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#MAH2018 Unsigned Band Competition - Meet the Winner!

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Then there was ONE!

Huge congratulations to the winner of our unsigned band competition! From hundreds down to the final five, this Sunderland 6-pieces have battled with some incredible talent from around the Country. But after cruising through to the final with a whopping 35% of the votes (and an endorsement from our guest judges), it was clear they were a musical force to be reckoned with and it seems our Friday headliner Happy Mondays agreed... 

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#MAH2018 Unsigned Band Competition - Meet the Finalists!

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Then there were FIVE!

This competition has been fierce! Our voting system was pushed to its limits with over 5000 votes rolling in over 6 tense days and nights.

The public votes have now been verified, with the top THREE contestants flying straight through to the final stage of the competition. In addition, our special guest judges have each hand picked their favourite acts, pushing our other TWO finalists through to the final! Read on to find out which FIVE talented acts will be put in front of the Happy Mondays and will still be in with a chance of supporting them on stage at Lindisfarne Festival this summer!

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#MAH2018 Unsigned Band Competition - Meet The Shortlist

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From 200+ to only 12

Who will win a slot on the main stage of Lindisfarne Festival 2018?

After much deliberation (and some exceptionally heated debates) the shortlist for our 2018 unsigned band competion has been agreed on by our panel of Lindisfarne Festival & Musicians Against Homelessness judges. Now it's down to YOU to cast your vote, spread the word and decide which acts will make the final and have their music heard by our judges & Friday night headliners Happy Mondays

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Unsigned Band Competition

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Support the Happy Mondays at Lindisfarne Festival 2018 - COMPETITION NOW CLOSED!

Calling all musicians! Fancy playing the mainstage of Lindisfarne Festival on Friday 31st August 2018? Do you want Shaun Ryder and the rest of the Happy Mondays to listen to YOUR music? Would you like the chance to support THEM? 

If you want to see your name on our lineup alongside the likes of The Levellers, The Showhawk Duo, Dub Pistols and Skinny Lister, whilst helping to raise awareness and support a fantastic cause... Read on to find out how to enter our 2018 unsigned band competition...

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DETOX Saturday Night Takeover

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Whilst a certain Geordie Saturday Night Takeaway host has been making national headlines lately for all the wrong reasons, your favourite North East festival is buzzing (in a sober kind of way) to announce details of the DETOX Saturday Night Takeover at Lindisfarne Festival 2018.

On Saturday 1st September, those that ‘Dare to be Different’ will be returning to the great outdoors with the hedonism, decadence and spiritual freedom that only a festival setting can conjure up. 

After 17 years of running some of the most infamous parties the North East has seen in castles, stately homes, cinemas, fire stations, river cruisers and all of those warehouse spaces in between; Lindisfarne Festival 2018 will be DETOX’s first foray back into festival fever since 2008’s infamous In-Dependance over ten years ago! 

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7 Reasons why you MUST book your festival ticket this week

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We've got the most stunning festival location, a 3 year track record of pulling together an absolutely belting lineup and (without blowing our own trumpet too much) we're becoming somewhat renowned for putting on the best end-of-summer party festival! But if that's not enough to convince you to book the days off work and call in the babysitter just yet, then here's a few other good reasons why you should  MUST make that commitment and book your Lindisfarne Festival tickets in advance for 2018...

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First acts lined up for 2018

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With 11 days left to go until our Crowdfunder closes, we just couldn't wait to give you a glimpse at some of the incredible acts that could be playing the stages at Lindisfarne Festival next summer. We've already got some very exciting plans and some unbelievable talent ready and willing to come rock all our socks off at the beautiful Beal Farm next year, starting with these absolute belters...

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2018 Tickets & Crowdfunder Rewards - Pledge your support today!

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Secure your 2018 festival ticket and other great rewards by pledging to support our Crowdfunder campaign today.

The early bird catches the worm, so they say and it's no different with 2018 Lindisfarne Festival tickets. We have a limited number of 'Early Worm' tickets available at last year's bargain early bird prices. But if you want to catch one you better be ready to act fast! Our Crowdfunder launches at 7pm tonight with a whole range of delightful rewards up for the taking. The sooner you pledge, the better the rewards you will reap - so get ready!

Here's a sneak peek of some of the tickets and rewards on offer...

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