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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
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.

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 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 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.

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