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Sage Gateshead is a concert venue and also a centre for musical education, located in Gateshead on the south bank of the River Tyne, in the North East of England. It opened in 2004 and is tenanted by the North Music Trust.[1]


The venue is part of the Gateshead Quays development, which also includes the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and the Gateshead Millennium Bridge.


Sage Gateshead hosts concerts from a wide range of internationally famous artists, and those who have played the venue include Blondie, James Brown, Bonobo, Andy Cutting, De La Soul, Nick Cave, George Clinton, Bill Callahan[disambiguation needed], Crosby Stills & Nash, Dillinger, Elbow, Explosions In The Sky, The Fall, Herbie Hancock, Mogwai, Morrissey, Mumford & Sons, Grace Jones, Sun O))), Nancy Sinatra, Snarky Puppy, Sting, Yellowman and others.


It is also home to the Royal Northern Sinfonia, described by The Guardian as 'no better chamber orchestra in Britain'[2] and regularly hosts visiting orchestras from around the world.


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