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Live From Times Square

Thursday 27th July 2017

Jake Bugg

One of the UK’s finest singer song writers of recent times is coming to join us for one night only in the heart of Newcastle City Centre.

Jake is currently on a sell out tour promoting his new album On My One will be performing a range of hits from his extensive back catalogue.

Special Guests and more info to follow on what will be the opening night of Live from Times Square 2017.

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Saturday 29th July 2017


The Legends that are James head to Times Square for what promises to be an epic indie all dayer in the heart of Newcastle City Centre.

Since forming in Manchester in 1982, James Enduring Creativity and musical legacy has made them one of the most influential British indie bands.

During their music career now spanning over 30 years, they have released 13 studio albums selling over 13 million worldwide. The latest of which ‘GIRL AT THE END OF THE WORLD’ is out now.

Special guests for this will be announced soon but tickets are expected to sell fast and are available at 10am on Friday.

More info to follow……..

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Saturday 5th August 2017

Manic Street Preachers

In what is already shaping up to be the event of the summer in the North East, 1990s rock icons Manic Street Preachers have confirmed they will be heading to Newcastle for Live From Times Square 2017.

As part of the two-week long festival of outdoor music in the city, the Manics will be performing classics from their significant backlog of timeless indie classics for an epic headlining show on Saturday 5th August.

Following on from the band’s sell-out arena tour last year, which celebrated the 20th anniversary of their seminal 90s classic album, Everything Must Go, Manics will head out on the road again in the summer of the 2017, much to the delight of millions of fans who missed out last time around.

“Manic Street Preachers in the 1990s changed people’s lives and their sell-out tour last year was a reminder of just how big this band was and still are,” says SSD Concerts’ Steve Davis.

“We’re absolutely thrilled to be able to welcome them to the Live From Times Square bill for what we believe will be the event of the summer up here in the North East. We promised to deliver the best and the biggest, and with this second Saturday headliner confirmed, we’re on our way to achieving that, but we’re not done yet!

“Manic Street Preachers have sold well over 10 million albums and have played just about every arena in the world that you can imagine and to be able to bring them to Newcastle in August is up there with one of our biggest achievements as promoters. Tickets will go fast people, so don’t miss out!”

Dressed in glam clothing and shouting political rhetoric, Manic Street Preachers – who’s hits include ‘You Stole the Sun from My Heart’, ‘Motorcycle Emptiness’ and ‘A Design for Life’ – emerged in 1991 from their hometown of Blackwood, Wales, as self-styled “Generation Terrorists”.

Inspired by punk pioneers the Sex Pistols and The Clash, the band revolutionised British music and perhaps their most celebrated album, Everything Must Go, established the Manics as global superstars.

Manic Street Preachers will be performing live from Times Square, opposite the Centre for Life, Newcastle on Saturday 5th August.

The event will also feature major supporting artists which will be confirmed by the promoters soon.

Tickets for Manic Street Preachers are £40.00 and are on sale from 9 am Monday 9th via this link:

Tickets for other Live From Times Square events, which includes James, Jake Bugg and Hacienda Classical, are on sale now via the following links:

Tickets for James are priced at £40 each, Jake Bugg £30 and Hacienda Classical £35.

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