South Tyneside Festival 2017


      The South Tyneside Festival is an annual three-month celebration of music and culture in South Shields. Soak up the atmosphere at open-air concerts in lush green parkland with spectacular views of golden-sand beaches and soaring cliffs. The musical acts range from chart-topping stars to traditional northern brass bands.

      Highlights include:

      KT Tunstall: Sunday 9 July
      The very talented singer song writer, famous for hits such as 'Suddenly I See' and 'Black Horse and the Cherry Tree', will be headlining this open-air concert, set at the heart of South Shields' Seafront.

      Busted: Sunday 16 July
      Famed for hits including Air Hostess, What I Go To School For, Crashed the Wedding and Year 3000, the double Brit-winning pop-rock trio will take to the Bents Park stage on Sunday 16 July.

      Louisa Johnson plus 5 After Midnight and Jedward: Sunday 23 July
      A trio of X Factor stars for the third in this year's South Tyneside Festival Summer Concert series on Sunday 23 July.

      Sister Sledge plus support: Sunday 30 July
      The legendary singing sisters, Sister Sledge, will headline the last event in this year's Sunday Concerts series, held as part of the South Tyneside Festival. After becoming a three-piece when Kathy left in 1989, the band were recently rocked by the death of sister Joni. Now remaining members Debbie and Kim are set to honour and remember Joni at they hit the road this summer.

      Summer Parade, visitors to the town will be whisked away into a world of fantasy as Once Upon a Time forms the central theme of the Summer Parade

      Live Music at the Amphitheater, every Thursday and Saturday evening between 1 & 24 June for great outdoor music experiences featuring performances from some of the most talented bands from around the region.

      Brass Bands at the Amphitheater, every Sunday afternoon throughout June to August.

      For full event listings and details visit the South Tyneside Festival website.



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