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Posted June 15
Iíve very recently joined up with a local singer songwriter acoustic guitarist with myself on Guitars were playing Original Folk Rock genre styles music maybe with some cover songs were looking for main vocalist bass guitarist Drummer keyboards player For weekday evenings-rehearsals Tyneside based callor text John on 07956706795 Evenings Cheers.

Posted June 9

Looking for a drummer, guitarist x2 and a bass player to form a Liam Gallagher tribute band, can I please stress "must be good players no posers or romancers" just decent players, who will be committed to take this wherever it could go would consider an Acoustic Gallagher to run alongside this too, age range 30-45. Please reply to-

Posted June 2

POSITION FILLED     POSITION FILLED      POSITION FILLED Singer/pianist /songwriter, looking for a Singer songwriter guitarist, to work some country /folk covers and of course, original songs. It would be great to work with a fellow enthusiast, or indeed, enthusiasts . Contact Suzi on 07931292425.

Posted May 27

Singer and bassist looking for guitarist and drummer, for driving Rhythm and blues band. Dr Feelgood, George Throughgood, The Nighthawks. Elmore James and a touch of 50s Rock n Roll too. Contact Alan 07809866480.

Posted May 19
Bass player with vocals wanted to join newly formed classic rock band based in the Gateshead/Newcastle area.  Email for more details.

Posted May 14
Bass and keyboard player required for new forming band, looking to do covers from 1960s/1970s/ whatever is popular or we like, basically anything that people want to hear. Ideally you need to be local to Teesside as we aim to rehears at the PigPen in Trimdon or in Middlesbrough, the position would suit a mature attitude person male or female with some backing vocals, Not looking to be a rehearsal band and wanting to play clubs/pubs etc ASAPb txt me on 07903 466883.

Posted May 12

Guitarist wanted.  Heavy Metal band Millennium based in Middlesbrough Teesside, We have a record deal With Pure Steel records and Spiritual Beast records (Japan). We have a new album to be released in 2019. We are looking for a Lead/rhythm Guitarist  who is reliable and commited. We plan to do shows in the UK and Europe to promote our album. Contact:

required for renowned North East classic rock band Witchkraft. Approx 50 gigs per year and we have gigs booked into 2020. Typical artists covered include
AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Rainbow and Free. The setlist is undergoing a revamp so your input is welcomed. Good level of performance and own transport required. Contact

Front man singer and rhythm guitarist wanted for new band project doing mainly 60s music dave clark five , stones , cliff, shads , roy orbison for details and set list please get in touch contact Derek on 07949387293 cheers

Posted May 9
Drummer wanted for Tyneside based band playing classic rock to glam to 80s all rocked up in our own special way Are drummer is hanging up his sticks so need a replacement whoís a solid time keeper hard hitter (no tappers please)As Drums are not mic upWe gig 2 to 3 times a month  all in are 40s very easy going and no egos for more info please contact Dave on 07824396315.

Posted May 8
Urban Commandos require rhythm lead guitarist, genre is new wave, the band play covers and write original material., backing vocals would help, gigs available, own transport, reliable, no time wasters please, ring John on 07757507198.

A lead guitarist is required for a 1950s/early 1960s style of band. Applicants must have a professional approach to their music, flexibility for the work involved, good quality equipment and own transport. Vocals, particularly harmonies, would be an asset. Band is based in Tyneside. The work is mainly in clubs. Limited travelling involved.The band has a wealth of musical and performing experience spanning over 50 years. We are flexible and work together as a team. As the band is of ďmatureĒ years, the position would suit someone 65

Posted May 7

Drummer required to complete band playing wishbone ash , thin lizzy etc  twin lead harmony bandlooking for pro sounding band  with a few bookings  now and then  contact  keef

Posted April 29

Our current guitarist is moving onto pastures new in September of this year. We are looking for an incredible player to fill his shoes.
We have a full diary and this is a rare opportunity to join a top notch outfit. or Ron on 07809904838.

Posted April 25

AC/DC GB are looking to replace their Angus. They are a well established North East tribute performing tracks from both Bon and Brian eras, and as such, any new guitarist will be expected to know the Angus parts inside out. Be prepared to perform to a high level, not only to play, but to put on the full Angus show..... including the schoolboy outfit and signature well as have the SG and Marshall gear. An example of what we are looking for can be found on YouTube..... Search ACDC GB PROMO VID. Details: Chris 07494514548, or Dave 07850618399.Or contact the band on

Drummer and bass player wanted to form rock pop band trying to set something new and exiting , based in teeside area pro gear and attitude and loads of fun 😆 Text 07527340904

Posted April 23

Drummer wanted for 80s metal/glam metal band, mid 20s to mid 30s, Redcar based. Preferably own kit and transport. Please text Alan on 07539072490 or email

Posted April 17

Bass player wanted for working rock covers band Elenbak. Must have own transport own gear and dedication. For more info ring or text Linds on 07973808713.

Posted April 16

Keyboard player wanted for soul funk type band, we very experienced musicians wanting to gig once or twice a month, we've done the every week thing and just want to enjoy playing again. 07939227649.

Posted April 6

Saxophonist wanted for Ska party band, looking to gig once or twice a week, northeast based drop a message to if your interested.

Posted April 5

Indie/Classic/Rock covers band based in North Durham area looking for bass player ideally with vocal ability, also vocalist ideally with some guitar ability, current band age range is 40s but age not an issue, workload would ideally be steady i.e. a couple of gigs per month, set list includes Lenny Kravitz, Tom Petty, Feeder, T-rex, Thin Lizzy, Strokes, etc. Good gear and rehearsal options, email

Fiddle player wanted for newly formed Celtic Rock Wedding/Function band Top Rates. We are Fem Singer Piano/Keys, Fem Singer, Male Bass/Guitar, Fem Keys, Male Singer Guitar/Mandolin Etc. Tel Jennie 07738375821.

Posted April 1
Well known Northeast blues rock trio require experienced guitar/ lead vocals to complete lineup. Gigs and festivals waiting, starting 19 April. To start we would put 2 sets together from songs that we would mutually know, to minimise rehearsals. Obviously good gear and transport required. Songs performed at present includes Hendrix, Gary Moore, Bonamassa, Stones, Thin Lizzy, Joe Walsh etc but can cover AC/DC, Cream, Led Zep, Dire Straits etc. To Fleetwood Mac, BB King, Rory Gallagher, Stevie Ray etc. Contact Baz 07727203609 or email

Posted March 29

Driven Serious needs a permanent drummer! We're a 5-piece punk-folk band based around Durham/Newcastle, gigging about twice a month - gigs coming up include Northern Kin Festival and our own mini-festival in Newcastle, Folkish Explosion. Looking for someone who'll be an equal partner in creating music, as well as keeping the band tight. Most gigs are paid, but we do sometimes take risks with self-promoted projects where profit can't be guaranteed. Check us out on Youtube - HERE - and drop us an email at

Posted March 25
Need a drummer around late twenties early thirties. We are an original heavy metal band, but also like playing covers within our set. If interested contact 07920014637 for details.

Posted March 22

Guitarist late 50s /most styles played ,seeks similar aged older musicians with plenty of free time to Rehearse /gig [hopefully] to form a new covers/originals band Iím into loads of different music from 70s 80s 90s etc looking for others who want to get out there and get some paid gigs -eventually -Iím willing to travel to find dedicated musicians [text on 07956706795 John at sunniside Gateshead area.

Posted March 20
Singer and guitarist from county durham are forming a 90s indie band. The farm, charlatans , James oasis emf reef cast seahorses and loads more. We need drummer bass and keys. Please no time wasters. Own gear a must transport preferred. Tel or txt Paul on 07555363273. Cheers

POSITION FILLED     POSITION FILLED      POSITION FILLED Vocalist wanted for pop-rock covers band based in Teesside.  We are a mature band (40s/50s) with a pop-rock, crowd pleaser set and looking for a singer, male or female. Setlist includes popular tracks from the 60s, 70s, 80s, up to more recent material from the likes of The Beatles, Roxy music, U2, REM, Fleetwood Mac, Bowie, Stereophonics and many others. Age and experience not important, but must be capable and committed to regular local rehearsals in a private space in Middlesbrough. email Steve at for more details if interested.
Posted March 18
Bassist wanted for Ska/Party band. Looking to be back on the road for summer aiming at 2 gigs a week. Based in the Northeast, BVís a bonus, Get in touch with if your interested

Posted March 17
Looking for a committed Drummer that's reliable. Band members in early 30s consisting of Lead vocals/ guitar. 2nd guitarist and bassist. All members are very experienced when it comes to gigging. Genre heavily influenced by Rock. Anything from modern to classical. Playing Originals with a side project of covers. We have access to our own rehearsal space on 2 set days a week  If interested message

Posted March 9
Drummer required for experienced & established mature band playing classic rock/blues. We have our own free rehearsal place in Middlesbrough.Email any details to or mob:07734792616.

Posted March 5
The fauves require a guitarist with a loud aggressive style. 2 albums completed and gigs arranged. 40 + would be an ideal age group. This is an original band and is a great opportunity for you to step into an established band. Check out the fauves south shields to see our tracks on YouTube. Mick 07932211593.

Posted March 4
Saxophonist wanted for Ska party band, looking to gig once or twice a week, northeast based drop a message to if your interested.

Posted March 3
Mature Country Singer Wanted for new country band mainly fun to join lead Guitar Pedal Steel Guitar Bass GuitarNewcastle Area Preferred Music from 1990s Alan Jackson Brooks and Dunnís etc Contact Nick on 07761607460.

Posted February 28
G-Force require a permanent bass player and drummer. G-Force is a tribute to Gary Moore's Rock/Metal years through the 1970s and 80s. No blues. We gig regular but not every weekend. We would prefer someone with no existing commitments however may suit someone looking for a 2nd band. Requirements: A great standard of playing, pro attitude, great gear, own transport and must commit long term. Being able to sing is a definite bonus. We are looking to get sorted asap. Any questions feel free to message us direct.Cheers n Beers

Committed drummer wanted in Newcastle/ North Shields area to complete lineup. Band has gone through a transition/ reinvention looking to reinvent their sound. Looking for dedication as current members are focused and have hearts in music. We play originals and some covers. Influences come mainly from blues to hard rock (not the death metal or screaming) Looking for dedication as wanting to get back into gigging. If interested message on here or

Posted February 27
Drummer needed for covers band Gig ready band doing mainly 60s / 70s stuff - Stones, Beatles, Kinks, Small Faces, Who, Jam, Animals etc. and some britpop Practice Tuesdays at Notes, North Shields Own kit and transport a must - quick learner with experience would be good as we have 20 odd songs ready to go Must be able to commit to regular weekly practice and about a gig a month Give me a shout if you fancy it, thanks - Kev on 07973321926

Posted February 26
Reliable singer frontman and bass guitarist wanted in the Durham and Teeside surrounding areas for a newly formed covers band we are all in our 40s upwards with myself on guitar and I have a second guitarist and drummer in the Teesside areas Must be available to Rehearse on weekday evenings off A19 Elwick at pig pen rehearsal studios please contact /text myself John on 07956706795 or Lawrence on 07746557166

Posted February 25
Drummer wanted for summer season playing up and down the country.Holiday parks,caberet venues etc.starting mid march.We have two shows Dr drew and the crew Rock and pop and Stone Mondays a brit pop show.Must be click friendly.Age range around 25-45.For more information please email

Roadie/Driver wanted for busy working band playing regular weekend gigs up and down the UK.For more information please email

Posted February 23
Female  Vocalist Wanted. To share fronting Celtic Rock, Wedding/Function Band. Top Rates, around 1 gig per month. Line up, Guitar, Keys, Fiddle, Mandolin, Drums and Bass. For more info Ring Jennie, 07738375821 Evenings.

Posted February 21
Fiddle player required to join a fledgling Irish trio, consisting of a Singer/guitarist and a percussion player atm. Set sorted and gigs waiting. Gimme a call on 07949 919850, Paul.

Posted February 20
Keyboard Player required by Classic Clapton (aka After Midnight) for Theatre gigs mainly in North East but with occasional shows outside region & abroad.  Nice venues & good crack!  Max 12 gigs per year + occasional rehearsals for enjoyment. Only experienced, competent musicians should apply.  No beginners please.  Backing vocals preferred.  Must be north-east based within 1 hour of Newcastle.  Telephone Mike: 07860 510948 or email via our website:-
Posted February 10
Keyboard player, maybe some backing vocals, for covers band in Ripon, Harrogate area. Currently covering Radiohead, Snow Patrol, Paul Weller, Bowie, Del Amitri, Paolo Nutini, We are all 45+ guys who enjoy a variety of music and our main aim is to have fun and do a few gigs. Anyone interested contact Simon for more info 07815031994.

Posted February 7
Guitarist wanted for N/E working Covers Band. We are a 5 piece cover band playing pubs and clubs, looking for an experienced Guitarist, BVs a plus. Rock and Pop covers. 07759 08954.
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Posted June 12
Older guy been play guitar few years now looking to jam with likewise people for fun into 60s stuff csny america all sorts really big beatles fan ring. chris if interested. thanks 07903034801

Posted June 10

Hi, experienced singer here wanting to join duo, trio or band to sing the old style songs like Cry me a river, fly me to the moon, secret love.... swing, jazz or blues. Can send you some demo songs. 07980 288559. Thank you.

Posted June 10
Pro Drummer aged 38 available, any styles and levels can read and play with a click.  Currently teach drums, details here, have transport and rehearsal facility's.  Please call Olly on 07891343524 or email   

Posted June 9
Experienced Vocalist/Drummer
looking for dep work .Experienced  as frontman as well as skin beater into most types of music.Doing classic rock at the moment. Contact rich on 07894792535.

Posted May 29

Experienced Drummer with Pro Gear and own Transport looking for an established band.Teesside based but willing to travel . Quick learner Text to 07722586159.

Posted May 28
Easy going and reliable bassist in my late 40s with 30 + years playing experience, I am a seasoned live player having gigged extensively both nationally and abroad with wide studio recording experience, I also do backing vocals. I have professional equipment (Fender, Ampeg, Marshall) i have a professional attitude and a full clean driving licence. I am freely available for rehearsals and a busy gig schedule as i'm not tied down by shift work or a young family. I'd prefer original material but would consider covers call or text 07720642631

Posted May 8
Female Singer 41 looking to join or find members to form a covers band, covering material from 70s/80s. Looking for down to earth members with a good sense of humour. Newcastle area but willing to travel. Own gear and transport. Sarah 07793720292

Posted May 5

All styles Genres guitarist into all great music from the 70s 80s upwards seeks either to join with working covers band or to find others to form covers originals band Into evenings rehearsals. Iím mid 50s and wanting friendly good humoured bandmates if possible! Iíve excellent gear own Transport Sunniside Gateshead based call or text 07956706795 John.

Posted May 2

Experienced Bassist available to join or form up new venture All types of genres, was looking for blues type or Rythym / blues but any style considered. North Northumberland area Txt...07506951863 or call

Posted April 29
Hippie Guitarist
, 19 seeks to join or form a band, I frequently busk playing alot of Hendrix, Robin Trower, Cream, Rory Gallagher, Jefferson Airplane and SRV. I've only been on stage once but would love the opportunity to do it again, I went on the encore with an idol of mine, Bernie Tormť (RIP) and I played Lead for No Easy at South Shields you can watch it here: My Influences are Jimi Hendrix, Tommy Bolin, Rory Gallagher, Bernie Tormť and Freddie King. Email or text me if you're interested 07853623509.

Posted April 27
Mature vocalist
(50s), been out of it for a couple of years based in Ashington, looking for upbeat blues, rhythm n blues - start up or established. 07851330341.

Experienced bass player available for rock/blues/americana type band.may be interested in forming a band if the right players come along.excellent gear with a pro sound.reliable with own

Posted April 26
experienced drummer ex blues unlimited shanghai jiab the suspects in reload and the meerkats but willing to leave due to lack of gigs I am seeking one pub covers band doing at least one gig per week on average I have reliable transport drum mics powered sub for bass drum can sing have deped for blistered molly tony liddle band road runners contraband American girl frankies cafe the whole hog tt blue juke box jive the ballbreakers the boneshakers snake eyes etc contact barry on 07722425557 I am reliable and will commit to all dates in your diary.

Posted April 18

I'm a Guitarist, 21 years old with experience playing many genres of music. Looking to do regular gigs. Very reliable, please contact 07393021000.

Posted April 16

Drummer/ percussionist available for Band based Tyne and WearExperience of playing jazz, funk, rock, blues, soul, Motown, styles anything considered now available Drummer available been currently playing in various bands. Rock band and Motown. I have been playing in bands for over 40 years. Trained by the ultimate Ronnie Pearson for 4 years. Looking for a fun band perhaps jazz, rock, blues, motown. Anything considered 07986133365.

Posted March 31
I am a guitarist looking for regular gigs, I am in my 50s and used to playing a lot of genres of music. I am well used to working the clubs and holiday parks which to be honest I prefer, so traveling and working 2 3 nights a week is not a problem. I can do backing vocals, I donít mind being involved in dance routines and am used to working with backing tracks. I use PRS guitars and work through an effects processor direct into the PA. I am very easy to get on with and always act professionally on stage email with a number and I will get back to you cheers.

Drummer, mid-50s, would like to join or form an 80s pop cover band (Squeeze, Police, Blondie). Would like to hear from competent players who enjoy a good laugh on stage and don't take themselves too seriously. Looking to rehearse in the Alnwick/Morpeth area. Call or text Peter on: 07975 718058

Posted March 30
Bass Player available.Looking for a gigging band.All the usual, good gear, experience, backing vocals, own transport & flexible. Lots of experience with Rock bands & tribute bands.Let me know whatís out there.Contact: or text 07532729179.

Posted March 10
Female singer looking for musicians to write some original material. Something laid back and to enjoy it maybe with the possibility of some gigs in the future. Iím based in Durham. Give me a text  07944563507.

Posted February 21
Okay letís try Hi Drummer 56 years young likes to keep hand in wants to form a band 3 4 5 piece mainly for fun nothing too serious due to work away commitments just practice and maybe gig now and again as a hobby playing classic rock and punk and some covers with a twist and a touch of humour crowd pleasers preferably Durham area tel syd 07913826729

Posted February 20
Drummer available. Teesside. Happy playing rock, pop, soul and blues. Will consider other genres. Good gear and transport. Very reliable. Please call/text 07787 100185.

Posted February 13
Experienced bass player seeks gigging punk band; easy going, flexible and reliable bassist in my late 40s with 30+ years playing experience, I am a seasoned live player having gigged extensively both nationally and abroad with wide studio recording experience. Professional equipment (Fender, Ampeg, Marshall) and professional attitude with a full clean driving licence. Freely available for rehearsals and a busy gig schedule as i'm not tied down by shift work or a young family. I'd prefer to play originals but would consider other options. call or text 07720642631.

Posted February 12
Energetic Drummer available, 37 years experience, pro gear and transport, looking to play live but no more than twice a month, any type of music genre considered. Based in Winlaton/Blaydon area, contact Lenny 07954488917 email

Posted February 11
Drummer available for Band based Tyne and WearExperience of playing jazz, funk, rock, blues, soul, Motown, styles anything considered now available Drummer available been currently playing in various bands. Rock band and Motown. I have been playing in bands for over 40 years. Trained by the ultimate Ronnie Pearson for 4 years. Looking for a fun band perhaps jazz, rock, blues, motown Anything considered07986133365

Posted January 30
Female singer looking for a gigging band. Iím a mature singer looking for a band who are dedicated. I will try most styles but no heavy rock. Iím a quick learner and have a professional attitude.  Iíve my own gear and transport. Please no serial rehearsers or time wasters. Contact me if interested

Posted January 27
Drummer looking for a new project,Teesside based with 25+ yrs experience. Quick learner pro gear and attitude played with many top established bands. No club bands please so looking at pub,function corporate wedding bands ideally. Anybody interested please text  to 07722586159. Read more:
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Posted June 6

Hartke VX 350w 4x10 bass combo for sale, includes a weatherproof cover. Absolute beast. May deliver within reason. £375. Tel or text me on 07864076633 for further info

Posted May 23

Boss GT10 for sale hardly used and good condition Comes with flight case Sensible Offers only North Tyneside 07890180849.

Posted May 20
A dB Flexsys FM12 stage monitor for sale in very good condition. This active coaxial monitor is equipped with a digital amplifier delivering 240W for the bass section and 60W for the high frequency. Can be use on the floor or mounted onto a pole and allows alternative input settings to minimise feedback. Great buy at £200. Buyer to collect from Sedgefield, Co.Durham. Contact

Posted May 9

Fender Eric Clapton Strat (2001 - pewter) for sale. As it says on the tin, great guitar in pretty much mint condition. With case. Collection from Crook, Co. Durham. £1350 -

Posted April 18
Suhr Doug Aldrich bridge pickup . White with 53mm Fender spacing for a strat etc , boxed . £65
Squire Protone Strat guitar (very rare) - Black with maple neck , black pearloid pick guard , gold fittings and licensed Floyd Rose trem . good condition £350
Vintage IconV6 Relic Strat guitar - Black with maple neck and white pick guard . Distressed relic finish . Pro setup . £150
OLP MM1 guitar (Musicman Axis shape) - Purple finish with maple neck . Good condition apart from some pick marks on front £130
OLP MM1 guitar (Musicman Axis shape) - Natural finish with maple neck and licensed Floyd Rose trem . Excellent condition £200
Boss CH-1 Super Chorus pedal - plenty of marks from gigging but works great . Boxed with instructions . £30
For more info call 07758 090834 Based on Teesside.

Posted April 8
For sale - Laney CPX -112 powered stage monitor. Wedge style featuring a 120-watt into 4-ohm output package and a 12 inch speaker plus horn. In very good condition. £75. Sunderland area. Contact Ian on

Posted April 7
For sale. Yamaha Mg12xu mixing consoleVery little use.Excellent condition. Comes with power supply and instructions. £175.Durham

Posted March 29
For sale:
Mark Little bass 800w, only a few months old; never gigged;£400
Markbass New York 2x12 cabinet 800w , only a few months old. Never gigged. £410 Newcastle area Contact 07398234408.

Posted March 24
Full active PA including: Soundcraft Spirit m12 mixer (with flight case) 2x Mackie srm450 tops 2x DB opera sub15 bass bins 2x Carlsbro monitors 2x kam LED stage lights. Cables etc for the above. And shure vocal and instrument mics and drum mics. We can sell individual items but its priced to sell as a deal, contact me for individual prices. Pictures available on request. Located in Blyth - Contact Rob on 07989 171932 £1000

Posted February 12
HB G212V 2x12 Closed Back Speaker Cabinet.
2 x Celestion Vintage 30 Speakers.
120W mono , 2 x 60W Stereo , 16mm plywood construction.
£100 , Chris 0787499837.