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The Pitmen Poets - Farewell Tour

Featuring Bob Fox, Benny Graham, Jez Lowe and Billy Mitchell

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After their hugely successful Farewell Tour of 2019, the public demand for another tour has persuaded the Pitmen Poets to ride again…In October 2022 they will embark on their final, never to be repeated, Farewell Tour of 2022. They return to Sage Gateshead Friday 28 October 2022!

From Billy Elliot to Auf Wiedersehen Pet, from When The Boat Comes in to the Likely Lads. Now be entralled and entertained by The Pitmen Poets. A night of songs and stories laced with North East humor & Humanity.

“Sheer utter brilliance…stunning story of triumph and tragedy”

Ex-Lindisfarne singer and songwriter Billy Mitchell, Warhorse Songman, renowned singer and instrumentalist Bob Fox, leading exponent of Tyneside song Benny Graham, and Award winning Durham songwriter Jez Lowe individually and collectively celebrating the triumphs, tragedy, and humor of the North East’s coal mining heritage, in an evening of great music.

“Whoever’s idea it was to bring these four together for a show should be awarded a gold medal for services to music. “ | | |

ℹ️ Useful Information

6pm: Building and bars open
7.30pm: Doors to Sage Two
8pm – 8.50pm: Set One
9.20pm – 10.15pm: Set Two
10.45pm: Last orders
Timings are subject to change 

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🚧 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.

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