Gerry Cinnamon, Dermot Kennedy and Sam Fender to play This is Tomorrow festival - here's how to get tickets

Dermot Kennedy, Gerry Cinnamon and local favourite Sam Fender have been announced for this year’s This is Tomorrow festival, which will return to the region with a rescheduled date.

Thursday, 27th May 2021, 11:46 am
This is Tomorrow Festival returns in September, 2021. Photo by Darran Moore

A strong line-up of acts will take to the stage at Newcastle’s Exhibition Park over the weekend of September 17, 18 and 19, 2021.

Also announced for the new dates – previously moved from the May Bank Holiday weekend – are Blossoms, Bugzy Malone, Mahalia, The Kooks, Fontaines D.C., Pale Waves, Holly Humberstone, Billy Nomates and the Mercury-nominated Nadine Shah from Whitburn.

Stuart Galbraith, CEO of promoter Kilimanjaro Live who have taken over the staging of the event, said: ‘’The pandemic has caused huge challenges for the live industry in 2020 and 2021 and when the opportunity came up for us to get involved with This Is Tomorrow it was a complete no brainer and a very easy decision for us to make.

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“It’s a brilliant festival with huge potential in an area which has been traditionally overlooked as a music market. We’re delighted to be able to get this back in the diary and hope to see everyone in September for what promises to be one hell of a party.’’

Irish singer-songwriter Dermot Kennedy - made famous for his hit singles Outnumbered and Giants – will open as headliner for the first night of the three-date festival.

Saturday's headliner, the inimitable Gerry Cinnamon, will bring his already legendary live performance including fan-favourites Sometimes, Canter and Where We're Going.

The Sunday billing will see the return of local hero Sam Fender, who has gone on to take the world by storm with his number one debut album, Hypersonic Missiles.

This is For The NHS Festival also still plans to go ahead in September and organisers will be making a full announcement about that and its line-up in the coming weeks.

Tickets for This is Tomorrow – including weekend tickets and day tickets for the Dermot Kennedy show are available now via the website:

Tickets already purchased for This is Tomorrow Festival 2021 will remain valid. If customers would like a refund or have any enquiries, they should email [email protected]

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