Newcastle United's St James' Park to transform into concert venue?

St James' Park to turn into concert venue?
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Newcastle United's home ground of St James' Park is reportedly applying to become a concert venue for next year.

Newcastle United's home ground St James' Park is reportedly being turned into a concert venue next year.

The North-East club's officials are said to be hopeful of getting permission to stage a two-day gig on May 24 and 25 in 2014, as well as in the following year.

The stadium bosses have submitted a planning application to Newcastle City Council, according to The Chronicle.

If approved, the ground could host bands until 11.30pm on all four days.

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