The first rumblings of discontent surfaced last year when a dispute over the management of Digital and its musical direction prompted the Shindig
boys to announce they would be leaving - along with the venue's other regular nights.
tomorrow at Digital, Times Square, Newcastle.
has been at Foundation for nearly 11 years and it was time for a change.
From its early days at Club Afrika then Bliss to The Riverside and Foundation and now Digital, Shindig
has solidly built a reputation of international standing.
As ever, the eagerly-awaited Shindig
birthday bash at Gateshead Quays, this year on Sunday May 27, will bring together the biggest names in dance music.
has put the region at the forefront of the clubbing scene in the past few years.
's annual birthday bash at Baltic Square at the end of May is always a night to remember, this month's first bank holiday weekend is sure to be equally enjoyable.
With the likes of Federation and Hed Kandi making a play for the Friday market and Nice's popularity growing on a Saturday, Shindig
has never been under more pressure to perform.
Currently promoting their new-mix CD of the same name, they arrive in Newcastle this weekend for a hotly-anticipated set at Shindig
before jetting off for a string of dates across the United States, Australia, Asia and then the Continent.
Using such spaces in this manner before anyone else, as Shindig
did with Gateshead's Baltic Square, always presents me with a bunch of challenges to overcome, but that is half the reason I do it.
Partying against the backdrop of the Tyne's stunning panorama of buildings is the second phase of Shindig
's birthday celebrations with the first taking place at its home, Digital, on Sunday, May 6.
For Scooby, resident DJ at the North-East's flagship club night, Shindig
, the shifting trends have had nothing but a positive impact on Newcastle's nightlife and has revitalised a culture he has embraced ever since he and longtime DJ partner and mate, Scott Bradford, were teenagers in the acid house heyday of the late 1980s.
But she still looked rough after being recently rushed to hospital with blood pouring from her nose following a late- night shindig
Fresh from the success of last weekend's live broadcast on Radio One, this Saturday promises to be another big night at Shindig
BILLY Connolly is set for yet another Highland shindig
today with his famous friends.