This weekend

Thursday 19th. Dirty Nickers, Firepuppets and Soz Sound System. Friday 20th GIROSCOPE (Eagles, ELO, Police, etc). Saturday 21st. THE FORCE (UFO, Rush, Thin Lizzy, etc).

Gateshead FC

A nice little event for Gateshead FC fans at The Tuns THIS Wednesday 18th April from 6.30pm. Steve Watson wants to address the club’s fans. Should be fascinating, get along if you’re interested. No entry charge.

Alcatraz House Band – Saturday 14/04/2018

‘Hard-working, hard-playing rock covers band, gracing pubs and stages throughout the Northeast for the past 8 years. Always up for a drink/laugh, always about playing to the crowd and making sure EVERYONE has a good time, including ourselves!’

Black Ash – Thursday 12/04/2018

Tonight in the Tuns, Black Ash. ‘We are a professional covers band that focuses on doing covers of heavy rock bands such as System Of A Down, Muse, Pantera, Rage Against The Machine and many more.’

Overdrive – Sunday 07/04/2018

‘OVERDRIVE are a three piece, Rock Covers band playing Classic Rock Modern Rock, Metal, Pop Rock, with the odd bit of Punk thrown in for good measure. Bands covered include AC/DC, Gary Moore, Bad Co, Deep Purple, The Who, Sabbath, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lizzy, Guns’n’Roses, Metallica, Billy Idol, Bon Jovi, Led Zeppelin, Greenday, Sex Pistols and… Continue reading Overdrive – Sunday 07/04/2018


In the Tuns we’re proud of doing things (Guinness) the right way. We also do shamrocks on request.

The Ska-toons – Friday 06/04/2018

The best Ska band in the North, possibly the country, the Ska-toons, will be live in the Tuns this Friday. A night of fun and great tunes, with maybe a little bit of mayhem thrown in, is guaranteed.

Thursday 05/04/2018

A new live music showcase will be premiering in Gateshead this April, which will aim to show off local talent. As well as connecting unsigned artists with music industry professionals. ‘The Sonorous Showcase’ is the first part in a series of events which hopes to attract not only local music fans, but also regional up… Continue reading Thursday 05/04/2018

This weekend (30-31/03/2018)

This Friday, the fantastic Iron Maiden tribute band, Maiden UK, are playing at the Tuns. On Saturday, we have the premier Motorhead tribute, Motorheadache. Just read this review!