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The team behind the ever popular Gateshead Beer & Music Festival and the Gateshead Gin Festival are delighted to announce the first ever Gateshead Summer Fest

“We are looking to bring the Beach Party to Low fell with our very own  authentic Rum & Gin Shack serving your favourite cocktails and Rum/Gin infused drinks! We will also see the return of the Prosecco bar as well as a huge selection of Ciders and Lagers.

Why not dress to suit the occasion, summer outfits,  hawaiian outfits,  or even come as Low Fell’s very own Jack Sparrow (fancy dress is optional but encouraged)”

Each ticket will cost £10, this gives you entry to our Gin & Rum Shack, Bars and to our live music areas. Tickets are now available online and from the Dotty House (1-3 Dryden Rd, Gateshead NE9 5HP). They will also be available from Gateshead RFC (Eastwood Gardens) from Saturday 11th May 2019.

12pm – Late


Expect to see  BBQ’s and other summer inspired dishes.


Saturday 24th August 2019

Hip Hop Hooray; The premier party band, this inimitable 8 piece provide the very best classic hip hop covers, creating an atmosphere unrivalled’ A truly unique party band, specialising in covers of Classic Hip Hop. Including Snoop Dogg, NERD, JAY Z, Eminem, RUN DMC, Kanye West and Dr Dre to name a few 

Giroscope; Classics from the 70s & 80s…….Police, Stevie Wonder, 10 cc, Supertramp, Edgar Winter,  Steely Dan, Pink Floyd,  Doobie Bros, Toto and much  more

The Pre-Amps; The Pre-Amps are a young 4-piece rock ‘n’ roll band from Newcastle upon Tyne who have recently moved to live part-time in Liverpool while studying Music Production at Edge Hill University. They specialise in 1960s covers combining surf-style vocal harmonies, retro mod style and rock and roll instrumentation to create a real retro experience that’s sure to get you up and dancing!

The Stoned Crowes; Classic rock band playing all your favorite rock tunes

Taylor Payne (Solo); Singer/guitarist hailing from South Shields in the UK. Currently entertaining pubs full of drunken punters around the north east, Taylor has been singing and playing with various bands around the region since the age of 14 including The Understudies and one of the UK’s top queen tribute bands.

Sophie G; Sophie has been singing around 3 years. Sophie has supported Miss Channy Thompson on 2 years of her music tours & was also part of her Unstoppable Choir at Metro Radio Arena at Xmas.

Sophie has a summer full of gigs & festivals including Gateshead Summer Fest – but her biggest accolade to date was When she opened a Headline Gig for Megan Dhalai at O2 Academy2 on Good Friday 2019.

Sunday 25th August 2019

The Shakes; An exciting, high energy, 5 piece cover band based in The N/East. Weddings, Functions, Pubs, Clubs..Rock,Pop,Indie etc.. this band has headlined the Gateshead Beer & Music festival in 2017 & 2018.
Have you had ‘The Shakes’ yet?!

Groovetrain; Back after wowing our Gateshead Beer & Music Festival crowd in 2017, groovetrain is a 7-piece funksoul supergroup who are regular festival stage headliners and play at venues across the UK – alongside artists including Craig Charles, Brother Strut, Gabrielle, Smoove & Turrell and Soul II Soul. Don’t miss the chance to catch them live on the Sunday night of SummerFest as their 2019 NE shows at The Sage, Hoochie Coochie and the BoilerShop are guaranteed sell-outs!

Bob Douglass band; Since the dawn of 2016, Bob Douglass has gone from strength to strength while cementing his foundations deeply within the North East music scene. Having been billed alongside acts such as Mad Dog Mcrea, Cast, Tom Hingley, Rodney Branigan and CASH, Bob Douglass will return in 2019 with his most extensive string of UK shows to date while plans are in place for the British Pop-Rocker to build on his previous back catalogue with the release of his debut album

Jamie Lee Harrison; Jamie Lee Harrison is a 24 year old British singer songwriter. His passion for music is his lifeblood, with over 1500 gigs under his belt he has performed across the globe. Whether it be to a crowd of 50 or 30000, Jamie describes the stage as his home. An incredible 2017 saw Jamie performing on live national TV in BGT to completing his own headline tour.
“Khalysis formerly Liv n G”; KHALYSIS (formerly LIV’n’G) are Olivia Crawford and Georgia Fletcher, a sister duo from Hartlepool, North East of England. With Olivia’s powerfully emotive vocals and impressive range, coupled with the fantastic musical and production talents of Georgia; the sisters are starting to make waves locally, regionally and nationally. 
Tony Junior – Family magic show & game show; A fantastic magician coming along to do a family magic show followed by a game show which will involve a few of the adults.

Lee Kyle & Friends – Children’s Comedy show; Lee Kyle remembers what it was like being a kid, because he has never really stopped. Except now, he is bigger than all of the actual kids so they don’t bully him anymore because he could beat them in a fight if he had to, except for some of the girls if they are wearing pointy shoes… Look, I’m getting side-tracked, I absolutely must make it clear that there will be no fighting of kids in this show.

What there will be, is stupidity. Loads of it. I mean, absolutely tonnes.”

Please note: All artists are subject to change without notice. Times may be adjusted without notice


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