NORTH-East rock singer Pete Shoulder is back in the region with two gigs in five days.

Tonight, the 21-year-old and his trio Winterville support Thunder at Newcastle City Hall and on Thursday, the band headlines at The Cluny, Lime Street, Ouseburn, Newcastle.

The guitarist and singer-songwriter, whose band is signed to Island Records, hails from Waldridge Fell, near Chester-le-Street, County Durham.

Tickets for the Thunder gig, with the band due on about 7.45pm, cost £18.50 and are available on 0191-261 2606. The Cluny gig costs £4 and tickets are available from