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Only 2 weeks to go until SummerTyne Americana Festival 2017

There’s still time to get your hands on tickets!

Beth Nielsen Chapman
Credit: Beth Nielsen Chapman

There’s just over two weeks to go until SummerTyne Americana Festival arrives at the Sage Gateshead.

Taking place from 21st to 23rd July 2017, SummerTyne will feature the only UK shows from U.S. Stax legend William Bell, who is headlining the Saturday night with the Stax Academy Revue, and Beth Nielsen Chapman, who will headline the Sunday night.

Angaleena Presley, one third of the Pisol Annies, will make her first trip to the UK and she’ll be performing songs from her recently released album Wrangled. New Zealand-born Marlon Williams will also be performing over the weekend showcasing his antipodean version of country, folk and blue.

The full line-up for the weekend is:

Friday 21 July
The Shires plus special guest Sarah Darling, Merle Haggard’s Strangers Featuring Ben & Noel Haggard, plus Ashley Campbell, SummerTyne Late Lounge: Marlon Williams

Saturday 22 July
William Bell plus Stax Academy Revue, Angaleena Presley, Jim Lauderdale / Sam Outlaw (double bill), SummerTyne Late Lounge: Jesca Hoop and Worry Dolls

Sunday 23 July
Beth Nielsen Chapman plus special guest Callaghan, Jo Harman / Lisa Mills (double bill), Chuck Prophet, SummerTyne Late Lounge: Cath & Phil Tyler plus Tim Eriksen

There is also an outdoor stage beside the River Tyne, which will feature a host of artists over the course of the weekend including: Earl Thomas & Band, Savoy Family Cajun Band, Rhona Dalling, Buffalo Skinners, Paul Handyside Trio, The King Bees, Archie Brown & The Prisoners of Fender, Big Ray & the Hipthrusters, Stax Academy Revue, Dexeter, Fargo Railroad Company, Vera Van Heeringen Trio, Howlin’ Ric and the Rocketeers, Amythyst Kiah, Bradley Creswick Western Swing Sinfonia, Robert Vincent Band, Errol Linton Blues Band, Jonathan Terrell and High Plains Jamboree.

For tickets and further details on the artists appearing, go to: www.summertyne.com or contact Sage Gateshead ticket office on 0191 443 4661

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