May is one of my favourite months for a number of reasons. Two bank holidays, the climax to football season and so many different festivals up and down the country. Following a bumper day at Live at Leeds on Saturday 4th, it was Newcastle’s turn to host Hit The North. A festival that has grown significantly in its three years of running, this year’s lineup … Continue reading Festival Review: Hit The North 2019
I’ve been envious of editor Adam’s certain and confident plans for his 2019 Live at Leeds schedule; I made a couple of festival school boy errors namely being strangely (for me) indecisive about who I wanted to see, and wishing the schedule and the band clashes were something different to what they actually were. Thus until I chilled into the day, I’d worked out a … Continue reading Festival Review: Live at Leeds 2019 – Take 2
This year’s Live at Leeds Festival lineup was without doubt one of the highlights of this year’s day festival circuit. With major artists to appeal to the masses including Tom Grennan, Sundara Karma and Metronomy, the festival shifted a lot of tickets and all of the venues were healthily attended throughout the day. Us being us though didn’t head to these big shows and had … Continue reading Festival Review: Live at Leeds 2019
This Easter weekend, over 2000 people descended on Stockton town centre for the 10th anniversary of Stockton Calling. The day festival was fully sold out for the eighth year on the bounce, and saw over 70 artists play across nine stages over ten hours. Here’s the breakdown of our day with the long awaited return of our “H” star rating, back for the festival season! … Continue reading Festival Review: Stockton Calling 2019
Last year, a brand new festival led the way in the North East, and once again the curators of This Is Tomorrow festival have concocted one of the lineups of the summer. Showcasing major headliners Stereophonics, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Foals, the festival has the best in big names but what makes the festival so special is the number of brand new artists … Continue reading Tomorrow’s artists today: This Is Tomorrow Preview
Barn on the Farm is pleased to announce a further 16 artists confirmed for Saturday and Sunday’s music line-up. They are as follows: Maverick Sabre – Zak Abel (Sat Outdoor Stage Headliner) –Swim Deep – Gabrielle Aplin – Nina Nesbitt – The Japanese House (Sat Wooden Barn Stage Headliner) –Youngr – Sea Girls – Ten Tonnes – Fatherson – Anteros – The Pale White – Indoor Pets … Continue reading Barn on the Farm announces further 16 artists!
Spring has officially sprung, and the festival season is now so tantalisingly close now you can virtually feel the buzz of the amps being plugged-in for an electric summer of live music ahead. Officially named ‘The Best Festival For Emerging Talent’ at the UK Festival Awards this year, in 2019 Live At Leeds will once again be putting its money where its mouth is with a staggering … Continue reading Live at Leeds: 5 Unmissable Artists
Following on from the first line-up news for the 22nd edition of the festival, which saw Wolf Alice, Foals and Two Door Cinema club announced and 75% of tickets for the festival sold in just a month, Truck Festival has now unveiled even more exciting, big names for 2019. Johnny Marr, Public Service Broadcasting and many more have now been added to the line-up of the … Continue reading TRUCK FESTIVAL gets even bigger – new names added to bill!
With tickets selling fast for the eagerly anticipated launch of This is Tomorrow Festival at its new larger site in Exhibition Park, Newcastle, organisers have today revealed that Smiths icon Johnny Marr and the chart-topping Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi have been added to the Stereophonics headlined date on Sunday 26th May. Meanwhile, indie legends Ride have also been confirmed to perform at the event and will make a welcome addition to the Saturday … Continue reading Johnny Marr, Lewis Capaldi, Ride and more added to This is Tomorrow Line-up
This year’s Hit The North is once again, a huge celebration of classic and fresh new music taking place on Sunday 5th May. We’ve had the pleasure of listening to every artist and checking out the venues announced so far and have chosen our top three reasons you cannot afford to miss this year’s instalment of this growing festival. Alternative, heavy punk rock dominates the agenda The last 18 … Continue reading Hit The North 2019: 3 reasons and 9 artists that make it unmissable