John Cale - PLAYHOUSE Whitely Bay

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John Cale


  • Date: Monday 18th July 2022
  • Time: 7.30pm

‘Unfortunately, John Cale’s summer tour has been postponed due to Covid issues. His Playhouse Whitley Bay show has now been rescheduled from Monday 18th July 2022 to Monday 31 October 2022.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Original tickets remain valid for the new date.’

Mouth of the Tyne Festival 

Refunds available from point of purchase for ticketholders unable to attend on the new date.


Legendary musician John Cale is to play a special, intimate show at Playhouse Whitley Bay as part of this year’s Mouth of the Tyne Festival!
One of the founder members of The Velvet Underground alongside Lou Reed, he was instrumental in the band’s early years and enjoyed acclaim stateside under the management of Andy Warhol.

Cale brings over 6 decades of avant-garde music with him, having released over 30 albums, with his solo record ‘Paris 1919’ perhaps his best-known work.

Cllr Sarah Day, Cabinet Member for Culture, Sport and Leisure said, “It’s a real coup to secure a show from one of rock’s most enduring performers. With a music style that’s hard to pinpoint, artists like this are real one-offs and I can’t wait to see him take to the stage at our Playhouse theatre this summer.”

Mouth of the Tyne Festival is supported by Equans and Port of Tyne and returns this July with special outdoor concerts at Tynemouth Priory, a programme of free street entertainment and special intimate shows at Playhouse Whitley Bay. Follow the event on Facebook for all the latest developments.


  • Date: Monday 18th July 2022
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Sorry, this event has now passed and ticket sales are no longer available.
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  • No smoking