For 2019, THE NORTH EAST GUITAR SHOW returns to the superb, purpose-built event complex at Rainton Meadows Arena, Mercantile Rd, Houghton-le-Spring DH4 5PH, and will be on Sunday 10th March from 10am to 4.00pm.

This prestige and spacious location is close to all the North East major routes, provides superb facilities and has the advantage of easy load-in for exhibitors, excellent catering, licensed bar and free parking.

With space for more than 100 dealers the show is a wonderful opportunity to buy, sell and trade new, vintage and second hand guitars, amps, effects and accessories.

There will be bargains and special show deals. Free appraisals of instruments and amps will be available.

There will be bands, duos and solo performers all day in the live music pavillion - details to be confirmed.

The event is sponsored by J G Windows, PMT, BluGuitar, Fret-King Guitars, Vintage Guitars, The Guitar Magazine, Reflex Print and the Musicians' Union. PA is provided by Bose Ltd.

Many major retailers and distributors will be attending together with a host of second-hand and vintage dealers, parts suppliers and luthiers.

Registration is open to any business with guitar-related products including retailers, distributors, manufacturers, luthiers, boutique makers and private collectors and dealers.

To book a stand email 

or phone 01925 813185 or 07403 346409

The Show promises to be a treat for any guitar enthusiast. Café and licensed bar.

Free parking.

Public admission £6 at the door.

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Live music schedule 

11.15am.  A live performance demonstration of the new Bose S1 Pro multi-position PA system, along with the all new T4S and T8S mixers
12.15pm. The North East's own award-winning Blues/Rock sensations

1.30pm. The amazing  AZIZ IBRAHIM  with his unique virtuoso playing and multi-genre mastery. 

Contemporary acoustic-based folk/rock trio   - original songs, great playing and haunting vocals