Musician Dave Stewart will play a concert in his hometown of Sunderland for the first time in 44 years next month.
The show will take place at the Sunderland Empire on September 3.
Stewart last performed in the city at the age of 16.
He shot to fame as part of the Eurythmics and this gig at the Empire will be the first date on his ‘The Ringmaster Tour’.
Stewart is touring again ahead of the release of his new debut album 'The Ringmaster General'.
He will play four dates in all and after beginning in Sunderland, Stewart will play the Symphony Hall in Birmingham on September 4 and the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester on September 5.
The tour concludes on September 7 in the Shepherds Bush Empire in London.
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