Evolution Music Festival 2012

Sunday 3rd to Monday 4th June 2012
Spillers Wharf, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 2JR, England MAP
£35 for the weekend, or £25 for a day ticket
daily capacity: 35000
last updated: Wed 25th Apr 2012

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Evolution Music Festival return over two days again, with a crowd of 60,000 expected over the weekend and culminating in the outdoor shows at Spiller's Wharf on the Gateshead quayside on the Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend on Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th June 2012.

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Line-up

Dizzee Rascal, Deadmau5, DJ Fresh, and SBTRKT, plus special guests Maximo Park, Miles Kane, Noah and the Whale, Rizzle Kicks, Devlin, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Band Of Skulls, Jack Beats, Shy FX, Friction, Toddla T, Dot Rotten, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Maya Jane Coles, Citizen, Codename:Tyrone, Dog Is Dead, Lulu James, Theme Park, The Lake Poets, Here We Go Magic, Spector, Jess Ware, The Milk, Mausi, Eats Everything, Jackmaster, People Get Real, and Mike Jones. For the line-up details as available please click here.

Alongside hosting some of the biggest acts on the planet Evolution will once again introduce the crowd to a wealth of emerging local talent on the third stage - partnered with Generator this stage gives local talent a chance to get their foot on the ladder and play to the biggest crowd of their careers to date.

There is still more to announce including the Evolution Emerging programme, Music Futures and the Jumpin Hot Club programme of shows that will be wrapped around Gateshead venues.

Tickets

Organisers have announced a price freeze for 2012 with weekend tickets priced at £35, or £25 for a day ticket. To buy tickets, click here.

Evolution Emerging

Evolution Emerging 2012 will see over 25 emerging North East artists playing alongside headliners at 6 venues in the Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle on Friday 1st June.

The Cluny: Beth Jeans Houghton & the Hooves of Destiny, Lulu James, Deerhart , Boy Jumps Ship, Eeves.

The Tyne: We Are Knuckle Dragger, Nately's Whore's Kid Sister, O'Messy Life, Acrobatic Society, The Watchers.

The Cluny 2: Fantasy Rainbow, Natasha Haws, Amy Holford, Let's Away.

Star & Shadow Cinema Official Aftershow Party: (lineup TBA), Young Liar, Weird Shapes, Apollo Gets The Girl, Ghosts of Old Berlin.

The Tanners: Bird Island, Iceni, Reckoner, Ben Watson.

The Cumberland Arms: Symphonic Pictures, Collectors Club, Lilliput, Crooked Hands.

We'll have more information when available.


Sunday 3rd to Monday 4th June 2012
Spillers Wharf, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 2JR, England MAP
£35 for the weekend, or £25 for a day ticket
daily capacity: 35000
last updated: Wed 25th Apr 2012


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