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Blyth Live Festival


Blyth Live Line up announced

30 April 2024 Council News Blyth Town News Events News

Already announced as headliners for Blyth Town Council’s annual Blyth Live Music Festival, the Lindisfarne Story Band will be joined by a wealth of musical talent.

New on the line up are The Peter Donegan Band featuring Peter, the talented son of Skiffle icon Lonnie Donegan. Peter is known for his captivating country music-based performances and an appearance on BBC’s The Voice where he sang with Tom Jones and demonstrated his musical prowess. Both Peter and his single ‘Thank You Texas’ won awards for ‘Best Male Vocalist’ and ‘Best Original Song’ respectively at the Texas Sounds International Country Music Awards 2020.

Also, part of the headlining trio are Martin Stephenson & the Daintees, bringing elements of rock, folk, and pop. The band were signed to Newcastle’s famous Kitchenware Records and released their first single in 1982.

Adding to the talent are NE Street Band (Springsteen), Fleeting Rumours (Fleetwood Mac), Bootleg Eagles (Eagles) and FAB (60’s covers) who will be joined by Blyth based singers Rula and Kewen, In addition, the Shanty Singers and Community Voices choir will entertain the crowds. 

The Blyth Live Music Festival is set to take place on Saturday 15th June at Blyth’s Mermaid Car Park.  There will also be community and craft stalls, food concessions, street theatre and a fun fair. Blyth based commercial radio station; Frisk Radio are the festival’s media partners.

Mayor Warren Taylor believes that this year’s festival will be the best ever.

“Every year we seem to put on a better show for the public. This year, the talent on show is immense. Everyone will be able to sing along to Lindisfarne songs, Peter Donegan and Martin Stephenson. Add to that the talented tribute bands and we have an excellent day ahead of us. I hope everyone in Blyth and beyond takes advantage of this free event on 15th June.”

The event is sponsored by Phoenix Taxis, Frisk Radio and Coop Food 

Ends    Photo: Peter Donegan (Michael Bailey)

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Headliner announced​​​​​​​!​​​​​​​

We are excited to announce the The Lindisfarne Story Band will be headlining the festival this year!

Make sure the date is in your diary!





The festival is back!

Saturday 15th June 2024

The Blyth Live Music Festival is returning this year with even more excitement and entertainment for everyone. Families can enjoy the fantastic musical performances, and the best part is that the event is completely free to attend. You don't have to worry about purchasing tickets, just turn up on the day!

To stay up-to-date with all the latest updates and FAQs, follow the event on social media. For adrelinline enthusiasts, the rides will be back at the Mermaid car park. You'll also find a fantastic selection of food from the traders, as well as stalls from local craft groups and charities.

The stage will open at 11 am with some fantastic community groups, and our bands will start performing at 12 pm, promising to showcase the best performances. So, if you're looking for a fun-filled day with your family and friends then pack a picnic, bring your blankets, and head down to the beach. You're guaranteed to have an amazing time!