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After several weeks of amazing headline line-up announcements (Bob Vylan! The Mysterines! Self Esteem! Pigeon Detectives! Komparrison! Venus Grrrls! HYYTS! Plastic Glass! Trunky Juno!, RATS!), multi-venue music festival Stockton Calling have today unveiled their full line-up for the event taking place on Saturday 16th April.

Eleven stages in the Teesside town will welcome music-hungry festival goers for a packed day of artists representing every genre conceivable. It’s a diverse, eclectic and thoroughly exciting line-up, which features fresh local talent as well as revered national artists, there really is something for everyone.

Chris Cobain of Tees Music Alliance, one of the festival’s organisers, said: “It’s a wonderful feeling to be back offering such a high quality and eclectic line up after two years away – and we hope our loyal audience will continue to support this amazing event on the local music calendar. As organisers, we’re immensely proud of the programme, and the big day can’t come soon enough for us.”

Jimmy Beck of KU Promotions, also one of the festival’s organisers said: “We cannot wait to welcome everyone in a few months time to Stockton Calling! We are elated to say that after we had to abandon 2020 and all the hard work we have put into trying to reschedule over the last two years, the whole team have worked their socks off to make 2022 the biggest and best yet and that’s exactly what you’re getting.”

Venues taking part include ARC and ARC 2, The Georgian Theatre, The Green Room, KU Bar, The Social Room, The Storytellers, Vault Hidden Bar, NE Volume Music Bar, Sticky’s and The Link at Globe Stockton.

Here’s a full list of the artists confirmed to play: Bob Vylan, HYYS, Self Esteem, Komparrison, The Reytons, The Mysterines, RATS, Plastic Glass, Venus Grrrls, Trunky Juno, Retro Video Club, Swim School, The Zen Arcade, Frankie Beetlestone, Moy, Cara Rose, Mt. Misery, Walt Disco, English Teacher, Luke Royalty, Marketplace, Mr Matthew Fisher, Pave the Jungle, The Shaking Nightmares, bigfatbig, Wax Heart Sodality, Pit Pony, MXYM, stebee, Sarah Johnsone, The Skinner Brothers, Courting, Stone, CVC, Seb Lowe, Michael Gallagher, Samantha Durnan, Shore, Loose Articles, The Let Go, Duck, Ocean Floor, Faye Fantarrow, Madeleine Smyth, Casino, The Shakes, Rolla, Coco & The Lost, Headshrinkers, The Facades, Megan Wyn, Police Car Collective, Josh Vine, Tom A Smith, Youth Sector, Pizza Crunch, Elizabeth Liddle, Lottie Willis, The Lulas, Finn Forster, Callum Spencer, Lees, Shakk, Church Honey, Patrick Jordan, Pattern Pusher, Dylan Cartlidge, ZELA, We Tibetans, Moonwax, Heidi Curtis, Onlooker, Leopard Rays, Chloe Castro, James Leonard Hewitson, Nadedja, Sisi, moa moa and Amelia Coburn.

Keep an eye on our website over the coming weeks, as we’ll be bringing you exclusive interviews and features with headliners and other performers.

Tickets for Stockton Calling, which takes place on Saturday 16th April across venues in Stockton, are priced at £31 via Dice.

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