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Saturday 18th January 2020 at Trimmers, South Shields (photo by colin anderson)

All gigs start at 9pm and are FREE ENTRY unless stated otherwise
Note: earlier start times & all venues closing at 10pm from 18 September

2020

79 Tubesnake gigs this year (25 confirmed, 13 still to be confirmed, 41 lost so far due to Coronavirus restrictions)
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Sat 4 January @ 8.30pm – The Old Fox, Felling, Gateshead, NE10 0HQ
Fri 10 January – The Big Jug, Claypath, Durham City, DH1 1RG
Sat 11 January – The Blue Bell, Jesmond Vale, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE2 1PH
Fri 17 January – The Magnesia Bank, North Shields, NE30 1NH
Sat 18 January – Trimmers Arms, Commercial Road, South Shields, NE33 1RW
Sat 25 January – The Mill, North Terrace, Crook, DL15 9AZ
Sun 26 January @ 4.30pm – The Conshies, Wheatley Hill, DH6 3JW, £2 c.c.
Fri 31 January – The Three Tuns, Sheriffs Highway, Gateshead, NE9 5SD

Fri 7 February @ 8.45pm – Steels Social Club, Sunderland, SR4 6LQ
Sun 9 February @ 4pm – Angels Place, Church Street East, Sunderland SR1 2BB
Sun 16 February @ 4pm – The Penny Gill, Spennymoor, DL16 6QE
Fri 21 February – The Garden Farm, Carlingford Road, Chester-le-Street, DH2 3EH
Sat 22 February – The Pelaw Inn, Shields Road, Gateshead, NE10 0QD
Fri 28 February – The Station, Killingworth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE12 6RA

Sun 1 March @ 5pm – The White Lion, Newbottle Street, Houghton-le-Spring, DH4 4AN
Sat 7 March – The Star Inn, Westgate Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 1SQ
Sun 8 March @ 3pm – The Wheatsheaf, Roker Ave, Sunderland, SR6 0BN
Fri 13 March – Victoria Gardens, China Street, Sunderland, SR2 8RT
Sat 14 March – The Stumble Inn, Chester Road, Sunderland, SR2 7PR
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CORONAVIRUS

Announcements:
Closure of all UK Pubs & Clubs from midnight on Fri 20 March
Pubs can reopen from Sat 4 July but no Live Music allowed at this time
Pubs allowed to have Live Music but outdoors only from Sat 11 July
Live music allowed indoors from Sat 15 August provided audiences are socially distanced
North East Tighter Lockdown Restrictions introduced from midnight Thu 17 September (includes 10pm close)
Further Lockdown Restrictions, including 10pm close, introduced across whole country from Thu 24 September
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Cancelled … Sat 21 March – Grannie Annie’s, Marine Walk, Roker, Sunderland, SR6 0PL
Cancelled … Sat 28 March – The Durham Ox, Coundon, Bishop Auckland, DL14 8LG
Cancelled … Sun 29 March @ 4pm – The Crook Hotel, Hope Street, Crook, DL15 9HU

Cancelled … Sat 4 April – The Angel, Durham City, DH1 4PR
Cancelled … Sun 5 April @ 5pm – The Schooner, South Shore Road, Gateshead, NE8 3AF
Cancelled … Fri 17 April – The Moorcock, Burnhope Way, Peterlee, SR8 2HW
Cancelled … Sat 18 April – The Fat Ox, Whitley Road, Whitley Bay, NE26 2TG
Cancelled … Sun 19 April @ 4.30pm – Private Birthday Party
Cancelled … Sat 25 April – Byers Green Club, North Street, Spennymoor, DL16 7PU, £2.50 c.c.
Cancelled … Sun 26 April @ 4pm – The Magnesia Bank, North Shields, NE30 1NH

Cancelled … Fri 1 May – The Railway, Durham Road, Birtley, DH3 2PQ
Cancelled … Sat 2 May – The Prior, Moorside Road, Sunderland, SR3 2SW

Cancelled … Fri 5 June – The Drunken Duck, Claypath, Durham City, DH1 1RG
Cancelled … Sat 13 June – The Pelaw Inn, Shields Road, Gateshead, NE10 0QD
Cancelled … Sun 14 June @ 5pm – Chesters, Front Street, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3AX
Cancelled … Fri 19 June – The Penny Gill, Spennymoor, DL16 6QE
Cancelled … Sat 20 June – The Runhead, Holburn Lane, Ryton, NE40 3HJ
Cancelled … Sat 27 June – The Red Lion, Earsdon, Whitley Bay, NE25 9JU
Cancelled … Sun 28 June @ 6pm – The Welcome Tavern, Hendon, Sunderland, SR1 2DW

Cancelled … Sat 4 July – The Lochside, Cochrane Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE7 7LJ
Cancelled … Sun 5 July @ 4pm – The Crook Hotel, Hope Street, Crook, DL15 9HU
Cancelled … Fri 10 July – The Three Tuns, Sheriffs Highway, Gateshead, NE9 5SD
Cancelled … Sat 11 July – The Star Inn, Westgate Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 1SQ

Cancelled … Sat 1 August – The Black Bull, Blaydon-on-Tyne, NE21 4JJ, Tickets £5 from the venue
Cancelled … Sun 2 August @ 3pm – The Wheatsheaf, Roker Ave, Sunderland, SR6 0BN
Cancelled … Sat 8 August – The Ship Inn, Benton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE12 8AE
Cancelled … Sun 9 August @ 6.45pm – The Queens Head, Cullercoats, NE30 4QB
Cancelled … Sat 15 August – The Mill, North Terrace, Crook, DL15 9AZ

Cancelled … Sat 5 September @ 7pm – Private Wedding Party
Cancelled … Sat 12 September – The Pelaw Inn, Shields Road, Gateshead, NE10 0QD
Cancelled … Fri 18 September – The Moorcock, Burnhope Way, Peterlee, SR8 2HW
Cancelled … Sat 19 September – The Fat Ox, Whitley Road, Whitley Bay, NE26 2TG
Cancelled … Sat 26 September – The Angel, Durham City, DH1 4PR

GIG IS ON … Sat 26 September @ 7.30pm – Live Lounge, 1 Park Lane, Sunderland, SR1 3JE
table service only, band 7.30pm til 9.30pm, table booking through “Live Lounge” Facebook Page and walk-ins, £2

Cancelled … Sun 27 September @ 4pm – The Magnesia Bank, North Shields, NE30 1NH

GIG IS ON … Fri 2 October @ 7.30pm – The Big Jug, Claypath, Durham City, DH1 1RG (rescheduled from Fri 18 September)
table service only, first come first served, band 7.30pm til 9.30pm, FREE

Cancelled … Sat 3 October – The Rising Sun, Coast Road, Wallsend, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE28 9HP
Cancelled … Sun 4 October @ 4pm – The Crook Hotel, Hope Street, Crook, DL15 9HU
Cancelled … Fri 9 October – The Drunken Duck, Claypath, Durham City, DH1 1RG
Cancelled … Sun 11 October @ 5pm – The White Lion, Newbottle Street, Houghton-le-Spring, DH4 4AN

GIG IS ON … Fri 16 October @ 7.45pm – Platform 1, 16 & 17 Station Road, East Bedlington Community Centre, NE22 7JN
table service only, doors open 7pm, band on 7.45pm, no cash payments, tickets £3 through the W8R app using code OSORXW

Cancelled … Sat 17 October – Trimmers Arms, Commercial Road, South Shields, NE33 1RW

T.B.C. ………. Sun 18 October @ 4pm – The Penny Gill, Spennymoor, DL16 6QE
T.B.C. ………. Sat 24 October – The Blue Bell, Jesmond Vale, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE2 1PH
T.B.C. ………. Sun 25 October @ 4.30pm – The Old Fox, Felling, Gateshead, NE10 0HQ
T.B.C. ………. Fri 30 October – The Garden Farm, Carlingford Road, Chester-le-Street, DH2 3EH

GIG IS ON … Fri 6 November @ 7.30pm – Steels Social Club, Sunderland, SR4 6LQ
table service only, upstairs concert room, tickets £2 from club

GIG IS ON … Sun 8 November @ 7.15pm – St. Peter’s Social Club, Byker, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE6 2AB
table service only, downstairs large bar, tickets £5 from club week before gig, refund on entry

T.B.C. ………. Fri 13 November – The Railway, Durham Road, Birtley, DH3 2PQ
T.B.C. ………. Sat 14 November – Grannie Annie’s, Marine Walk, Roker, Sunderland, SR6 0PL
T.B.C. ………. Sun 22 November @ 4pm – The Crook Hotel, Hope Street, Crook, DL15 9HU
T.B.C. ………. Fri 27 November – The Station, Killingworth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE12 6RA
T.B.C. ………. Sat 28 November – The Lochside, Cochrane Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE7 7LJ

GIG IS ON … Fri 4 December @ 7.30pm – The Rose Inn, Rosehill Bank, Wallsend, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE28 6TR
private rock club, limited numbers, already FULL

Cancelled … Sat 5 December – The Ship Inn, Benton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE12 8AE
Cancelled … Sun 6 December @ 5pm – Chesters, Front Street, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3AX

T.B.C. ………. Sat 12 December – The Durham Ox, Coundon, Bishop Auckland, DL14 8LG
T.B.C. ………. Sun 13 December @ 6.45pm – The Queens Head, Cullercoats, NE30 4QB
T.B.C. ………. Sat 19 December – The Star Inn, Westgate Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 1SQ
T.B.C. ………. Sun 20 December @ 3pm – The Wheatsheaf, Roker Ave, Sunderland, SR6 0BN
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Saturday 11th August 2018 at Stanley Burning Rock Festival (photo by patrick fall)

All gigs start at 9pm and are FREE ENTRY unless stated otherwise

2021

4 Tubesnake gigs this year
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Sat 13 February – The Durham Ox, Coundon, Bishop Auckland, DL14 8LG

Sat 19 June – Private Wedding Party T.B.C.

Sat 21 August – Private Birthday Party T.B.C.

Sat 16 October – The Durham Ox, Coundon, Bishop Auckland, DL14 8LG
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Gig Stats:
2019 79 gigs
2018 78 gigs
2017 74 gigs
2016 66 gigs
2015 58 gigs
2014 54 gigs … Tenth Line-Up: Martin Craggs replaces Tom Atkinson on guitar from April
2013 63 gigs
2012 34 gigs
2011 45 gigs
2010 51 gigs
2009 52 gigs
2008 49 gigs
2007 14 gigs … Ninth Line-Up: After a 6 months break Tom Atkinson replaces Dave Lunn on guitar from June
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000
1999
1998
1997
1996
1995
1994
1993
1992 09 gigs … A 5-piece Tubesnake is launched and gigs for the first time on 12th September 1992
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“Music is your only friend. Until the end.”

Jim Morrison
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