THE North-East guitar show is taking place at Rainton Meadows Arena on Sunday, March 18.

More than 70 exhibitors will be attending the show, which is an opportunity to buy new, vintage and second hand guitars, amps, effects and accessories.

There will also be live music by Germany's top guitarist Thomas Blug with his band.

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There will also be performances by fusion guitarist Alex Hutchings, folk duo The Huers and the "Godfather of the Cigar Box Guitar", Chickenbone John, who will also host a cigar box guitar workshop

It takes place between 10am and 4pm. Admission is £6 with accompanied under 16s going free.