Fake Festival set to hit the right notes

A POPULAR festival featuring a host a tribute music acts is heading back to Tynemouth for the second time in its short history.

Fake Festival, now in its seventh year, gives people a chance to enjoy live music on their doorstep, with the 2013 tour stopping off in Tynemouth on Saturday, May 4.

Early bird tickets have gone on sale for the event, which will take place at Percy Park Rugby Club featuring internationally acclaimed tribute bands including Oasish, Kazabian and Blondied.

Jez Lee, founder of Fake Festivals, said: “Every year the tour just seems to go from strength to strength, and because of the huge success of the licensing system, more parts of the country are able to experience Fake Festivals, with festival goers wanting to put on their very own.

“With more places getting to enjoy some great live music courtesy of a festival rolling up right on their doorstep and some incredible new tribute acts lined up such as The Total Stone Roses, this year’s tour is already shaping up to be one of the best yet.”

Bec Cottrell, from County Durham and licensee of Tynemouth Fake Festival for a second year, is thrilled that the north east is involved again.

“We’re delighted to bring Fake Festivals back to Tynemouth and would like to thank everyone who came to last year’s sold out festival for their support and encouragement in helping the event become established in the area.

“We’ve been overwhelmed with the feedback and really can’t wait to out on another fantastic show this May Bank Holiday.

“We’ve got an incredible line-up planned, and look forwards to seeing everyone there.”

Previous tours sold out, with anyone interested being advised to benefit from the Early Bird price, available to April 4, which are available from local outlets or online at www.fakefestivals.co.uk

For more about the festivals and the acts performing, visit the website.