Mike and The Mechanics have sold over 10 million records worldwide. Genesis founding member Mike Rutherford (guitar) returns with the same new generation Mike and The Mechanics.
The line-up includes one of the UK’s most prolific R&B singers, Andrew Roachford (lead and backing vocals), whose previous hits include 'Cuddly Toy' and 'Family Man'. and Canadian-born singer Tim Howar (lead and backing vocals), who toured with his band Vantramp, with Rod Stewart and Paulo Nutini. Tim shares vocal duties with Roachford and they both add a new soulful dimension to the band’s already established sound.
Following on from their recent sold-out tour in the US, the Looking Back Over My Shoulder Tour in 2019, will include tracks from their highly acclaimed latest album Let Me Fly, and their other classic hits such as 'The Living Years', 'Silent Running', 'All I Need Is A Miracle', 'Word Of Mouth', 'Another Cup of Coffee', and the unforgettable 'Over My Shoulder'.
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.