Stockton Calling

Very pleased to be invited back to Stockton Calling to curate “the boat stage” on the HM Bark Endeavour. Bands already announced across the other stages include The Ordinary Boys, Neville Staple, Kingsley Chapman, Fatherson, The Pigeon Detectives and many more. Head over to for tickets and check out the lovely boat line-up:

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Twisterella Festival

Twisterella Festival

Andy from The Kids Are Solid Gold & I are organising a brand new multi-venue metropolitan music festival in the heart of Middlesbrough this October. Twisterella Festival is centred around the Linthorpe Road & Southfield Road area of town and will be showcasing over 40 of the finest emerging national and international bands. Tickets are on-sale now priced at £15 and the line-up, well, I might be biased, but I reckon it’s ace. Be ahead of the curve and discover your new favourite band:

Twisterella Festival

Middlesbrough Reference Library

Middlesbrough Live

Middlesbrough Live is a day of comedy, music and live performance in Middlesbrough town centre, co-ordinated and funded by Middlesbrough Council on Saturday 27th September. I’m pleased to be “curating” (for want of a less pretentious term!) a stage in Middlesbrough Reference Library – which is an amazing building. I’m absolutely buzzing with the acts I’ve secured for it, so I hope to see a few of you fine folks there…

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Line Up Announcement

Tickets on sale now!


We’ve been working really hard behind the scenes at Twisterella Towers and it brings us great pleasure to announce the first wave of acts. Head over to the Line Up page and check out the brilliant performers we’re bringing to Middlesbrough. Twisterella is about the brightest emerging talent and we’re confident your new favourite band will be playing at the festival.

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First Details Revealed


We’re very happy to be able to announce some more details of the first ever Twisterella Festival. We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to ensure that all the logistics are in place, so now we can get moving on the fun stuff!

Twisterella will take place on Saturday 11th October 2014 and will be centred around the Southfield Road/Linthorpe Road area of Middlesbrough. The 1000 capacity festival will utilise well established music venues such as Teesside University Students’ Union, The Keys, Westgarth Social Club and Liberty’s, with an acoustic stage planned for TSOne.

The event is designed to showcase the brightest emerging national and international music talent and will also give a platform to a select number of local and regional acts who are ready to make the step up to the big stage.

In addition to the live acts, Twisterella will feature an Unconference with the focus…

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