Hit The North Festival confirms lineup and October date change

Festival organisers SSD Concerts recently confirmed the lineup for this year’s Hit The North Festival, which will now take place on October 23rd.

The lineup includes a variety of acts, such as, English alt-rock band, Sports Team, pop-soloist, Baby Queen, and R&B sensation, Greentea Peng. Headlining the show is Sydney-based rock band, DMA’s.

Headliner DMA’s most recent single, ‘Appointment’ (YouTube)

The lineup also features plenty of homegrown talent including, Andrew Cushin, Martha Hill, Bigfatbig, Squarms, Spilt Milk, and many more.

Originally set to take place on April 4th, the festival was postponed due to lockdown restrictions. However, with its new October date confirmed, SSD Concerts are confident that it will go ahead.

A post recently shared to Hit The North Festival’s social media pages stated: “After such a terrible year for the music industry, we are delighted to bring the festival back.

“It’s amazing that we can end it on a high with one of the city’s most loved events.”

“LIVE MUSIC WILL RETURN” – Hit The North share announcement on social media on March 19th (Instagram)

Established in 2017, Hit The North is a popular annual event that takes place within Newcastle’s most iconic venues. In past years, venues such as the O2 Academy, Riverside, and Boiler Shop hosted the likes of Slaves, Nothing but Thieves, Jake Bugg, Peace and The Hunna.

With stage lineups, venues, and more to be revealed in the coming months, Hit The North Festival is set for one of its most musically diverse events to date.

You can buy tickets for the festival here.


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