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Having taken a break last year, The Corbridge Festival returns this year, welcoming headline performances by Reef and The Fun Lovin’ Criminals on 28 – 29 June respectively.
The Fun Lovin’ Criminals top the bill on the Saturday night, marking the release of their new album Another Mimosa, which dropped in January of this year. Fronted by Huey Morgan, the band celebrate a 23 year career since the release of their defining debut Come Find Yourself, including their eponymous debut single and the iconic Scooby Snacks.
Main support on the night will come from The Futureheads, who take to the main stage with a new album in the works following 2013’s Rant. The indie heroes burst onto the scene in 2005 with their cover of Kate Nash’s Hounds Of Love, breaking into the top 10 on the official UK singles chart.
The Saturday, 29 June, will also welcome Gomez frontman Ben Ottewell to the bill, who took home the coveted Mercury Music Award Prize back in 1998. DJ and producer Punjabi MC also joins the bill, blending together hip-hop, RnB and dance, and making a mark with his top ten single Mundian To Bach Ke.
Friday night will see Place Your Hands creators Reef take on headline duties. With a career spanning more than a quarter of a century, the band are renowned as one of the hardest working bands in the industry.
Here is the line-up as it stands:
Friday 28 June 2019
Reef | The Baghdaddies | The Cornshed Sisters | Blistered Molly | Tall Shaves | HATi | Twist Helix
Saturday 29 June 2019
The Fun Lovin’ Criminals | The Futureheads | Punjabi MC | Martha Hill | Bloxed Beats | Kay Greyson | Only the Poets | Saytr Play | Dennis | Spinn | Dan Donnelly | Hadrians Union
The event, taking place at Tynedale Park, will be compered by comedian Tony Basnett.
With a focus on family, Corbridge Festival will also welcome a circus, a vintage funfair, drumming and ukulele workshops, crafts, street theatre, a family rave, bubbleologists, science shows, storytellers, yoga and wellbeing, street food, bars and more.
Camping is also available.
Corbridge Festival will run from 28 – 29 June 2019 at Tynedale Park. Tickets are available now through Ticketmaster.co.uk.