Sign Of The Tyne: Inside Eastside Events' ongoing success

James Hanley

There’s an old adage in the live music biz that if you want loyalty, buy a dog. Well perhaps that should be updated to: if you want loyalty, buy a dog - or work with Ed Sheeran.

Daryl Robinson, MD of North East-based Eastside Events, can attest to that. The veteran promoter’s first show with the then little known singer was at The Cluny 2, a tiny, 150-capacity venue in Newcastle, on May 24, 2011.

“I’d been working with his ...

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