Venue Focus: The O2 Academy Newcastle

As part of a new feature from Eventim, we will be focusing on venues across the UK, highlighting the exciting upcoming shows in a specific city!

This week we are looking at the brilliant…

O2 Academy Newcastle

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As one of the North East’s premiere venues, the O2 Academy Newcastle has a rich heritage, having played host to some massive names in music, including: Bloc Party, Kasabian, Maximo Park and many more.

Here is a quick run-down of some of the incredible shows at the O2 Academy Newcastle on sale now at Eventim:

Gabrielle Aplin

Gabrielle Aplin rose to fame thanks to a number of massively popular YouTube uploads, where the young star covered Katy Perry, You Me At Six and Cee Lo Green. She was then selected to soundtrack the John Lewis Christmas advert in December 2012, with a cover of Frankie Goes To Hollywood‘s ‘The Power Of Love’, which reached number one the same month.

Click here for tickets to Gabrielle Aplin live at the O2 Academy Newcastle – on sale now at Eventim.

Watch the video for her single ‘Please Don’t Say You Love Me’ below:

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Blondie

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Music, style and punk-pop culture icons; Blondie will be heading back to the UK for the first time since 2011 for three very special shows including one at O2 Academy Newcastle following the release of their ninth studio album Panic Of Girls.

Click here for tickets to Blondie live at the O2 Academy Newcastle – on sale now at Eventim.

Watch the video for her classic ‘The Tide Is High’ below:

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The Twang and Cast

From pop new-comers to veterans of indie; The Twang and Cast come together to co-headline the O2 Academy Newcastle in May.

Click here for tickets to The Twang and Cast live at the O2 Academy Newcastle – on sale now at Eventim.

Check out the video for ‘Mainline’ below:


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Gary Numan

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Gary Numan’s new album Splinter ranges from the wall-of-electronic noise that is ‘I Am Dust’ to slower velocity anthems such as ‘Where I Can Never Be’ and the orchestral strings of ‘Scream’. The album features guitarist Robin Finck (Nine Inch Nails, Guns N Roses) and is produced by long-standing collaborator Ade Fenton.

Click here for tickets to Gary Numan live at the O2 Academy Newcastle – on sale now at Eventim.

Watch Gary Numan performing the iconic ‘Cars’ below:

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Stornoway

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British alternative indie folk band Stornaway‘s superb second album pauses to contemplate birth, death, family, sex, nature, joy, pain and the precise location of home. Their music springs from lives being lived and the ongoing adventures of its four creators, catch them at O2 Academy Newcastle.

Click here for tickets to Stornoway live at the O2 Academy Newcastle – on sale now at Eventim.

Check out the video for their latest single ‘Knock Me On The Head’ below:

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So what are you waiting for!? Get yourself to Eventim now to find tickets for all these great shows at the O2 Academy Newcastle and much, much more!

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