The first wave of acts have been revealed for the main event on the Sunday of metropolitan festival Hit the North, which takes place at various venues in Newcastle-upon-Tyne from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th May 2019.
Leading the names for the 3rd edition are Jake Bugg, Tom Grennan, Blaenavon, Catherine McGrath, Lauren Aquilina, Ten Tonnes, The Blinders, The Mouse Outfit, Dylan Cartlidge, The Mysterines, Fuzzy Sun, and Sheafs.
Also on the bill (in alphabetical order) are Apre, Alligator, Another Sky, Arcade Hearts, Bilk, Baltic, Beabadoobee, Better Days, Big Society, Casey Lowry, Cavetown, Ed The Dog, Elli Ingram, Emily Burns, Feva, FOXE, Giant Rooks, Horror My Friend, Huntar, Jamie Lee Harrison, Kawala, Kingswood, Kojaque, Lady Bird, Lauran Hibberd, Lice, LUCIA, Night Flight, Old Sea Brigade, Sam Tompkins, Satins, SportsTeam, Sun Silva, Sunrise Frisbee Laserbeam, Tamu Massif, The Dunts, The Indigo Project, The K's, The New Coast, Thyla, Tim Chadwick, Walt Disco, Zach Said, and Zuzu. There's still 70 more artists to be announced.
Hit the North Festival organiser, Steve Davis, said: "The last Hit the North was a huge success from our point of view, all artists, venues and most importantly, the customers loved it. It was great to see music fans running around the City Centre heading freely in and out of venues and we're delighted it will make a return in 2018. We've got big hopes for this year's gathering and we're confident there'll be something for all new music fans to get their teeth into. It's going to be some festival and is not to be missed. Stay tuned more updates and announcements."
Tickets are on sale, priced at £37.50.
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