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Posted February 23
Female  Vocalist Wanted. To share fronting Celtic Rock, Wedding/Function Band. Top Rates, around 1 gig per month. Line up, Guitar, Keys, Fiddle, Mandolin, Drums and Bass. For more info Ring Jennie, 07738375821 Evenings.

Posted February 21

Fiddle player required to join a fledgling Irish trio, consisting of a Singer/guitarist and a percussion player atm. Set sorted and gigs waiting. Gimme a call on 07949 919850, Paul.

Posted February 20

Keyboard Player required by Classic Clapton (aka After Midnight) for Theatre gigs mainly in North East but with occasional shows outside region & abroad.  Nice venues & good crack!  Max 12 gigs per year + occasional rehearsals for enjoyment. Only experienced, competent musicians should apply.  No beginners please.  Backing vocals preferred.  Must be north-east based within 1 hour of Newcastle.  Telephone Mike: 07860 510948 or email via our website:- www.classic-clapton.com.

Posted February 10

Keyboard player, maybe some backing vocals, for covers band in Ripon, Harrogate area. Currently covering Radiohead, Snow Patrol, Paul Weller, Bowie, Del Amitri, Paolo Nutini, We are all 45+ guys who enjoy a variety of music and our main aim is to have fun and do a few gigs. Anyone interested contact Simon for more info 07815031994.


Posted February 7

Guitarist wanted for N/E working Covers Band. We are a 5 piece cover band playing pubs and clubs, looking for an experienced Guitarist, BVís a plus. Rock and Pop covers. 07759 089540


Posted January 31
Looking for an Accordian player or similar or other, to join a fledgling Irish/Country band playing foot tapping barnstormers and heart wrenching ballads. We are a singer/strummer, a bohran thumper who also plays the penny whistle and harp, and possibly a fiddle player. No serial rehearsers please, we have a cracking set-list sorted, own PA and are keen to get out there playing live music asap. Call or text please, Paul, 07949 919850, Sliante.

Looking for
Bass player with a similar sound to Mike Kerr (Royal Blood) backing vocals would be good too. And also a Drummer to complete line up of Rock band. Playing originals as well as covers. Looking for committed players to start gigging asap. If interested send an email across to leavelastnightbehindband@gmail.com

Posted January 30

Mid 50s Guitarist seeking regular working covers band /maybe originals -or form up a  new band ]  spent last three years playing in local original band ]  have excellent gear /own Transport/no Ties , and willing to travel a fair distance  Iím into to all good music from 70s to present day  based in  sunniside Gateshead call /text me on 07956706795 evenings best ,,cheers.

Posted January 21

Looking for guitarist who can cover rhythm and lead occiaonsaly with pro attitude. Set to learned quickly over next two months then giggling in spring. Ideally you can play in Nile Rodgers funk style, have transport, reliable  we rehearse in Gateshead.Please send basic detail by text and any footage of your playing  age group 25-55 aprox. tel 0741 546 355. We have great vocalists and  players keys, horns available.

Posted January 20
Drummer wanted for heavy metal band Millennium. We are based in Teesside. We are signed to Pure Steel records and are currently recording a new album. We plan to do shows in the UK and Europe to promote the album. Email:  millenniumheavymetal@gmail.com

Posted January 18
Drummer required for busy covers band playing 80s songs. No specific age but if you're into 80s music then you'll be a "certain " age anyway. 3 - 4 gigs a month in a variety of venues but mainly pubs. We rehearse regularly and are always adding new material so it's never boring. You would obviously need your own kit, and transport. We've had some time-wasters lately so if you could supply a video or live recording prior to an audition that would be greatly appreciated. We're at the top of our game at the moment and fully booked for the whole of 2019, so this is a great opportunity to join one of the premier covers bands in the north east. email deeperseason0@gmail.com if interested.

Female Singer
required for gigging band. We are 13Cities, an established and experienced 5-piece playing a mix of Americana and alt.Country. We cover Richmond Fontaine, Cowboy Junkies, Caitlin Rose, Drive-by Truckers, Nikki Lane amongst others of that ilk plus some more mainstream artists. Our current singer is retiring from the live scene so we're looking for someone who is comfortable on lead, backing harmonies, someone who can bring some energy too. We're a friendly and social bunch without egos, just a love of playing. We're based around Darlo, Richmond and Guisborough. Email phil@13cities.com.

Drummer wanted for pub/club band.  Gigs in the diary for 2019, 4-6 gigs per month. Material is a mix of pop/rock songs from 1960s to 1980s, but not your usual club stuff. Looking for someone with a professional attitude, own transport, great gear and sound, a 'one band' player who is available to rehearse the show and rehearse in new material when the show is running. We rehearse either in South Shields or in Stanley. We gig between Alnwick and Middlesbrough, but usually around the Tyne and Wear area. If you're interested contact 07713247760 (Howard) for a chat.

Posted January 16

Dr Drew and the Crew are looking for a male backing vocalist.Regular work up and down the country playing most styles of music.For more info please email wbtracks@virginmedia.com


Posted January 14
Frontman wanted for reforming band. Guitar/Keys, bass and drums, all experienced musicians with own gear, PA and transport. Looking to gig a couple of times a month, playing for fun not to be millionaires this time next year. Soul, Motown, Blues, old school R&B. Not a classic rock/metal band. Email on livemusic@gmx.co.uk

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Posted January 13
Guitarist wanted for pub/club band.  Gigs in the diary for 2019, 4-6 gigs per month. Material is a mix of pop/rock songs from 1960s to 1980s, but not your usual club stuff. Looking for someone with a professional attitude, own transport, great gear and sound, with BVs if possible, a 'one band' player who is available to rehearse the show and rehearse in new material when the show is running. We rehearse either in South Shields or in Stanley. We gig between Alnwick and Middlesbrough, but usually around the Tyne and Wear area. If you're interested contact 07713247760 (Howard) for a chat.

Posted January 12
Backwater looking for new drummer. Playing classic 70s rock, after someone for fun at rehearsals and doing a few gigs here and there.  Would suit someone who just wants to play but not wanting the "whole weekend, every weekend" thing. Contact us via our FB page "@backwaternortheast" and we'll get back to you. Based Newcastle/Gateshead. Steve/Les.

Posted January 4
Drummer wanted for a well established, mature, 5 piece rock, country, pop covers band.  Must be experienced with own gear and transport.  Gigs already lined up, but donít expect to be gigging every week (weíre in it for the fun not the money). Practice usually weekly in a studio in Hebburn.  For more details or set list contact Neil on 07988 646305.

Posted January 3
Bassist needed by Julie Grant. Must have own transport and decent gear. Total commitment and availability essential. www.reverbnation.com/juliegrant1  Email: scheles@sky.com

Posted December 29

The Damned Tribute band require a Front man Singer we are a Newcastle based Tribute band to the Damned we have our own PA so all we need is you your talent and a David Vainian voice We have gigs waiting for next year so we are keen to start as soon as you are ! Contact Andy 07456997702.

Posted December 28
Banjo, Mando, Fiddle player wanted to join singer/strummer with own pa playing up tempo Irish and Americana songs, with a view to gig 2-4 times a month. Ring or text me on 07970193653, cheers.

Posted December 24
Baritone lead singer wanted for prog/punk/tribute. established band based in Newcastle area with gigs waiting. approx 1 - 2 gigs per month. contact through Riffs or 07585900105 thanks

Guitarist mid 50s seeks to join with a regular working covers band [maybe as your second guitarist] I also dabble a little playing keyboards and bass guitar] I can be also interested in playing some original music as I have spent the last three years playing with local original band in Gateshead  Iíve got excellent gear  have own Transport ,have no family or working commitments I prefer to Rehearse weekday evenings Iím willing to travel a fair distance to meet the Right band and members text me 07956706795 John.

Posted December 21
Mature bassist wanted for established band. Recording, gigs and radio sessions waiting. Must have own transport and good gear. Original music. No covers. Total commitment and flexible availability essential. Email: scheles@sky.com.

Posted December 18
POSITION FILLED      POSITION FILLED      POSITION FILLED        POSITION Experienced bass player needed for Steeler, a classic rock covers band playing 2 - 3 times a month. Ring Alan on 01912856415.  Read more: HERE
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Posted December 14
Mature drummer still got drive and enthusiasm would like to form band to play all the songs we have wanted to play over the years but never got round too.Think one hit wonders...or popular bands but not necessarily the same tracks that have been overplayed.....Rolling Stones did more than Brown Sugar......Purple did more than S.O.T. Water......Steppenwolf did more than Born To Be Wild......rock based, pop....blues......lets put together a feel good set .......Teesside based 07746557166

Dep guitarist required for 7 gigs in Dec good wages Please call 07540107393

Posted December 11

We are looking for an enthusiastic drummer to join a talented bunch of musicians, rehearsing in Gateshead. We have a full band Coloured girl on vocals including keys and horn section as required. This is mainly a for people who enjoy this type of music. There will be unpaided and paided gigs. Send us any YT or audio links  ideally playing in this style to 07415463533 or email LOWENDBASS@hotmail.co.uk thanks

Posted December 5
Drummer wanted for working North East based Dixon Agency pop/rock club band. Experience, professional attitude and a good work ethic essential. Must have own transport. Must be able to work to a click track. Email mart24cam@yahoo.co.uk or 07983357484.

Posted December 4
Looking for a singer for a established band, we are based in and around, you must be able to drive. We do 4-6 gigs per month. Need to be enthusiastic, good rapport with the crowd and capable of entertaining. We do a mix of 70s 80s and 90s rock so preferably a good rock voice. Gigs waiting for the right person, we are all 40-45yrs old and have no interest in going full time just happy to do a few gigs a month. For more info please email rockrolla5150@hotmail.com

Posted December 2

Singer looking for Like-Minded musicians to form a Uriah Heep Tribute Band, Guitar, Keys, Bass & Drums. Get in touch if you are interested. Cheers John. 07984 415 265 or email thejohnarmitage@gmail.com.

 

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Posted February 21
Okay letís try Hi Drummer 56 years young likes to keep hand in wants to form a band 3 4 5 piece mainly for fun nothing too serious due to work away commitments just practice and maybe gig now and again as a hobby playing classic rock and punk and some covers with a twist and a touch of humour crowd pleasers preferably Durham area tel syd 07913826729

Posted February 20
Drummer available. Teesside. Happy playing rock, pop, soul and blues. Will consider other genres. Good gear and transport. Very reliable. Please call/text 07787 100185.

Posted February 13
Experienced bass player seeks gigging punk band; easy going, flexible and reliable bassist in my late 40s with 30+ years playing experience, I am a seasoned live player having gigged extensively both nationally and abroad with wide studio recording experience. Professional equipment (Fender, Ampeg, Marshall) and professional attitude with a full clean driving licence. Freely available for rehearsals and a busy gig schedule as i'm not tied down by shift work or a young family. I'd prefer to play originals but would consider other options. call or text 07720642631.

Posted February 12

Energetic Drummer available, 37 years experience, pro gear and transport, looking to play live but no more than twice a month, any type of music genre considered. Based in Winlaton/Blaydon area, contact Lenny 07954488917 email lennyd99@outlook.com.

Posted February 11
Drummer available for Band based Tyne and WearExperience of playing jazz, funk, rock, blues, soul, Motown, styles anything considered now available Drummer available been currently playing in various bands. Rock band and Motown. I have been playing in bands for over 40 years. Trained by the ultimate Ronnie Pearson for 4 years. Looking for a fun band perhaps jazz, rock, blues, motown Anything considered07986133365

Posted January 30

Female singer looking for a gigging band. Iím a mature singer looking for a band who are dedicated. I will try most styles but no heavy rock. Iím a quick learner and have a professional attitude.  Iíve my own gear and transport. Please no serial rehearsers or time wasters. Contact me if interested singsing121@mail.com.

Posted January 27
Drummer looking for a new project,Teesside based with 25+ yrs experience. Quick learner pro gear and attitude played with many top established bands. No club bands please so looking at pub,function corporate wedding bands ideally. Anybody interested please text  to 07722586159. Read more: http://biggingergitsgigpit.proboards.com/thread/80223/drummer-available#ixzz5dk1AwvCr

Posted December 14
Mature front man - 50s - looking for a band, not bothered if it's established or at start up stage. My preference is for something along the lines of late 60s early 70s soul and rhythm 'n' blues or similar, open to other genres but not rock/metal. Preferably in Blyth - Morpeth area but could be prepared to travel a bit for the right band. Got my own transport but sold my P.A. last year. Call 07851330341. Cheers.

Posted December 10

Northeast based drummer looking for regular work, 20+ years experience, good equipment, transport and click friendly. Looking for a minimum of 2 gigs a week on the pub, club, function circuit. Email anthmills@gmail.com

Posted December 8

keyboard player seeks band ,pro gear (hammond) etc and.transport.blues,prog,rock,etc maybe tribute band not ska band.will travel for the right band.can also play guitar if required...07931398710

Posted December 3

barry experienced drummer from consett ex blues unlimited shanghai the suspects jiab etc currently working with the meerkats and reload  have deped for frankies cafe the whole hog contraband road runners american girl the boneshakers jukebox jive etc etc i am seeking a working covers pub band doing roughly four gigs a month or more not punk 40s 50s 70s 80s music preferred have an electronic kit acoustic kit mics and powered sub woofer can sing harmony vocals I have reliable transport if interested ring 07722425557 for my videos on utube type in barry ellis dep job or barry ellis reload barry ellis shanghai etc looking for gigs money not important able to dep when free over xmas etc


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Posted February 12

HB G212V 2x12 Closed Back Speaker Cabinet.

2 x Celestion Vintage 30 Speakers.

120W mono , 2 x 60W Stereo , 16mm plywood construction.

£100 , Chris 07874998377


Posted January 31

1997 Gibson Les Paul Gem Series Sapphire with original Brown/Pink Gibson hardshell case. Super rare Gibson, only produced for a couple of years between 96 and 98. Please text/call for full details, Kev on 07973321926. £750.


Posted January 24
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Takamine EG530SC (left handed), lovely condition  -  reduced to £180. View / pickup up Tynemouth area. Contact heartshapedstone@hotmail.co.uk
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Posted January 21
PA for sale 12 Channel Yamaha EMX 512 SC Powered Mixer with FX also a pair of Carlsboro Gamma 12/300 Speakers 300 watts a side that peak to 600 watts plenty of headroom inclulding padded cases for speaker cabinets with stands and all the leads. Bought this new 10 years ago use it about 40 times if that in this time, it's in mint condition been well looked after the amp is also in it's own case, great sound ideal for Solo or duo and even a pub band £350 o.n.o  Tel: 07586780784

Posted January 17
pa system 2 rcf 525a powered speakers with covers and sound craft m.f.x. mix mixing desk all in excellent condition £700 o.n.o 07585 701952.

Posted January 15
Pod pro xt liveRack effects with a Marshall 8080 rack amp in a skb case.pedal board controller included excellent  condition..£300....phone Steve on 07931226643.

Posted January 11

Marshall AVT50 Combo , including footswitch.

Good working order , speaker upgraded to Celestion G12T Hot100.

£100 - Chris 07874998377


Posted January 10
Peavey Bass Combo MAX115 75 watts bought it May 2018 used 4 times also got its own fitted padded cover which cost £35 in excellent condition this is a very loud  amp never had it  passed number 5 on master and channel control its got a chromatic tuner, pyshco acoustic low enhancement, trans tube gain boost, DDT speaker protection and punch midshift and bright controls, its easy to carry nice and portable this is a bargain £200 tel: 07903862669.

Posted January 9

Full range PA, Lights and Indespension 14P Box Trailer for sale.
One pair of Mackie SRM450 Mk3 powered speakers, one pair of Mackie 1550 powered bass bins and Mackie 16-4-2 mixing desk with effects. Two EV SX 300 speakers to use as monitors and one Crown 2500 watt power amp. Colour i4 lights, case and stands. All leads etc for Pa. all housed in a one ton box trailer. £2,950 ono. Complete PA, Lights and trailer for band use. For more information contact iain14@me.com or call 07746 482795.


Posted January 7
Boss Distortion DS-1 £25, Boss RC-3 Loop Station includes box manual and USB lead £65 and Boss Fender 65 Deluxe Reverb Pedal includes box great reverb and over drive pedal £60 tel;07586780784

Posted January 6
Ritchie sambora guitar for sale .esp floyd rose whammy fitted case .£300.superb condition. Phone .07931226643.

Posted January 3
Fender Champion 40 combo for sale. In absolutely brand new condition.
Purchased 6 May 2017 but has never been played at all. I bought this for a friend but he did not fancy learning to play guitar in the end and therefore I want to sell. This is as Brand New, even the instructions haven't been opened. Can demonstrate if you like. Pics at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/nx1hwfnbmbnjtgc/AACANUjjeeseyyPFGEAvOzYIa?dl=0. Absolute genuine sale and best offer very close to £90 ono. Contact Colin on 07823 490935 or colinmpitman@gmail.com. Forest Hall, Newcastle.



Posted December 30
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TC Electronic G System for sale with instruction disc and instruction book, In good condition with the odd mark but when used live it was in a flight case. These were over £1400 when new and are still used by lots of professional musicians... check out Steven Wilson Gear on YouTube as he explains that he still uses his on tour since he bought it new, selling for £325.00 which is a bargain for 25 effects pedals all in one. My number is 07921228003, Cheers Peter.
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Posted December 26

Richie sambora esp guitar for sale.black .very good condition. Fitted case.phone for details. Steve.07931226643.

Posted December 16
Sabian 22 inch Hand Hammered Power Bell Ride Cymbal . £100 . Telephone 07450098610.

Posted December 15
Wanted: medium size drum mat, sunderland, call on 07947591197.

Posted December 14
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Colour : Cherry Red
With a soft case
Excellent condition £100
Telephone 01914544252

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Posted December 12
Markbass TTE500 with Markbass padded gig bag for sale. Perfect condition. £385. Any questions or to view/try out contact Chris 07494514548 or email chris_bass5@hotmail.com.

Posted November 29
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Marshall Combo Amplifier Model : AVT100X; 100W with Digital FX; Excellent Condition; £100 South Shields. To collect unless local. Tony Milburn Telephone 0191 4544252.



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