New Year's Eve at Sage Gateshead revealed!
Sage Gateshead will be ringing in the new decade with the sounds of the 70s on New Year’s Eve, it has been announced today.
It might not be summer yet but the North East music venue is already looking to its 2019 end of year celebrations, which have become a highlight for music-lovers in the region.
The ‘Lost in Music’ show will headline proceedings, celebrating the golden age of disco with songs from legendary artists such as Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sister Sledge and Chic. Lost in Music boasts a sensational live band, incredibly talented cast and stunning vocals sure to have people dancing in the aisles. It will feature hits such as Never Can Say Goodbye, On the Radio, Hot Stuff, Car Wash, Boogie Wonderland and many more.
North East musicians Phil Davids’ Good Time Band will bring in the New Year at midnight, playing the best in classic soul, funk, rock ‘n’ roll and pop. The band has been together for five years and has already built a huge fan base, playing hundreds of shows across the country. The musicians have played some of the biggest and well-known venues and festivals including Glastonbury, Leeds/Reading and Bestival to name a few.
To end the celebrations, Guilty Pleasures will bring their energetic DJ set featuring some mind-blowingly awesome party tunes in the early hours of the new year.
Abigail Pogson, Managing Director, Sage Gateshead, said: ““The changing of a decade deserves a big night out and we’re looking forward to sharing another fantastic New Year’s Eve here. It will be a great way to see in the 2020s.”
Party-goers can also enjoy the evening with a special three-course New Year’s Eve meal which can be booked at the time of booking concert tickets.
Tickets for the concert are £55 (plus booking fee) and an extra £40 per person for the meal. Tickets and Brasserie reservations can be booked online or by calling the Box Office. The dinner starts at 6pm and the concert at 8.30pm. Guests can also pre-order their midnight Champagne and other drinks.
Tickets go on sale today at 12noon (Wednesday 22nd May). To book visit www.sagegateshead.com or call 0191 443 4661.
For further information, interviews or images please contact:
Emily Taylor, PR and Communications Manager, Sage Gateshead
- E. [email protected] T. 0191 443 4617 M. 07793 762 879
Gaynor Ellis, PR and Communications Manager, Sage Gateshead
- E. [email protected] T. 0191 443 4690
Notes to editors:
Sage Gateshead is an international music centre and renowned conference and event venue located in the North East of England. It is for artists, for audiences and for the North.
Every year it welcomes more than two million visitors. More than 400 concerts featuring all kinds of local, regional and international music, take place all year round. Music-making and learning activity takes place not only in the building but across the region, with 190,000 people of all ages taking part in over 10,000 music classes and workshops.
The iconic building, designed by renowned architects Foster + Partners, is home to Royal Northern Sinfonia and is a place where emerging artists are nurtured through dedicated programmes and festivals.
As a charity, the support it receives helps to ensure everyone in the community can experience the joys of music.
Arts Council England is the national development body for arts and culture across England, working to enrich people’s lives. We support a range of activities across the arts, museums and libraries – from theatre to visual art, reading to dance, music to literature, and crafts to collections. Great art and culture inspires us, brings us together and teaches us about ourselves and the world around us. In short, it makes life better. Between 2018 and 2022, we will invest £1.45 billion of public money from government and an estimated £860 million from the National Lottery to help create these experiences for as many people as possible across the country. www.artscouncil.org.uk