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Stuck for something to do in the next seven days? We aim to have you covered with an event a day for the next week, all across the region. This time around we’ve got international and local music stars, rib-tickling comedy, ground-breaking theatre and much more.

Monday 3rd August
MUSIC Mick Harvey @ The Cluny, Newcastle
Founding member of Nick Cave’s Bad Seeds, the Aussie songwriter performs material spanning his four solo albums. Superb local support comes from the inimitable Lucas Renney, who debuts his brand new band.

Tuesday 4th August
ART & LIT Northside Tattooz Exhibition @ Pink Lane Coffee, Newcastle
The well-established and hugely talented artists from one of the region’s best tattoo parlours display their work.

Wednesday 5th August
FILM Repo Man @ Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle
Chosen by live events programmer (and NARC. scribe!) Craig Puranen Wilson, the gloriously weird Repo Man is a fantastic 80s oddity, celebrated for its thrilling, genre-busting storyline and superb performance from a young Emilio Estevez.

Thursday 6th August
MUSIC Kingsley Chapman & The Murder @ The Cluny, Newcastle
The angsty ‘Boro boys kick off the launch of their brand new single, Lovers. Expect epic sounds and an engaging performance.

Friday 7th August
COMEDY The Friday Show @ The Stand, Newcastle
Some top North East comedic talent in the form of Steffen Peddie and Viz co-founder Simon Donald (pictured) perform alongside Tennessee-native Hailey Boyle.

Saturday 8th August
MUSIC Serinette @ ARC, Stockton
Launching their brand new single at this special Pay What You Decide show, the Teesside rock quintet play alongside Dressed Like Wolves and Joe Ramsey.

Sunday 9th August
STAGE Invisible Cinema @ Live Theatre, Newcastle
An exciting new film in which six young actors work use improv to create dynamic characters. Part of the theatre’s Our World series.

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