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Musician, Gateshead and Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, North East England

Shipcote and Friends: Musicians in Gateshead & Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North East England

Hiya •••• We are Shipcote & Friends -

check out our new official video on the contacts/videos page

“ Shipcote and Friends were a really lovely start to Sunday on the Drystone Stage – the perfect music for a sunny afternoon – mellow and smooth like a fine oak-aged whiskey. They have a great selection of engaging songs, very tastefully arranged, which the Drystone audience loved. They are a real connoisseur’s band. Thanks again - Dave Camlin, Sol’fest .

“An evening of friendly, heart-warming Geordie country swingy music which sent everyone home with a big smile on their face ”- Stu Nimmo, Live Theatre review.

"As the band name suggests; Shipcote and Friends actually a band of craftsmen (and woman) who surround and compliment an excellent singer-songwriter; with each bringing their own skill sets; to create a beautiful overall sound" Alan Harrison.Cluny2 album launch review Jan 2016.

“Every week in 2015 I received albums from all around the globe; some from household names and many from regional acts looking for a ‘leg up’; but none excite me as much as when Shipcote has a new disc. For nearly 10 years now Shipcote; with or without his Friends has been my default setting for cheering myself up when things get bleak; and yet again he & his band have somehow managed to surpass their previous offering and indeed, everything that has gone before it.“ - The Rocking Magpie, new album review, Jan 16.

I thoroughly enjoyed Shipcote & friends @ The Ireby Fest. Its lovely relaxing music - and such a skilled bunch of musicians too ” - Phil Simpson, Regent Music.

“ I thought the piped music was sounding rather good coming from The Barn stage & as I passed, it was Shipcote & Friends playing live. Their more than a match for any of the Festival artists.” - Paul Spencer, Maverick Festival MD.



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Blog Stuff

Feb - Were playing Clennell Hall Folk Festival on Sat 21st May !!!

Jan 2016 - Here's two lovely new live review's from our album launch in late Jan

Shipcote & Friends 1

Shipcote & Friends 2

Our early 2016 shows are now up, on gigs page

We are playing at Willowman Festival in mid June. Its just North Yorks so be great to see people there (more details later).

Here's a review of our new album, out 22nd Jan the rocking magpie

Were on Amazing Radio - Sat 9th Jan 6-8pm (think later on the broadcast)

Also you can now buy the new album on this site

You can also now download pics on our biog page


Gigs in North East and elsewhere...


Shipcote Rides Again

Buy "Shipcote & Friends" albums online.



About the band + Image downloads

contact + videos

Contact Shipcote & enjoy movie clips.

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