Live Music For My Pub – Make Your Venue A Destination

Are you a pub manager/owner looking to bring live entertainment into your venue?

Regular live music will increase footfall, get people talking about your venue and keep customers in for longer.

We know how difficult it is to find quality, reliable musicians. As your Venue Entertainment Manager Need Music can take care of everything for you.

By providing a different musician each week, Need Music gives you the variety your customers love.

Need Music offers the best North East musicians at competitive prices. We audition all our acts so we can guarantee they are suitable for your venue and will surpass your expectations.


If you’d like to discuss your entertainment requirements please call 07808660433 or email bruce@needmusic.co.uk.

Our prices start from £150.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How long do the acts perform for?

A typical pub singer will perform 2 x 45 minutes with a break in-between. They can play for longer if arranged in advance,

Do I need to provide anything?

No, the musician will bring all their own equipment unless otherwise agreed – they just require a plug socket for their speaker/amp, and a comfortable space to perform.

What sort of songs do they play?

Musicians will have a setlist that consists of songs from most decades and eras, but if you need anything specific just ask and we will point you in the right direction.

How much does a singer cost?

Expect to pay £150-£200 per gig for a solo act.

Can the musician perform outdoors?

All our acts will perform outdoors if notified in advance. Please provide adequate shelter and a extension lead.

Which venues have Need Music worked with?

Over the past decade we have provided live music for tonnes of pubs & venues, primarily in North Eat England. These include Newcastle University, Head Of Steam pub chain, Stonegate pubs, Greeneking Pubs, Spanish City, Flass Inn, One Eyed Stag, Bridle Path, Duke Of Wellington, Popolo, Nancy’s Bordello, Mr Lynch, Newcastle United FC, Tynemouth Food Festival, Mouth Of The Tyne Festival, Beamish Hall, Healey Barn, Noir Bar, Barca Art Bar, The Salutation, The Grey Horse.