Category Archive: Geordie Bands & Singers

Geordie Cover Of Call Me Maybe – Call Me Da’lin

An alternative cover of Call Me Maybe (originally recorded by Canadian singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen) has taken the internet by storm with well over 4 million views on youtube. The tongue in cheek Geordie version is sung by Newcastle entertainers MayArcade and is entitled Call Me Da’lin

BUPA Great North Run 2014 To Become A World First

This year, the Geordies own BUPA Great North Run will celebrate its millionth finisher, a world 1st for any event of this kind. In celebration of this forthcoming event  the Newcastle and Gateshead Quaysides along with the River Tyne will be transformed into a huge outdoor arena for the Great North Run Million Opening Ceremony. This special …

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Big River Big Songs – The Tyne

Jimmy Nail, Sting, Mark Knopfler, Joe McElderry, Jill Halfpenny, Lindisfarne, Tim Healy, Alun Armstrong, Kevin Whately, Brian Johnson, Billy Mitchell, Denise Welch, Angie Lonsdale, Chelsea Halfpenny and many more have come together to give their fellow Geordies a rare treat with a fantastic music album. The album features a good mix of songs well recorded in a variety …

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2012 Mouth Of The Tyne Festival – Tynemouth – Updated With Photo Slideshow

The eighth Mouth of the Tyne Festival in Tynemouth ran from Friday the 13th Of July and featured 3 days of live music and events. Just some of the events on offer included Two of Britain’s biggest pop bands, McFly & The Wanted played special outdoor evening shows in the stunning setting of Tynemouth Priory and Castle, on Friday and Saturday. (not a free …

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Geordie Pop Star Joe McElderry Wins Popstar to Operastar

It’s the final of Popstar to Operastar tonight on ITV with South Shields Geordie Ex-Factor winner Joe McElderry fighting it out against Cheryl Baker of  Bucks Fizz fame. Update: We are pleased to announce that Joe actually came first in the competition 🙂 with a fantastic version of Nessun Dorma

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