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About the Bands

The Lake Poets is an unusual band - consisting of only one permanent member but with a revolving door for members of other bands to pass through.The acoustic, indie folk band have been said to resemble the sound of Simon & Garfunkel, Villagers and Ron Sexsmith.


Mirkwood are great live cover band situated in the North East. They cover a range of music, from Ziggy Stardust through to Stairway to Heaven, playing a variety to suit all.


YUMA are a foot stompin' contemporary blues/folk/pop duo from the North East of England. Comprised of local musicians Shannon Pearl and John Timney, YUMA have performed at hundreds of venues across the region & country in their 6 years of being together as a band.


James Berry is an acoustic Folk/Indie/Country artist from Sunderland, who prides himself with his natural energy and passion for performance on stage. He will put everything into each and every performance he gives, and ensures all who have watched and listened leave the room with a smile on their face.


Tom first came to prominence aged 10 when he performed onstage with Catfish and The Bottlemen after they spotted him performing a cover on YouTube. He went on to support them twice more, playing to over 5000 fans at Times Square, Newcastle. He busked backstage with James Bay at T in the Park who personally requested he supported him at Mouth of The Tyne in Tynemouth in 2016.


DENNIS is a roots folkrock & brass band from the former pit town of Hetton-Le-Hole whose songs are about the local town, having captivate audiences across the country. The band creates music influenced through a working class & cultural heritage.


Jonny is a solo acoustic artist playing covers of all major rock, indie and pop songs from the past few decades.