Isle of Tyne 2021
AHOY! After sitting out 2020, like pretty much everyone, the buoyant Isle Of Tyne spectacular returns for a second year to rival the first! Expect live music, street food, the bespoke Ale Of Tyne, and much FUN, all under the Tyne Bar's legendary bridge on a balmy bank holiday weekend. Performing are...
Saddle up for a ride into Ponyland's otherly world: a heady, energetic masquerade of live samba reggae, afrobeat, jazz & drum'n' bass, with galloping grooves to make your legs rattle uncontrollably, and 110% raw energy!
“Truly mental. There is just no other way of saying it. Anyone who can splice reggae, jazz, drum & bass and afro-beat all into a live setting deserve an award, and that’s the end of it. If you haven’t seen these you literally NEED to!” - The Rookery Collective
Electropunk juggernaut STRAIGHT GIRL mixes industrial aggression, house ecstatics and forward-thinking pop delights, in one alchemical cocktail of remorseless beats and jarring basslines, bulldozing through the UK’s alternative, electronic, and progressive scenes since 2019.
Behold A Pale Horse
A spirited five piece band from Tyne & Wear, fusing impassioned strands of garage psychedelia and electronic music with heartfelt melody, and the disciplined propulsion of kosmische.
“Give me something I believe...”
Swathes of vintage shoegaze-savvy guitar confront the lurid collage aesthetic of contemporary hip-hop beats and programming. A surreal and futuristic take on the Jesus And Mary Chain’s wall of sound approach to cut up, stretch and obscure guitars however the latest technology allows.
Fusing 80s synth work, distinctive vocal hooks, arena-sized melodies and a driving indie disco rhythm section, Twist Helix destroy genre boundaries and blend eras of music with ease. The Ibero-Geordie alt-popsters' euphoric live energy has frequently lit up the Ouseburn and their infectious, diverse material has been championed by the likes of Planet Rock, Radio3 Nacional Spain, BBC Introducing and Amazing Radio.
Plus DJs in the bar:
Stranger Than Horses
Music for star kids and strange ones! Natural anti-trenders and geeky nostalgia enthusiasts, the Horses prefer to let their music do the talking…
FREE ENTRY FOR THE YOUNG AND YOUNG AT HEART, FROM 6PM
(though standard bar policy will apply to the serving of alcohol)