Event Entertainment

Friday Night


                                                     The Buskers


Who are the Buskers?

Having met at the Horse and Groom pub in Castleside at the pub's Open Mic night (which inspired the duo's name), The Buskers formed in January 2009 in order to play a gig for a mutual friend. Tony Gilson and Barrie McDermid  are competent musicians and are focused on ensuring audiences have a great time, with many people being astounded at the size of the sound generated from two musicians.

Having clocked up several pub gigs over the years, the pair now perform mainly at weddings and private functions. Audience reactions suggest there hasn't been a single bad gig to date. Check them out an you'll see why.



Saturday Night

Radio Star


Remember those tapes you used to make from the radio as a kid? Remember sitting with your fingers poised over REC and PLAY? Remember how great it was hearing your favourite tunes all in one place? Wish you could have all those great songs from the 70 to the Noughties in one great energy-packed live performance?
Radiostar are here to make that happen in glorious retro-stereo!!

Material from David Bowie, Wings, Queen, Buggles, Don Henley, E.L.O., Thin Lizzy, Bryan Ferry, Billy Joel, Kings of Leon, Stereophonics, Bryan Adams, Take That, Lady Gaga , and King Louis.












Sunday Afternoon


Lesley Stanbury






                                                   The Jet Reds


The Jet Reds are a new and exciting 4 piece combo specialising in their own unique brand of independent rock whilst drawing influences from the likes of Kasabian, The Jam, Oasis and other great luminaries from the alternative rock scene. The principle writer and leader of the band Craig Redpath had a chance meeting with noted producer Mike Bennett (The Fall, Ian Brown, The Specials, Kim Fowley & The Sweet) having bumped into him whilst on a weekend on the drink in Manchester with his cousin. Several drinks later the 3 of them were drinking whisky in Mike’s new flat in media city playing live rehearsal recordings from Craig’s phone. Craig and Mike exchanged contact details then 2 weeks later the phone call came culminating in the recording of the bands first EP, which features many exciting guests from artists such as Diane Charlemagne (Moby, Urban Cookie Collective, Goldie), as well as members from Elbow, The Fall and Snow Patrol. The tracks have caused a mini-ripple within the indie industry with artists such as Neville Staple from The Specials and Fun Boy 3, pledging to endorse the band and guest on one of their tracks with his inimitable and legendary toasting style.









Sunday Night



Zen are a professional band based in the North East available for Clubs, Pubs, Weddings, Private Parties and more. With our array of equipment and multi keyboard set up we can recreate some of the best hits of the 1980's with a little bit of 70’s just as you remember them - 100% TOTALLY LIVE! Anyone who was here last year on the Saturday will know just how good Zen were in entertaining the crowd.

Our current set is guaranteed to keep your party entertained - with everything from classics such as Enola Gay through to Gold and Take on Me to A Little Respect.

We are a self-contained unit, providing our own EV – PA’s and state of the art lighting and equipment. We also use e-Kit live drums - this gives us the closest representation of the original songs as well as control over volume in smaller venues.

Artists covered include Wham, Duran Duran, Go West, Spandau Ballet, Tears for fears, Erasure, Depeche Mode, Soft Cell, Aha, Gary Numan, Madness, Rick Astley, Chic, James, Billy Idol, Robert Palmer, Cockney Rebel, Deacon Blue and loads more!









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