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Posted October 17
Violin/Sax/Flute players wanted for original experienced (formed 8yrs ago) Psych/Krautrock/Spacerock/Electronic/Experimentel Band influences; Can, Gong, Neu, Kraftwerk, Orbital etc. Own rehearsal room 24/7 access in Hartlepool. Age range 30s/40s+. Gigs and Festivals for 2020 already booked. Text 07533401763 or email:
Experienced guitar/singer and bass player looking for drummer for 60s/70s/80s ish music.Looking at 1 Ė 2 gigs a month ish.Rehearsals in Newton Aycliffe.Ideal for someone who just loves to play.Contact Peter on 07808 501155 or email

Posted October 15
Drummer and or Percussionist (full kit or electronic) wanted for original experienced (formed 8yrs ago) Psych/Krautrock/Spacerock/Electronic/Experimentel Band influences; Can, Gong, Neu, Kraftwerk, Orbital etc. Own rehearsal room 24/7 access in Hartlepool. Age range 30s/40s+. Gigs and Festivals for 2020 already booked. Text 07533401763 or email: .

Posted October 8
We are a North East based covers band who play pubs, clubs and some charity gigs. We are a five piece band gigging once or twice a month. We are looking to replace our current singer who is leaving to focus on her project with her originals band. We have gigs in the diary before Xmas and into the New Year so are looking for someone who can commit to learning our set and step in as soon as possible!. If interested please contact either Chris on 07788498234; Paula on 07960052004; Matt on 07939933947 or personal message us on our Facebook page:

Posted October 5
Drummer wanted to complete line up for classic rock band based in the tyne valley with own rehearsal space. Covering  Deep purple, Queen, pink floyd, that kind of thing. Ring Billy on 07506919091 for details.

Posted October 4
Teesside based pop/function/pub/club band are looking for a mature bass player, backing vocals an advantage but ok without, you will need to be based in the Teesside/Cleveland area and have your own transport, the band will be covering many music styles and will be starting this new venture as soon as possible. 
email me with your details and contact number at:
Posted October 3
Keyboard player wanted for mature band playing a mixture of all types of music. Only wanting to gig once or twice a month, Newcastle area, contact Peter, 07939227649.

Posted October 2
5 piece Country Rock band Co Durham area looking for experienced lead guitarist, able to use slide & backing vocals an advantage, working band with gigs & Festivals booked, must be able to travel   07932719129.

Rock n Roll guitarist
required to join Cleveland based band,must be based around the Cleveland area and have transport.
if interested then TXT 07903466883 with details.

Rock /Pop cover band 70s 80s 90s seek vocalist.We are a guitar /bass drums band gigging approx once a month up until May when our singer left. We have a studio available at Byker  give me a ring if you're interested or just fancy having a go tel Kev on 07792223152.

Drummer Required for Gigging Band, we are Vienna in the clubs and Kamino in the Pubs, we have good gear with a nice PA and lighting show, the band has some good quality musicians and looking for a solid drummer who fits in the with lads and can commit to gigs.There are seemingly lots of stuff on youtube for both bands that have been recorded by others so you can see what we do, we also have a dep drummer at present so have the time to find the right person.We do 3 weekends of gigs with the 4th weekend off for family time, so if interested please get in touch 07921228003.

Posted October 1

Crimson Skies rock/function band are looking for bass player, we play 2-4 gigs per months around Middlesbrough/Guisborough/Redcar area sometimes travel further if the gig is right. You can check us out on facebook @crimsonskieslive if interested plz txt Nick on 07891086279.

Posted September 29
Rhodesy's Spearmint Rhinos r/b band requires bass and vox(with harmonica) Plz text only to John 07986226160. Pigpen rehearsals.

Posted September 23

Experienced bass player seeks musos to form driving r/b band or to join up and running r/b band ,phone or text freddy on 07964258988.

Posted September 20
ManVRocknroll requires rhythm gtr(fender/gretsch), bass gtr(short scale), drummer (minimum kit) and vox (Jagger's /Olly Murs' swagger). No buskers, boozers or bluffers.  Must have gear and transport. Rehearsals @ pigpen. Gigs @ Pubs, Clubs and Private Functions. Text name/instrument/contact number, only plz to John Rhodes 07986226160. track to learn (if you want the job)

Posted September 18
Original Music + Covers Band Require Bass Player. Backing Vocals would be an asset although not essential but a willingness to adapt between music project styles. Also: Female Vocals ďLead or BackingĒ. Preferably who can play Acoustic Guitar or other Instrument although vocals only would still be an asset. We are experienced musicians who have performed at the highest level and our music projects will be based around a Melodic Rock set-up and a Folk Acoustic set-up containing Original Music & Covers. We have our own Studios + Rehearsal & P.A. Based in Northumberland, Please email us with info & links

Posted September 16

Lead singer / Frontman for Zen who are the Ultimate 80s band in the North East with a reputation for an incredible live show! Sadly for Zen, our frontman is moving on to other things so we're now on the lookout for our next incredible frontman. If you've seen us play, you'll know what we're after - amazing vocals and charisma to light up and electrify both on and off the stage. If you know of anyone who fits the bill, drop Brad a message at Or send any sound bites / videos and any other useful information direct to or call Brad on 07889 453024.

Posted September 5

Rock Guitarist/Vocalist required for established Tyneside based classic rock covers band - Fossil. We are a well respected gigging classic rock covers band playing songs from artists such as Kansas, Foreigner, The Eagles, Thin Lizzy, Dire Straits, Queen and Pink Floyd. Our gigs are mainly in pubs but we occasionally play social clubs and private functions. Age and image not important, we just require someone with decent gear/own transport/professional attitude/a good standard of musicianship and someone who wants to be "part" of a band. Contact us at or
Posted September 3
 Iím on lookout for a keyboards player with backing vocals and also reliable bass guitarist 40s upwards maybe with some vocals to join with myself on guitars my drummer and bass guitarist and a main vocalist we are based in the Gateshead and Sunderland and Durham city areas rehearsing weekday evenings text or call evenings on 07956706795 John

Posted September 2

Dep Drummer required.Sept 28th for a Newcastle Charity Show at County Hotel.Possibly a few more soon.All good gigs with a good set of lads.Songs are all well known Soul song. Easy squeeze really.Please contact: Neil, asap. for more detail.Thanks.07974383602.

wanted for established rock covers band playing AC/DC,UFO,White Snake,Free,Lizzy etc. We have gigs booked this year and are busy getting the diary up and running for next year. We have full P.A and lighting rig and usually aim for one gig a month.Good Music, Good Laughs and a couple of beers. Contact

Posted September 1
Looking for a dynamic rock vocalist, we are a group in the process of reforming. all seasoned players, mainly classic rock, but open to ideas. Aged 40s to 50s, we are an easygoing bunch, who like to have fun. not wanting to be the next big thing, like to gig prob twice per month, based in south tyne Sunderland Dave 07985585737.

Posted August 30

POSITION FILLED   POSITION FILLED   POSITION FILLED Looking for a singer who can hopefully play harp. guitar, bass, drums ready to go. We are looking to do traditional old school up beat rhythm n blues. such as Muddy Waters, Little Walter, and modern covers such as the Kokomo Kings. If you could bring anything to the band, get in touch, even if you are a bassist, harp player etc  Contact: 07972137456
Posted August 18

Our current guitarist is moving to pastures new. So we urgently require a new guitarist for the band, with gigs booked for the coming months. Backing vocals would be a bonus but not essential. We are a busy pub/function band, with female singer, bass, keys and drums. Itís NOT a rock band and is mainly rhythm guitar that is required, with the odd lead. Good gear and transport required. No time wasters. Please contact me at for further details and set list details with a view to an audition ASAP.

Posted August 11

Looking for bassist to complete project. Band is set to be playing a mix of covers and originals with the aim to be filling in 2 hour slots at a time gigging in and away from the North East, (one step at a time) Have management involved with links to photography, videos, etc Genre is Rock . We are looking for the right person with the right look, commitment and attitude. 
If interested send a message to and will get back asap.

Looking for a bass player who can share the vocals with myself. We play Country, Americana and Irish music. Gimme a call on 07949919850, Paul.

Posted August 10
Iím on the lookout for a Reliable Motivated Bass player maybe with some backing vocals and keyboards maybe with some backing vocals To join with myself on guitars my Drummer and main vocalist very soon we are in our 60s so preferably looking for musicians between 40s and 70s And Ideally suit people from south of the river Tyne and Or County Durham areas we will be playing covers and rehearsals will be on weekday evenings please text or call me on evenings only on 07956706795 John at sunniside Gateshead.

Posted August 8
Guitarist rhythm/lead wanted for working 5 piece pub band age between. Regular gigs 4-6 per month and some festival dates in for 2020. Need good gear and good standard of playing. Own transport essential unless you live around Durham city centre. We play Queen, ZZ Top, Bowie, DC, Springsteen etc. We need someone who is competent musically and is not a mannequin on stage. We have our own rehearsal space. If you would be interested email me for more details etc.

Posted August 7
POSITION FILLED   POSITION FILLED   POSITION FILLED Keyboard player wanted to join mature band Newcastle / Tyneside area, wanting to play once or twice a month doing all types of music. Contact Peter 07939227649.

Posted August 5

Dep drummer wanted for pop/rock cover band Sept 14th in Crook. Popular band with good following. For further info contact 07850527374 or email or contact Beyond Blonde on facebook.

Posted July 31

Working band looking for singer / frontperson to join us ASAP. Gigs waiting and have had great reviews. We are a 5 piece pop/ rock covers band and would preferably like a female singer. Contact 07793 750518.

Posted July 30

POSITION FILLED     POSITION FILLED      POSITION FILLED Looking for a bass player to join mature band wanting to gig once or twice a month. We are all experienced musicians who have done the every week thing and just want to enjoy playing again. Mixture of all types of music. Call or text Peter, 07939227649.

Posted July 28

Lead guitarist wanted , lost 2 weekends so far , work waiting ,  Iíll pick u up if local to Middlesbrough Iím finding it difficult to find someone able to play every weekend and not already in a band so please if you canít commit donít ask . We play live guitar oriented rock / pop on the clubs through Dixon agency , superstars need not apply.

Posted July 27

I am really interested in starting off a 90s Brit Pop Band sort of band, doing covers by the likes of Ocean Colour Scene, Stone Roses, Blur, Oasis, Cast, Kula Shaker, Seahorses, Weller, Charlatans etc.I am a very talented singer, looking for like minded musicians, I am 40 so around a similar age would be good, looking for serious committed individuals to get this off the ground, please text me or ring me on 07891 584450 thanks Troy.

Posted July 24
Keyboard player & guitarist
wanted for new INXS tribute. Band members already in place are experienced musicians in established bands. Own gear, transport & a pro attitude are essential. Rehearsals in Newcastle/ Washington. Please get in touch for more info. 07912870818.

Posted July 19

Rhythm guitarist wanted Asap for 60s band doing Roy Orbison Beatles Dave Clark 5 kinks searchers shadows etc to start gigging in November need to be fully committed north Tyneside based for more details contact Derek on 07949387293.

POSITION FILLED     POSITION FILLED      POSITION FILLED Drummer wanted. Mature bunch of guys (held together by the NHS and alcohol) based on Teesside are looking for a drummer to replace our man who has had to leave due to work commitments. Set is a mixed bag including Beatles, Chuck Berry, Searchers, Elvis, Johnny Cash, Buddy Holly, Stones, etc. We play for enjoyment, practice weekly and gig max once a month. Nothing serious and you wonít get rich. If you enjoy this type of stuff, like a beer and easy company contact :-

Posted July 18
Singer/vocalist wanted for established experienced rock covers band based in the north east. We already have a full dairy of gigs going into next year.A full pro PA system and lights are supplied but own transport is essential.Please contact Bill on
07809555430Please text only as I can rarely answer due to work , I will then contact you back ASAP.

Posted July 14
Vocalist/frontman wanted for pop-rock covers band. Mature bass & drums with experience, based in Teesside, have experienced guitarist interested in a project for which we need a vocalist/frontman. Setlist can be tailored towards singer but initial list using material from the likes of U2, Bryan Ferry, Phil Collins, Bon Jovi, Killers, Def Leppard, ELO, Huey Lewis, Kinks, Stereophonics, Fleetwood mac, Beatles and similar.

Posted July 12

Singer and Guitarist required to complete newly formed pop /rock band, we are based in the Teesside area and are experienced muscians.Transport is essential,we are looking at gigging the pubs/clubs and corporate sector. For more info please text or ring to 07722586159.

Posted July 11
Keyboard player
wanted for 60s band doing  Roy Orbison Beatles Dave Clark 5 kinks searchers shadows etc need to be fully committed based in north shields area for moredetails contact Derek on 07949387293.

Posted July 9

Looking for a double bass player (preferably youngish) to join a band playing 50s style rock n roll, rhythm & blues with some jazz/swing influence. Looking for someone who comes from any of these backgrounds. Based around Newcastle but aiming to do gigs throughout the country. Contact Stu on 07833013557.

Posted July 8
Keyboard player wanted for 4 piece 70s to date pop/soft rock, although quite 80s orientated at the moment .Our age group is 50s. Based Gateshead Contact newband1@yahoo.come.

Posted July 3

Wanted bass player and guitarist for Beatle band.  Drummer and guitarist seek other mad Beatle members. And keys if possible. To play  Beatle set .only the music not look alikes . So no wigs or suits . If interested drop me a line . 07986010850. RINGO. Based in Teesside.
Myself main guitarist and my Drummer both in our 60s are on the lookout for a good vocalist! Male or Female also a big bonus if you also play some guitar and a good bass guitarist backing vocals would be great ! But not Essential etc ,we are looking for Friendly good humoured musicians roughly same ages and musical tastes as ourselves Iím based in sunniside Gateshead and my Drummer is in Sunderland text or call best evenings on 07956706795 John.

Posted July 2

Ukulele plus Band is looking for 2 new members to add to the Band,preferable with vocals or possibly a 2nd instrument,must be committed and able to practise on a Monday night in Ryton,also must have a good personality and no egos,we are playing mixed sets of all types of Music.Contact  07710881416.

Unfortunately due to other commitments Crazy Train... Ozzy Osbourne tribute are now looking for a vocalist. As all members also play in other bands this would also suit somebody as a 2nd band or main project. Gigs will be booked according to everybody's availability although we do have potential gigs lined up... Interested? Contact Kev on 07717723405 or

deep breath Sadly our new lead guitarist canít commit . We are on the road and working SO lead guitarist with bvs to potentially play every fri sat sun you donít have to be a rock star . You will be on wages and need transport to my house in boro. But if u live local will pick u up yes we work through Dixon agency yes we play sex on fire and human and yes Iím a musical prostitute 😂

Posted June 26
Murdaball are seeking a mature punk lead guitarist. The right candidate will be a genuine ego free person with a good sense of humour, honesty and commitment are paramount, they will be able to jam and write new material, have plenty of gigging experience and a good grasp of how the punk scene works generally. Own transport, good gear and the right attitude are a must. We have several albums recorded (some of which can be found on Spotify) we will be looking to record a new album as soon as we're up and running. email or facebook.

Posted June 22

Looking to reform recording band from the 60s.Sugar are looking for mature lead and bass guitars must be strong vocalist and experienced. You'll be amazed at the two people we're looking to replace can be second project, looking to get involved in the 60s circuits please email for more

Posted June 21

Older guitarist some keyboards aged 60s into prog rock Psychedelic Acid rock folk rock bands from the amazing 70s and 80s seeks to Join up with mature musicians playing Original music into the same Era of music as myself must be committed to getting gigs and regular weekly evenings rehearsals Iím willing to travel a distance to find compatible friendly musicians Iím not into heavy metal bands text or call best after 6pm on 07956706795 based in sunniside Gateshead areas.

Posted June 20

POSITION FILLED     POSITION FILLED      POSITION FILLED Tin Soldiers require Sound/Lights Engineer for pub gig Sunday 25th August 2019, 7pm start. Will pay the going rate. If interested please contact Lenny 07954488917, Email

wanted to complete Wedding/Function male/female trio. Good rates, Newcastle area. Telephone Jennie 07738375821, Evenings.

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.
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Posted October 20
Hi guitarist available experience of different genres, have worked in  the clubs and pubs can do backing vocals interested in regular work contact 07930257552 or email

Posted October 11
Experienced bass player seeking covers band for regular gigs. Lots of experience playing gigs (over 20years worth) doing originals and covers. My preference is for rock / indie/ 80s but willing to give anything ago. Also capable of doing backing vocals if required and also play keys too. Drop me a text on 07488 368664. Thanks

Posted October 10
Experienced drummer seeks dep work for club bands or functions bands for club bands I have electronic kit and mixer headphones drum monitor three years experience of click track with destiny dixons club band ten years drum miming in club duo
for function bands acoustic kit mics or electronic kit and many years of fully live band playing in pubs and clubs plus three years click track if you need a dep contact 07722425557 can only travel out of the north east on Saturdays can dep for pub bands or join one with gigs in the diary can sing harmony vocals.

Posted October 8
Guitarist into  60/70s group music kinks  hollies who badfinger etc  pro sound looking to complete  or  join  band  transport  contact  stuart fahkwar

Bass player available Northumberland Looking to join band or start something up Experienced in gigging and recording Covers or originals or both Cheers Txt 07506951863.

Posted October 7
Male vocalist available looking for a gigging band, have a lot of experience have a similar range and sound as Paul Weller, would prefer gigging band but I am also open to other projects even original bands, please text or ring me and I can send some demos of my vocal ability. 07950474031

Posted October 1

Drummer available , own transport and Good Equipment. Looking for a band to slot into. 07578320720 Neal.

Posted September 8

After our last band (Americana and alt.Country) came to a natural conclusion earlier this year, myself (guitars and bvox) and the drummer are looking for a new venture and want to hear from other musicians who are keen to play something different (not classic rock, britpop, metal etc). We're are driven, experienced, have a broad taste and are keen to get gigging again. Based between Guisborough and Richmond. Interested? Please txt Phil on 0788 7776290 or email

Posted September 3

19 year old guitar player looking for a gigging band, willing to put the hours in, open to all genres of music and im based in the stockton on tees area. i have played in bands before and im looking to get gigging wherever i can. my only problem is i dont have transport contact or call 07538584655

Posted August 29
I'm currently playing solo and in a duo, but after rehearsing with a full band recently and completing a CD I want to give it a shot. I'm a 61 male, into Americana, Country and Irish music, a good rhythm, picking and slide guitarist and ideally would like to share the vocals with others. I have great gear, acoustic and electric, drive and dead keen. I live in Seaburn and can bring 25-40 songs gig ready. If I'm what you are looking for gimme a call 07949919850, cheers Paul.

Posted August 6
Lead guitarist available Looking to join a cover band or just jam with some friendly faces. I mainly play rock/pop/blues but I can turn my hand to anything. Influences include Guns n Roses Ac/Dc and Led Zep. Previous experience include, pubs, clubs, charity events and private party's. I have good gigging gear and a Van. Cheers Dan 07714087091.

Posted August 1
looking for band, 300/400 gigs in last decade. Moving back to North East after 25 years away. For videos & testimonials (Recycled Teenagers, Troyen, BBGM, Rattled) please see Facebook, Karl Altdorfer. Experienced, reliable, gigged a lot of different genres, good gear, own van, 60 years old, own hair & some teeth. Please contact Prefer minimum of one paid gig per month, preferably more. Fender, Rickenbacker & top class amp & cabs.

Posted July 31

Experienced mature Keyboards player,  I am also a also competent lead guitarist looking for a band or something interesting. Styles would be rock, prog, etc or maybe original songs if  decent.  Please e mail at first instance to for a chat. I don't want to do loads of gigs, just has to be musically interesting and fun! 

Posted June 16

Mature experienced Bass Player looking for working band most styes covered. Can also sing or do BVs Dep or to join longer term Johnb  07480858471.

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.

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Posted October 21
RCF 705-AS Sub 700 watt 130dB Excellent condition & working order,  5yrs old owned by me since new, have manual & receipt from Soundslive, £400  ono, contact Pete 07775922523 (Durham).

Posted October 19

Sennheiser Mikes(2) As new £50 each. Shure Green Bullet dedicated harp mike, as new £60. DAT machine and Akai Sampler, phone for details. 01665479476

Posted October 14

Selling my G System multi Fx guitar pedal £450 selling a boss ES8 switching system £400 and silver as new condition flightcase £90 John Petucci signature wah pedal £120 And a cry baby wah pedal £60 and a Disaster area pedal £100 Gretsch single cutaway semi acoustic guitar made in Indonesia £500 Sorry no Trades and Buyer Collects based Sunniside Gateshead text or call 07956706795 evening only

Posted October 7
TC Electronics G System with Flight Case for Sale with 4 way Cabling, this unit is in great condition and only selling as I am downsizing house and need the space. It is in great working order and is a great multi effects unit while not changing to the tone and quality of your amp. The Flight case is practically brand new as this has spent a lot of time in the studio and not on the road, it has a 4 way system for changing channels on your amp as well... £790. For more information Tel: 07921228003.

Posted September 6

Studiomaster VX15 speakers x2 with stands £250. Soundcraft folio SX mixing desk with flight case ( 2 channel's not working but easily fixed) £140. Yamaha CP2000 power amp and ZOOMSTUDIO 1201 effect's unit both housed in a flight case £230. Contact Mal 07754847958 or Email:

Posted September 2

12 string Takamine eg523sc - 12 electro acoustic guitar, as new condition, beautiful looking and sounding 12 string. £380 ono. Contact Peter, 07939227649.

Posted August 21
Selling a fender squeire P-bass with gig bag. Good condition. £170.00 
Contact 07814419903

Posted July 2

Shure SM58 microphone with 6.00m of XLR to XLR cable with carry pouch, as new never gigged used only for some recording. £50.00 only. 07780 565 329.

Posted June 24

Playstation One - modded, with 9 original games:
Sony Original controllers x 2. Also two tv connectors - RF (aerial connection) and phono as pictured. Also two original memory cards.
TRY BEFORE YOU BUY. I can set up the unit and you can try any and all games before you hand over your spondulicks.

The sale also includes 35 'other' games which play perfectly on this modded machine - a list of which I can email to any interested parties.