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Having already announced three headliners – Self-Esteem, The Pigeon Detectives and The Reytons – for Stockton Calling’s triumphant return, today the festival unveil 30+ performers due to hit stages on Saturday 16th April 2022.

Among the line-up announcement are top emerging artists including indie popsters The Let Go, post-punks Courting, Liverpool rockers Stone, garage rock band The Zen Arcade, the dreamy sounds of Shambolics, noise poppers Duck, Welsh indie band CVC, emerging songwriter Frankie Beetlestone, soul artist Cara Rose and exciting Leeds-based band English Teacher.

The festival has always championed North East artists, and the line-up so far also includes some of the region’s most exciting performers including bigfatbig, Faye Fantarrow, Joe Ramsey, Leopard Rays, Luke Royalty, Michael Gallagher, Moon Wax, Mt. Misery, MXYM, Nel Unlit, Ocean Floor, Pit Pony, Samantha Durnan, Sarah Johnsone, Shore, stebee, The Shakin’ Nightmares, Wax Heart Sodality, We Tibetans and ZELA.

Festival Organiser Paul Burns said: Although it’s always exciting to find out who’s headlining where, the ethos of Stockton Calling has always been about discovering bands that you’ve not seen or heard before. We’ve really pulled out all the stops to bring some of the most exciting names emerging from the local and regional scene this year and it’s almost guaranteed that every ticket holder will go home with a new discovery.”

Tickets are on sale now priced at £31, available via Dice

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