Music Venues in Newcastle

Music venues where you can play a gig or attend one are very important to the local music scene.

Below are some of the most popular clubs and venues in Newcastle picked by Piano Lessons Newcastle.

These venues are conveniently placed and full of local musicians as well as more famous ones but most importantly full of energy and music. Great for a night out in the city.


This has become an iconic venue in the north of England in terms of music; plenty of big acts and music artists have performed here since it first opened in 2005 including the likes of David Guetta, Fatboy Slim and Seth Troxler just to name a few. As well as being an ideal place for a gig the venue itself has won numerous awards some of which include UK's Best Club Sound System Award and UK's No.1 Large Club awarded by DJ MAG.

This venue is available for booking and prices can be negotiated by being in contact using the contact details provided on their website. Also on their website you can find information about up coming events should fancy going down there for some live music. Digital is conveniently placed, only a short distance from Newcastle Train Station and the surrounding city centre making it ideal for a day out in the city and a night of music! Below you will find the relevant contact information for Digital.

Telephone: 0191 261 9755

Address: Digital, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4EP

Newcastle University Student Union

Newcastle University's Student Union are proud to offer their students an opportunity to get involved in the local music scene either by attending live music shows and gigs or by taking part in them and becoming performers. There are events all year around so you can enjoy yourself and taste the local music whether it's term time or summer holidays! The university hosts various events and you can read about these by visiting their website.

The Newcastle University campus is only a 10 minutes journey via public transport or if you fancy a walk through the city it will take you 20 minutes to reach the campus. For students in Newcastle or for anyone looking to join the university it is worth looking into the entertainment and activities the Student Union can offer and how you can make the most out of your time in the city. Below is the address for the university plus telephone number and email address of the Student Union.

Telephone: 0191 239 3900

Address: Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU

Tyne Theatre and Opera House

This 3 star rated (highest available for this type of venue) opera and theatre house situated in Newcastle's city centre offers a great musical experience as well as other live performances such as comedy acts and theatre. Once again conveniently situated near Newcastle's main train station and surrounded by the shops, restaurants and cafe's the city has to offer. As well as a musical importance the building itself has a lot of heritage and history having been built so many years ago.

The website offers limited information but it does provide everything you need to know, the booking line is made clear and booking tickets for any up coming events are also quiet easy to access so it's worth having a look through to see if you fancy anything on show at the Tyne Theatre and Opera House. Below is the booking line telephone number and building address.

Telephone: 0844 2491 000

Address: Tyne Theatre and Opera House, 117 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4AG

The Sage Gateshead

The amazing design of The Sage Gateshead building has become an attraction to Newcastle and has been bringing in visitors ever since it's opening in 2004. The building has since become a hub for music and other live performances in the north east of UK. Situated next to the Tyne River and Gateshead's Old Town Hall it does make a great visit for tourist or for anyone who has never visited before.

While it's worth admiring the surrounding area, it is also worth looking at venue as a whole with a capacity crowd of 1640 people in it's biggest hall it can offer a great experience for performers and audience alike. The venue is available for booking and on their website you can find information about up coming events should you wish to attend any. Also on The Sage's website is detailed information about the building and nearby attractions such as eating and drinking. Below you can see the address for this venue and telephone number.

Telephone: 0191 443 4666

Address: The Sage Gateshead, Saint Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR

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