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Trading @ SummerTyne Americana Festival

About the SummerTyne Americana Festival

SummerTyne Americana Festival is an immensely popular weekend event that attracts visitors from across the world for a sizzling celebration of Americana music in and around the spectacular setting of Sage Gateshead, on the south bank of the River Tyne.

The festival attracts between 12,000 – 15,000 attendees a year, for a variety of free events on our outdoor and concourse stages, as well as a host of internationally acclaimed acts in our main halls.

The dates for the SummerTyne Americana Festival 2018 are Friday 20 to Sunday 22 July.

Trading at the SummerTyne Americana Festival 2018

We are now taking applications for traders for SummerTyne Americana Festival 2018. Trading stands will be located either on the busy main concourse inside the Sage Gateshead or outside near to the main outdoor stage & food stands, with costs for stands as below, locations will confirmed closer to event.

If you are interested in trading at the festival, please complete the form below. We’re looking for high quality stands that fit with the Americana feel of the festival, so please send us examples and photos of your products and any previous festival stands you’ve run.

N.B. Please note we are only accepting requests from non-catering traders.

Stall size Fri – Sun
1 x trestle (1.3m x 0.7m) £100
2 x trestle (2 × 1.3m x 0.7m) £180

As part of your stand fee you will be provided with:

  • 1 or 2, 1.3m x 0.7m trestle table (clothed-blue)
  • 2 x chairs
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Exhibitors are limited to 1 x pop-up per stand.

Access to power can be provided if required. Please be aware that all electrical items brought on site must have a valid PAT test.

Power is charged at £40 per 13amp socket for the weekend duration.

We can offer discounted parking nearby charged at £4 per vehicle per day. Please note parking passes are limited to one pass per exhibitor per day.

General Information

Sage Gateshead is open from 9am – 12.30am every day during the festival, with acts playing from around midday through until midnight. We ask that all stands are set up by 9.30am.

Unloading is in our main loading bay at the back of the building. Please note that the loading bay is extremely busy during the festival weekend so we cannot allow get in post 9.30am.

If you require a larger stand than two tables or additional furniture please email

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