Singer to give support to Futureheads at gig

A singer from North Shields will take to the stage for an outdoor music and arts event.

Chase Park Festival which takes place on Saturday, August 10, in Whickham, is run by healthcare and neuro-rehabilitation specialist Keiro.

Business development director at Keiro, Alistair McDonald, said: “We started the festival to help people show how to make festivals accessible and we are running the Keiro stage to help disabled people to think

As well as the Keiro Stage the Main Stage will welcome BBC Introducing favourite’s Big Beat Bronson, Thumpers and Symphonic Pictures, Hip-hop upstart TERRA T along with a rare solo appearance from Shift-Static front woman, Laura Smith – and North Shields’s Sam Fender, with The Futureheads headlining.

Alistair continued: “Generator has been a key player in making the event as successful as it is and we are delighted to be working with them further to provide music workshops which will allow artists with disabilities and other any emerging artist in the north east to learn about the industry with a number of high calibre guest speakers.”

The event will also include a holistic therapy tent, craft stalls, face painting and an array of local food and drink.

The open-air festival will take place on Saturday, August 10, in Chase Park, Whickham.

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