What’s on this weekend in the North East

By Samuel Lakin

30 May 2024

The weekend is rolling around once more, and we’re back with some great gig suggestions for our readers to go and make the most of it. For those from the North East, there’s plenty of great live gigs going on, and we at Feedback have once again picked out some great lineups in your area. Get down and support local musicians and venues.

Friday 31 May Top Pick – Mickey Callisto & CHAT @ Independent, Sunderland

What venue are they playing?


27-28 Holmeside, Sunderland SR1 3JE

How much is it? 

For £10, a night full of rhythmic synth awaits you – get ready to dance your hearts out and groove to the melodic beats of the co-headliners from 7:30PM until 10:30PM. 

Social Media: 

Get an idea of the groove hereMichael Spence (@mickeycallisto) • Instagram photos and videos

Purchase tickets here: https://www.fatsoma.com/e/nu5f7vma/mickey-callisto-chat

Saturday 1 June Top Pick – Hannah Wicklund & Hunny Buzz @ Anarchy Brew Co., Newcastle

What venue are they playing?

Anarchy Brew Co. 

Unit A1, Benfield Business Park Benfield Road, 

Newcastle Upon Tyne NE6 4NQ

How much is it? 

The gig is towards the upper end of our recommended budget at £15, but these are truly unmissable artists, with Hannah Wicklund being a frequent collaborator of Greta Van Fleet and Hunny Buzz bringing a luxurious surf-rock sound alongside her from 7:30PM to 11:00PM.

Social Media: 

Find a sneak peak of the incredible acts here: Hannah Wicklund (@hannahwicklund) • Instagram photos and videos ; H U N N Y B U Z Z (@hunnybuzzband) • Instagram photos and videos

Purchase tickets here: Hannah Wicklund + Honey Buzz at Anarchy Brew Co, Newcastle upon Tyne on 1st Jun | Fatsoma

Sunday 2 May Top Pick – Miserable Les @ The White Room Music Cafe Stanley

What venue are they playing?

The White Room Music Cafe

15 Station Rd, Stanley DH9 0JL

How much is it? 

Quite cheerful, unlike his tongue-in-cheek name, Miserable Les is approaching 70 and has a wealth of tunes in his roster, so it’s sure to be a great show at this intimate venue for only £8, from 5:30PM-9:00PM.

Social Media: 

Take a look at the lovely White Room here: The White Room (@whiteroom_musiccafe) • Instagram photos and videos

Purchase tickets here: White Room Events online ticket sales powered by TicketSource

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