FESTIVAL NEWS: Musicport Festival 2019 – Whitby Pavilion October 18th-20th – Day Tickets on sale


With Tier 2 weekend tickets having sold out for Musicport Festival’s 20th anniversary celebrations the organisers have now released Tier 3 & day tickets alongside details of which acts are performing on which day. New additions to the line-up include comedian John Hegley, Manic Chord Theatre, Jo Freya, Annie Whitehead & Jennifer Maidman and Talaro (Gambia /CzechRep)

Plans are being made to involve 20 schools in workshops and events in the lead up to the event and the village tour is beginning to take shape with 8 concerts in villages surrounding Whitby with acts including Andy Irvine (Eire) Poor Nameless Boy (Canada) and Moussu T E Lei Jovents (France) performing in small venues on a pay what you feel basis for local residents.

Weekend Ticket (Tier 3) Adult £130 – Concessions £115

Friday Night £30 (11-18s £15) including Misty in Roots : LO’JO : Warsaw Village Band : Jasdeep Singh Degun : Peace Artistes: Talaro : Mambo Jambo : Napoleon IIIrd : Manic Chord Theatre.

Saturday full day £55 (11-18s £27.50) including Orchestra les Mangalepa : Catrin Finch and Sekou Keita : Lemn Sissay : Banco de Gaia : Amira Medunjanin : Reem Kelani : Orchestra that Fell to Earth : Sarah Jane Morris : Jim Moray Trio : Varldens Band : The Lake Poets : Riccardo Tesi : Martin Stephenson : John Hegley : Anne Niepold : Reg Meuross/Twelve Silk Handkerchiefs : The Hut People : Katie Spencer : Jo Freya Annie Whitehead & Jennifer Maidman : Jay Johnson

Sunday full day £50 (11-18s £25) including Aziza Brahim : Peatbog Faeries : Moussu T et Lei Jovents : Belinda 0’Hooley : Holy Moly and the Crackers : The Little Unsaid : Me and My Friends : Rafiki Jazz : Commoners Choir : Harry Gallagher : Rebecca Riley : Joe Solo : Joshua Burnell : Don’t Feed the Peacocks : Rosie Brown : Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage: The Far Side

Indoor Camping – A bargain accommodation option for festival goers is indoor camping at the beautiful Brunswick Centre Whitby at £30 per person for 3 nights.

Details can be found on the website.

All the above can be booked via www.musicportfestival.com or by phone on 01947 603475

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