The Horrors announced as headliner for Hit the North Festival 2018

plus Marmozets, Peace, British Sea Power, Drenge, Tom Grennan, & more

By Mike Marshall | Published: Tue 13th Mar 2018

The Horrors

Friday 4th to Sunday 6th May 2018
various venues, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumbria, NE1, England MAP
£50 for weekend tickets
Last updated: Thu 24th May 2018

The first acts have been revealed for the second Hit the North Festival, which takes place at Various Venues in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, from Friday 4th to Sunday 6th May 2018.

The Friday will consist of opening parties in the evening, including shows by Drenge, Circa Waves, and Jungle.

Saturday, dubbed "Meet the North", will be headlined by Peace and will feature a number of shows across 6+ venues.

The main event will take place on Sunday, including over 120 artists across 15 venues. The headliners include The Horrors, British Sea Power, Marmozets, Tom Grennan, and Pale Waves.

Also announced to play across the weekend are:- Blaenavon, Cabbage, Sunset Sons, Tom Walker, The Magic Gang, The Pale White, Will Heard, Louis Berry, Girl Ray, Detroit Social ClubA Festival, A Parade, ABQ, Adam French, Airways, Amaroun, Animal Sons, Anteros, Art School Girlfriend, Avalanche Party, Bad Sounds, Bakar, Baltic, Better Days, Black Waters, Boniface, Boy Jumps Ship, Brooke Bentham, Cape Cub, Ceiling Demons, Chelou, Connie Constance, Coquin Migale, Corella, Crimewave, Daniel Alexander, Denzel Himself, Devon, Dose, Dressed Like Wolves, Dylan Cartlidge, Emma McGrath, Fehm, Feva, Fang Club, Figmennt, Findlay, Fine Creatures, Fizzy Blood, Flyte, Forever Cult, Fosseway, Freak, Freya Ridings, Future Horizons, Georgie, Ginger Snaps, Girlhogg, Girl Ray, Grace Lightman, Great Waves, Haythem, Hey Charlie, Hockey Dad, Holiday Oscar, Hollow Coves, Hot Dreams, Ist Ist, J Smirk, James Leonard Hewitson, Japanese TV Club, John Joseph Brill, Joyya, Judas, Kay Greyson, Kolars, Listaa, Llovers, Marsicans, Martha Hill, Mayfare, Malena Zavala, Mellow Gang, Michael Gallagher, Mother Night, No Hot Ashes, No Teeth, North East Dons, Orchards, Palma Louca, Party Hardly, Patawawa, PD Liddle, Pip Blom, Plaza, Polo, Primitive Painters, Prize, Prysms, Queen Zee, Rascalton, Reali-T, Ren, Riley Pearce, Roxy Girls, Sam Johnson, Samantha Durnan, Sarah Connolly, Sauvage, Savana, Sea Girls, Shadowlark, Shawshank, Shredd, Shy-Talk, Sickjoy, Sleep Tape, Soham De, Sons of Raphael, St Buryan, Stella Donnelly, Strange Bones, Swine Tax, Team Picture, The Academic, The Moonlight Crusade, The Old Pink House, The Snuts, The Vants, Tim Chadwick, Tom Joshua, Vito, Vundabar, WOWH, Whenyoung, and YVES. (phew)

The venues will include Riverside, Think Tank, Boilershop, O2 Academy, Miniing Institute, Town Wall, Brew Dog, Box Social, & more.

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Tickets are on sale, priced at £50 for a weekend ticket, £12.50 for Saturday or £35 for Sunday.

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