Local News

Busker given big break as part of Gateshead pub’s autumn gigs

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

Secured By miniOrange