Danni Nicholls plus special guest Hayley McKay
With the wind in her sails from receiving consecutive Americana Music Association UK award nominations (2017 ‘UK Album of the Year’ for Mockingbird Lane and 2018 ‘UK Artist of the Year’), plus touring with legends such as Shakin’ Stevens and Lucinda Williams, singer-songwriter Danni Nicholls has been enjoying an incredible ride.
“I absolutely love the elegance and beauty of her music” Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2
2019 has proved to be just as exciting with the release of her third studio album ‘The Melted Morning’. Whether touring these new songs and stories as a trio or solo, her vibrant, spell binding performances are guaranteed to melt your heart into the soles of your boots. Danni’s passionate delivery, captivating velvet voice and charmingly engaging between-song banter compel you to fall under her spell.
“Smoky soul, folk-pop and heart-wrenching alt-country, all in a rich voice” Q Magazine
ℹ️ Useful Information
Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
6pm: Bars open
7.30pm: Doors to Sage Two
8pm – 8.30pm: Hayley McKay
9pm – 10.30pm Danni Nicholls
11pm: Last orders
Timings are subject to change
🚧 Construction works near Sage Gateshead
Site preparation works have now commenced on the NewcastleGateshead Quays development, to the east of Sage Gateshead. This means changes to the South Shore Road Car Park, pedestrian and car routes. Find out more.
Plus special guest Hayley McKay
Displaying an incredible vocal range with a distinctive all-round style, which can effortlessly leap from earthy and soulful raw emotion to soaring and ethereal angelic tones, Hayley has been likened to Eva Cassidy, Joni Mitchel, LeAnn Rimes and Kate Bush.
“Beautiful voice & moving lyrics, infectious pop melodies/country influences” – The Telegraph
An accomplished and insightful songwriter, who effortlessly captures deep emotional sentiment with moving sincerity, she has co-written with twice Grammy-nominated songwriter Jan Buckingham (Whitney Houston) in Nashville, performed in Bob Harris’s home studio for his Under the Apple Tree sessions, and supported such major acts as Tom Jones, Albert Lee, Scouting for Girls, Martha Reeves and Hazel O’Connor.
“The up and coming apple of the British music industry’s eye hails from a town in the UK called Darlington” – Elmore Magazine, USA