Live Music Events

Sounds On The Bounds Live Music Programme


From Saturday 22nd May, in partnership with Own Your Stage, we will be welcoming twenty, yes TWENTY local, talented performers to mark the official launch of our new music programme. These musicians are exciting young acts who represent the future of music in our region. We are very excited to welcome them, and we hope you will join us in supporting grass roots music.


Most Saturday's (apart from those with other events) we will be bringing you a range of live music. All available to watch when you purchase a day ticket or annual pass at Ushaw. Most shows will run from 2pm - 4pm unless stated otherwise.


We will also have a bar and food available on the Bounds field as well as our own cafe and facilities.  Support Ushaw. Support Live Music.

ENTRY to Sounds On The Bounds events is FREE to Annual or current day pass holders.

No need to pre-book. 

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We are so excited to welcome the stunning sounds of BIG Gospel Choir, Saturday 25th September from 6pm. Let them delight and move you with beautiful vocal arrangements, powerful voices, and soul-stirring delivery.


BIG Gospel Choir are formerly Gospel Singers Incognito and Britains Got Talent Semi Finalists. As individuals and as a collective their credits include: Sky 1's - League of their Own, X-Factor, Britains Got Talent, Idris Elba, Susan Boyle, JP Cooper, The Guilty Feminist Podcast, Coca-Cola, Lucozade, Harrods, Stormzy, Justin Timberlake, to name a few.

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Cilla & The Swinging 60s is a highly entertaining show, stylishly celebrating the life and music of the legendary Cilla Black as well as her handpicked selection of her well known contemporaries, including Dusty Springfield, Lulu, Petula Clark, The Beatles and many more.

Friday 9th July at 7pm, starring the unforgettable voice and previous West End Singer, Sandy Smith as Cilla, the show will take you on a rollercoaster journey through many of the greatest pop songs of the 60s including Cilla’s own chart toppers ‘Anyone Who Had A Heart’ “Alfie” and ‘You’re My World’.

Are you passionate about supporting local musicians? Do you have children who are destined for the stage?

Join us on Saturday 19th June, in the stunning surroundings of St Cuthbert's Chapel at Ushaw Historic House as we welcome some of the most exciting, young talent the North East has to offer.

Own Your Stage provides open access to live music performance opportunities for young singers /musicians free of charge in a safe, mutually encouraging environment.


TICKET UPDATE for NE Street Band - Performing The Songs Of Bruce Springsteen

As ticket sales have been so popular, we've had to pause them in order to comply with current government guidelines. We will release more tickets as soon as regulations allow. Register your interest to to be the first to find out when more tickets are released. Current tickets will remain valid, so no need to worry!

Receiving rave reviews from their live shows and playing to increasingly growing audiences we are delighted to have our very own NE Street Band performing their Bruce Springsteen show in the Refectory. Expect a fun filled 2 hour + show of all things Bruce & E Street. 

Sunday 1st August - doors will open at 6pm, with acoustic support acts performing from 6:30pm-7:30pm, NE Street Band will begin their set from 8pm