Oct 11-13 2013
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
TUSK Music are delighted to announce that the third TUSK Festival will take place in Newcastle upon Tyne over the weekend of October 11-13.
A handpicked crop of exciting cross-spectrum international acts will once again descend upon the city, this time zoning in on the Star & Shadow, the city's best-loved underground music venue and cinema, for three days of groundbreaking music, panel discussions, a film programme, workshops and artworks and installations by Fritz Welch.
The announced line-up so far includes OREN AMBARCHI, SMEGMA, ENDLESS BOOGIE and HACKER FARM, with so much more still to be announced.
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TUSK Festival will again also include panel discussions, plus workshops, installations and a film programme curated by members of local bands Jazzfinger and Posset, plus a mountain of rare merch and networking opportunities that make this weekend unmissable for anyone involved in adventurous music forms as an artist, producer, label, promoter or vinyl addict.
All the Early Bird tickets have sold out now but get your weekend passes at http://www.wegottickets.com/f/6300
Or you can purchase using Paypal at http://www.tuskmusic.co.uk/events
PRESS QUOTES ON TUSK 2011:
"A new event that gathers together highly regarded and deeply alternative talent well outside the industry epicentre" – The Guardian
"Successfully marshalled everything from unadorned folksong to Chris Corsano's percussive maelstrom ... launching in a year when several more established festivals faltered, TUSK nevertheless drew healthy crowds" – The Wire
"A great example of how championing an adventurous mix of music can work. It felt homely ... as most of the artists stuck around all weekend, there was a feeling of being part of a rather unique but joyful group" – The Liminal