A ROCK show will be back on tour in 2022 after an 18-month gap – with two dates in the region.

Paying homage to rock legends like Led Zeppelin, Dire Straits and The Who, The Classic Rock Show will be on tour in Darlington and Newcastle in February.

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Musical director James Cole said: “We’re really excited to be back, it will have been two years since our previous tour and I still can’t believe we managed to get 25 shows in early 2020 before the first lockdown began.

"Now looking at 2022, the venues have done a fantastic job to follow guidelines, and to ensure the audience, band, and crew will all feel safe. It has given me full confidence that everyone can tour safely.

"We want the audience to feel they can switch off from outside world, reminisce, go back to in time, and enjoy the music.”

The show also includes music by the likes of Steely Dan, Eric Clapton, AC/DC, Queen, The Eagles and Fleetwood Mac.

It is at Darlington Hippodrome on Wednesday, February 9 and Newcastle City Hall on Sunday, February 13.

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