As yet another part of what is set to be an incredible summer of live music in the North East, UK indie band The Mystery Jets have been announced as a new headliner for the first Coastella Festival which is set to take place in North Tyneside at the start of July.
The three day event, running from Friday, June 30 until Sunday, July 2 will play host to around 100 artists across the weekend and will have a strong focus on local talent with the southern based act replacing Andrew Cushin on the lineup after the local singer/songwriter could no longer perform due to tour commitments in the USA.
In addition to the newly announced Mystery Jets, music fans can enjoy sets from local acts such as Hector Gannet, Ruth Lyon, Kieran Bowe and Liam Fender. Judge Jules and The Futureheads will also be playing huge sets.
Coastella Festival will be an over-18s event on the Friday leg of the festival and on the Saturday and Sunday 14 plus year-olds will be permitted to attend, but only if accompanied by an adult.
As well as having two main music stages, there will also be a wide variety of local food vendors and outdoor bars serving all the latest trends and street tastes.
Tickets remain available for the weekend festival, which will be held at Percy Park Rugby Club in North Shields. These can be bought from the festival’s official website.