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SummerTyne Americana Festival 2017
Friday 21 – Sunday 23 July!
Celebrating the finest American roots music this feel-good festival brings together some legendary artists, a whole bunch of rising stars and the best of the next generation for a weekend long party and some UK only shows.
Headliners taking to the stages at Sage Gateshead between 21 and 23 July will be The Shires, William Bell, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Merle Haggard ‘s Strangers featuring Ben & Noel Haggard, Chuck Prophet, Jim Lauderdale, Sam Outlaw, Marlon Williams, Angaleena Presley, Jesca Hoop, Callaghan, Ashley Campbell, Worry Dolls, Jo Harman, Lisa Mills, Cath & Phil Tyler, Tim Eriksen, Sarah Darling, Earl Thomas and Band, Amythyst Kiah, Savoy Family Cajun Band and many more.
How to book
Tickets are now on sale with Multi Buy Ticket Offers available, allowing audiences to see more and save. Please book via Ticket Office. Multi-buy offer not available online.
We’ve lined up a posse of traders so be sure to mosey inside and bag some great gifts and merchandise.
Throughout the weekend we’ll be serving up large slices of good ol’ homestyle food that are sure to send your taste-buds into overdrive. Burgers, chilli dogs, ribs and more!
Past events in this festival
Friday Jumpin' Hot Stage
Some of the region’s finest musicians get together for a free afternoon of sizzling music to kick...
SummerTyne Concourse Stage
The free indoor Concourse Stage serves up an extra helping of feel-good Americana sounds from...
The Shires plus Catherine McGrath and Sarah Darling
The groundswell of interest in country music in the UK is now unstoppable and one of the acts to...
Merle Haggard’s Strangers featuring Ben and Noel Haggard plus support Ashley Campbell
One year on from the death of the legend that is Merle Haggard, Sage Two welcomes Merle Haggard’s...
One of the most exciting new voices on the international Americana scene, we are thrilled to...
SummerTyne River Cruise: Ashley Campbell and Massy Ferguson
All aboard for one of our most popular festival features - a three hour round trip cruise up the...
Big Family Hoedown!
Howdy partners! Saddle up and ride on out for a rootin' tootin' Hoedown Party at Sage Gateshead....
Away from the main stages you can relax and enjoy a specially curated film and talks programme and...
Angaleena Presley plus support Danni Nicholls
On the back of her album _Wrangled_, released 21 April, Kentucky native and Pistol Annie’s...
William Bell plus Stax Academy Revue
The original 'soul man' co-wrote one of the most covered songs in blues/rock music history, Born...
Jim Lauderdale and Sam Outlaw Band (Double Bill)
Jim Lauderdale has covered plenty of bases in his three-decade career, including bluegrass, soul,...
Jesca Hoop and Worry Dolls
Compellingly unique, hugely talented American singer-songwriter and guitarist, Jesca’s new album...
Late Night Songwriters' Circle hosted by Jim Lauderdale
In a unique EXTRA event, four of the stars of SummerTyne Americana Festival 2017 come together to...
Sacred Harp Singing Workshop with Tim Eriksen & Cath Tyler
Sacred Harp singing is a coming together of voices from all backgrounds and disciplines, or even...
Sunday Jumpin' Hot Stage
bq. 12noon *BRADLEY CRESWICK WESTERN SWING SINFONIA* Violin supremo leading retro...
Jo Harman & Lisa Mills (Double Bill)
A double bill of two of the finest female blues voices from both sides of the Atlantic.
River Cruise with The Kentucky Cow Tippers and Sour Mash Trio
All aboard the River Cruise boat for one of our most popular festival features - a three hour round...
An evening with Beth Nielsen Chapman & special guest Callaghan
Twice Grammy-nominated Nashville based singer-songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman has truly embraced...
Chuck Prophet plus Curse Of Lono
Former member of Green on Red, Californian singer/songwriter, guitarist and producer Chuck Prophet...