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Posted April 17
Bass player wanted for female fronted new band (all experienced members) gigs lined up Influences pop/rock blondue, Joan jett etc
Contact mal on 07535043120.

Posted April 15
Bass player needed for an original band in the Tyne and Wear area. Must have own transport and be reliable. The music is a mix of rocky to chilled. If interested please email emeraldstone1000@yahoo.com.

Posted April 4
I am a solo singer/guitarist and mandolin player looking to form electro/acoustic duo/trio, in the Americana/Irish genre. My setlist includes songs by Eagles, Tom Petty, Byrds, Pogues, Steve Earl and many more...As a gigging artist I have good gear inc. PA, and a good rehearsal space in Seaburn. Must be of a decent standard, have an easy going personality and be available to gig regularly. If this is for you please give me a ring on 0191 529 3303 or 07949 919850.Cheers, Paul.

Posted March 8
Heartbreaker, a tribute to Free and Bad Company are looking for a new bass player. Usual requirements:- must have good gear, your own transport, reliable and able to learn the setlist. No multiple band players thanks. The band is also learning a mixed covers setlist to run parallel to F n BC setlist. Mixed covers are varied ranging from The Police, 10cc, Lizzy, Frankie Miller, Nazareth, Zeppelin. Band are around 60 years old age group and based Gateshead, stanley, hartlepool. Gigs are lined up from June usually gigging one or two times a week. Email Mirageman@hotmail.co.uk or phone/text Gordon on 07475029338 thank you.

Posted March 7
Hi we are beyond blonde a female fronted band doing stuff from blondie, kim Wilde, Joan jet cranberries, pink ect looking for a guitarist and maybe a keyboard player 2 we have gigs booked in festivals ect if your interested please email me on jason.turner1969@icloud.com or text me on 07940264663.

Posted February 3
Seeking a replacement Drummer. We are an established North East based (Newcastle/Gateshead/Durham) five piece band covering Southern Rock, West Coast Rock and Country Rock material. We work at least once a week, usually Fri, Sat or Sunday (sometimes but rarely twice) playing pubs (mainly) and clubs throughout the North East. Our driving force are 3 and 4 piece harmonies and a tight backline. If you sing that would be a big bonus. You must have your own transport and good drum mics. Our existing gigs are starting to come in now due to the relaxation of restrictions. We are looking to audition soon. So if this is your thing please call 07505 234143 Anytime

Posted February 28
POSITION FILLED
Looking for a vocalist/frontman for our Soul/party band (est 1998). Top class PA and lights. Weekend work only, we do this for the love of it, not a wage, youíll ideally be the same. Great bunch of lads with no egos (aged 40s/50s). Get in touch for a completely confidential chat. Please contact Ross - 07734306098 graeme.miles41@yahoo.co.uk.
POSITION FILLED

Posted February 27
The vinyl chimes, 80s alternative and new wave plus a few classics from the era thrown in, are looking for a new keyboard player to join the band. We are well established on the pub & club scene with the odd festival thrown in. We play material from the likes of the smiths, dexys, talking heads, the cure, Bowie, the stranglers, the specials, elvis Costello plus loads more. We want some one who is fully committed, however we donít look to gig every weekend, family time is important to us too. 2-4 gigs per month. Gigs in the diary from august onwards. If youíre interested or would like more info please contact: Paul - 07795844063  Dave - 07791775607  davison0806@gmail.com.

Posted February 23
Established Black Sabbath tribute need highly professional and committed bass player for rehearsals and gig schedule. We have management in place ready to book UK gigs as soon as pandemic restrictions lift to allow live music again. Applicants need experience playing on a large stage and being prepared to have some serious fun and travel!  Contact rik@blakksabbath.com 07833 130777

Singer needed for 80s show, good stage presence and professional attitude playing Madonna, Blondie, Tina Turner, Cher, Whitney Houston, Eurythmics, this is just a sample to join Guitar, Bass, Drums and keyboards.To play clubs and functions, Will be a lively show with costume changes. PA and Lighting in place. Age unimportant set will be to suit, will be rehearsing as soon as lock down is over. If you can email some info about yourself first to therubixband@yahoo.com

Position Filled
We are looking for a regular Bass Dep for our North East based Ska band. We can offer on average 1 gig per month and it would ideally suit someone looking to play in a band, but canít commit to a full busy gig schedule. Age not an issue (were all in our 50s) as long as you can get in the groove & play to a decent standard. (We are based in Consett - NW Durham) Please text Andy on 07717478839 or email andygailes@sky.com for more info.
Position Filled

Posted February 17

Saxophonist wanted for pro working band, must be available Fridays, Saturdays and occasional Sundays,Tenor Sax preferred. As soon as Coronavirus restrictions are lifted band has a busy diary waiting, Good rates of pay and gigs are nation wide. it is a high energy show so strong stage presence required. For more info please Email gigtime2021@gmail.com

Posted January 16
Mature drummer is looking to meet similar musicians for initially an informal get together to see where it goes, no hard set direction musically,lets just see where it takes us.......no immediate pressure but gigs in the future not objected to, contact thebigpicture1500@btinternet.com

Posted December 27

Drummer
wanted for new female fronted covers band coming 2021 Set includes Blondie, Joan Jett, Go Gos, undertones and more Must have own transport, be able to rehearse as soon as were able. Contact Ali 07850527374 for further details


Posted December 12

I'm looking for musicians male or female to help start a professional show band. All instruments/ styles welcome. Ages 18+. If interested message Jamie on 07396626133. (new phone number)

Posted December 7

We are a Heavy Metal band based in Middlesbrough Teesside, We have a record deal with Pure Steel records and we have management with RS Promotions with gigs booked for 2021. A new album to write and record and to be released in 2021. We are looking for a Lead/Rhythm Guitarist to add to the line up who is reliable and committed. We plan to do shows in the UK and Europe to promote our album. Anyone interested can contact us on social media or Email: millenniumheavymetal@gmail.com.

Posted November 21
Lead/acoustic guitarist wanted for Celtic Rock Wedding Function band, Top Rates. Based in Newcastle.   Backing vocals an advantage.
Tel:07463182106  for more info.

Posted November 19

Guitarist wanted for hair metal cover band - Motley Crue, Poison, GnR, Twisted Sister, Warrant etc. Big hair, big egos, tight pants. Looking to do a tribute to this era - we're going for the full look so be prepared to wear a wig (unless you're blessed with a bitchin mane of hair), and dust off your spandex! We don't care about age - we're 30 odd to 50 something -  you just need the energy and sense of humour to make this a fun project. Drop me message if your pants are tight enough!

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Posted March 26
Double bass player looking to join up with people to play authentic country/bluegrass/blues (not classic rock covers in the style of), for fun and the odd gig here and there (if and when venues open up again). Based in Tynedale. Good gear and transport. Time wasters not tolerated, so if you're 'just putting feelers out' don't contact me. If you are up for it drop me a line at billybassbailey@gmail.com.

Posted February 25
Very experienced drummer dep drummer harmony vocalist seeks pre covid established covers band ive got acoustic and electronic kits cajon percussion set up can play acoustic guitar reliable transport willing to play for nothing or expenses if required not looking for new band unless they have contacts for gigs call barry on 07722425557.

Posted January 3
Experienced, reliable Drummer available. 47 years old. 'Getting back into it' after a 5 year hiatus from the scene, prior 15 years of experience. Good gear and ready to get up to speed with a new band. Non shift worker good gear and transport. Influences wide-ranging (but are not limited to) classic American punk, Crossover, metal, Creedence, Purple, Pumpkins, and some 90s indie stuff to boot.
Based south Northumberland/Newcastle area. Email CoolOnTheStool@outlook.com.


Posted November 23
19-yr-old guitarist looking to join/form dedicated, ambitious rock band to do covers and originals, would prefer to be the only guitarist but would be more than happy to be lead guitarist with a rhythm guitarist. Based in South Shields/Newcastle but can drive and travel around Tyne and Wear and further afield. Ideally looking for people my age (late teens to mid-20s) but open to *anything* at all. Loads of influences of all genres but mainly Rush, Queen, Slash, Manics etc. If you have any questions at all, text 07914003232 or email alexanderdunn07@gmail.com


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Posted January 14
Yamaha RGX110 - Superstrat style guitar Ė single EMG85X bridge pickup. Good condition, good player, my backup guitar for the last 15 years. Vintage white, £150 Ė Chris 07874998377.

Posted November 2
NOW SORTED
Wanted Boss ME 50B bass multi effects pedal. As long as the pedal has full functionality Iím not too bothered about its cosmetic appearance. If you can help please ring or text me on 07854 351665 and Iíll respond as soon as I can.
NOW SORTED

Posted October 20
At home music videos. High quality, stress free and COVID friendly videos for social media or your website. As an experienced videographer, I can guide you through recording the footage at home using everyday tools you will have access to, then I will edit it all together for you to a professional standard. Typically, I can do all this for £60 (£12 each for a five piece band!). If you're interested, just get in touch (no commitment) at contact@holdproductions.co.uk and I'll explain how it works.



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