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Posted Jan 22
Looking for a new singer for our cover band, Crimson Skies, as family commitments have understandably lead to our current singer handing his notice in.Established 5 piece covering a range of material from Beatles/Stones to Reef/Killers to GnR/Nirvana to Clash/Kinks. We are Teeside based playing the pub circuit, private parties and weddings. Easy going set of guys who try to make sure everyone leaves having had a good night. If you’re interested contact Nick 07891 086279 for more information, and have a look at our fb page Crimson Skies. Cheers.

Posted Jan 19
Wanted: Keyboard player for deeppurpleinrock must have own gear and transport.Please no time wasters. Contact Mark 666markcraig@gmail.com

Posted Jan 15

Our band needs a new front man - Freddie Mercury/Robert plant!!!! We’ve covered everything since we’ve been together ranging from led zep/the Beatles/the doors/Stones /sabbath/deep purple/queen/roy Orbison/ to the newish bands. Oasis/stereophonics/kings of Leon/killers. We’re looking for a frontman aged between 20/40 that plays electric guitar that could handle rhythm duties and maybe the occasional lead part. we’d consider keys player if you were interested. However. It’s not essential that you are either of those things. Pro attitude/own pa/own transport essential. Please get in touch. We’ve gigs booked and we’re ready to go!If you’d prefer to ring to chat feel free. 07989319728

Posted Jan 14

Mature Lead Guitarist with heavy rhythm style  required for five piece band, playing soft/classic rock, CC Revival, Stones, Free, Kinks,zz, acdc...... full set lists and keys available, rehearsal venue in place, PA , Lights, transport, , please email...... davegrah@gmail.com

Posted Jan 12

Band looking for keys, female vocalists, brass and drums to play wide range of music form Micheal Jackson to Ocean Colour Scene.Male vocalist guitars and bass confirmed neilburnett80@yahoo.co.uk

Posted Jan 11
Vocalist wanted male/female for 60s band age not important. Must have own gear and transport. g.merton47@gmail.com

Posted Jan 9

Guitarist wanted for heavy metal band Millennium based in Teesside. We have a new album out and we are receiving some great reviews. Contact millenniumheavymetal@gmail.com

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Solid drummer and Lead guitarist
wanted for newly formed classic rock pub band.Vocals and bass in place. PA and lights bought. Professional attitude and gear required.Suit 40/50 year old. Gigs waiting. Based Newcastle. Gaz   07707718831   or   garrycroft@hotmail.com
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Posted Jan 8
Third person required to join the Blue Bayou duo who play Americana and Irish music. The person could be a guitarist or harp player who can add some vocals and would put more bias on Americana, or a fiddle/mando/banjo player who would put more bias on a more Irish/folk sound. We are flexible and rehearse in Whitburn. We have been gigging regularly as a duo, but need you so we can take a step up, and have gigs booked in already for this year. If this is for you get in touch by email paul.tilley58@gmail.com or phone 0191 529 3303 and 07949 919850, cheers Paul.

Singer required for 50s/60/early 70s rock and roll band, if you interested in the job and live in Teesside and have your own transport then drop me an email, would prefer a mature 40s plus person, male or female who has played clubs etc and knows what to expect.So if your from the Teesside area and have your own transport and would like to audition then drop me an email to:bandstuff@madnet.org.ukplease include your age/location and experience.

Posted Jan 6
Maiden England is to be reformed and the band members are looking for a singer to do a full Paul dianno set.it will be songs off the first two maiden lps.  07800791447 666markcraig@gmail.com

Posted Jan 4

Lead Guitarist with backing vocals required for a long established NE band, playing a wide genre of popular music. Must have experience of playing weddings /functions and pub gigs. A high level of commitment, professionalism as well as transport and pro equipment is essential. bandemailaddress1@gmail.com


Posted Jan 1
Drummer required for new six piece covers band playing Pop, Rock, Soul and Funk.  Band to comprise of Guitar, Bass, Drums, Keyboards, Saxophone and Vocals. Rehearsals in Newcastle. Must have pro gear and own transport. Gigs lined up for 2018. Will be looking to play pubs and functions. PA and lights sorted.  If you're interested please call or text Geoff on 07746 678681. Cheers.

Posted Dec 26

Lead guitarist wanted backing/vox preferred for reformation of a very popular and successful Ska tribute show to be re-aunched in 2018, will be looking at working weekends. Own equipment and Transport essential. Based in the North and South Tyneside. For more info contact anth@houeoffunband.co.uk


Posted Dec 24
Drummer (50) seeks novice or established folk, jazz or theatre musicians/singers interested in prog-folk-rock (like Tull, Pentangle) or art-pop (K Bush) to write and perform original inspirational 'alternative' music.  Project will be located around Alnwick so do please bear that in mind before calling.  Contact Peter on 07975 718058

Posted Dec 11
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Bass Player Required for North East Band.. we play the clubs as Vienna and Pubs as Kamino.. lots of gigs, quality PA and Lights. We are looking for someone who has good equipment, backing vocals, sense of humour and also needs to be able to muck in to get the equipment sorted...  check out our Facebook page:- "Vienna North East Band" if interested please send me a message on 07921228003.
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Posted Dec 10

60s Live at the Vic (Spennymoor) require a bass player. This would be a shared role with myself.  Rehearsal every Monday night at the Tudhoe Victory Club, once monthly show night. Age/gender unimportant. We play for the love of it (ie unpaid)!  All back line provided. If you fancy a chat please get in touch. Mark 07967760204.


Posted Dec 8

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 Cluny, and headlining the O2 Academy 2 in January.  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 - https://www.youtube.com/user/DrivenSerious - and drop us an email at drivenserious@gmail.com.

Posted Dec 7
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Drummer wanted for 1960s style band. Essentials: own kit and transport, pro experience and attitude. Someone who would enjoy playing 60s pop style music is essential e.g. Beatles, Shadows, Beach Boys, Sandie Shaw etc. We’re looking for the right fit but also someone with technical skill, some of these songs are tricky! Drummer will join vocals, guitar, keys and bass based in South Tyneside/Derwentside for a review show that will be working corporates and theatres. Must be able to drum in a suit! Gigs booked in 2018. For more info contact 07713247760.
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We are a 3 piece blues/r&b outfit looking for a frontman. Strong blues singer needed, it would be brilliant if you could also play a mean blues harp for an extra dimension. We cover the likes of Dr Feelgood, George Thorogood, SRV to name a few, but would be open to your influences also. We would be gigging all over the North East. Rehearse in Blaydon (not set in stone)Contact Richie - 07906237505 or rdptwang@hotmail.com

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North east band Require Drummer due to are current drummer losing his licence we mostly play Saturdays 3 to 4 times a month are diary is filling up nicely for next year So need to move quickly need some one who is steady and hits hard and loud we do not mic up kit ideal age 35 to 55 must have own transport and  gear and be committed we play for fun and enjoyment first but to a high standard  Playing light rock from glam and classic rock with a spot of 80s for good measure for more info drop me a line at gotang007@hotmail.com
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Posted Dec 1
Pure 80s music ... erasure... Duran ... ultravox .... big country etc .... who would be seriously interested in starting an 80's tribute band.I'm a rhythm guitarist so would be looking for bass .. singer .. lead guitarist .. drummer and keyboards. Cheers uppy1966@googlemail.com

Drummer wanted for Newcastle based 4 piece covers band. Looking to be gigging in early 2018. We play songs from all different genres and styles. Will be doing pubs and clubs at first but wanting to do wedding and functions in the future. if interested phone Nathan 07917870433.

5 piece band (drums/gtr/bass/keys/sax), mostly ex. pro. seasoned players, playing jazz/blues/mood grooves to a high standard, seek female vocalist with similar tastes to play jazz/blues clubs,  events, festivals , etc.      Age, height, shape , looks, religion, politics ,  irrelevant,.......talent, passion,committment,.... crucial!    If interested call Mick on  0191  4174299 for a "natter". 

Posted Nov 27

Rock Guitarist Required. Immediate start. Newly formed 4 piece rock bank require competent rock guitarist.Band aged 40/50 very experienced and competent players. Must meet the following standards. Good equipment and must look the part. Own transport.Good equipment and must look the part. Own transport. Available most weekends, Good Professional attitude, Pubs and the occasional club.Band comprises of vocals, guitar, drums and bass. Newcastle based. PA and lights ready to go. Gigs booked for 2018. Please note:   No Dreamers, Amateurs or Time wasters or players in multiple bands
Please note:   No Dreamers, Amateurs or Time wasters or players in multiple bands. Please contact. lowdownbass54@gmail.com


Posted Nov 26

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Posted Nov 25

Singer front person required for covers rock /pop band, kol , cult, stereophonics, stones, oasis etc must be prepared to practice and gig, we have our own PA and practice area so no need to hire practice rooms, ring Eric on 07768 345944 for more details.

Posted Nov 21

Versatile competent Bass Player with good B/V required to join established band with growing reputation and plenty of gigs to do.Applicant must have committed pro attitude and good gear with own transport. Based in Newcastle the band consists of experienced seasoned members with professional pedigrees behind them and specialise in playing material from the golden era of West Coast Americana..e.g. Eagles, CSN&Y, Byrds, Steely Dan etc.If this seems like your bag then contact Brian 0191 482 2481 or Paul 1670 521289 who will be happy to divulge more.

Posted Nov 20

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Posted Nov 17

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Elenbak are looking for a rock influenced bass player to join our female fronted high energy band. Own transport a must. For more details, set list and gig dates Contact 07973808713.
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Posted Nov 8

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if you like what you hear drop us a email at gotang007@hotmail.com
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Posted Nov 3

Drummer required. Hi we are Fire in the Wire, a bunch of 50 and 60 year olds. we play all sorts of covers, blues, pop, soft rock etc. We are essentially a hobby band and gig about once a month, sometimes paid sometimes for charity. We practice most Thursday nights at Etherley near Bp. Auckland. Our long standing drummer is having to retire for health reasons. We are definitely not in it for the money but for the fun of it. If you are like minded and interested please get in touch. Phone Paul on 01388 488368 or 07714462802. Or p_routledge@mail.com Cheers

Singer wanted for a gigging soul/motown band. We are very easy going and flexible in our approach. Looking for a front person with a good strong voice, good stage presence who can command the stage. Please contact Kevin on 07787 100185.
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Posted Jan 22
Highly experienced drummer available for paid work from 1st of March.  20 years experience in clubs, Holiday Parks private functions and Sessions/Deps.  Hard Working and no ego and loves a laugh. Happily play to a click and provide backing vocals where needed. Top of the line gear, and endorsements with Tama, Evans, Promark, and Soultone Cymbals.  Look forward to hearing from you soon email:Michael@tripletdrumming.com mob:07896655228.

Posted Jan 16

Vocalist available to join or form cover band playing the likes of Dire Straits, Pink Floyd, Classic Rock and some 80s classics. Basically I’m looking for a band that is willing to try something different than what we all hear week in and week out in the pubs and clubs. None of your Summer of ‘69 in here folks, lets do it differently! I have many ideas, so email for details. Based in Blyth but willing to travel a little ways, Whitley Bay, Ashington, Wideopen sort of distance. Im 42, to give an indication of my age, similar tastes required really, but input from all a must =Contact sdk_2010@yahoo.com for more. Look forward to hearing from you.

Posted Jan 14
Mature bass player with years of solid experience in clubs, pubs, functions and high profile gigs, also experience in studio sessions. Good backing vocals or lead if needed. Good gear and own transport. Looking for paid work in an established covers band, North East area. I’m based in Gateshead. Contact Jimmy on 07429166790

Posted Dec 28

hi mature bass player good gear own transport loads ov experience v/fast learner sets happy t rehearse into classic hard rock zztop whitesnake bad co etc cheers happy new year mike60@post.com also willing to do deps cheers

Posted Dec 26

Drummer looking for paid band work !I have been drumming since I was little north east biased drummer, Played for bands such as Hooch Navarro, Dep for a friend in a band called chaser, was the drummer in the drive /London calling altogether at least 7 years experience of playing in club land, holiday parks, wedding venues and for the troops over in Germany.Ill play pretty much any type of music my fav been rock, funk, blues and soul.I don’t have a car/van but I ride a motorcycle so I’m available for pick ups apart from if its ice or snow.If you are interested please text/phone me on either 07741411094/0191 5263151.Much regards Michael James.  


Posted Dec 8

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Posted Dec 7

I play guitar, lap steel, dobro, cbg banjo and stomper, plus backing vox, Looking to join a country, rootsy bluesy Irish themed band. Good gear, no ego, love playing live. ring me on 07949 919850.

Posted Nov 15

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Posted Nov 9
Guitarist looking for band or duo doing music from 50s to 90sI play rhythm but can do lead as well but I am not a fast rock player, will be fully committed and have great pa system and my own transport,I have played in bands and duo doing clubs and pubs and play a fenderstrat, please must not be in loads of other bands only one project only,please contact Derek on 07949387293 thank you

Posted Nov 7
Guitarist looking to join or start a band. I play all kinds of music, mainly metal and rock. But also like most other kinds of music. I have been playing guitar for around 2 and a half years and would love to find a cool bunch of people to rehearse once a week with and have a laugh. Peterlee area, but more than willing to travel. Please Contact 07908275298.

Bass player
wanted for new girl fronted 4 piece. Consisting of vocals acoustic guitar bass and drums. 1 or 2 gigs per month Acoustic based versions of popular mainstream material. Harmony vocals an asset. We are 30s to 50s age group. Gateshead bandtype1@yahoo.co.uk

Posted Nov 5

Dep Bass Player Available throughout  November /December 2017.Most styles, professional level, pro gear and own transport.Superfast learner. Ex Witchkraft, Heavy Load, Infinity and various Dixon Bands.Gaz  07707718831   or garrycroft@hotmail.com


Posted Nov 3
I'm a young looking 57 year old bass guitar player with 6 years experience, looking for a band to join, or start one up.  Based near Leyburn, in North Yorkshire.  Have own gear and can travel.  Looking to do covers of classic rock, like Queen, Elton John, bon jovi and many others. Nothing obscure. 60s and other general pub and party gigs a couple per month ideally, but flexible. Please text to  07949199911, rather than call, as I'm always out on the road.

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Posted January 20
Line 6 pod HD 300 amp. modelling F/X unit, includes distortions/overdrives/modulation/reverbs/delays/compressors/wah/vol. pedal/ phasers, plus far too many f/x to mention here.   Still with original box/manual.   £100.      full details call 0191  4174299.

Posted January 13
Series 1 Laney Pro Tube 100w Head , excellent condition , regularly serviced.
Modified Plexi/JCM800 style , a much better sounding amp than the original JCM800 it replaced.£350 , Chris 07874998377

Posted January 3
Anyone out there got a drum stool ?Tel 01665479476. Green Bullet dedicated harp mike for sale £50.

Posted January 2
Fender Telecaster Classic 50s, white in Fender case, immaculate condition - £450.00
Fender Precision Bass Classic 50s, fiesta red in a Hiscox case. Immaculate condition -£450.00Ashdown Magg 300 bass amp head, excellent condition - £150.00Location - NorthumberlandContact nos: 01670 521261/07825 482181Jim Aiken


Posted Dec 11

A pair of QSC K12 powered speakers 1000W - 131 SPL 4 years old in perfect working order, still under warranty ( 6 years) excellent condition clean and tidy
speakers, sold with fitted covers and power supply lead, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVqp0L0tm3Q

Posted Dec 7
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Egnater Rebel 112 speaker cab and fitted Roqsolid cover for sale, £140 (no silly offers or swops please). This one is in the all-black finish, which is hard to find now. Quality finish, nice compact size, 16 ohms with Celestion Elite 80 speaker inside (these get excellent reviews). Pretty much as new, just a couple of minor scuffs underneath, out of sight. Not used much and never thrashed. Based in rural Northumberland but often in Newcastle and Hexham if that helps. Email Dave: highbrandybank@gmail.com (currently having trouble with our phone coverage, sorry).

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Posted Dec 5
For sale £450.00 - 2015 Gibson Les Paul studio in desert burst , coil tap with hardcase , never played.Sunderland area 07779 710364 can deliver within reason.

Posted Nov 28
For Sale a pair of QSC K12 powered speakers 1000W  each - 131 SPL
. 4 years old in perfect working order, still under warranty ( 6 years) small amount of cosmetic wear but generally clean and tidy speakers, sold with fitted covers and power supply lead, £800 o.n.o    07802 570 326 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVqp0L0tm3Q

Posted Nov 20
Sterling by music man model JP100D John Petrucci signature in pacific blue excellent guitar in great condition £450 includes hard case.
07823888984.

Posted Nov 14
Pair of DB Technologies 15 inch Active Sub Woofers for sale. 3 years old in perfect working order, usual cosmetic wear but generally clean and tidy, includes covers 
800w RMS each, easy lift for one person.07802 570 326
DBs gen : Loaded with 15” woofer and featuring band-pass circuitry, the SUB 15D is a remarkably agile and responsive speaker system. Driven by an onboard digipro® digital power amp, this bin packs a powerful low-end punch perfect for rendering kick drums with high SPL. 
The SUB 15D operates in mono and stereo courtesy of the integrated active crossover, which also offers flexible configuration options. This subwoofer sets new standards in its class for weight, performance, and transportability. 
With digital power amps lightening the load, toting and setting up these bins is an exercise in convenience. This handling ease is an asset users are sure to value, particularly those frequently tasked to set up and tear down systems for live applications. 
Combine them with many other mid-/high-range units to configure powerful sound reinforcement systems. Control LEDs afford users a view of the current operating status. A professional-grade locking Neutrik® PowerCon connector with a parallel output (Link) connects the enclosure to the mains supply.

Posted Nov 5
alpha paiste rock crash 17" cymbal, good condition, £55hi hat stand, good condition, £25paiste rude crash ride 17" cymbal, good condition, £120if interested please contact mickey on 07707463975, collection only

Posted Nov 4

Superb pa for hire has done large outdoor gigs and is just as at home in smaller venues. This comes with van and driver £200 per gig please ring 07939089059 for details.