Festival is ready to rock

Sorry for Nothing.
Sorry for Nothing.

Music lovers are in for a special treat this weekend as more than 30 bands descend on Ashington.

The Woodhorn Lane Music Festival will be a celebration of both emerging north east talent and also a showcase of touring bands from up and down the country.

The programme starts on Friday evening with Yakx kicking off the entertainment in style at Ashington Community Football Club in Woodhorn Lane from 7pm.

They will be followed on stage by Loudmouth, Go Go Midgets, and LoGoz.

Finally local Rock trio Sorry for Nothing, whose track Swallow Your Soul featured on internet game Super Crazy Guitar Maniac Deluxe 4, meaning thousands of fans from all over the globe have been going mental for their metal music.

The free festival continues at 2pm on Saturday with Kitty Brewster, then plays out over the afternoon and well into the night with The Found, Post Orgasmic Sunshine Band, Tramp Juice, Warning, Victorian Trout Conspiracy, So What Robot, and Scottish ska band Big Fat Panda.

There will also be an acoustic stage on both days with Matt (Mad as a Hatter) and guests.

Sunday sees a stomping musical line-up to round off the festival from 2pm, with Fickle Lily, Mojo Hand, Human Sacrifice Club, Thesis, All Out Attack, Eliza Smiles, Two Wise Guys, Broadleaves, Mother Firefly and Shut Up.

Entry to the festival is free and it runs from Friday, July 19, to Sunday, July 21.

Doors open 7pm Friday, and 2pm on both Saturday and Sunday.

The event is being organised by the football club, Arch, the Northumberland Development Company – www.archnorthumberland.co.uk – and Guerrilla Pa Hire – www.guerillapa.com