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Posted December 19
I'm a vocalist currently seeking a band to form a Free/Bad Company tribute. Been looking to start this project for some time now and I don't want any time wasters. No age requirements just out for a good laugh playing good tunes. I'm based in Washington/Sunderland area and looking to gig at least once or twice a week. If your interested contact Tony.

Posted December 18
Drummer needed for band with gigs through to December 2015. Must be tight and able to lock with bass to provide solid foundation. We play a variety of upbeat material from 1970 to 2014. We operate in the Teesside/North Yorkshire area and play pubs, weddings and corporate gigs. If you're interested, email with details of your experience. If you look interesting we'll arrange an audition.

Posted December 17

Singer wanted for Hartlepool band The Milgrams. Male or Female, experience not an issue, we would just like someone who fits in with us.  We play Punk, Rock, Ska, anything that gets your juices flowing.  We have gigs waiting for us.  Please ring Neil on 07841 352159

Posted December 15

The Fallen are looking for Keyboard player to join a busy well establish working Wedding & function band.anyone interested in playing keyboards or wants more info please email or call 07880 320185 you can obtain more details on our website or you can find us on Facebook
Posted December 13
Guitarist & Drummer for establish band doing Southern Rock, Boogie & Southern Blues. i.e. ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd + Steve Earle, Blackfoot, Georgia Satellites etc40+ gigs in already for 2015.For further details contactAde: 07432 735730

Posted December 11
Drummer required for rock / pop band. sunderland based, we rehearse in central Sunderlan and have set and all equipment.
must have transport, must have time available to learn set, backing vocals an advantage. Please reply WITH telephone number to

Posted December 9
We are an established female fronted 4 piece north east club band looking for a new lead/rhythm guitarist. we gig around the northeast and yorkshire and work fri, sat,sun nights. This position will suit a guitarist that has worked in dixon bands previously. we are looking for someone who not only can play but has excellent stage presence and is up for a good laugh. must have own transport to and from pickup point which is just outside of peterlee/hartlepool. this position will suit ages 30-50 ish. styles of music by artists such as bruno mars, one republic, adele, tina turner, stereophonics, bon jovi ect no egos, no dreamers, no shoe gazers. please contact for more info and audition details

Posted December 9

Experienced keyboard player seeks band, pro gear and transport.into most styles of music, rock, pop,blues,etc..would like rock, queen,bon jovi,journey,zep,etc or blues band.have played clubs,pubs,etc.for years....come on give me a ring 07904292115

Posted December 9

I’m looking for a versatile guitarist who might also play keyboards and can sing a little. I’ve been doing a one-man show for the past two years (Edinburgh Fringe this year) and would like to expand to a two-person comedy-music show similar to Rory McGrath & Philip Pope on their current tour “Bridge over Troubled Lager”. I write my own songs (but would quite like help with the music). I do play guitar a little but only basic chords. I am based in Darlington but travelling anywhere in the UK is no problem (but will do North East first). I am an old guy who played rock’n’roll, folk, trad jazz etc years ago & now would like to perform as much as possible. Ring me on 01325483660 or email

Posted December 9

Experience guitarist wanted for established working party pop Dixon agency band. Backing vocals is a plus but not a deal breaker. Excellent stage presence no shoe gazers. Must have own transport to band van pickup point and pro gear. Must be committed to working full weekends fri-sun. Must be prepared to work as part of a team and hump gear with the rest of the band. No egos. £60 per gig. Based near Stockton. Songs from Maroon 5, the noisettes, pink, Adele, journey, the killers, stereophonics, Bruno mars, katy perry, Ella Henderson, Rhianna ect
For more Info and audition details contact

Posted December 6
Singer wanted for 4 piece band (vocals, guitar, bass, drums)Gigs booked throughout next year including pubs, clubs, parties, weddings.Style of music is mainly funk, pop, soul, rock including artists like Jamiroquai, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Bruno Mars, Chic, Florence & the machine.Must have own transport and be able to rehearse once a month and gig at least once a week.We are looking to hold auditions soon so please get in contact if you think you fit the bill.Here's a clip below of us playing Jon

Posted December 3

Popular,busy pub band need drummer to start 1st January, healthy diary for 2015 in place.regular work and good laughs await.please contact 07932717823 or 07890882052.

Posted December 2
Rhythm Guitar (Male or Female)  mandolin, bouzouki desirable but not essential.Man With The Stick... Friendly, welcoming, no ego Folk Rock Blues band with members in Bishop Auckland, Richmond and Eaglescliffe.We are seeking a second guitarist to learn our two and a half hour set of varied songs and tunes and to complete our studio recorded cd of self penned material.Details, videos and photos can be seen at and a non-committal chat or meet up give us a call on 07788 916166 or

Posted November 30

Female Singer wanted  for “rock and pop” covers band. Currently 2 guitars, bass and drums. We play in and around the Newcastle/Gateshead/Co. Durham area. We gig on average twice a month and rehearse where we can. Would like someone to fit straight into an established set to carry on as is. Set contains tracks from artists such as Pretenders, Pink, Blondie, Joan Jett, Meredith Brooks, Free, Bangles, Imelda May, Queen, Thin Lizzy, Kings of Leon and more. Must be up for a laugh and do it for the fun of it. Everybody has a say and there are certainly no egos!! Contact

Posted November 26

Singer/shouter wanted for punk/rock/indie band. Formed 6 months ago as The Milgrams, aged between 40 and 50, we play Ramones, Clash, green day, REM, Cult.  We have the promise of gigs already and are committed playing regular.  You don’t have to be Robbie Williams – you don’t even have to be Kenneth Williams!, just fit in with a great bunch of lads.  Exciting times ahead if this is you! – ring Neil on 07841 352159

Posted November 26
Singer wanted for club pub duo, to work with singer/guitarist. some experience needed all equipment provided.will need some transport, unless you live near darlington. you will be working in clubs and pubs in the northeast area.weekends.pays well. may suit a solo act..ring 07904292115

Posted November 26

Female Vocalist wanted for paid work, pubs , clubs, weddings and private parties throughout 2015. All of the pa is provided , must have own transport and be reliable. Ideally aged 25-30. Drop me a text if your interested and I'll call you back. 07827 443994

Posted November 26

Rock Guitarist required for  classic rock trio, all  mature high standard players,  4 piece band,  pa lights in place. Please no learners, dreamers or lunatics, gigs waiting,  based in Newcastle/Blyth area.  Gaz   07707718831  

Posted November 19

Hi we are audio pilotz and we are actively looking for a drummer based in northumberland who can commit to being in a band and all the things that come with it. We need a drummer with ideas and who can sing or willing to try singing. We are in the final of the norths biggest unsigned competition soundwave on January 31st. This will be played in front of 1000 people and also there will be record company professionals there along with other industry professionals. If you are interested and are serious please email., to listen to some of our music please go to Facebook and search audio pilotz UK.

Posted November 18

required , After several years Sean has decided to hang up his sticks in the new year. We play most weekends with a mixture of pubs , functions and weddings .Own transport, commitment to one band and relevant experience essential, backing vocals would be an advantage. . Please email  with details and video links.

Posted November 17
Professional guitarist / singer looking to form PRO Covers Band (We'll play anything as long as it's a classic) for regular paid gigs. Singer, bassist and drummer required. No time wasters please. Email Moz: Mobile: 07903 599 723 Gateshead area.

Posted November 14
Hi. I am looking for a guitarist /singer to  form a duo .  I am a female vocalist currently singing in a band and as a solo artist. The duo when ready would replace my  solo work. I am happy to  continue with music that works well in pubs and clubs but would really enjoy developing some singer/songwriter material.
I already have an agent who is very interested in supporting this new venture,  so finding work would not be a problem.
Please call Hayley on 07771771748 or email me on
I look forward to hearing from you.

Posted November 14
Drummer required for northeast covers band, top band, songs, gigs etc.Must have own transport,gear, and a high standard of playing. Commitment to playin at least 1 gig a week is a must. Contact 07809866480 for more info.

Posted November 11
Drummer wanted for a new original band. The band will feature one of the original members/songwriters of the Jar Family and the plan is to get out there and gig all these great tunes and also record/re-record them. The style of music is indie folk rock (see link for details) This song won ‘Record of the Year’ on Radio 6 and was adopted by Hartlepool Utd FC as the players run out tune in the 2011/12 season. If you’re interested contact me on

Posted November 11
Calling all country blues musicians. I'm 32 years of age in the Bishop Auckland area. Looking to put a hot country/blues band together. I am a guitarist influenced by Vince Gill, Brad Paisley, Brent Mason, and so on. Looking for a singer male/female, drummer, bass player, pedal steel player, pianist, fiddle, just whatever fits the bill. I'd like to be out gigging, having fun and making a few quid. Age, gender not an issue as long as your of decent standard with good gear. Please contact John Lambert on 07814895220 or

Posted November 10
Are you an acoustic/stripped back kind of performer? I am a bassist looking to use my fretless to compliment
your original songs or covers in a live setting.  From buskers nights to street busking, to Madison Square Gardens (well..!) .
Thinking Boyce Avenue, and the kind of performances aired on Radio 1's Live Lounge.  So.... drop me an email for an initial low-down. Thanks ! 

Posted November 6
Roadie Wanted - Established Show band require a roadie. This is to work local gigs mainly weekends. Experience preferred but not essential. Chester le street area. Must be able to get to pick up point or live local to the band. This is a paid position and there is regular work. Contact 07752338407.

Posted November 6
Established band Someone Else’s Omelette are looking for a Drummer and a Bass Player. We have gigs lined up playing a mix of songs from the sixties to present day, including Tom Petty, Warren Zevon, Stones, Eagles  and Snow Patrol. PA and free rehearsal facility available. If you want to join a friendly and good humoured group based in the Whitley Bay area please contact Michael on 07948 392456 or email

Posted October 29
Acoustic duo looking for a vocalist male or female ,we cover a wide genre of music.It would be an advantage if you can play an instrument ie guitar, mandolin,harp, piano etc.Looking to create harmonies to accompany acoustic unplugged feelWe rehearse on a Wednesday evenings for couple of hours.No time wasters please, a decent vocalist who does not require effects in the first instance.If you apply then will supply with set Paul 0775 247 1410.

Posted October 29
Gigging covers band are looking to recruit a new drummer.  Rock/Pop/Indie/Punk/Ska...a real mixed bag.  We gig all over the region 2-5 gigs per month usually.  Age/Sex unimportant - enthusiasm, Own gear & transport + A solid commitment to rehearse once a week.  Please drop an email in the first instance to

Posted October 26
Rhubarb Red Classic Rock Covers Band are looking for a replacement Bassist long term. We have a full diary for this year and have 75% of our 2015 diary complete. We play in venues across the North East & North Yorkshire as well as festivals and Motorcycle Rallies. Anyone who is interested should call/text 07763019634 or visit our website where you will find our contact details. Can I also take this opportunity to thank Peter our outgoing Bassist for all the hard work and commitment he has given to the band over the last three and a half years and wish him luck in the future.

Drummer wanted to Join Guitarist/Singer and Bass player.
We are looking to put a high quality funky-up beat rocking blues covers - along with some originals project together. Along the lines of Jeff Beck, Robben Ford, SRV, Matt Schofield etc and some great originals as well. All played with a degree of our own thing, expression and improvisation, are essential qualities we are looking for. We are both very experienced and eager to get this off the ground. This is going to be a great band so what are you waiting for? Get in touchChris 0796 441

Posted October 16

Singer wanted to work with singer / guitarist as club/pub duo. Must be ok for weekends. Have some experience. Must have transport. All equipment provided. Earn some money and have a good time. ring me on 07904292115

Posted October 16
Drummer required for Rock covers band mixture of classic and modern rock (AC/DC, Deep Purple, Rainbow, T.Rex, Whitesnake, Van Halen, Audioslave, etc). We are looking for an experienced drummer with own transport/mics. To be able to sing re Bv's will be a added bonus. Newcastle based. Call 07725 261507 if interested or email me on

Posted October 15

Established profession dixon agency band looking for a new lead guitarist. We work most Friday Saturday and Sunday nights and are looking for an experienced guitarist to join us. Dixons band experience is a massive plus and you must have your own transport to get to and from reheasals and the pickup and drop off points. We are located in Cleveland and travel as far as Scotland and the midlands. Style is mostly pop with a few rock songs.  No shoe gazers please. Email for more info

Posted October 8

Guitarist looking for female vocalist interested in forming a duo (guitar and vocals) doing classic soul/motown and/or jazz standards. Teesside based. Email

Posted October 6
The Spiral Kings require a competent reliable guitarist with backing vocal skills, good equipment and transport, we play a good mixture of classic 80s to modern chart hits with quality vocal harmonies, gigs are booked for 2014 and into 2015 pubs, clubs and function. Check us out on fb or on our website.
Contact Dave on or phone or text me on 07808765600

Posted October 6
Acoustic finger picking guitarist wanted. We are a newly formed duo consisting of a female vocalist (who also plays guitar) and a mandolin / harmonica player. We are both experienced musicians. We intend to play a bluegrass/folk/country compilation along the lines of Alison Krauss, Joan Baez, Nancy Griffith…..We are looking for a second guitarist who is capable of accompanying but can also finger pick for the occasional lead break and fill.  Person  must have enthusiasm, commitment,  transport and be able to commit to a  practise session one evening  a week. Thank you.

Posted October 5
We're looking for a mature, experienced Bass player for an established, working semi-pro country band. We play covers from all periods of country: classic to new, and have a reputation as a powerful live act. Based in the Cleveland area, the band play club and festival dates throughout the Northeast and, occasionally, a bit further beyond.  Professional attitude, ability and reliability are key requirements along with a good sense of fun and humour! If you are interested, please email:  and tell us a bit about yourself!

Posted October 1
Guitar/Vocals and bass player looking for a drummer to complete 3 piece line-up.  About us; both in our 30s, easy going and always have a laugh. Got pro gear from PA to amps/instruments to lights. Website and online presence all sorted.
Genre is rock n roll, indie and punk, good pub juke box tunes. Can provide full set list and sample vid (little old but get the picture from it). Based in Gateshead and Durham, rehearse at Rocking Horse rooms in Durham City. Get in touch if you fancy a jam. call 07511334398

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Posted December 20

Experienced drummer has played most styles, good gear and own transport is available for stand in work on Christmas Eve and Boxing Night, other nights may be possible. Call Andy on 07729210678

Posted December 20

Bassist with Pro attitude, transport, Fender Jazz, and Fretless, DB sounds, seeks other members interested in forming a band in the North Tyneside Area. Tel 0741 546 3533 for more details

Posted December 1

Aging guitarist looking to play 50s-60s material such as Larry Williams, Buddy Holly Gene Vincent and anything around that. Some vocals and use roland gr-55 synth for trumpets saxes strings and piano. 07977113981

Posted December 1

Singer available based in bedale North Yorkshire but can travel . Been a solo artist since 2001 but have featured in bands . Cover artists from tony hadley to brian adams to roy orbison . Sang at large festivals and finalist in pop idol . Looking to join a band  contact Scott adams 07718142254

Posted November 29

Experienced musician looking for working band/musicians. Play 60s, Souls Rock and Blues. Own gear and transport living in Blyth but do not mind travel. contact John on 07873583781 or

Posted November 29

Dep, solid Drummer available, North East based. Can travel if needed, most styles and genres. Years of experience and touring. Own gear, mics and transport, backing vocals if needed! Call or text 07939256272 Pete

Posted November 26

Dep drummer, based Middlesbrough, can travel, available dates end Nov through Dec, call Chris 07515287639; email Cheers

Posted November 22
Hi, I'm a 27 year old experienced bass player looking for a hard rock/rock covers band.  I've got good gear and transport, loads of gigging experience etc.. Looking to have a laugh and bring in some cash playing the pubs and clubs etc. Email or text 07427626771 cheers.

Posted November 17
Dep drummer available , own transport and great quality equipment.  07463616035

Posted November 16

Guitarist. 40.  Looking to start something new soon. No metal please, but would consider anything else, electric or acoustic, covers or originals, full band or duos/trios. Some covers live I'm also a singer/ songwriter/producer, have a listen: Lastly the obligatory list....Over 20 years playing/gigging experience, Genuine love of music and playing, Own Transport, Great gear, Backing Vox, Commitment, Full Availability, Based in North Shields but willing to travel. Please no time wasters, or bullshit. Call or txt Adam on 07763663436 or Email

Posted November 13

Singer and a Bass player seeking band, we both have many years experience of playing clubs and pubs, have good gear and transport, willing to travel, will consider any style of music as long as were are getting gigs. email

Posted November 13
Drummer available, Over 10 years pro experience, Club, Pub, Function, Tribute bands. Solid with click track, Ran own shows for years. technical sound and light savvy, 32 years old. Good showman, Ready to go. Based in North tyneside own gear and transport, Only paying gigs or close to paying gigs considered srry no originals txt Anth on 07734427902

Posted November 13
Bass player available, pro attitude, rig, and basses, most styles played. Looking for club band or busy pub band, no rehearsal/forming bands please. Only working bands. Own transport and super-fast learner. Gaz  07707718831

Posted November 9
Male vocalist looking to join band either soul or indie. Based in bishop auckland age 40. Got yrs of experience. miss the buzz. Pls gis a txt or ring 07860770720. Please no time wasters. Cheers

Posted November 7
I'm an experienced and dynamic 30yr old female vocalist with a rock/pop style, (ie I can belt 'em out like a goodun') and I'm looking to get back into a regularly gigging band after having a baby three years ago. I'm interested in all sorts of styles of music so if you've got a prog rock outfit and a lady might fit the picture, give me a shout! I'm based in Peterlee and SADLY I have no transport, which may be an issue, however if the right gig came along, a car may become more affordable....
Please TEXT me initially on 07852163454. Cheers, Laura

Posted November 3
Drummer seeks band,have transport and pro gear.most styles,club/pub/tribute band.can play to click track.have played for more than 15 years on club/pub circuit .will travel for the right band...ring/text 07506470377

Posted October 28
Drummer with harmonies seeks band preferably workingHave own kits mics transport and a wealth of experienceworked with some great well known north east bands in the past Call Col 07930 523398

Posted October 27
Mature bass player available todep for rock and blues or country bands.years of experience.good gear good sound and reliable with own

Posted October 23
Experienced Drummer with vocal ability seeks established pub band not classic rock or punk.
I have drum mics and reliable transport. I have worked with Reload Jiab The Suspects Shanghai etc.
Deped for Contraband The Whole Hogg American Girl The Boneshakers etc.  07722425557.

Posted October 20

Bass Player looking for work with  band. I’m in Sunderland area, have own gear & transport with loads of gigging experience. I’m keen on most styles of music as long as the band is tight. Send your band info inc website & set list to or txt 07527716768 thanks.

Posted October 19
Anyone out there up for starting a covers band or in need of a frontman?Covering the likes of the stone roses oasis verve beatles stones etc. I'm 23 and live in Middlesbrough Also up for working on originals. Contact me on 07508121235

Posted October 17
Singer female, age 46 based in Consett.  Currently sing with backing tracks in pubs/clubs looking to join band.  Do 60s 70s to current day covers Elkie Brooks Blondie, Texas, Cher, Pretenders, Fleetwood Mac etc. Please ring Mandy on 07958159150 or email

Posted October 2
Bass player available for dep work, experienced and professional player have just came off 2 cruise contracts can cover all genre's of music contact carl on 07455221036

Posted October 1
Drummer seeking a regular paid gig that will fit around my existing original bands schedule due to a current band I'm involved with disbanding soon. This schedule can be quite sporadic, some months I have no gigs with this band, others 10-15, but I know my gig list well in advance to give ample notice for a dep.Lots of musicians and bands able to vouch for me, 12 years experience of paid work. All enquiries of corse in the strictest confidence, I can send you my availability straight away. 07926611682 Lloyd.

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Posted December 13
PA system. Mixer amp 300w flight cased.Bose 800 
speakers, as good as you can get. New stands. 
£275    Tel   01665 479476   or

Posted December 12

Full PA for sale, everything below. £500 ONO for the lot. Pegswood. 
1 x Peavy PV2000 Power Amplifier (with Flight Case)
1 x 16 Channel Yamaha MX200 Mixing Console (with Flight Case)
2 x Peavey HiSys 115 XT Bass Bins
2 x Peavey HiSys 1XT Speakers
2 x Poles for Peavey Speakers
1 x Box of assorted cables and leads (XLR, 1/4" jack, power etc. Pot luck really, you can have the lot!)
2 x Halogen lights with control board
2 x Poles for lighting rig

Posted December 5

Great bargain for anyone looking to buy lighting for band etc.........Used Par Can Lights and dimmers all in good working order For Sale in North Newcastle. I have attached links to the item as new so as to both give descriptions and current new prices for comparison as follows; Happy to sell the whole lot preferably for £325 now £295 package or as below, photos can be provided;
Par cans x 300watt x 10 (some better condition than others but all working and one spare 300watt bulb) £15 each or £125 for the lot, including one tripod stand holds 4 lights.
Soundlab strobes x 12 £5 each or 12 for £50
Mini Par 7 x 3watt Led £30 SOLD…/stairville_mini_stage_par_7x3w_tri_…
Light controller dimmer x 2 £30 each
Transcension performer ddp 405 £40
Chauvet dmx 4 £40

07879 430579

Posted December 5
Fender Dimension (new range) cherry sunburst 5 string Bass for sale North Newcastle less than 9 months old bought on a whim and not using it, Below is link to description and price on G.G. site priced at £684 I will sell this one with gig bag for reduced price of £450.
Contact 07879 430579 thankyou  Bass details here

Posted December 4

2 X Mackie powered PA speakers (grey version 1)
SRM450   450 watts RMS (per side)
£400   Contact Jon on: 07825395342

Posted December 4

Hi inwould like to advertise my two bass guitars for sale,
I have a maverick bass great condition in black £150
And i have a ARIA electro acoustic bass also great condition £200ono
 Iam in durham area and can deliver within reason
Txt or call for anymore info or pictures
Cheers dean 07786983713  

Posted November 26

PA & lighting Hire. 2k to 6K PA Rig. Lighting LED,Analogue and effects.All tailored to suit. Covering the North Easts pups,clubs and events Contact Steve on 07702 191092 or email

Posted November 13

Par 36 pin spots wanted, must be in working order, contact me at

Posted November 4

Gibson les paul studio arctic humbucker pick ups.pearloid tuner heads in original gibson hardcase.hardly used as new. £495.00 or 07779 710364

Posted November 1

I have a Marshall half stack I want to sell as I have retired from giging .
The amp is a TSL100 and the cab is a 1960A.
in mint condition and would like to raise half the going rate...ish.

Posted October 31
sony mds-s30 midi disk player / recorder Ideal for single artiste using backing tracks or a Karioke unit Has been in use for a band's backing tapes. working order with one midi tape sunderland
pictures here:-  £20

Posted October 30
Three items for sale – (i) TC Electronic BH500 Head (6 months old, built in tuner, compression, tube and many other inputs (headphone) with pre and post eq functionality) (ii) TC Electronic BC410 Cab (virtually new, 500 watts @ 4ohm, only 23kg) and (iii) Fender MIM Precision Bass (Cherry red body, white scratch plate, rosewood neck, year old, well maintained) Bass £350 with hard case – Rig £450, not selling rig separately as buying new rig (Ampeg) and hollow body bass so selling to help fund, contact Martin by text 07876245297