Dave Stewart pictured over the years on Wearside.
Dave Stewart pictured over the years on Wearside.

9 retro photos of Dave Stewart in Sunderland as he announces plans for a 70th birthday hometown gig

Here come the memories again as we look back on Dave Stewart’s past in pictures.

And as he gets ready for his big day, here are 9 photos from the Echo archives to trigger some memories.

He surprised shoppers in the Bridges with a live performance in 1990 and was pictured in the same year during a filming session at Marsden Grotto.

He was also pictured as he took a musical masterclass at Sunderland University in 1994, at Seaburn in 2005 and outside the Empire in 2017.

So here’s an early happy birthday Dave! Let’s re-live the memories.

He surprised shoppers in the Bridges with a live performance in 1990 and was pictured in the same year during a filming session at Marsden Grotto.

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