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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

Posted July 30

Lead/rhythm guitarist wanted to complete line up for a new show to start next year. Must be mature minded, professional, and be of smart appearance. Also must like to spend time away as show will be on cruise ships, hotels and such like. The show is based around the divas of past and present. Rehearsals will start when right person is found. If interested and would like more info then contact me on 07568 313682 or email davecaspergee@hotmail.co.uk

Lead/rhythm guitarist wanted to complete line up for a new show to start next year. Must be mature minded, professional, and be of smart appearance. Also must like to spend time away as show will be on cruise ships, hotels and such like. The show is based around the divas of past and present. Rehearsals will start when right person is found. If interested and would like more info then contact me on 07568 313682 or email davecaspergee@hotmail.co.uk
Posted July 26

Blues/blues rock. Experienced four piece, all friends, not gigging at the moment, but close. Need good humoured, easy going drummer. Aim is to gig every month or so, good laughs and craic. Call Jay on 07791084300.

Posted July 24
Ok folks RiO fantastic 80s club band are looking for a guitarist ( pop / rock ) , you need gear and transport to and from pick up point south durham based, and for christ sake commitment, the band is still working but you will need to be up and running asap, band at the moment is a 4 piece but will become a 5 piece its open to any age , male or female . Please reply in confidence asap or 07818613854

Posted July 23
Soul Synergy are looking for a keyboard player who could preferably sing backing to complete our line up . We are looking for that soulful hammond sound that would take our band to the next level. Must have own gear and transport. Gigs already booked well into next year. Checkout our website www.soulsynergyband.com. Based in Teesside. Please call or text Ian on 07766747024 if you are interested or require more info.

Posted July 21
Guitarist wanted for New SKA show. Must have good stage presence, showmanship and charisma. please send info and media links to newskashow@outlook.com for audition. Must be Tyne and Wear Based and have your own transport be available to travel and occasionally stay away - mid week and werkends, Holiday camp/ Resort work waiting.

Posted July 17

Experienced bass player/drummer looking to form an occasional band dedicated to but not necessarily a full on tribute to The Faces, hour Faces set for festivals/multi band events and Faces related tunes for odd pub/club gigs, think later period Small Faces, Humble Pie, Ronnie Lane and earlyish Rod tunes solo and the bands he was in etc etc. Would suit people in a band or not wanting to gig too much. Looking for lead singer and either two guitarists or guitarist and keyboard player but if can’t find the latter a lead guitarist and rhythm who is willing to play acoustic and organ pedals to facilitate the sound. Looking to embody the spirit of the Faces, good time rock and roll boogie so open to other artists in similar vein. Based in Durham/Peterlee but willing to rehearse at convenient space. TEXT Martin on 07876245297 and I’ll get back to you if anyone interested.


Guitarist wanted for band /trio playing covers pop/rock/old to new/standards. Backing vocal ability an advantage but not a deal breaker Must have good gear and versatile sound.own transport.Line up is late 40s age group,experienced line up rebuilding.any questions just pop me an email with your details.sbmusic2@yahoo.com

Posted July 10
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Versatile 5th member needed for Northumberland based functions band. The material is wide ranging and quite challenging so you won’t be bored!  We’re flexible and waiting to hear what you can offer: keys, guitar, sax, strings, percussion, backing vocals? If you're interested, drop us a line to highbrandybank@gmail.com or call us on 01434  270 369  /  07979  488 276.
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Posted July 5

Vocalist or vocalist/guitarist, any age or gender to replace out vocalist, who has moved away. We have a huge catalogue of songs. We have done from Tina Turner, Adele, Bon Jovi, U2 KOL. We would expect any new member to have a huge input in to any setlist.The lineup consists of Bass, Drums and Guitar/Keys/backing vocals from Tyne & Wear, experienced musicians who learn songs at record pace, in our 40s - 50s. We own our PA, lights, etc. We aim for a couple of gigs a month. Text Steve 07486 605434 or email bassist@gmx.co.uk

Alto sax or trumpet player required for 9 piece band based in Newcastle , playing covers from the commitments , blues bros , and many other soul and motown classics . If interested please contact Dave for more details on 07745 007650 .

Posted July 4
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Suggs wanted for New SKA show. Must have good audience connection and charisma. please send info and media links to newskashow@outlook.com for audition  Must be Tyne and Wear Based and have your own transport, Holiday camp/ Resort work waiting.
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Posted June 29

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Guitarist wanted to join vocals, keys, bass and drums in established pub/club band playing 6-10 gigs a month.  We're looking for someone who is a confident lead and rhythm player, who can also play slide for a couple of songs, has stage presence and has a pro/experienced approach. Backing vocals would be an added bonus.  We play a range of 60s/70s pop/rock material and rehearse around north County Durham/South Tyneside.  We're friendly but pro and looking for a like minded guitarist. If you're interested contact us on 07713 247760 for further details.
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Posted June 26
Hallo we require a Guitarist for our Band able to play lead etc  vocals an asset but not essential,we are very close to gigging and consist of Bass, Keys Drummer and vocals.Must be commited and have a good sense of humour,we practise on a Wednesday night, call Jimmy on 07710881416.

Posted June 25

Rock Band 606 are looking for a new drummer. Experience, commitment and own transport essential. About 25 gigs booked for the rest of this year, including Festivals and aiming for about 50-60 gigs next year. Ideally looking for someone who can start asap. Music includes Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Guns and Roses, Metallica, Thin Lizzy, Van Halen etc. Please PM at our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/606rockband with details of experience etc.

Singer Wanted for Rock Indie Punk band . We cover Kings of Leon , Stereophonics, Free, REM, Clash, Undertones, Fratellis , Brian Adams. We have own PA, Lights and rehearsal space based in Durham.  You must have a professional attitude,  be dedicated to one band and own transport.  email us at glenwhiteheart@gmail.com with your interest and if you can send  any audio or video of yourself singing. Look forward to hearing from you.

Posted June 24

Any Tal Wikenfelds out there? Looking for female Bass Player with BVs for Blues Rock power trio playing covers and originals, NE based,Chris Email: chris@cgsparky.co.uk


Posted June 20
Lead guitarist required for working band “Mystified” and trio “Triple Vision”. We are based in the Durham area. Contact me for more information: Kev - 07470449586

Posted June 17

Guitarist 35-50 for original live project no covers you must be creative and open minded Tyne and Wear based must have own transport please send info photos and any media links to originalmusic@outlook.com

Posted June 16

Reet Hot Chili Peppers are looking for a new Frusciante.Due to our current guitarist deciding to go travelling we are looking for a new member.We are a well established RHCP tribute playing all over the UK. The ideal person to come in would be based in the North East, be a chili's fan, up for a laugh, able to play the chili's style and be able to do the falsetto backing vocals (very important to the chili's sound). We do this because we love it so aren't looking for someone who is only going to be in it for the money. Steve is leaving in October so we have plenty time to sort things out so if this sounds like your thing drop us an email on reethotchilipeppers@hotmail.com and we will arrange auditions.

Posted June 14
Bass Player reqd to complete 4 piece line up of a new project covers band in the Sunderland area (no deps). Age no problem.Must be committed to help build enough material to get gigging, have good gear, own transport and a good sense of humour.If you think you fit the bill call either 07968135196 or 07732698131 for more details.

Posted June 12

Drummer required for top class North East working band.  Preferably based in the Teesside area but not essential, must have experience and be prepared to start asap.  For more info contact me on 07801 997999.

Posted June 5

Hi, we're looking for a bass player (preferably with backing vocals) to join our band, we play original arrangements of quite rocky but not heavy songs from mainly the 60s and 70s. we play almost every weekend within an hour of Teesside. The band's called So What and we've been playing the circuit for the last 10 years. If you're interested please call me on 07931474235. Cheers, Dimmer. (find us at www.sowhat.rocks)


Posted June 3
We are Section 20 and our current drummer is having to step down due to poor health and so we're looking for someone to take his place asap. Lots of dates in the diary approx 4-6 a month and more coming all the time. It's for a pub/club, functions, weddings and events band.So, we're a professional and friendly bunch from the Yarm area of Cleveland with a wide ranging playlist covering 100+ 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, KT Tunstall, Ed Sheeran, Kings of Leon, Duran Duran, Madness, Daft Punk, Elvis, Meghan Trainor, The Stranglers, James Brown, Muse, Bowie, and so forth........heat1386@yahoo.com

Posted June 1
We are looking for a Drummer for a new band playing Rock n Roll, Blues and 60s numbers,already in place are Keyboards,Bass, Guitarist and Vocals.We are almost ready to start gigging.Age not important but must have a good sense off humour and be committed.Looking to do 4-6 Gigs a month .We practise on a Wednesday 7-9PM.
also A Violin or 2 with a view to extend into some ELO type numbers in the future.Contact Jimmy on 07710881416.

Vocalist/frontman needed to join gigging band. Lively rock set, some classic rock, 80s, modern stuff, plenty opportunity to add to the setlist. Everything else in place, just need a frontman/woman. 
Call/text on 07779083962

We are 2 Guys (40ish) Singer & Rhythmn guitarist with some gig experience with other bands looking for Drummer, Bass player, and a Smoking Gun of a Lead Guitarist to form a covers band playing epic songs from the U.S. Southern Rock bands both Classic (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blackfoot, Molly Hatchet, Mountain, through to the modern Era likes of Blackberry Smoke, Whiskey Myers, Drive By Truckers, Cadillac Three etc.
Maybe practice every fortnight or so at a local practice room and just build up a powerful repertoire and energetic entertaining show.
We are both Ashington based so if you are fairly local to this area then even better.Steve 0743483231
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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

Posted July 29

Experienced lead guitarist looking to join established band (will consider regular dep work). All pro gear and transport, based in Thirsk, will travel for the right band. Previously played in Scandal/Trilogy, Jump The Gun and Band Of Brothers. Over 25 years of gigging experience. Can do backing vocals if required. Can play most styles and like a broad range of music. Will consider anything if the band is right. Text (Ian) on 07535 253452.

Female singer available, looking to join band or form pub band. Music must be based on the female voice. I enjoy most genres but not making your ears bleed stuff. Recently been rehearsing with a band but their work commitments forced a split. Songs from artists such as Petenders, FleetwoodMac, Blondir, Pat Benetar, Tina Turner. Killers, KOL, Stereophonics, U2.  However I am open to suggestion on the type of music...just want to get together with like minded people not time wasters. singsing121@mail.com

Posted July 27

Bass Player looking for established gigging band. I will consider most styles of music but nothing too heavy.  I have have own transport, equipment and experience of pub, club and function circuit. Send your band details (web link, location, genre etc) to bassphase@yahoo.com

Posted July 17
Hi im a drummer looking to form, join a band playing pubs etc around newcastle,north east area looking to play rock,country rock,blues type covers,been playing many years pubs, clubs etc former bands Ray stubbs rnb all stars,voodoo sky anyone interested call me paul mob 07772228826

I am a Drummer and have been with giging bands for 15 years and have now moved from Kent to Durham.I gave my own kit and transport and have done covers from 60s to modern day.I am looking for a band to join or starting out, I am 50 but young at heart and enjoy playing.Please get in touch 07824 744680 or tonytwilson2@hotmail.com.

Posted July 9
Rythem/lead. Hartlepool area. Influences include black sabbath. Down. Acid bath. Led Zeppelin. GnR. Kyuss. Mostly heavy rock. Heavy blues. 07745674290

Posted June 25
Guitarist / Keyboards Player (50+) available. I am looking for a band or group of musicians forming a band, or maybe something interesting. I have transport, gear and experience. Some backing vocals. I live in the Durham area. Ideally rock, prog rock, pop or blues but willing to look at anything as long as it is musically interesting! Happy to gig but not loads each month, doing it for fun not money. Contact Rich at richie2uk@yahoo.co.uk

Posted June 14

Dep Bass player available between 25th June to 04th August.Most styles, super fast learner, pro gear and own transport.Vastly experienced and professional attitude.Gaz 07707718831  or   garrycroft@hotmail.com

Posted June 4
Keyboards, Piano, Hammond and Rhodes available, depping orestablished band. Doubles on acoustic guitar, cahon and backing vocals. Sightreads, good busker, backing vocals. Into Soul, R and B, Rock andRoll, Township, Latino, Jazz,. Tamla.Usual Beatles, Stones, Bill Withers, Holly,Orbison etc. Influences; Ray Charles, James Taylor, James Brown, EttaJames.Tel   01665479476 0r carolandjohnbird@gmail.com

Posted June 2

Young lead guitarist looking to join/form a band playing rock n roll/rockabilly/blues/country. Age is not an issue and willing to travel. Looking to gig as much as, and as soon as possible. If interested please contact Stuart 07833013557.

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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.


Posted July 22
Peavey Valveking. Fantastic 100w all valve head and 4×12 cabinet. Few minor marks but overall in excellent condition. Works fine and is a very loud and versatile amp. Capable of everything from 80s pop to modern metal. 2 channel with built in reverb. 2 overdrive options from classic blues rock to shred metal. AB tone switch on the back which allows you to customise the tone you want. Very good amp and simple too use. Comes with channel/boost footswitch and  power cable and planet waves speaker cable. Contact Steve on 07766836614.

Posted July 19
DB Opera Live Series Pa. This pa ha been gigged twice (it has been used mainly for rehearsals) it's in full working order and great condition. It consists of two active DB Opera Live 405. 15" 300w. Tops and one active DB Opera Sub 15. 800w subwoofer. These are top quality European made speakers (not cheap Chinese) and sound fantastic. The tops have been encased in tailored DB cases from day one and are in as new condition, the sub has a few small dinks, but nothing serious. The pa comes with stands, a case for the stands, cables, manuals and the cases for the tops. I'm selling because the band no longer exists, the pa is no longer needed and is priced for a quick sale. The pa is for collection only and payment is cash or PayPal.Contact Len on 07944714110Email. lenhust@gmail.com

Posted July 11

Full PA including all leads, £850 job lot, used hence the prices but all in good working order. Individual prices are (i) Behringer Xenyx 2442FX 14 channel mixing desk, plus case - £150 (ii) Mackie M1400 power amp, plus 2U flight case - £150 (iii) RCF ED1100 power amp, plus 2U flight case - £150 (iv) Peavey UL15 1000watt continuous passive speakers X2 - £200 (v) Wharfdale Pro EVP X12PM powered monitor - £100 (vi) Peavey XT series 700watt continuous passive sub speakers X2 - £200. Contact Martin 07876245297 or Mick 07533895346


For sale,Yamaha mg206 c usb mixing desk flight cased in gator flight case excellent condition £150 ono
07795844063 or davison0806@gmail.com for more details


Posted June 10

1 pair JBL JRX225 speakers , mint condition , less than 10 gigs , band split forces reluctant sale.Dual 15 inch two way design , 2000W max , less than half price to clear , £300.Chris 07874998377