About us.

Formerly Gigs North East, SSD Concerts have grown to be one of the largest operating promoters in the North East. Based in Newcastle with a team made up of promoters, tour managers, former booking agents and artist management the team have accumulated more than fourty years of live music industry experience.

“We pride ourselves on our strong promotional strategies and artist liaison skills”

Over the past six years we have promoted over four hundred successful live music shows ranging from 100 capacity local shows to sell out 2000 capacity gigs & our own Festival Cult. In addition to this in 2012 we opened our own Pop Up Venue Think Tank? as a hub for Local aswell as National Touring bands. 

Some of the artists we have successfully worked with:

Jake Bugg // The Cribs // Interpol // Courtney Love // Peace // Ben Howard // The Charlatans // The Coral // The 1975 // Alt J // Hayseed Dixie // The Fall // Ocean Colour Scene // Summer Camp // E.S.G. // The Sonics // Martha Reeves & the Vandellas // The Brian Jonestown Massacre Public Service Broadcasting // Swim Deep // King Charles //  Swim Deep // Lianne Le Havas // Temples // The Temper Trap // Ghostpoet // The Orb // Drenge // Saint Etienne // Little Comets // Willy Mason // Spector


Looking to the future we are looking at ways to fine tune our promotional activity and building on our ever increasing bank of customer data, we are increasingly using new technology as we continue to move forward.

2015 is looking like our biggest year so far and we have some great shows in the pipeline.