Hit the North Festival - the North East's largest inner-city music festival

Hit the North returns for its second year in 2018. Taking over multiple venues within Newcastle City Centre, including the 02 Academy, Boilershop and Riverside among other spaces. The festival aims to showcase emerging and unsigned talent to North East audiences as well as hosting huge world-class acts across a weekend of live music unrivalled in the region.

2018’s huge Hit the North weekender consists of Friday nights pre-parties, Saturday’s local and unsigned talent showcase ‘Meet the North’ and Sunday’s main event ‘Hit the North’.