SummerTyne Americana Festival announces The Shires, Emmylou Harris, Roseanne Cash, & more

plus The McCrary Sisters, Gruff Rhys, The Felice Brothers, & more

published: Fri 27th Mar 2015

The Shires

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th July 2015
The Sage, St Marys Square, Gateshead Quays , Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 2JR, England MAP
prices vary outdoor stage events are free
daily capacity: 3000
last updated: Wed 3rd Jun 2015

Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, Roseanne Cash & John Levanthal, and Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham lead the first acts announced for the 10th SummerTyne Americana Festival, an annual celebration of Americana music taking place from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th July 2015 at The Sage, Gateshead, in Newcastle upon Tyne.

SummerTyne Americana Festival offers a gumbo mix of American roots music from fiery tex-mex to classic country and blues, the newest southern soul and Americana, as well as some down-home cajun and bluegrass.

Acts also confirmed today are The Shires, Jace Everett, Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens, Cedric Burnside, The McCrary Sisters, Gruff Rhys with 'American Interior', and The Felice Brothers.

The free DFDS Seaways Outdoor Stage in its riverside setting will host a line-up including The James Hunter Six, Ward Thomas, Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Moreland & Arbuckle, Della Mae, John Lewis Rock'N'Roll Trio, Suzette & The Neon Angels, Hillfolk Noir, Lewis & Leigh, Dom and the Iko's, The Hallelujah Trails, The Lost Brothers, Mush, Big Red & The Grinners, King Size Voodoo Traveller, Miss Mary & The Mr Rights, Gilded Thieves, Michael Littlefield, El Cid, Caroline Mary, and Steve Drayton.

Max Foster, passenger services director at DFDS Seaways commented, "Live music and entertainment is an important part of our Newcastle-Amsterdam cruise ferry service and we are very happy to be able to support this vibrant and popular festival on Gateshead Quays."

The festival will also offer musical river cruises, film programme, talks, a record fair, street food, themed fun family activities and family concerts and join in and sing choirs, and much more!

All events take place inside or outside Sage Gateshead, on the banks of the Tyne. Sage Gateshead is very accessible for travel and has excellent disabled access.

For the line-up details as available, click here.

Tickets go on sale from 10am on Wednesday 1st April with Early Bird/Festival Passes available.



Friday 17th to Sunday 19th July 2015
The Sage, St Marys Square, Gateshead Quays , Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 2JR, England MAP
prices vary outdoor stage events are free
daily capacity: 3000
last updated: Wed 3rd Jun 2015


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