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Spectacular line-up announced for the festival at Tynemouth Priory and Castle

This year’s festival will see Brit Award-winning, singer-songwriter, Paloma Faith, headline the festival, organised by North Tyneside Council, at the spectacular Tynemouth Priory and Castle on Thursday 5 July.

Joining this year’s line-up is platinum-selling British singer-songwriter James Arthur, who will perform on Friday 6 July, back by popular demand after their sell-out show in 2015, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott will return on Saturday 7 July and soul superstar Beverley Knight is also returning to headline the festival’s family day at Tynemouth Priory on Sunday 8 July.

North Tyneside Elected Mayor, Norma Redfearn CBE, said: “I am delighted to once again welcome world-class artists to the line-up – I know many people will be looking forward to watching them in such a special and picturesque setting.

“With such brilliant acts, as well as a programme of free events in the local area, it is sure to be another great year for the Mouth of the Tyne Festival.

“The weekend attracts around 100,000 visitors a year and provides a huge boost to the local economy – supporting our commitment to making North Tyneside a great and prosperous place to live, work and visit.”

The Port of Tyne has supported the festival since it launched, now in its 14th year previous artists have induced Paul Weller, Elbow, James Bay, The Script, James Morrison and Bryan Ferry. 

This year the festival will also feature a free programme of events including international street entertainment, live jazz music and a children’s pageant.

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