Week commencing Monday 21 January at Sage Gateshead
- A celebration of Scottish culture with the Burns Night Dinner and Ceilidh
- In-demand vocalist and figurehead of soulful pop, Paul Carrack
- One half of award-winning folk duo The Civil Wars, John Paul White
Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage
Saturday 19 – Friday 25 January 2019, Sage One
Dirty Dancing is back! Exploding with heart-pounding music, breath-taking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing.
Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two independent young spirits from different worlds, who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives.
Featuring 35 hit songs, including Hungry Eyes, Hey Baby, Do You Love Me? and the hear-stopping The Time Of My Life.
Don’t miss your chance to see this sensational new production.
Charles Esten and The Adelaides
Monday 21 January, 8pm, Sage Two
Charles “Chip” Esten is an American actor, singer and comedian. Esten is best known for his role as Deacon Claybourne on CMT’s Nashville.
Esten made his theatrical debut in London when he portrayed Buddy Holly, singing, acting and playing guitar in the hit West End musical Buddy.
It was during his run as Buddy Holly that Esten first appeared on the original British version of Whose Line Is It Anyway?, with Ryan Stiles and Greg Proops. When Whose Line came to ABC, he became a recurring cast member and frequent song improviser.
Esten’s many additional television credits include recurring roles on Big Love, The Office and ER.
UK Country Pop trio The Adelaides, featuring Paris Georgia, Alicia Alba and Abi Phillips, are already creating a serious buzz.
The Adelaides hark back to the old time Country traditions of talent, truth and integrity. They are three incredible singer-songwriters who pack a serious punch.
Ramin Karimloo – From Now On
Thursday 24 January, 8pm, Sage Two
Stars of the West End and Broadway, Ramin Karimloo will perform his exciting new show From Now On, with his acclaimed Broadgrass Band.
Ramin’s style of revisiting celebrated songs from musical theatre in a folk style has won him an army of fans around the world. His stage work has seen him perform across the globe in some of the world’s most acclaimed productions and taking lead roles in Miss Saigon, The Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies, Les Miserables, Anastasia, The Secret Garden and Chess.
Burns Night Dinner and Ceilidh
Friday 25 January, 7.30pm, Northern Rock Foundation Hall
Cheer up a dreary January evening with whisky, haggis, bagpipes a good dose of fun and laughter at Sage Gateshead.
Celebrate the birthday of one of Scotland’s most important literary figures, Robert Burns, with traditional poetry readings, a two-course dinner of classic Scottish dishes, topped off with a wee dram of whisky.
Followed by a ceilidh with a whirling, fun-filled evening of jigs, reels and live entertainment.
Hans Rey: Riding Life
Friday 25 January, 8pm, Sage Two
Hans Rey, the former world champion pioneer of freeride, and mountain bike adventurer, will narrate an inspiring journey through his 30-year career and show some of the best trails and destinations worldwide.
Covering his early riding days in Germany, the mountain bike boom in America, his extreme biking feats and adventures – which include the first bike descent of Mt. Kenya, riding the Indian Himalayas, the Alps and Inca Trail, and traversing the Sinai Desert – and how his charity Wheels4Life is changing the world one bike at a time.
Hans will also offer his vision on the future of the sport and what keeps him motivated.
Classical Season 2018/19 | RNS Presents
St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Saturday 26 January, 7.30pm, Sage One
- Yuri Temirkanov conductor
- Freddy Kempf piano
- St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
- Tchaikovsky Swan Lake Suite
- Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.1
- Tchaikovsky Symphony No.5
With its sheer power, burning intensity and inimitable woodwind sound, the St Petersburg Philharmonic is among the finest orchestras in the world.
Tigran, including special guests Voices of Hope
Saturday 26 January, 2019. 8pm, Sage Two
Armenian musician Tigran Hamasyan began playing piano at the age of three. He started playing at festivals across Europe aged 13 and, since then, his reputation has steadily grown with every performance.
He has won prestigious piano competitions, most notably, the 2006 Thelonious Monk jazz piano competition. He has earned recognition with four albums and hundreds of concerts around the world. Tigran was named the winner of the 2013 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Contemporary Music.
Book now: http://sagegateshead.com/event/tigran/
Paul Carrack plus support
Sunday 27 January, 7.30pm, Sage One
Paul Carrack, has been a figurehead of soulful pop for decades. He has been in demand as a vocalist and instrumentalist for many years, with such names as Elton John, the Eagles, Diana Ross, Nick Lowe, Roxy Music and the Smiths.
In 2013, Paul was hand-picked by Eric Clapton as a member of his band and continues to fill the role with distinction.
Paul’s new album These Days is the follow-up to 2016’s Soul Shadows, which featured such new favourites as Keep On Lovin’ You and Let Me Love Again.
John Paul White plus Lyla Foy & Arkansas Dave
Sunday 27 January, 8pm, Sage Two
John Paul White is a singer-songwriter from Florence, Alabama.
As one-half of the The Civil Wars, he toured the world and introduced millions to his music.
The duo also won the 2011 Grammy Awards for Best Folk Album and Best Country Duo/Group Performance.