A BUSKER is being given his big break as part of a Tyneside pub’s autumn schedule of music.
The Head of Steam historic Central, on Gateshead’s Half Moon Lane, has invested in a new sound and light system, and having already welcomed local artists like blues-man Ray Stubbs to their upstairs Blue Room.
“Live music is so popular these days – the music scene in Gateshead has never been so strong” said Gavin Sinclair, manager of the Central.
“We are trialling a busker in the Buffet Bar on Sunday lunchtimes, which we hope will be a great success” said Gavin.
The Central’s autumn music line-up
Friday 4 – Need Music Presents……The Spirals/Shoot the Preacher/Eutopia/Mat Hunsley – 8pm – £3 from wegottickets.com or £4 on the door
Saturday 12 – Struggle Buggy – 7.30pm – pay on the door
Friday 18 – Need Music Presents…….Alex Butler/The Side Project/I’m Not Superman + More TBC – 8pm – £3 from wegottickets.com or £4 on the door
Sunday 19 – Graft-E-Oke – Karaoke with a difference, songs performed by Pure Graft, you add the vocals. All for charity. (You must contact Pure Graft on Facebook to book a song!)
Wednesday 23 – Jazz North East Presents…Shiver – £8 on the door
Friday 25 – Dancing Years – 7.30pm – Pay on the door
Saturday 26 – Vendetta (Newcastle Heavy Rock Gods) plus Support – 7.30pm – Pay on the door
Sunday 27 – Ray Stubbs RnB All Stars – 4pm – Free