Jessie J, Jason Derulo and Rizzle Kicks among acts lined up for concert

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SOME of the biggest names in pop will be performing in the region when a live summer music event return to Sunderland’s Stadium of Light.

Headline act Jessie J will be joined by Rizzle Kicks, The Saturdays, The Vamps, Union J and Jason Derulo for this year's North East Live concert - with other acts to be announced soon.

Further announcements of additional acts will follow soon - see and for all the latest news.

The family-friendly music extravaganza will take place on Sunday, June 22 and demand for tickets, which are priced from £25, is expected to be high. Tickets will go on sale at 10am on Saturday, December 14.

SAFC Commercial Director, Gary Hutchinson, said: “Naturally we are absolutely delighted that the event is coming back to the Stadium of Light.

"Last years’ North East Live was a fantastic event, so it’s great to be working with AEG again on what proved to be such a hugely successful format.

“There is great line-up already in place for 2014 and its one that I’m sure will appeal to a diverse audience. The show really does have something for everyone and it’s an affordable price for what will be a great days’ entertainment.”

AEG Live Promoter, Sam Bush, added: “After last year’s hugely successful inaugural event, we are absolutely delighted to be back at the Stadium of Light.

“It’s a fantastic line up and North East Live 2014 is going to be bigger and better than ever.”


On sale 10am, Saturday, December 14. Prices £25, £35, £45, and £60 (Golden Circle) Available from:;; 08448-24-48-24;; 0871-230-1097;; 0844-477-5775 and the Stadium of Light ticket office.

Doors open noon, first act on stage 2pm, event close approximately 10pm. A maximum of eight tickets per person can be purchased and a booking fee per ticket is applicable (this does not apply to cash sales from the SoL box office).

Youngsters under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18. For safety reasons, babes in arms are not permitted.

Disabled patrons should call 0191-551-5004 or email to purchase tickets for the wheelchair platform.

 Hospitality packages, which include a guaranteed seat for the concert, are priced from £60 plus VAT. Contact 0871-911-1555 or email

North East Live and UK Live updates will be available at; or via twitter @north_eastlive.


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