She may at the centre of an ongoing row over whether or not she turned down America's prestigious Coachella music festival.
But there's no doubt about the fact that singer Kate Bush played Sunderland as part of one of only two extensive tours she has ever undertaken.
Bush, only a year after debut single Wuthering Heights topped the British single charts while she was still a teenager, appeared on April 12, 1979, at the Empire Theatre.
We'd love to know your memories of the show. Either post them below or on our Facebook page.
To get you in the mood, here's the set list from 38 years ago.
The Saxophone Song
Room for the Life
Them Heavy People
The Man With the Child in His Eyes
L'amour Looks Something Like You
In the Warm Room
Kashka from Baghdad
Don't Push Your Foot on the Heartbrake
In Search of Peter Pan
Symphony in Blue
James and the Cold Gun
Oh England My Lionheart