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South Tyneside Festival: Everything you need to know about the Bents Park concerts this summer

South Tyneside Festival offers three months of summer fun on South Shields Seafront and returns this Sunday, July 8
South Tyneside Festival offers three months of summer fun on South Shields Seafront and returns this Sunday, July 8

South Tyneside Festival offers three months of summer fun on South Shields Seafront and returns this Sunday, July 8.

This festival takes places in Bents Park and whether you like guitars, soul or some good-old pop music, there’s something for everyone at these concerts, with artists including Pixie Lott, Atomic Kitten and The Vamps.

Heather Small will perform at Bents Park this summer

Heather Small will perform at Bents Park this summer

These open-air concerts are taking place on July 8, July 15, July 22 and July 29 and admission to all four concerts is free of charge.

However, fans can choose to upgrade to a £5 limited Priority Plus ticket, which guarantees early access to the park and a dedicated bar and toilets.

Here’s a round-up of those performing at these concerts, including time and dates.

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British boy band The Vamps will perform at this year's South Tyneside Festival on Sunday July 15

British boy band The Vamps will perform at this year's South Tyneside Festival on Sunday July 15

Sunday July 8 2018

Who: Pixie Lott plus Aston Merrygold and Phats & Small

Where: Bents Park

What time: 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Price: Free or upgrade to a £5 Priority Plus Ticket

The first Sunday Concert of the year will be headlined by Pixie Lott.

Sunday July 8 2018

Who: Drum Young

Where: Bents Park

What time: 1:30pm to 1:45pm

Price: Free

Members of the Drum Young Group will perform as part of the Summer Festival at the opening show.

11 performances you can see at the Bents Park concerts this summer

Sunday July 15 2018

Who: The Vamps

Where: Bents Park

What time: 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Price: FREE or upgrade to a £5 Priority Plus ticket (under 5s free)

British boy band The Vamps will be the headline act at this year's South Tyneside Festival Sunday Concert, taking place on Sunday July 15.

Sunday July 22

Who: Scouting for Girls plus Roachford and The Fizz

Where: Bents Park

What time: 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Price: FREE; £5 Priority Plus ticket (under 5s free)

The sounds of three decades of pop can all be enjoyed at the Sunday Concert on July 22.

Sunday July 29

Who: Heather Small, Atomic Kitten, Lemar, plus Sam Lavery

Where: Bents Park

What time: 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Price: Free or upgrade to a £5 Priority Plus Ticket

Bringing this year's Sunday Concert events to a close on Sunday July 29 will be Heather Small, Atomic Kitten and Lemar.