North East Live At The Stadium Of Light

4 February 2013, 07:00 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

JLS, The Wanted, Rita Ora, Little Mix, Lawson, Conor Maynard, Stooshe, Union J, Amelia Lily and more are all set ready to take to the stage at Sunderland's Stadium of Light.

Some of the UK's biggest and best loved pop acts will join forces in a celebration of UK music, taking to the stage in the 'North East Live' event headlined by top boy band, JLS.

The Wanted, Rita Ora, Little Mix, Lawson, Conor Maynard, Stooshe, Union J, Amelia Lily and more complete the one-off line-up, in what is set to be the hottest music ticket of the summer.

The family-friendly five-hour music extravaganza, designed to suit music fans of all ages, will take place on Saturday 22nd June, capping off a stunning month of live music at the Stadium of Light following on from the visits of music giants Bon Jovi and Rihanna.

With five acts currently in the Big Top 40 in the line up and some of the UK's biggest selling pop artists, the show is set to wow regional music lovers, while showcasing two great acts with North East connections - Little Mix and Amelia Lily.

Ticket Info

Demand for tickets, which are priced from just £25, is expected to be huge and tickets set to go on sale from 9:00am on Friday 8th February

SAFC commercial director Gary Hutchinson said:
"This is a change from the type of music event the Stadium of Light has staged previously and it's a really exciting development for us.

It's a brilliant line up and one that I'm sure will appeal to a wide audience.

The tremendous work of Sunderland City Council has made this possible, along with support from a range of partners across the region." 

Doors open from 1:00pm with a funfair, fun family-friendly activities and music, with the main show commencing at 2:30pm. 

Tickets are available from
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By PHONE: 08448 24 48 24 // 0871 230 1097 // 0844 477 5775

And at the Stadium of Light ticket office.

Reserved seats are priced at £25, £30 and £40, unreserved seats and pitch standing £35,

Golden Circle (close to stage) £65, Black Cats Bar (with padded seat and bar access) £50.

A maximum of eight tickets per person can be purchased and a booking fee per ticket is applicable; this does not apply to cash sales however. Youngsters under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18 for the show.

No babes in arms are permitted for safety reasons.

Disabled patrons should call 0191 551 5004 or email to purchase tickets for the wheelchair platform.

Hospitality Packages

Available from just £95 plus VAT. There's a range of options to suit all tastes and budgets, please contact 0871 911 1555 or email to make a booking or more information.

Further details are available at, or via twitter, @north_eastlive