SummerTyne Americana Festival 2015
SummerTyne Americana Festival is TEN!
To celebrate the tenth birthday, festival organisers are delighted to announce that they are staging a weekend long party and inviting some of their most famous and legendary friends along, as well as the pick of the new crop of breakthrough acts.
This jam-packed weekend brings the finest American roots music, from both sides of the Atlantic and this year’s festival presents a strong seam of southern soul, blues and gospel alongside a sensational cast of country, rock and Americana stars.
Headliners taking to the stages at Sage Gateshead between 17 and 19 July will be; Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, Rosanne Cash and John Leventhal, Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham, The Shires, Jace Everett, Naomi Shelton and The Gospel Queens, Cedric Burnside Project, The McCrary Sisters, Gruff Rhys, The Felice Brothers, James Hunter, Della Mae, Ward Thomas and many more still to be announced.
Tickets on sale from 10am on Wednesday 1 April with Early Bird/Festival Passes available.
THE FULL LINE UP INCLUDES:
Hall One Stage (Sponsored by Hays Travel)
An Evening with Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell – Friday 17 July 7.30pm
Roseanne Cash & John Levanthal plus support – Saturday 18 July 7.30pm
The Shires / Jace Everett – Sunday 19 July 7.30pm
Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham in Concert – Friday 17 July 8pm
Gruff Rhys – American Interior – Saturday 18 July 7.30pm
Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens – Saturday 18 July 10.30pm
Cedric Burnside plus support – Sunday 19 July 8pm
Northern Rock Foundation Hall
Felice Brothers plus support – Friday 17 July 8.30pm
DFDS Seaways Jumpin’ Hot Outdoor Stage
The James Hunter Six (Vintage soul blues)
Ward Thomas (Pure UK country)
Marty O’Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra (Alt folk/blues)
Moreland and Arebuckle (Downhome Blues from USA)
Della Mae (All girl US Bluegrass)
John Lewis Trio (Hot Rock ‘n’ Roll)
Suzette Lawrence and the Neon Angels (Nashville mainstream country)
Hillfolk Noir (Punked-up acoustic Hillbilly blues)
Lewis & Leigh (Country folk & Americana)
Dom & The Iko’s (New Orleans Mardi Gras)
The Hallelujah Trails (Soulful country rock)
The Lost Bros (Everley Bros harmonies)
Mush (Alt folk songwriters)
Big Red and the Grinners (Bluegrass)
King Size Voodoo Traveller (Goodtime rock/country/blues)
Miss Mary & The Mr Rights (Retro 50s jump blues)
Gilded Thieves (Urban folk & blues)
Michael Littlefield (Authentic solo blues)
El Cid (The sound of young Newcastle – Americana/country rock)
Caroline Mary (Quirky songstress)
MCee – Steve Drayton (BBC) – Sat & Sun
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