The Globe Summer Festival 23-25 July
We are delighted to present our first three-day, multi-genre festival that you can enjoy in person at The Globe or via high-quality livestreams (which you can view at anytime for the following week).
Working with local music promoters and organisations including Bradley Creswick, GemArts Masala Festival, Jazz North East, and Born Lippy, we have put together a programme of Folk, Americana, Poetry, Comedy, Blues, Rock, Western Classical, Indian Classical, Trad Jazz and Contemporary Jazz featuring superb performers from North East England and Scotland.
FRIDAY 23 JULY EVENING (doors 7pm) Ticket £15
Bertie Armstrong & Niles Krieger (8pm)
Transatlantic folk duo based in Newcastle play a blend of American and English folk music, with old-time banjo and fiddle, and two part harmonies.
Martin Carthy & Eliza Carthy (9pm)
Legendary, award-winning, father & daughter duo performing folk songs with guitar and fiddle. Figureheads of the English folk revival.
SATURDAY 24 JULY AFTERNOON (doors 2pm) Ticket £10 afternoon or £20 all day
Holy Moly & The Crackers’ drummer goes solo, with a voice like Otis Redding and song-writing reminiscent of Dylan.
Born Lippy (4:30pm)
Newcastle’s finest spoken word, poetry and comedy collective programme an hour of talented wordsmiths.
The King Bees (6pm)
Surely the North East’s hottest, most authentic sounding 1950s Chicago Blues style group, featuring wild harmonica and guitar licks.
SATURDAY 24 JULY EVENING (doors 7pm) Ticket £15 evening or £20 all day
Serious Sam Barrett (8pm)
Hard touring, folk and country singer/songwriter from Otley, West Yorkshire, playing honest, heartfelt self-penned and traditional songs on 12 string guitar and banjo.
Holy Moly & The Crackers (9pm)
Innovative and fiery folk-rockers who bombastically mash together unique flavours of soul, rock, indie and Balkan folk, and have become renowned for their blazing live shows.
DJs Rob Heron & Stagger Lee Fisher (about 10:30pm)
Specialising in raw R&B, 60s soul, 50s Rock N Roll, Funk, Ska and Reggae, they have entertained dancers across the city as resident DJs at Soul Finger, Jumpin’, and Riddim.
SUNDAY 25 JULY EARLY AFTERNOON (doors 2pm) Ticket £10 or £25 all day
Bradley Creswick & friends (3pm)
Former leader of the Northern Sinfonia leader, violinist Bradley Creswick, will perform Brahms’ Clarinet Quintet with a group of hand-selected classical musicians.
SUNDAY 25 JULY MID-AFTERNOON Ticket £10 or £25 all day
Jasdeep Singh Degun and Harkiret Bahra (5pm)
GemArts Masala Festival presents a traditional North Indian classical performance by award-winning sitarist Jasdeep Singh Degun, accompanied by tabla by Harkiret Bahra.
SUNDAY 25 JULY EVENING (doors 6pm) Ticket £15 evening or £25 all day
Tenement Jazz Band (7pm)
A traditional jazz band formed in early 2018 and comprising musicians from various corners of Edinburgh’s vibrant jazz scene, brought together by their shared love of New Orleans music.
Nishla Smith Quintet (8:30pm)
Jazz North East presents a singer and songwriter who defies easy categorisation: her sets include a breathtaking variety, from celebrated originals to dark jazz standards and devastating ballads. Her dreamy aura is offset by an energetic band of Manchester’s finest young improvisers.
AT THE GLOBE
At the time of writing this description we do not know what, if any, restrictions there might be on attending events in the future.
We have released a limited number of tickets for sale for people to attend these gigs in the venue.
We will issue refunds to any ticket holders who are unable to attend due to government regulations.
TO VIEW THE LIVESTREAMS
Each performance during The Globe Summer Festival will be livestreamed separately. To buy livestream tickets please select the performance you want from the What’s On page.
Children and young people under 16 years old may attend events accompanied by an adult (age over 18). They are not allowed to enter the premises after 9pm and they must leave the premises by midnight. Under 16s are not allowed to purchase soft drinks, but they may consume soft drinks bought for them by their accompanying adult.
16 and 17 year olds are allowed to attend events unaccompanied by an adult and they may purchase soft drinks. They must leave the premises by midnight.