The Lindisfarne Story and Big River Big Songs

Enjoy an unforgettable, VIP experience celebrating the music and history of Tyneside's legendary folk-rock band Lindisfarne. Hosted by band members Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell, you can expect outstanding live music, an exclusive Q&A session as well as special guests!




The Lindisfarne Story:

Billy Mitchell and Ray Laidlaw have completed five UK tours with this show, celebrating the music and history of Tyneside's most enduring group, Lindisfarne. The show features songs, anecdotes, audio and video archive. Enjoy an affectionate and humorous look at the group's 50 year career and it's association with the region. This exclusive performance includes cherry picked features from the UK tour, to create an informal, entertaining and informative afternoon of music.



Big River Big Songs:

Billy Mitchell and Ray Laidlaw have a huge repertoire of songs that paint a vivid picture of the region. Join them for a unique experience, along with other musicians. Tyneside has a peerless musical history with traditional and contemporary songs that cover all aspects of the area's history and culture. Expect songs about the fishing, mining, sport, romance and 'gannin oot.'