Northern Kin 2019 Line Ups

HERE'S THE MAIN STAGE & SECOND STAGE NORTHERN KIN LINE UPS. MORE SECOND STAGE BANDS TO BE ANNOUNCED VERY SOON.

GREAT LIVE MUSIC & SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

MAIN STAGE LINE UP

FRIDAY BANDS

STEVE HARLEY & COCKNEY REBEL

We are delighted to welcome the legendary rock icon Steve Harley, to Northern Kin Festival, as Friday headliner, along with his fantastic band, Cockney Rebel. Harley has written and recorded ...

THE BLOCKHEADS

Without doubt, The Blockheads are one of the finest bands touring, and still have four of the original founding members from the classic 1977 line up. Keeping alive the wonderful ...

MAD DOG MCREA

Mad Dog Mcrea blend a unique mixture of folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz, bluegrass and ‘shake your ass’ music. From self-penned songs of adventure, drinking, love and life, to traditional ...

JOHN COGHLAN’S QUO

John Coghlan joined Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster in their newly-formed band ‘The Spectres’ in 1962. The group went through a series of name changes, including Traffic Jam, before becoming ...

SATURDAY BANDS

THE ALARM

The Alarm released their new album, EQUALS, earlier this year and is their first album since 2010’s Direct Action. It is a barnstorming collection of 11 songs that act as ...

RED HOT CHILLI PIPERS

There has never been anything quite like The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, from their formation in 2002 and a cameo appearance at T in the Park in 2004 with the ...

FEROCIOUS DOG

Ferocious Dog have rightly been described as England’s best folk-punk band. They tour relentlessly and most of their gigs are sold out. During 2017 the band played slots at some ...

LINDISFARNE

Legendary 70s folk-rock pioneers, Lindisfarne, return to Northern Kin Festival by popular demand, after a fantastic set there this year. With a classic five-piece line up of long-time members, fronted ...

SKINNY MOLLY

Skinny Molly was founded by guitarist/vocalist Mike Estes (formerly of Lynyrd Skynyrd and Blackfoot) and has, fifteen years later, become one of the hardest working and popular rock bands out ...

HOLY MOLY & THE CRACKERS

2017 and 2018 have been huge years for Holy Moly & The Crackers. The ever-evolving folk-alt-rock band from Newcastle Upon Tyne released their new album ‘Salem’ in July 2017 on ...

URBAN VOODOO MACHINE

The Urban Voodoo Machine play ‘Bourbon Soaked Gypsy Blues Bop’n’Stroll’. Dressed in black and red (and there’s a LOT of them), their music sounds like a great night out in ...

DRIVEN SERIOUS

The influences, styles and musical development of the individual band members are truly eclectic, creating a sound that is lyrically driven, with high energy and soul. It would be easy ...

GERRY JABLONSKI & THE ELECTRIC BAND

A powerful and energetic standout act, with an ultra confident, no-holds-barred swagger. Gerry Jablonski and the Electric Band have a unique trademark sound and style.Their raw and crafty stage show ...

SECOND STAGE LINE UP BELOW

FRIDAY SECOND STAGE BANDS

CHRIS HELME (The Seahorses)

Chris Helme first rose to prominence as the front man of John Squire’s post-Stone Roses band ‘The Seahorses’ which saw him touring extensively and sharing the stage with The Rolling ...

SATURDAY SECOND STAGE BANDS

WET WET WET’S GRAEME CLARK

Graeme grew up in Clydebank, close to Glasgow. The shipbuilding skyline to the south and Kilpatrick Hills to the north provided the boundaries for an industrial town, famed for its ...