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Posted March 31
North East rockabilly/Rock n Roll/Blues band are seeking a guitarist for lead/ rhythm as the current guitarist is leaving soon, may also consider a keyboard player. We are a 5 piece band and gig approximately 2 times a month. for more info email: bob.patta@hotmail.com

Posted March 30

Mature singer required for newly formed rock covers band, bass,drums & guitars all in place just need a singer to complete meeting up on Tuesday 7th of April in Durham to see how we get on if interested please e mail me at dekmac1@msn.com and I will let you know what songs we are having a bash at age range of the band is 40 - 50.

Posted March 29

Monkey Punch are looking to recruit a Lead Guitarist asap.
Regular Paid gigs booked.get in touch via our facebook page
if youre interestedor know a kick ass guitarist

Posted March 26

Drummer wanted for gigging covers band. Average 4 gigs a month. We play a wide variety of covers – no metal or rock. Playing songs by Bob Marley, Pink Floyd, Kinks, Beatles, Stranglers, Paul Weller, Men at Work, UB40, Clash – etc….so quite a variety. Drummer must be pretty versatile and a team player. If you want any more details drop me a mail or call – 07707099480 or  chriswraith@hotmail.co.uk


Posted March 20

Singer wanted for club duo, to work with singer/guitarist.all equipment provided.will need transport. must be available at weekends. 35-60 app age.songs from 60s to now...07904292115  clubduowork1@yahoo.co.uk

Posted March 18

Keyboard Player required for (5pc) The Poison Whiskey Band. We play classic bluesy rock covers in our own soulful, dynamic and very ballsy style. Band comprised of Drums, Bass, Lead Guitar, lead Vocal/harp and Piano/organ and covering artists such as Eric Clapton, Cream, Early Fleetwood Mac, Animals, Gary Moore, Robin Trower,  Doors, ZZ Top. (Will Gladly look at other artists later) We have full PA, lights etc. and 40+ gigsleft this year. Being readily available to gig, transport, good gear and NOT solely turned on by only money would be a distinct advantage. Contact Ade 07432 735 730 or info@poisonwhiskey.co.uk

Posted March 17

Female Vocalist wanted to join experienced guitarist songwriter for recording & live acoustic project, lead or backing vocals welcome and ability to play an instrument would be nice but not essential. I have studio & P.A. etc, and require female vocals for close vocal harmonies, someone who is prepared to work hard.
I have experience working with top name musicians, but getting the right person who can commit is the most important thing. Great opportunity for the right person with transport, the tools & equipment I can supply for recording & live work of original music & some covers. Contact: maurguitarz@icloud.com


Posted March 17

Sunderland based rock covers band Achilles Heel are looking for a Singer or Singer / Guitarist. We have covered a wide range of artists with a few one hit wonders in there as well. We only look to do 3 to 4 gigs a month which are mainly pubs but there are the odd club gigs now and then. If you think you can
fill their boots please contact me at glenngtccr@aol.com or call 07968135196 for more details.


Posted March 14

Established Northumberland Classic Rock band - King for a Day (KFAD) require Lead Singer. We play a wide variety of Rock from past to present, gigging on average 2-4 times a month in the Northumberland & Tyneside area. Contact Paul 07525342523 or Nigel 07969626472.

Posted March 12

The Zoos are reforming and require a keyboard player.After a good few months break we have decided we want to get back into it again.The musicians we’re looking for must have their own transport and be reliable with a sense of humour Must be able to practice once a week in South Shields on a weeknight We're only looking to gig 2-3 times a month so not for people who’s in it for the money or wants to gig more than that Type of music we’ll be doing is catchy songs that get people up dancing mixture of everything email thezoos@live.co.uk

Posted March 10
Drummer required for WMC / barband.Must have own kit and transport.We rehearse in Sunderland, BVs would be welcome
replies to jlttv2012@gmail.complease enclose a phone number cheers

Posted March 9

Bassist wanted for Tyneside rock/grunge/punk originals band! Supported Tv Smith, Vice Squad, Ed Tudor Pole, Fornicators, Sham 69 & Billy Club. Upcoming include Knock Out Kaine, Strummercamp Festival, Unlimited Festival and Dubs In't Dales! Transport, experience and sense of humour essential. Email askmandrax@hotmail.com

Posted March 7

Auditions taking place for drummer - please get in touch asap if you'd like to be considered.Based Newcastle/Durham and working mostly between Carlisle and Teesside.
Must have transport and vocals advantageous. Pop covers from 1970s up to current day.Proficiency in click track work essential, along with a pro attitude and good work ethic. Vocals an advantage.Ideally aged 30 plus.Not interested if you work in other bands - no shared diaries please!
Must be available Saturdays and some Fridays and Sundays.
Please reply by email with previous experience - coriander@talktalk.net

Posted March 7

Experienced well established band looking for a versatile guitarist with good harmonies ideally able 2 sing a few lead vocal songs 2 accommodate current show material but not essential.
minimum £70/£80 per gig sometimes more depending on venue.
Ideal person will be over 30, well presented, with own transport with a pro attitude.
No shared diaries please - must be available every Saturday and occasional Fridays and Sundays.
Non smoker prefered. No time wasters please. Enquiries in confidence with your band history.

Posted March 3

Bassist needed for well established touring Michael Jackson tribute show and new upcoming shows , full time position working 2-3 nights a week and can also work upto 5 nights during summer and winter , B/Vs are an advantage , and very basic choreography. Must present yourself well on stage.
must be North East based , if not living in the Newcastle area then driving with own transport is essential.
For further information contact me at jacksontribute@live.com
James aston


Posted March 3

No fun punk tribute band require a singer + drummer age not important
contact 07789740738.


Posted February 28

Drummer 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. http://www.jojamesband.com/ . Please email  rbyrne@btopenworld.com  with details and video links.


Posted February 26

hartlepool mod soul cover band seek drummer we have gigs coming up including a spot in a outdoor summer festival we have our own full pa our own rehearsal space with a pearl export kit in it all we are looking for is a dedicated experienced drummer to join this great band txt 07505116374

Posted February 23

Drummer wanted for club band. Must have own transport or live near to Chester le street. Must be willing to play an electronic drum kit which the band owns. Band is already on the road. Drummer had to leave because of work commitments. Work will be around the north east area with the odd trip down to Sheffield and Yorkshire. Call 07752338407

Posted February 22

Bass player required for classic rock band.  Only high standard players with backing/harmony vocal capabilities need apply.  We are based in the Tyneside area.  Contact cigray@sky.com

Posted February 22

Hi our duo need a bassist to complete our line up, we play acoustic/electro Americana/Irish music inc. guitars, banjo, mando, dobro, by artists such as Chris Knight, OCMShow, Steve Earl, Guy Clarke, Pogues, The Band, Dylan and more. We practice on Monday nights at a great rehearsal space in Jarrow so If ur interested please ring me on 07443608672. cheers Paul.

Posted February 22

Singer wanted for mature rocking R & B band to share vocals. If you play harmonica that would be even better. Must have your own transport but a good PA is available or use yours. Call 0709-203-7199 and leave a message or email 2tblues@gmail.com - include your phone number. Thanks, Neil

Posted February 18

We are looking for a male vocalist and also a keyboard player for a North Shields based band who have gig experience and gigs lined up for 2015. All genres covered with pubs and clubs in mind and possibly the odd wedding. Rock, pop, disco and new wave all covered. Rehearse every Tuesday evening in North Shields and looking to do 1 or 2 gigs per month. Drums , bass and female vocals already in place. Pleasae contact Russell on russell.taylor@htare.co.uk if you are interested. 35-50 years old ideal.


Posted February 17

hi we are a Newcastle based band looking for a new drummer (as are drummer is moving away) we are in are 40 to 50s play a bit of everything from 80s pop to classic rock punk to glam we are all about having fun and need someone who is solid but also we can get on with we have gigs booked till end of year  play about 2 to 3 times a month. Please contact dave on 07824396315

Posted February 15
hi im trying to start a rock n roll band, have drummer and guitarist need bass player and singer, based in Teesside but looking to gig in north east,nothing too serious...if your interested txt me 07703985017 or email band@madnet.org.uk

Posted February 11
Experienced Male Singer/Frontman wanted with charisma and the voice to kick some ass ! Currently working club/pub band doing N.E east and surrounding regions looking for a great singer/frontman with Rogers/ Rod / Jagger / Mercury swagger and showmanship.No Bon Jovi or Journey squeaking croaking wannabees please !Own transport, professional attitude and commitment to working weekends essential.
I have crew cab Sprinter, 5k pa, lights. If you think you have what it takes email mart24cam@yahoo.co.uk or text 07983357484.

Posted February 10

Drummer wanted  - we are a club/corporate band based in County Durham looking for a new drummer. Must have own transport to and from the pickup point and can play to a click track. We need someone who is committed to full weekends fri sat and sun with the odd mid week gig and doesn't mind travelling . we are looking for someone 30-50s who is ego free, can work well as part of a team, up for laugh and has a strong stage presence. email liannerivers@outlook.com if you are interested and for more info. please send vid clips, you tube links if you have any. no deps, time wasters, egos, dreamers only pro with suitable experience will be considered.

Posted February 10

Vocalist required for function band with paid gigs booked through out 2015 and into 2016. This is a new project, the rest of the band are in place. Ideally the person will be aged 20 to 35
And have own transport. Male or female. Professionalism is a must. Send a Youtube link or recording to the email address below: drumhelp@live.co.uk  07463616035

Posted February 7
Drummer wanted: to join bass/vocalist and guitarist to complete 70s classic rock trio. Usual suspects such as Lizzy, Zep, Purple, Priest, Sabbath, Queen, Free, Bad Co, Santana, and lesser known bands such as Budgie, Kansas, Styx ,Foghat.Not looking for Neil Peart ( though Rush covered as well! ) but someone into the music and looking to enjoy playing it and having a good time. Full pa and lights ownedIf interested contact steve at stevehudson1961@gmail.com for further info and mp3 files of some of the numbers.We're in our early 50s but age not an issue as it's still the 70s to us and we're still teenagers at heart!

Posted February 7
Wanted Specialist Guitarist, not for clubs must play with passion and aggression a true performer  intensity blood spit and sweat in every note. intimidating presence. strong image and character  you need to be able to move on stage and an ability to do  backing vocals Style psychobilly rock and roll  Tango   - but harder with modern outlook not Elvis or old style rock and roll.   smart appearance suits  Must have own transport and compact gear Tyne and Wear Based. suit someone 30- 50. Playing style examples http://youtu.be/ptyUG_6ikIw http://youtu.be/tbA9emWpTdM Send Info/ Photos/ links to originalmusic@outlook.com

Posted February 2

Guitarist looking for likeminded musicians(Guitarist, bassist, Drummer, Singer)  to form a band. I’m 42 and live in the Durham area. Willing to travel, however  I’m no professional  but I’m not bad. Looking for people to rehearse with and if it feels right maybe start some casual  gigging on the pub scene. Bon Jovi, Thin Lizzy, pub rock stuff. No egos it’s got to be fun  man. Email Marc at dweltsandpiper@aol.com


Posted January 29

Drummer wanted for classic rock band ,no deps time wasters and able to play drums past to top of street.plz text on 07932717823 or07890882052   Thank you.

Posted January 28
The Malcontents are looking for a replacement button accordion player or a good fiddle player. Please check our website for sets, members etc.,www.themalcontents.co.uk or email themalcontentsuk@gmail.com or call 07759 460 906 for further details. Cracking PA (brand new), lights and a good bunch of lads.Must have own transport and decent gear. Looking to gig just once a month at the moment...

Posted January 27

Rock/Pop/Indie cover band seek male vocalist for regular paid gigs. Must have a positive attitude and be dedicated. No time wasters please. Gateshead area. Contact Moz on 07903 599 723.

Posted January 27
Need a good seasoned keyboard player for our newly formed Whtesnake/Coverdale tribute band. (Aiming to be gigging late Feb early March. Everything in place just need keys to complete band - Based in Cleveland - own transport essential and must be prepared to travel. If this is you please email: peteflint1@aol.com

Posted January 26

Drummer required for 3 piece band. Need to have own transport, pro kit and be committed to playing at least once a weekend, looking for experienced drummer and would like to be up to speed in a month or so. Gigs booked for this year. Full set and other info available from our facebook page www.facebook.com/thehappygoluckies. Contact Martin on 07511334398 or email thehappygoluckies@hotmail.com or facebook message!


Posted January 25

From Newcastle upon Tyne. DisFunk are a covers band playing songs from chic, sister sledge, Jamiroquai, funkadelic, parliament and loads more. We are mixing that poppy funk with old grooves funk from the 70s. We need a dedicated keyboard player, with backing vocals, who can practice once a week and when ready can gig once a week. We have all the gear and an excellent back line with brilliant players and singer. Message me for a full description including set list and some rough demos recorded on iPhone with our old singer. Cheers from the DisFunk! Email Paul: bassfunk4@gmail.com

Posted January 25
Bass player wanted to replace retiring player in established touring Irish band, 100-150 gigs a year, average £100-£140 per night. All equipment provided - email middi@wildmurphys.com for full information and to arrange audition.

Posted January 22

Lead vocalist required for well established classic rock band covering a very wide range of material. Gigging 2-3 times a month and rehearsing once a week. Northumberland/Tyneside area. Must have own transport, a high level of commitment and a great voice! Contact: Paul 07525342523 or Nige 07969626472

Posted January 18
Hia my band is currently seeking a bass player We are Based in Darlington, own transport essential, backing vocals etc, willing to commit to 2 x weekly pracs. Available to gig weekly. Must be competent & commited. Covering popular punk tunes. If interested please email me at supernovajunky@gmail.com
Cheers

Posted January 18
Female Vocalist Wanted for pub/club trio/band. New project based around you. Tel Dennis 07738375821.

Posted January 15

Male/Female singer wanted for well established club duo/trio and band. Playing a variety of music right through from the 60’s to current day with. Own transport would be preferred but please get in touch anyway. We are Durham based and play all over the north of England. Call or text Kev on 07445 405977


Posted January 14

Guitar Roadie/Driver (with or without van) required by Classic Clapton (aka After Midnight) for UK Theatre Tour starting February, including Sage Gateshead. Approx 25 gigs a year, mainly weekends. Must have clean driving licence + be able to tune/restring guitars.  Must live near Newcastle.   www.classic-clapton.com Tel:  07860 510948 (Mike) Email: mike@classic-clapton.com


Posted January 14

Drummer wanted for 'Guitars n Stripes'  classic rock/pop Dixon Agency 4 piece Club/pub band. We are looking for a Professionally minded experienced drummer with own transport,drum mics and a commitment to working every weekend. We play material from Gary Moore, Queen, Bon Jovi, Van Halen, Free, Skynyrd, ,Guns n Roses,T.Rex, Quo. Must be fit and able to hump gear. The band is based in Northumberland; Bedlington, Blyth and Morpeth.
Contact Martin on 07983357484. Email mart24cam@yahoo.co.uk

Posted January 14

Vocalist and Bassist required to complete Rock Club/Pub band. Work throughout Northeast and Yorkshire. Good ability essential. Call 07711232243 for more info.

Posted January 11

DisFunk are a covers band playing songs from chic, sister sledge, Jamiroquai, Funkadelic, parliament and loads more. We are mixing that poppy funk with old grooves funk from the 70s. We need a dedicated female singer who can practice once a week and when ready can gig once a week. We have all the gear and an excellent back line with brilliant players! Message me for a full description including set list and some rough demos recorded on iPhone with our old singer at bassfunk4@gmail.com my name’s Paul. Cheers from the DisFunk!



Posted January 11

Teesside Based Rock /Pop Band require an experienced Bass Player..... we cover material from The Eagles, , Stereophonics, Green Day, Royal Blood, so abit of everything.This is an exciting new project with very experienced players, P.A etc in place , we will be looking to gig the Teesside area about 2/3 times a month..... no shift workers and must have your own transport.... for more details text to 07722586159

Posted January 10

Hi I'm a vocalist looking for a competent guitarist to practice doing covers with, with the aim of playing open mic nights etc, covering songs by artists such as Arctic monkeys, oasis, stone roses, beatles, stones etc and any other suggestions. I'm 23 and live in Middlesbrough Also looking for someone who's a similar age Thanks Contact - 07508121235

Posted January 9
Singer/Rhythm guitarist wanted to join existing 3 piece (drums/lead/bass) to do 80s indie based stuff. We are based in Durham and are mature chaps looking to do something which is not the usual pub rock stuff. Contact - david736kemp@btinternet.com

Posted January 8
Experienced Keyboard player wanted for established working Party Function Band, We are a 5 piece band based in the Sedgefield Area, Must have own Transport to Band van pick up point and have Pro Gear. We currently have Weddings, Functions and Parties in the Diary as well as some clubs and Pub gigs, No egos please just dedication and commitment, the band consists of: 2 Female lead Vocalists, Guitar & Vocals. Bass & Vocals and DrumsWe Play songs from : Maroon 5, Daft Punk, Wild Cherry, Journey,  Blondie, Brian Adams, Queen, Ce Lo Green, Bruno Mars, Michael Jackson, Stereophonics, Red Hot Chili Peppers etc.For More Information and audition details contact:  Mike on 07976 559219 or Carl on 07702 591897

Singer
Wanted: for Club Rock band covering artists such as: Queen, U2, Bon Jovi, Boston, Journey etc. Must be availableFriday to Sunday nights for paid gigs in the North East/ Yorkshire area, transport to pick up point is required. Please contact AJ at 
alastairjames1@gmail.com with age, gender and any media of previous work, For more info.


Posted January 5

Vocalist required for well established Newcastle based band who play a wide variety of popular rock/pop/soul covers. We’re all experienced musicians with good equipment and we gig on average twice a month. We're looking for a guy or gal with a great voice and stage presence, additionally enthusiasm and commitment are vital, as is a sense of humour! Age is immaterial but we are all in our fifties. Please phone Phil on 07806633403 or email philzr3820@yahoo.co.uk


Posted December 29

Competent Lead Guitarist and backing vocalist required to join experienced musicians, to complete a new line up to cover a wide range of music from the 60 classics to now. Own equipment and transport is required. looking to work towards private functions, pubs and clubs.
We are based in the gateshead area and are looking to make this an enjoyable venture. If your interested or need any further information, then text or phone Derek on 07547855788, email derekgs@live.co.uk 

Posted December 23

Female lead vocalist aged 21-35 urgently required as bookings arranged in 2015. Great voice essential as well as image and personality. We play pop/soul/rock covers with a line up of drums, keyboards, bass and guitar and have a full PA system and lighting. You will need to have your own transport and plenty of commitment. Contact peter_b_999@yahoo.co.uk

Posted December 20

Experienced Female Vocalist and Bass Player, North Tyneside based looking for additional experienced musicians, i.e. Keyboards, Drums, Sax, Clarinet, to form band performing, swing/jazz/blues/ rock n roll/soul with a view to gigging couple of times a month, we are both mature and have been around the block a bit and have pro attitude. No time wasters please. If interested feel free to call 07890854071. Thanks.

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. tony60179@gmail.com


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 s.blades1@ntlworld.com or call 07880 320185 you can obtain more details on our website www.thefallenlive.com or you can find us on Facebook
          
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 jlttv2012@gmail.com


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 liannerivers@outlook.com 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 chrisgrahamentertains@gmail.com

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  northeastclubband@gmail.com


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 http://youtu.be/VPA-SrR6OH0Contact: Jon 07825395342Enquiries@theflytes.co.uk

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 www.facebook.com/MWTSmusic and www.bandmix.co.uk/phil85724For a non-committal chat or meet up give us a call on 07788 916166 or phil@filmar.co.uk





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Posted March 25
Drummer..very experienced..seeks good band..Prefer blues /rock with good funky feel..however  will consider
anything tasty...e.mail misterbeat2003@yahoo.co.uk

Posted March 25

Drummer looking for band, ideally playing a gig or two a month. I'm 46 and been playing since I was 11 so I'm fairly solid. Pretty good at the classic rock Hendrix/cream/who/bad co stuff but fairly easy to please :). Have my own professional gear and transport. I'm in Durham. Call Stu on 07956123483

Posted March 14
Experienced mature drummer seeks band.  Good gear, own mics and transport.  Sorry, no Punk or Metal. Contact: Steve  e mail: catherine_ross1@sky.com

Posted March 8

Experienced female Singer, 41, looking for a Bluegrass Band in the Newcastle/Gateshead area.
All hillbilly minded folk please email me at miss-clarissa@hotmail.co.uk


Posted February 28

Experienced Guitarist Available, 36 years old, Sunderland area. My main styles are Classic and Alt rock, 60s Psychedelia, Soul/Funk, and Surf. I am looking for the right band for regular work. I have played on the pub/club/original scene for many years. Own gear/transport etc. Email me ancientorbit@hotmail.co.uk

Posted February 14

Experienced sax player available, looking for band. 
Style of music immaterial as long as I enjoy it. 
Contact Steve: 07787352691, or s.fardoe2011@hotmail.co.uk

Posted January 25

Guitarist available, ideally looking for a club band. 30 years old, based in Middlesbrough area. Have own transport so can travel about. Played clubs, pubs functions etc just want to get gigging again this year.  All pro gear, give me a textual message on 07854105994.  Thanks for reading my lovely advert.

Posted January 23

Drummer available, based in darlington area. have own gear,mics, and transportanything from covers band,club,tribute,blues. able to play to click track if neededlots of experience.will travel. ring/text me 07506470377

Posted January 13

Teesside based Drummer available,Ex.... The Devils...Heaven Forbid....Out After Dark...use to playing bike rallies coporate events and festivals....aswell as pubs and clubs..... pro gear.own transport please pm me or text me with any details. Cheers. 07722586159

Posted January 9
Bass player/ Drummer looking for dep work. Played most genres but not looking for anything too far out. Great gear both drums and bass. Good pro attitude and up for a laugh. Get in touch. live in the Stanley area. 07977379093. Cheers.

Posted January 8

18 year old keyboard player with equipment and transport- willing to work with any age group, and just wants to join a working band. Can do backing vocals as well, and will play nearly all genres. Text/phone 07526916783 if anyone is interested :)

Posted January 3

Multi-instrumentalist in Richmond, North Yorks seeks like-minded individuals for folk/rock covers jam and poss band. I play bass, guitar, keys and accordion. Open minded, but my start point is Pogues, Bellowhead, Cash, Dexys, Leonard Cohen, Men They Couldn't Hang, Martin Stephenson, Kate Rusby, Christy Moore, Proclaimers, Chumbawamba, Hot Club of Cowtown.....and many more! Please email adefletcher@hotmail.co.uk if interested!

Posted January 2
Experienced drummer seeks band.rock,pop,blues,tribute, club.have pro gear and transport.can play to click track if required.ring/text 07904292115.

Posted December 31
Bass Player Looking For Band. Im based in Sunderland , have own gear & transport and giged for years. Im looking for covers band . Let me know what your doing at gwhiteheart@yahoo.com or txt 07527716768

Posted December 27
im a 50s guitarist~all styles``good equipment+own transport``needs to link up with others to form or to join band~im into all genres of music from 70s/80s/90s {eagles~doobies~little feat ~outlaws~the who~stones~wishboneash~ten years after~etc etc``im into rehearsing~ evenings at least 2/3 nights per week``ive had band exp in my past when living in london/glasgow and carlisle`areas  give me a call after 6pm on 07806874794 im in sunniside/gateshead area

Posted December 22

Keyboard player/guitarist seeks band.experienced player,have pro gear and transport.will travel for the right band.......working band required,or one very close.most styles from pop to rock can do backing vox.....club.pub.tribute.blues.prog rock.etc.....ring/text me 07506470377.. there,s got to be a good band out there..


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 firstwoodie@gmail.com


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 Scott.adams@hotmail.co.uk

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Posted March 31
For sale, SWR pro bass rig. Working mans set up consisting of 200watt head, 2x10cab, 1x15cab, Behringer rack tuner. Swr heavy duty covers. Immaculate condition, come give it a blast,you won't be disappointed. £800.oo no offers. Get in touch, Stewart on 07977379093

Posted March 26

2009 gibson usa les paul custom alpine white(but nicely fading off white)  with custom shop case and tags
played for 1 hour then stored away ,best s/h example in uk
ebony fretboard not bakelite which they use on the new ones
low avtion sounds amazing £2000,no offers or trades
based in sunderland area

Posted March 23

Akai MPK 88 controller keyboard. Superb 88 weighted hammer action keys with aftertouch.This keybed has a very fast repetition. First class condition, purchased from Sounds live in August 2014.All original packaging. Need for space dictates reluctant sale. Open to offers. Please contact Mick on 01740630802 or email m.norman16@homecall.co.uk

Posted March 23

Roland  GR 20 Guitar Synth Awesome bit of kit comes with gk-3 pick up (which is worth 120 on its own) and all fixtures. Has attachment for les Paul style guitar. All power leads and brand now 13 pin Roland midi leads. No instructions but the PDF is easily downloaded. This is a very user friendly bit of gear plug and play in minutes. No trades I need cash for something else. Condition is fantastic. Check out the demo on YouTube. £200 buys it,Contact Steve on 07766836614.

Posted March 21

Roland KC550 keyboard amp for sale. In excellent condition and only gigged a dozen times, great reliable sound from a great piece of kit. £250.00 ono. This amp is on removable castors for easy transport. Contact John 07931319147.

Posted March 20

For Sale RCF 905 AS 1000W Active Digital Sub Bass Binns, just over a year old, used about twice a month, near demo condition, complete with custom made RCF covers (which can be left on & the front & rear simply unzipped when used), complete with adjustable stands for top speakers, superb sound quality, just read the reviews, paid nearly £2500 for all the gear, for sale for £1650, Contact Chris 07739311851  I can send photos via email if requested.  Gateshead area

Posted March 15

Floor lights wanted, single or pair, in working condition, please contact me at paul975@hotmail.co.uk

Posted March 10

For sale is a Fender Modern Player Telecaster with Seymour Duncan humbucker upgrade. Great condition, with all original tools and extra strap buttons. Looking for around £270, but offers are welcome.
Pick up from Saltburn.
Contact Luke on 07581480571 or email at lukeplummy@hotmail.co.uk


Posted February 23

Bare Knuckle prewired Strat pickguard , 3 x Irish Tour single coils. Excellent condition , receipt available as proof of purchase , £150. Chris 07874998377 or cbentley960@gmail.com


Posted February 18

For sale: Pair of JBL eon 515xt 625w powered speakers only 18 months old still have one original box.
15" low driver with a 1" compression driver.
3 band mixer eq and built in limiter, With 2 1/4" TRS Phone jacks and 1 Neutrix combination jack that accepts an XLR or 1/4" TRS Phone plug.
Cabs are slighty scuffed and scratched from gigging but are in excellent working order and in very good general condition.
£650 ono Teesside area collection only unless willing to pay for postage.
Tel Steve on 07580 121116 or mail : stephen.bardsley@btinternet.com

Posted February 16

For sale peavey max 450 bass amp and 15"cab.two yrs old good working order been gig'd few scuffs on cab £250ono no trades.
Contact neil. nwanless@live.co.uk

Posted February 13

Mapex bass drum soft case 22inch £20
16 x 16 soft case floor tom £15
Pacific 14 x 5 snare drum by drum workshop MX Series plus soft case £65   Please contact on 07707463975 or indigostar@live.co.uk


Posted February 11

For sale: Roland TD-9K 5-piece electronic drum kit. Excellent condition. Five years old. Never out of the spare bedroom. Mesh head on the snare. Rubber toms. Two crash cymbals. One ride cymbal. £550. Call: 07948807587

Posted February 9

For sale
Martin & co 000X1AE electro acoustic Brand new bought 3 weeks ago used a handful of times need to sell as just recently been laid of from work so need the cash. £400 ono Contact 07508121235  


Posted January 15

Epiphone Sheraton II tobacco sunburst. In excellent condition with nice action. Comes with epiphone hardcase. £300

Yamaha MG 16/6fx mixer with flightcase. In excellent condition, all channels work well. £220 ono

contact Martin 07511334398


Posted January 14

Arbiter Flats lite drums, great practice kit / potable kit, comes packed down into two bags  Compete with cymbals, stool and bass drum pedal . £100 Gateshead area scurbdog@sky.com   07540167521

Posted January 11

Yamaha Motif rack ES. Pristine condition & had less than 20 hours use. Home use only, never been racked or gigged. Unmarked & possibly the best example of a well cared for piece of gear. All original box\packaging\PSU etc. Upgrade to Motif XF forces reluctant sale. Pictures available upon request.  Price will include postage costs,if required. £400 ono. Please contact Mick on 01740630802 or email m.norman16@homecall.co.uk

Posted January 9

I have for sale
1 Alessis DM5 Drum Module plus book £90
1 Euro Power amp EP 1500 £60
1 Audio RA 2000 power amp plus flight case £90
2 Carlbro 15'' PA Speakers £50
2 Celestion bass bins 700w each £80
1 Carlbro power amp plus 2 15" montors £60 ono
please contact mickey on 07707463975 or indigostar@live.co.uk


Posted January 8
1989 Epiphone SheratonRare 89' model hand finished in the Korean factory with tobaco burst finish.Plays fantastic and looks great in mint condition!Only selling as it doesnt get used anymore and im saving for a house!£600 ono (comes with genuine Epiphone hardcase)Call Josh on 07951126115

Posted January 5
Line 6 Spider Valve 112 MKII 40 Watt 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp with FBV Shortboard controller including long connection lead. Both hardly used and in excellent condition. £395.00. Pictures available on request.  Contact Ian on 07703 329555 or ianwaugh1@btinternet.com.  Collection only; Gateshead.

Posted December 28
I have for sale a fender mustang v {solidstate} 150 watts amplifier head+ fender 4x12 speaker cabinet+fender footswitch & all leads in v.g .condition``{ i prefer my marshall valvestate amps for my guitar sound}}``im asking around £300 pounds {no swops}``good reviews on this ~on you tube``im in sunniside area``call me after 6pm on 07806874794 ~~ john```

Posted December 25
I've 2 db technologies sub 15s for sale. good condition and still working excellent but I'm downsizing my rig so no need for four subs. £725 the pair or £385 each.  My mobile no is 07852 968673

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 carolaandjohnbird@mail.com


Posted December 12

Full PA for sale, everything below. £500 ONO for the lot. Pegswood. daniel@the-snakepit.co.uk 
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 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