A key part of ExploreMusic Online is our unique regional music listings service. Information is provided for the whole of the Northern region including Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Teeside, and Cumbria, in the following key areas:
What's On Calendar - Musical events, concerts and other performances
Tutors - click on the link near the bottom right of this page to download our guide to finding the right teacher for you.
Music activities to join in with - from community or academic courses and workshops or evening classes to community choirs or bands, folk clubs and music societies.
Ceilidh Bands and Steel Bands
We now also have a list of Ceilidh Bands and Steel Bands who available for hire across the region. This is in a Microsoft Word document to the right hand side of this page which you can download. If you do not have Microsoft Word, please do not hestitate to contact us for an alternative format.
Bands & Musicians for events and functions
We do not currently keep listings of bands or musicians available for hire for particular events, however you are welcome to contact us with your enquiry and we would be happy to point you in the right direction as to where you can find this information. There is an extremely useful website called Jazz Services which has a database of jazz, swing & big bands & musicians available for hire, plus don't forget you can try the Yellow Pages - browse under Entertainers.
The process for collecting this information is ongoing and we welcome information about you, your group or organisations, your facililities or your events and activities.
To submit information use the links to the right hand side of this page to take you to our online forms, or contact the ExploreMusic team to be posted a form. For Ceilidh or Steel Bands please email or telephone us directly (details at the bottom of this page).
ExploreMusic Have A Go Database
Find all of our listings of tutors, activities to join with, and specialist instrumental shops, makers, repairers and tutors. Plus links to other similar local resources on the net.
Jazz Services exists to promote and support the development of jazz in the UK. A great source of information for bands available for hire and tutors amongst many other things.
we are not responsible for the content of external internet sites
Ceilidh Bands (pdf)
List of ceilidh bands in the North of England available for hire
Steel Bands Listings Updated (pdf)
Download our list of Steel Bands in the region, to join or to hire, provided by Steel Bands North.
Tutor Guidelines (pdf)
A useful guide to help you find a music tutor that's right for you...
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