LooseFest Reveals Stage Splits

Sean Paul, Craig David, Chase & Status, Patrick Topping and more headline


LooseFest is the North East’s largest and most ambitious music festival and it makes a welcome return on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th August at the expansive inner-city green space, the Town Moor. This year’s is a bumper offering with the likes of Sean Paul, Chase & Status, Craig David, Patrick Topping, Ben Hemsley, Joel Corry, Andy C, Sub Focus, Dimension, Example, Sigala and Tinie Tempah all playing and now a stage breakdown has been revealed so you can plan your weekend right, but not before you get the last remaining tickets at http://www.loosefest.com.

On Saturday playing the Capital Stage will be the likes of Belters Only, Goodboys, Example, Joel Corry, Nathan Dawe, Sean Paul, Sigala, Tinchy Stryder and more. Trick is headlined by a three hour set from Patrick Topping, plus Ben Hemsley, Kettama and more. What The Funk welcomes A-Trak, Crazy P Soundsystem, Dam Swindle, Fat Tony, Horse Meat Disco and Kenny Dope and Mixtape brings Judge Jules, Artful Dodger, Black Legend, Devlin, DJ Luck & Mc Neat, Kathy Brown and Phats & Small.

On Sunday, Capital brings Chase & Status (DJ), Craig David, Jax Jones, Wes Nelson, Jess Bays, Special Guest Tinie Tempah and more. Lets Get Loose is Airwolf Paradise, Alan Fitzpatrick, Archie Hamilton, East End Dubs, Franky Wah, Hot Since 82, Meg Ward, Sorley and Syreeta and Worried About Henry line up Andy C, Sub Focus & Dimension, Kings of the Rollers, Harriet Jaxxon, My Nu Leng and many more. Utopiar then has sounds from the likes of Andy Whitby, Billy Gillies, Flip & Fill, Ultrabeat and more.

Next to the music across five incredible arenas, LooseFest offers a street food village, funfair, a range of bars and vendors and unique immersive activations, the festival’s very own digital Metaverse as well as excellent transport links and plenty of local accommodation and Air BnBs.

LooseFest has grown at an incredible rate since its debut in Herrington Park in 2021. Last year it set an all new standard for events in the North East and 2023 will be bigger and better than ever. The team behind the festival is made up of experienced industry experts, having created and curated some of the region’s best events, venues, and festivals over the past 10 years. Last year’s event created hundreds of jobs for the local community, working with as many local suppliers as possible, bringing in over £12m to the local economy and delivering an amazing experience to tens of thousands of party goers from across the UK.