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Posted Oct 24
We are a mature new band with female fronted vocals, drums, bass and lead guitar. Looking for a Rhythm guitarist to complete line up.Spennymoore, Hartlepool, and Middlesbrough area based. Looking at blues rock based genre that cover and celebrates artists through the decades. If interested contact Beverley for more information on: 07434547404.

Posted Oct 9
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Singer/blues harp neededWe 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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Posted Oct 5
POSITION FILLED        POSITION FILLED        POSITION FILLED          POSITION FILLED The Lounge Lizards UK are in need of a drummer starting from January at the latest. A band that has been playing over 20 years on the local scene, with regular paid gigs each month (roughly 40 gigs a year) around the region. As there are a lot of blues numbers in the set, we need someone who can swing it. Must have own gear + transport.
If interested contact Ron Seymour on 07828781811.

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Posted Oct 3
Guitarist wanted for Ska covers band. Backing vocals preffered but not essential. Any age considered, must have passion and ability. Tyne and Wear based. Well paid gigs in great venues awaiting. Vox, Bass, Sax, Drums, Keys musicians/canny lads. Have a good time, be part of a brilliant band and earn some great money. Call Chris 07593872824.

Bass player wanted for busy northeast based club Band. Will suit someone 25-mid 40s. Must have own transport to and from pickup point in castle Eden. Pro gear and experience. Must be committed to early sets offs on Fridays and full weekends of gigs (fri, sat, sun,) Band promo https://youtu.be/gmP5IUxDw6Y if your interested please email liannerivers@outlook.com for more info.

Posted Oct 1
Punk/Metal/Hardcore band seeks drummer to record album & start gigging.Influences - Discharge, Sacrilege, Slayer, Black SabbathNewcastle area, rehearsing once a fortnight. https://www.facebook.com/RadgePacket69/https://radgepacket.bandcamp.com/releases 07853825056

Posted Sep 28
POSITION FILLED        POSITION FILLED        POSITION FILLED          POSITION FILLED Fiddle player and/or Whistle player wanted for Share The Darkness, an established, award nominated Irish band based in Bishop Auckland and Spennymoor. We are a friendly bunch with a full gig diary and all gigs are paid. We need a new fiddle player and/or whistle player to kickstart 2018 with rehearsals commencing in January. Get in touch to arrange a friendly, non-committal meet up and chat - Tel: Phil on 01388 602479 or email: phil@filmar.co.uk or send message from www.facebook.com/sharethedarkness.  Age and gender is not important. Share The Darkness - 'more Irish than a Dublin pub'.
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Posted Sep 27
Soul Synergy are looking for a vocalist to join our established band playing classic soul and Motown covers. Been gigging for about a year but unfortunately our singer has left. Covers include, Stevie Wonder, Tina Tuner, Martha Reeves, Smokey Robinson. Looking for easy going, flexible singer who can slot in quickly and learn fast !!! We are based mainly in Teesside but cover North Yorkshire to Newcastle and beyond. Please contact Kevon on 07787 100185.

Posted Sep 25

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Posted Sep 16

Bass player required for new covers band. Backing vocals essential. We will be covering music from AOR/Hard Rock & Metal.We are based in South Durham area and are looking for someone experienced to complete our line up.Contact Nick on 07772 581965 for more details.

Posted Sep 13

Singer required for new band covering artists from joe Jackson, the police, big country, the clash, the alarm, Aztec camera, elvis Costello, Denys Midnight runners, icehouse, Bryan ferry, the stranglers, split enz, squeeze, Teardrop explodes etc. Ability and enthusiasm a must
Contact  nwave12@yahoo.com


Posted Sep 11

Keyboard player and Drummer required by exsisting 6 piece band doing selected pubs, clubs and functions. Male lead vocal with guitars drums sax..80s to date  Pop/funky mainstream material.We are 40s/50s age group.Ability and enthusiasm a mustBased Tyneside  newband1@yahoo.com

Posted Sep 9
Sound Engineer wanted: Based in Gateshead/Newcastle area, we're in the look out for a sound engineer for a new project that will be ready to gig in the new year. We're looking at all options as we already have a full decent PA system and would either be looking to hire only the services of a sound engineer using our equipment, or maybe hire an engineer with his/her own PA. If you're interested, give me a text if you can (I always forget to look on here!) and we'll have a chat. We're hoping for anywhere between 14-20 gigs per year, maybe more if it goes well. Dez: 07896162064.

Drummer required for a gigging band as we do the pubs and clubs and have lots of gigs lined up from now till Christmas, we enjoy a balance between band time and family time so we have weekends off but when we gig it is always 2 to 3 each weekend. The songs we play at Meatloaf, Bob Seger, Pink Floyd, The Who, Gary Moore, Black Crows etc etc... We are looking for someone who is dedicated, has decent equipment, can keep good timing (Essential for a drummer), has a good sense of humour and is happy to muck in. What we don't want is someone who has a massive ego or has no sense of humour so if you think you would fit in please call 07921228003 for more information.
 
Posted Sep 7
Drummer wanted for new punk , new wave band 
Contact 07789740738

Posted Sep 6
Section 20 are looking for a new singer/guitarist. Ideally we want the right person to be up and running by the start of 2018 for another busy year. So, we're a professional and friendly bunch from the Stockton area with a wide ranging playlist covering chart pop, rock, indie, ska, 70s glam, 80s pop, 50s & 60s rock n roll, motown, etc., playing an eclectic mix as diverse as Arctic Monkeys, Ed Sheeran, Kings of Leon, Duran Duran, Madness, Daft Punk, Elvis, The Stranglers, James Brown, Muse, Bowie, T-Rex, and so forth. Ages range from 40+ so age is not an issue and the line-up is pretty flexible around a core of drums, bass & keyboards. We have our own PA/lighting gear and transport in a huge new van.Contact Martin at heat1386@yahoo.com

Posted Sep 3

We require a talented and energetic
Vocalist to front our well known semi-pro show band.Material covers a wide range of artists over the pop genre starting from the 80s to now,suitable for a party atmosphere.With multiple agencies who are always filling the diary with regular work.Looking for someone with experience,commitment & ability who will be able to start with us ASAP.For more information please get in touch email:scott_nesbitt@hotmail.com or give me a call on 07549995219 Thanks

Posted Sep 2
We are seeking a Guitar and/or Keyboard player. Currently Rehearsing in Newton Aycliffe.We are experienced group of Guitar/Singer, Drummer and Bass looking for a 4th member for mainly rhythm and lead occasionally. We are in our 50s but age not an issue but the desire to play good quality music just because we want to and rehearse to a high standard. Looking to gig a couple of times a month when ready!Mainly light Rockish in style with songs from old to new – well not so old! – played our own way.Please contact Peter for more info on 07808501155 or email  petersfences@aol.co.ukHappy Playing!

Male lead vocalist required. We are looking for a lead singer for our band, "Streamliner". You must have a versatile voice, be capable of hitting the odd high note and be a good front man. We play soul, funk, blues, rockabilly, and rock with an emphasis on brass-related numbers (as we have a brass section!). It's an eclectic mix including songs by Peter Gabriel, Chicago, Otis Redding, Colin James, Brian Setzer Orchestra, Madness, Ides of March, Robert Cray, Roxy Music, Osibisa, Seal, etc. Rehearsals are in Newcastle, usually on Monday nights. We play to enjoy ourselves, not to run ourselves in to the ground! 07563 567500

Posted Aug 31
Vocalist or vocalist/acoustic guitarist wanted for established Rock/Indie Duo ‘Revolver’ to start Jan 2018, P.A & lighting provided, Gigs available, equal payment. Must have own transport and be prepared to do 2 – 3 gigs per weekend. Regular bookings, 5yrs on the circuit. Serious interests only. Tel: Alan 07971 814897 Email: williamsonsmusicstudios@hotmail.com

Posted Aug 30

Drummer required for a working covers band . Must be a quick learner and able to commit to a minimum of 6 gigs per month. Own transport essential along with a positive attitude . Email  jojamesband@googlemail.com     or phone 07977409440


Drummer
required for new police tribute set up. (With a possible second mixed covers set) Looking for someone with a genuine interest , obviously play to a good standard to cover this kind of material Copeland style, and sound. Ideally play to a click track which may be required. Vocals an asset but not essential.We are 40s/50s age group
Tyneside based. Contact bandtype1@yahoo.co.uk


Posted Aug 24
Guitarist for rhythm (lead occasionally) and a Bass player both ideally able to join in with vocals wanted, Punk/Pop punk/Rock/Heavy Rock influenced band starting out, age not important but members aged 18-23 is the current situation, wanting to get started on the side with gigging alternatively but frequently. Any questions or interest just email Mick.KickbackGeneration@gmail.com

Posted Aug 18
Guitarist wanted for Holiday Camp, Themed Hotel nights, Corporate and Resort work. Must be an excellent performer with energy as well as a competent musician.  Backing vocals an advantage. Weekend and Occasional Mid week work. Must have own transport and live within the Tyne & Wear Area. Please email Media Links and info to anewbandproject@hotmail.com for audition.

Posted Aug 16
Singer / Guitarist
required for Established Glam Rock Band; The StarJumpers. We play classic 1970s covers by T-Rex, Slade, Sweet, Suzi Quatro, Mud, Bay City Rollers, Clash, the Jam, Elvis Costello etc. We play around 3 gigs a month all over Tyne & Wear, Durham, Northumberland etc., Its glam rock so we don wigs/sparkles/tartan to transport our audience back to the 1970s. On the lookout for someone reliable, enthusiastic, with own transport, ideally experienced and is happy to look the part on stage. Would also consider a separate lead singer and guitarist to take the band up to a four-piece. Check out our website at; http://starjumpers.weebly.com/Call or text Steve on 07929 869576 for more information.

Posted Aug 10
We are looking for a guitarist for our Band.We play a mix of Rock n Roll /Blues ,from Chuck Berry,Buddy Holly, E Clapton,Queen, Status Q, Dr Feelgood, Etc. almost ready to gig and looking to do 5/6gigs a month.     Already have Drummer, Keys,Bass and Vocals.We are a good friendly lot, looking to enjoy the music.Due to past experiences NO EGOS or Timewasters. Call Jimmy on 07710881416. 

Posted Aug 7

Singer required for established Hard-core band Influences include discharge hatebreed wolfbrigade must be able to tour .contact Steve 07496062516.

Posted Aug 6
Two blue band, is reforming, with the current 2 guitarists holding the line up. looking for bass drums and keys. We are concentrated on producing original blues rock music (already released ep) looking towards lots of gigging and getting album done.Pro gear and transport required. Along with a good attitude. We also play covers to fill the set out. However we are an original band. We are based in the Teesside/darlington area, and have gigged extensively around the north east.Looking more to get on festivals etc next year. We have some gigs lined up in November and January. Just waiting for the right people.We have our own sound, style, and love the blues, and making our own type of blues music. If interested text ian on 07828426143

Posted Aug 5
Speeder! Guitarist Wanted! New and upcoming rock band speeder looking for new rhythm/lead guitarist! Full debut record finished, ready to hit the road and tour! Musical similarities include motorhead, guns n roses, ufo, ac/dc, black sabbath/ozzy, iron maiden, judas priest. Must have right attitude, own gear and thirst to go for it! Check out the music on one of the links below and see what you think and if interested get in contact asap to sort a jam! Cheers www.speederonline.com,www.facebook.com/speederband ,speedermusic@outlook.com,https://www.reverbnation.com/speedermusic

Posted Aug 3
lead vocalist or guitarist singer wanted to complete 60/70s band formingall experienced ,,must be competant  playing  wishbone ash , lizzy,hendrix,tom petty, who , kinks , outlaws , neil young etc contact stewart fahkwaror keith  07960126113.

Heartbreaker, a tribute to Free and Bad Company are looking for a new bass player to replace our previous player who has left the band due to playing in other bands, if you are interested in joining the band, have good gear, your own transport, a passion for the music and already have knowledge of most of the songs on our set list please get in touch with me. Gordon,  phone or text me on 07475029338 thank you.

Posted Aug 2

North east giging band Easy Tiger looking for a new Singer we play once a week mainly Saturdays play all sorts of rock from 80s feeder to classic punk and even glam rock looking for a singer with experience and can learn are sets asap we mainly play pubs ideally looking for some one who will fit in and want to play to high standard that will do wont do please drop me a pm if your interested and you can check out some old videos on are web page www.easytigerband.co.uk cheers dave dheaney@outlook.com or 07824396315

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Posted Oct 14
Singer looking for band or duo.  Hi I'm a female singer who's wanting to join a pub covers band or similar.Recently been in rehearsals with a band but their work commitments forced a split. However I'm keen to get giggin able to make rehearsals, gigs etc. Been doing songs by U2, Texas, Pretenders, KOL, Stereophonics, Patti Smith, Tina Turner,Fleetwood Mac to name a few. I’m willing to try any kind of music though. If you have an opening I'd love to hear from you. I have my own equipment and transport. singsing121@mail.com

Posted Oct 9
Experienced bassist looking for an interesting band.Many influences and styles including funk reggae ska punk mod etcContact 07809866480.

Posted Oct 1

Bass guitarist looking for covers band. Happy to do most styles of music except metal. I’m based in Sunderland area ,   have own gear and transport and loads of gigging experience. Send me your band details/website/video links to bassphase@yahoo.com  Cheers.

Posted Sep 19
Cajon player percussionist from consett seeks working acoustic covers band solo artist duo or trio i have years of experience as a drummer i have a slap top cajon i have percussion equipment to compliment the cajon and mics for cajon and percussion as well as amplification i can sing harmony and have sang lead vocal can play acoustic rhythm guitar if required if interested ring barry on 07722425557 for videos on utube type in barry ellis cajon percussion.
Barry experienced drummer from consett ex blues unlimited shanghai the suspects jiab etc currently working with the meerkats and reload i have deped for frankies cafe the whole hog contraband road runners american girl the boneshakers etc i am seeking a working covers pub band not playing all rock or punk covers ideally looking for a bit of variation music wise i have an electronic kit acoustic kit mics and sub woofer can sing harmony vocals I have reliable transport if interested ring 07722425557 for videos on utube type in barry ellis drums.
Posted Sep 12
Bass player, double bass - electric and acoustic plus backing vocals available to form new project or join existing band.Mainly into playing authentic rock n roll, rockabilly, bluegrass and country. All pro gear, transport and commitment for the right thing. Please email billybassbailey@gmail.com. Thank you.

Posted Sep 5
I'm old but still enjoy playing. Money not important, A request for a guitarist looked like I could apply until the mention of Queen. I'm a 60s guitarist with a roland GR-55 who can sing and play lead. Looking to enjoy playing colin woodland 07783081911.

Posted Sep 1
Singer Available - 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 Aug 24

Singer Guitar/Keys
playing since early 70s looking for bass, drums and guitarist hopefully with BV  for a country rock/blues band doing Eagles, Jackson Browne, Doobie Bros, Blackberry Smoke, Steve Earle, Clapton, BB King etc...  live in the South Tyneside area own transport and PA email terryrede@live.co.uk

Posted Aug 2
Hi I am a well experienced drummer looking for a working club band I live in Hartlepool but can travel within reason as I have my own transport I have a pro kit also I can work with a click track I have worked in club bands for many years I am working with a Dixon band at the moment I am looking to seek new horizons I enjoy the show I am in but it's time for a change now.
Cheers BusterYou can contact me on 07903035189Drumlad4559@gmail.com


Posted Aug 1

Drummer Available49 over 30 years experience looking for working band, must have a full diary. Rock, Blues, Indie, New Wave.I have no ties or commitments, available 7 days a week. Pro gear and transport. Based in Newcastle upon Tyne but prepared to travel anywhere for gigs.Contact Lenny 07954488917Email lennyd99@outlook.com

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Posted Oct 12
Fender USA Strat. Black, maple neck.Modifications (by guitar tech) - Seymour Duncan Hotrails bridge pickup. Black (mirror) scratchplate.Original p/u and scratchplate (white) included. V.G.C. Includes hard Fender case. £695.
Steve 07572 586848

Posted Sep 19

We have HK audio linear 5 big venue pack, Lights and recording available for hire, Very competitive rates and very versatile with any set up. Dates available, please contact us on either 07941124867 (Ian) or 07805356494 ( Paul ) for a quote. Worked with a good few bands since our launch and can accommodate any taste. Check out our Facebook page for recommendations.
www.facebook.com/mandmsoundsolutions


Posted Sep 16
Boss GT8 – £100 Peterlee. Excellent condition, original power supply and user manual. Bargain. Will deliver. 07432064521.

Posted Sep 14
Pair of Alesis Studio Speakers Monitor One MK2 120 watts rating, peak at 200 watts £100, Samson 170 Servo Stereo Studio 85 watts £40, Zoom Rhythmtrak RT-233 drum machine used about twice only in studio £60, Alesis 102 Express USB Interface including Cubase LE5  £25, Finally Fender Mustang MK2 40 watt guitar compo with effects £50 all these items are in excellent condition apart from Samsom Studio amp a little wear and tear but still works fine not had any problems with it the 12 years I purchased it, a great work horse of an amp all items purchased from new no secondhand geartel: 07586780784

Posted Sep 12
Epiphone ft Texas acoustic guitar...immaculate condition..gator flight case nearly new. £180.phone.steve.07931226643

Posted Aug 18
Yamaha MG16/6FX mixing desk. Good condition. All working fine,  includes PSU.  £180 ono. Jonny 07985376910

Superb/Mint/New Condition Vox AC15 C2 (`twin`/ same size as AC30) for sale. Only 4 months old, never gigged.Comes with Warwick Rockbag Vinyl Cover.£475.00 ONO07581 306 038  


Posted Aug 16
2 yamaha passive speakers, power rating 500w program, 1000w maximum, made in usa, £200, if interested please call 07707463975 or e-mail m.vicary@sky.com, thanks

Posted Aug 4

Small PA for sale: 6 channel soundcraft spirit folio mixing desk, kind of flight cased, amcron macrotech 1201 power amp, kind of flight cased, Electro Voice stage system 200 speakers with stands, including all leads. the speakers will need reconing as the paper cones have ripped, all the stuff works just looks a bit jaded hence the price. £50 only. 0783 414 7577.