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PORT OF TYNE PROUD TO SUPPORT THE MOUTH OF THE TYNE FESTIVAL 201609 Feb 2016

The Mouth of the Tyne Festival returns 7 to 10 July 2016. Now in its twelfth year, the festival has welcomed countless world-renowned artists to North Tyneside including Paul Weller, Beverley Knight, The Script and James Morrison.

 

The Mouth of the Tyne Festival is organised by North Tyneside Council and supported by Kier, Tyne Met College and Port of Tyne.

On Thursday 7 July, Bryan Ferry will perform at Tynemouth Priory. North East born Bryan Ferry, CBE, influenced a generation with his music and style. As a solo artist and Roxy Music front man, he achieved number one albums and top 10 singles; with hits including Love is the Drug, Dance Away, Slave to Love and Let's Stick Together.

On Friday 8 July, multi-million selling Brit Award winning singer-songwriter Will Young will take to the stage at the Priory, with his hits and songs from his new number one album, '85% Proof'.

On Saturday 9 July, singer, songwriter and guitarist James Bay will perform at Tynemouth Priory, tickets for the Grammy-nominated artist whose hits include ‘Hold Back the River’ sold out in less than a week.

Andrew Moffat CBE Chief Executive Officer Port of Tyne, said: “The Port of Tyne is proud to continue its support for the Mouth of The Tyne Festival, which gets bigger and better every year.

“Already the line-up is looking fantastic and is set to bring thousands of visitors to North Tyneside to enjoy world-class music and entertainment against the backdrop of our beautiful coastline and heritage.”

North Tyneside Elected Mayor Norma Redfearn, said: “We are absolutely thrilled to welcome the world-class musicians, to North Tyneside and the Mouth of the Tyne Festival.

“With more exciting announcements to come, we are sure this will be one of the most popular festivals yet.”

Tickets for the Mouth of the Tyne Festival are available at www.ticketmaster.co.uk for more information visit www.mouthofthetynefestival.com or email events@northtyneside.gov.uk.

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