexham
CALL OFF THE SEARCH
The Welcome Tavern,10 Prospect Row, Sunderland SR1 2DW               3pm
ABSOLUTE FREE
South Durham Social aka Hartlepool Steelies TS25 5RE                5.30pm          8 door
STARZ
St Peters Social Bar, 377 Walker Rd, Newcastle, NE6 2AB          0191 2655343        8.15-10.30pm
JAY R SKA SHOW
Flying Scotsman Forest Hall Newcastle           6pm
DAVE ALEXANDER
Billingham Catholic Club            6pm           1 non-members
TRIP HAZARD NE
Chesters 187 Front Street, Chester le Street, DH3 3AX        5pm   
ALCATRAZ HOUSE BAND
Magnesia Bank North Shields           4pm

MONDAY 22 AUGUST



TUESDAY 23 AUGUST



WEDNESDAY 24 AUGUST



THURSDAY 25 AUGUST
'SPEAKEASY' WITH
EASTON JAKE GUILLORY
Harbour View Pub  Roker  Sunderland         8-10.30pm

FRIDAY 26 AUGUST
THE REVOLUTIONAIRES
The station, Killingworth
LOUNGE LIZARDS
Blues at the Bay : Cleveland Bay : Yarm Road : Eaglescliffe
FOUR LETTER WORD
Bill Quay Summer Festival - Bill Quay Cricket Club        Tickets 5
WHOLE HOG
Potters Wheel Sunniside
THE SUGAR Bs
live lounge park lane suderland             8.45pm
GODZZ OF WOR
Tees-riders MCC Rally Tunstall Riding Centre, Nunthorpe            Tickets 18
TERRY GORMAN
Milbourne Arms Holywell Village           8pm
THE WOLCOTT BAND
Usworth and Washington Gardeners Club Industrial Road Hertburn Washington   3.00 door  7pm-Late
DAVE RIDLEY
David Lloyd Clubs,  Sunderland                 6pm
7 SINS
Magnesia Bank North Shields
CITY ROAD SURVIVORS
The Garden Farm, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham. DH2 3EH

SATURDAY 27 AUGUST
FOUR LETTER WORD
The Voyager - Guisborough         5pm
EAST COAST MAINLINE
The Grand Bishop Auckland
ELECTRIC SHEEP
live lounge park lane suderland             8.45pm
SNOW MOON PRESENTS:
GALLAGHER'S GREEN / VALLEY 59

Tynemouth Social Club, 15 - 16 Front Street, Tynemouth. NE30 4DX     0191 257 7542
2 door         doors 8pm
GODZZ OF WOR
Pied Piper Orchard Way, Ormesby, Midds,             8.30pm
BEER MONKEYS
The Coach House, Low Fell
BARKING BILLY AND THE SCRAPYARD DOGS
Blackhall Navy Club    8.45pm    c/c
THE COSMICS
The Isabella, Blyth
SCEPTRE
Billingham Catholic Club            8.45pm           1 non-members
TEMPEST
The George & Dragon, Heighington
7 SINS
New Hartley residents club Bristol Street new Hartley whitley bay NE250RS
THE 280s / SOLO ARTIST
Usworth and Washington Gardeners Club Industrial Road Hertburn Washington   3.00 door  7pm-Late
ECHO PARK
Pelaw Inn Shields Rd, Gateshead NE10 0QD
TRIP HAZARD NE
Bebside Inn Front Street, Bebside, Blyth, NE24 4HT   
DAVE RIDLEY
Rams Head, Langley Park                    8pm
MAGGIE MAY Shirley Bassey tribute
Forest Hall Constitutional & Unionist Club, Churchill House, 5 Park Drive, Forest Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 9JN    0191 2661591 Tickets 5 available from venue or Mark McCormick 07791102196
Barbecue 3pm.   Artist 6pm
BLAKK SABBATH
Magnesia Bank North Shields
CONTRABAND
Dirty Habits ,Whitley Bay
GRAHAM HUNTER
The Garden Farm, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham. DH2 3EH

SUNDAY 28 AUGUST
FOUR LETTER WORD
The Stainton Inn - Middlesbrough 
DWANE'S CHARITY BIKE RIDE
South Durham Social aka Hartlepool Steelies TS25 5RE           live music from  6.30pm         FREE
YELLOWSTONE
live lounge park lane suderland             5.30pm
ECHO PARK
St Peters Social Bar, 377 Walker Rd, Newcastle, NE6 2AB          0191 2655343        8.15-10.30pm
TERRY GORMAN
Juke Shed 16 Union Quay North Shields            8pm   
REVIVAL DUO
Flying Scotsman Forest Hall Newcastle           4pm
CHARITY GARDEN PARTY
BUSKERS followed by HOPE CITY ROCKERS

Billingham Catholic Club            12-5.30pm           1 non-members
ACOUSTIC KEYS
Pelaw Inn Shields Rd, Gateshead NE10 0QD         6pm
PANIC BUYERS
Gunners Club .Mary street.  Sunderland                 1.30pm  
DAVE RIDLEY
Bournmoor Cricket Club                     2pm
The Royal,  Trimdon                         4.30pm

ON THE ROCKS
The Big Jug Durham           5pm
THE GRAHAM HENDERSON EXPERIENCE
The Black and Grey, Morpeth         8pm
ELECTRIC SHEEP
Magnesia Bank North Shields                  4pm
CONTRABAND
Old fox ,Felling                4pm
ALISHA LEE
The Garden Farm, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham. DH2 3EH          3pm

MONDAY 29 AUGUST
THE PRE AMPS
Magnesia Bank North Shields                 4pm

TUESDAY 30 AUGUST
ELECTRIC BOYS
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ER         Tickets 16.50

WEDNESDAY 31 AUGUST




THURSDAY 1 SEPTEMBER
PARADISE ALLEY
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ER
'SPEAKEASY' with ROD SINCLAIR AND ANDREA HARRIS
Harbour View Pub Roker Sunderland            8-10.30pm

FRIDAY 2 SEPTEMBER
MEGADETH
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ER
ALIBI The station, Killingworth
JUSTUZFOR
The Garden Farm, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham. DH2 3EH
THE AVERAGE JOES
live lounge park lane sunderland

SATURDAY 3 SEPTEMBER
BLAKK SABBATH
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ER
SOUL STREET
Flying Scotsman Forest Hall Newcastle          
REPERTOIRE DOGS
The Isabella, Blyth
STICKY FINGERS
South Durham Social aka Hartlepool Steelies TS255RE              8.30pm           3 door
CONTRABAND
The Grand Hotel Bishop Auckland
MIKEY GATTO
The Garden Farm, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham. DH2 3EH
RENDEZVOUS
live lounge park lane sunderland
SOPHISTICATE
The Ox Inn Stanley

SUNDAY 4 SEPTEMBER
KEV FINNEGAN
Flying Scotsman Forest Hall Newcastle           6pm

MONDAY 5 SEPTEMBER



TUESDAY 6 SEPTEMBER



WEDNESDAY 7 SEPTEMBER



THURSDAY 8 SEPTEMBER
'SPEAKEASY' with CHRIS JAMES and MARTIN FLETCHER Harbour View Pub Roker Sunderland            8-10.30pm

FRIDAY 9 SEPTEMBER
FURY / BOZ / PHOENIX LAKE
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ER
PROPER BOYS
The station, Killingworth
DARLINGTON RHYTHM 'N' BLUES FESTIVAL
Darlington Town Centre and various venues           www.enjoydarlington.co.uk
LOUNGE LIZARDS
Lindisfarne Social Club, West Street, Wallsend
THE GRAHAM HENDERSON EXPERIENCE
The Ox and Plough, Washington
CONTRABAND
Peterlee club, Peterlee                cc
LONGSIGHT
The Garden Farm, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham. DH2 3EH
GIROSCOPE
live lounge park lane sunderland

SATURDAY 10 SEPTEMBER
TOXICITIES     (SOAD trib)
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ER
CONTRABAND
The Isabella, Blyth
THE GRUMPIES
South Durham Social aka Hartlepool Steelies TS255RE              8.30pm           3 door
PISTOLEROS
The Grand Hotel Bishop Auckland
DARLINGTON RHYTHM 'N' BLUES FESTIVAL Darlington Town Centre and various venues           www.enjoydarlington.co.uk
LOUNGE LIZARDS
White Swan, Newgate Street, Morpeth
GODZZ OF WOR
Coach & Horses, High St, Wrekenton
TERRY GORMAN
Chichester Arms South Shields
CONTRABAND
The Isabella, Blyth
EMMA LOUISE BENNETT
The Garden Farm, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham. DH2 3EH
REPLAY
live lounge park lane sunderland

SUNDAY 11 SEPTEMBER
MOVING PICTURES     (Rush trib)
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ER     Tickets
BOY GEORGE TRIBUTE
Flying Scotsman Forest Hall Newcastle           6pm
DARLINGTON RHYTHM 'N' BLUES FESTIVAL Darlington Town Centre and various venues           www.enjoydarlington.co.uk
CALL OFF THE SEARCH
The Black and Grey, 80 Newgate Street, Morpeth, NE61 1BU                8pm

MONDAY 12 SEPTEMBER



TUESDAY 13 SEPTEMBER



WEDNESDAY 14 SEPTEMBER



THURSDAY 15 SEPTEMBER
'SPEAKEASY' with AL HARRINGTON and JIM MACARA Harbour View Pub Roker Sunderland            8-10.30pm

FRIDAY 16 SEPTEMBER
T.REX trib
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ER
THE FORCE
The Three Tuns, Sheriffs Highway, Gateshead
WHOLE HOG
The station, Killingworth
GODZZ OF WOR
Lambton Arms, Front St, Chester Le St
KINDRED SPIRIT
The Garden Farm, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham. DH2 3EH
SOUND DIVIDE
live lounge park lane sunderland

SATURDAY 17 SEPTEMBER
PARAMORE UK
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ER
THE FORCE
The Turbinia, Sid Chaplin Dr, Newton Aycliffe
STEREO TYPICAL
Flying Scotsman Forest Hall Newcastle          
BLUES BROTHERS TRIBUTE
The Isabella, Blyth
PORCELAIN HILL (USA) / THE FALLING DOVES
South Durham Social aka Hartlepool Steelies TS255RE         7.30pm       Tickets 15/17 www.ents24
TOXIC
The Grand Hotel Bishop Auckland
FIZZYFISH
Druridge Bay Camp out   https://www.facebook.com/druridgebayCampout/
THE GRAHAM HENDERSON EXPERIENCE
The Coach House, Low Fell
THE FRESH AIR STEALERS
the mill house, north tce, crook
JOHNNY TAYLOR
The Garden Farm, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham. DH2 3EH
THE BRIT PACK
live lounge park lane sunderland
TERRY GORMAN
The Wheatsheaf Whitley Rd Forest Hall NE12 9SU

SUNDAY 18 SEPTEMBER
GRAND SLAM / SONS OF LIBERTY
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ER                Tickets 16.50
JUST SO
Flying Scotsman Forest Hall Newcastle           6pm

MONDAY 19 SEPTEMBER



TUESDAY 20 SEPTEMBER
SCREAM OF THE BUTTERFLY
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ER

WEDNESDAY 21 SEPTEMBER



THURSDAY 22 SEPTEMBER
NOVICHOK
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ER
LOUNGE LIZARDS
Black Bull, Bridge Street, Morpeth
'SPEAKEASY' with THE DJOOKS
Harbour View Pub Roker Sunderland            8-10.30pm

FRIDAY 23 SEPTEMBER
FALLEN MAFIA
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ER
THE FORCE
The Voyager, Anderson St, South Shields
9TH AVENUE
The station, Killingworth
FIZZYFISH
The Lambton Hotel Chester le Street
GODZZ OF WOR
Ox & Plough, Raby Rd, Oxclose, Washington
THE GRAHAM HENDERSON EXPERIENCE
Steels Club, Sunderland                     cc
THE ADDICTION
The Garden Farm, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham. DH2 3EH
NEXT STOP VEGAS
live lounge park lane sunderland

SATURDAY 24 SEPTEMBER
THE FORCE
New Lodge WMC Wakefield Rd, New Lodge, Barnsley              CC
ANDROMEDA
The Isabella, Blyth
THE FLYING OYSTERS
South Durham Social aka Hartlepool Steelies TS255RE              8.30pm           3 door
RUSS TIPPINS
The Grand Hotel Bishop Auckland
JASON ISAACS
Forest Hall Constitutional & Unionist Club, Churchill House, 5 Park Drive, Forest Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 9JN     0191 2661591 Tickets 6 available from club.                  7pm
GODZZ OF WOR
Blackhall Navy Club, East St, Blackhall                     cc
CONTRABAND
Anglers Arms ,Choppington               4pm
GARY SPALDING
The Garden Farm, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham. DH2 3EH
FLATBACK FOUR
live lounge park lane sunderland
CALL OFF THE SEARCH
The Central, 128 Front Street, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, NE64 6AA

SUNDAY 25 SEPTEMBER
MALACHY
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ER              Tickets
WELLER TRIBUTE
Flying Scotsman Forest Hall Newcastle           6pm
GODZZ OF WOR
Penny Gill, Cheapside, Spennymoor             4.30pm

MONDAY 26 SEPTEMBER



TUESDAY 27 SEPTEMBER
HURANOVA
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ER

WEDNESDAY 28 SEPTEMBER
THE CRAWLING
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ER

THURSDAY 29 SEPTEMBER
BLACK ROSE / MILLENNIUM
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ER
'SPEAKEASY' with THE MICK CANTWELL TRIO
Harbour View Pub Roker Sunderland            8-10.30pm

FRIDAY 30 SEPTEMBER
DEBORAH BONHAM BAND
Trillians Rock Bar, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ER         Tickets 13.20   Door 15
THE FORCE
Billingham Catholic Club, Wolviston Road, Billingham               CC
REDWINGS
The station, Killingworth
GODZZ OF WOR
The Olde Durham SC,  St Aidens St, Hartlepool
ON THE ROCKS
The Penny Gill Spennymoor
CONTRABAND
Murton legion club ,Murton                 cc
MIDNIGHT HOUR EXPERIENCE
The Garden Farm, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham. DH2 3EH
WICKED DOGS
live lounge park lane sunderland

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