Star Pubs & Bars, with Bar Hound, take over LYH from the Head of Steam pub group, which sold the rest of its portfolio to Camerons Brewery last year.
Entrepreneur David King outside the LYH pub in Newcastle, which is being refurbished
We came to LYH knowing there was a restrictive tie and we're not criticising it, it's just the way it is," said Tony, who's company's other eight pubs include The Cluny in Ouseburn, The Central in Gateshead and Tilly's Bar on Westgate Road.
I think LYH would be particularly brilliant for an 'old style tenant' - perhaps a family or a husband and wife.
POP BAND City boys The Din will be playing the LYH
The gigs at Head of Steam venues - LYH, on Newcastle's Northumberland Road, and The Cluny, in Ouseburn, Byker - will narrow the field week-by-week and will include prizes for artists as well as support and guidance to develop them and help them to gain attention.
Beginning on October 5 at LYH, fortnightly showcases will run through the winter with a final gig being held next March.
I'M sure everyone at the Chronicle knows our company's pubs in Newcastle - the Cluny, Cluny 2, The Head Of Steam, Tilleys, LYH
I AM sure many readers know our company's pubs in Newcastle: the Cluny, Cluny 2, The Head of Steam, Tilleys, LYH
(formerly Shamrox) - Caledonian Deuchars IPA The Head Of Steam, Durham - Cairngorm Tradewinds 4.
This year has seen him add four new venues to the portfolio, including LYH
off Newcastle's busy Northumberland Street, The Reform Place in Durham, The Cluny 2, which provides extra capacity for music, theatre and private parties at the original Cluny's Ouseburn Valley site in Newcastle.
Shamrox - which is being re-named LYH
- is, inside, a beautiful, big pub , well fitted out, though it will benefit further from being under our wing.