Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)


Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)


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Taylor Ho Bynum & The Convergence Quartet

When: November 9

Where: Corner House Hotel, Newcastle

Cost: pounds 6/pounds 5

Contact: (0191) 265-9602,

Four young improvisers from the UK and US, featuring trumpeter Taylor Ho Bynum, pianist Alex Hawkins, Dom Lash on bass and drummer Harris Eisenstadt.

Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings

When: November 7

Where: Hall One, The Sage Gateshead

Cost: pounds 24.50

Contact: (0191) 443-4661 or

Bill Wyman is a rock 'n' roll icon, successful author and restaurateur, but the former Rolling Stones bassist is showing no signs of slowing down. His latest musical project sees him collaborating with the likes of Albert Lee, Beverley Skeete, Graham Broad, Geraint Watkins, Frank Mead, Nick Payn, Terry Taylor and very special guest, soul legend Eddie Floyd.

Pink ( I'm Not Dead Live

When: November

Where: Metro Radio Arena

Cost: pounds 26.50

Contact: 0870 707-8000


Four albums down the line and Pink is clearly in the pink as far as global success goes. Bold, opinionated, outspoken, nonconformist, and unashamedly honest, she is known for having a stroll wherever angels fear to tread ( so expect nothing less from her live show.

Slade with special guests T-Rextasy & Mud

When: November 19

Where: The Journal Tyne Theatre

Cost: pounds 19.50 and pounds 21.50

Contact: 0870 145-1200 or

It may seem only yesterday since we were treated to the first Merry Xmas Everybody tour from Slade, but this year sees the band's 14th time around the festive touring merry-go-round. Supported by Mud (Lonely This Christmas) and triumphant T-Rex tribute band, T-Rextasy, Slade are celebrating their 40th anniversary in 2006 and as you would expect, keen to share the joy.

Scissor Sisters

When: November 18

Where: Metro Radio Arena

Cost: pounds 23. …

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