The Festival of Ingenuity will be a jam packed day of family fun, providing activities all around the town, and Tracks are excited to be bringing some brilliant FREE live music to the mix! 

From 12pm-8pm we'll be hosting an outdoor stage at the Riverside Park next to Darlington Town Hall. There'll be pop up bars, street food, outdoor games, and an eclectic mix of top quality live music.
Vinyl DJ Neil Massey will be joining us to keep the vibes going in between bands, playing the finest in 60s & 70s - From Northern Soul and R&B to Ska and Boss Reggae, with the odd stop off for a little Funk. Plus special guest DJ Milly Watson spinning the best in 60s reggae.
Come and join us! 

12pm: Lhymes: Melodic, original band from Darlington with modern psych and blues influences, Lhymes are definitely ones to watch having just played storming sets at Music Box and Evo Emerging, and will be playing at Twisterella Festival later this year.

1.15pm: The Beatles Unplugged
Great 2 piece tribute to the fab four, come along and singalong!

2.30pm: Los Capitanes
Los Capitanes are a Spanish-infused 3-piece acoustic band based in the North of England, covering songs you know, and some you don't, in their own unique, latin / flamenco style.

3.30pm: Twist Helix
Female fronted electronic alt-pop band from Newcastle, fresh from playing at Darlington’s Music Box Festival

4.30pm: The Phat Tyrtles - Brilliant 4 piece 60's tribute band playing tunes from The Kinks, The Stones, The Who, The Small Faces and more!

5.45pm: Groove Night - 6 piece funk and soul band, featuring lead singer and guitarist Phil Wing Music, who recently went down a storm at the Darlington Food and Drink Festival

7pm: Baghdaddies 
The Baghdaddies pump out an eclectic fusion of rhythms and melodies plucked from around the world that are guaranteed to raise your spirits! Amazing band who headlined at the award winning family festival ‘Just So Festival’ last year.

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