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Sat 26th & Sun 27th August

£12 per day for over 18’s – under 18s free
 (U18’s Do not require a ticket – However please read our entry policy prior to purchase)

Event time:- Sat – 12pm to 10.30pm / Sun – 12pm to 10pm

@Gateshead Rugby Club – NE9 5UB

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The team behind the ever popular Gateshead Beer & Music Festival and the Gateshead Gin Festival are delighted to announce the return of the Gateshead Summerfest

“We are looking to bring the Summer Vibes to Low fell with our very own  Cocktail & Gin Bars serving your favourite cocktails and Gin infused drinks! We will also see the return of the Prosecco bar as well as a huge selection of Craft Beers, Ciders and Lagers”.


Expect to see great food options including; Wood Fired Pizza’s, Kebabs, Crepes etc…..


Ciders, Craft Beers, Premium Lagers, Cocktails, Gin Bar, Prosecco and much more


Saturday 26th August 2023

Main Stage

The Manchester Anthems – 21:00 to 22:30

Stunning live tribute to the Hacienda/Madchester era; Stone Roses, Oasis, Happy Mondays, The Smiths, Primal Scream, James, Inspiral Carpets, Charlatans and so much more.

 The Heist – 19:30 to 20:30

THE HEIST are a high energy 5/pc band from the N/E of England, Formed in early 2023 the lads are bringing their years of experience together to deliver you classic 90’s & 00’s Indie, Punk, RnR!

The band are made up of:
Terry – Lead Vox
Peter – Guitars
Phil – Guitars
Graham – Bass
Wez – Drums

The Stoned Crowes – 18:00 to 19:00

A 5 piece, guitar based band, located in the Newcastle area.

The Stoned Crowes comprises, Baz and Jamie on twin lead guitars, Big Mick on bass and Jon on drums with Spike on vocals.

The band are very aware of the songs that people like to hear but try to mix things up with some songs that you will hopefully recognise but won’t hear other bands do.

Fantastic covers of AC/DC, UFO, The Black Crowes, Michael Schenker Group, Thin Lizzy, Thunder, Bon Jovi, The Stones, Van Halen, Stone Temple Pilots, Foo Fighters etc.


Utopia – 16:30 – 17:30

Utopia are a 5 piece rock/indie and ‘others’ covers band with fun loving local members who formed in 2009.  Their unique brand of entertainment combines great sound, great lights, a bit of banter and a good time vibe.  They will get you smiling, dancing and singing along and they love a bit of audience participation so grab a tambourine!

Some of the covers are… ACDC, The Killers, The Weather Girls, Shocking Blue, Erasure, The Stereophonics…

Redwings – 15:00 to 16:00

Redwings are a 4 piece Indie Rock band playing all the hits from the 60s to modern day. They feature top class vocals, rich harmonies and a great band sound.

With such a wide repertoire, there is something for everyone!”

Dave Lynas – 13:30 – 14:30

Dave Lynas is a singer, songwriter and guitarist from the Northeast UK. Dave’s deep vocals and unique guitar sounds combine to create a rich and entertaining set from Indie to rock to chart to stuff of legend.

Sunday 27th August 2023

Main Stage

V12 – 20:30 to 22:00

V12 was founded by Journey South’s Carl Pemberton and has played to thousands of people at festivals, high profile events and large music venues.

Beyond Madness- 19:00 to 20:00

A stylistically unique Band from day one, the members of Beyond Madness have been been singing, performing, and playing in sync as if they’d been together their entire musical careers. 

Celtic Man – 17:30 to 18:30

Celtic Man are a 100% LIVE, female fronted Pop/Rock party band covering your favourite songs from throughout the decades. With a set list that includes: Blondie, ABBA, Fleetwood Mac, The Killers, Oasis, Tina Turner, Bryan Adams, Daft Punk, Stevie Wonder and Pink (among many more)..

Mike Memphis – 16:00 to 17:00

“Mike Memphis in a stunning tribute to Elvis in this Vegas style cabaret show…”

Big River – 14:30 to 15:30

Big River do cover material by The Eagles, The Allman Bros, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Neil Young, Steely Dan,  Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Georgia Satellites, CSN&Y, Blackberry Smoke…and much more

Love over Gold –  13:00 to 14:00

Love Over Gold” – from the North East of England, provide acoustic covers of a whole host of genres, stretching all the way back to the 50’s!

Additional Family Entertainment (Sunday only) 2pm to 6pm

Martin Duffy – 2pm to 6pm

Top Northeast Magician & Balloon Modelling

Martin has over 30 years’ experience entertaining in venues all over the North East and of course lots of front rooms and village halls. Over the years Martin’s reputation has grown from strength to strength, thanks to his dedication to his profession and charismatic showmanship. He has been booked regularly by most local Councils for Fun Days and family events in Newcastle, Gateshead, Durham, Northumberland and Tyne & Wear.

Animals About Town 2pm to 5pm

We are an established small holding based in County Durham we have an interest in rare and heritage breeds and because we are a small farm our animals are well handled and friendly.
We specialise in bringing animals into the lives of children allowing them to
handle and develop their knowledge whilst having fun.

The Kiln Pottery Studio

The Kiln pottery studio will be joining us with a whole host of crafting opportunities.

Face painter, Garden games and much more.