Pop stars including Sam Fender cut ties with promoter and festival organiser SSD Concerts

One former worker wrote: ‘I had to undergo therapy to work through the experiences I had while working for SSD Concerts. ‘Management condones, encourages and personally takes the lead on a discriminatory work environment. ‘Most days in work you will be subject to hearing vile, sexual comments from the owner, either about yourself, colleagues or … Read more

Sam Fender plays ‘world’s first socially-distanced gig’ to 2,500 fans at Gosforth Park

More than 2,500 music fans were spread out into hundreds of small fenced-off areas as they watched Sam Fender take to the stage last night, in what is thought to be the world’s first socially-distanced concert. The North Shields native performed a home-town gig at Newcastle’s Gosforth Park, where a pop-up venue saw fans in … Read more

Singer Sam Fender will entertain up to 2,500 fans at Newcastle venue

World’s first socially-distanced gig: Singer Sam Fender will entertain up to 2,500 fans at Newcastle venue where groups of five will watch concert on raised metal platforms Concert at Gosforth Park, Newcastle will see attendees watch from platforms¬† Some 500 raised enclosures will be 6.5ft apart with up to five guests inside each¬† Fender’s show … Read more