A NEW North-East festival has announced big-name dance acts Marc Kinchen and Sub Focus amongst its line-up.

LooseFest, in Gateshead, is welcoming Marc Kinchen, Paul Woolford and Disciples to its main stage on Saturday, July 31. 

House and techno acts Alan Fitzpatrick, Hot Since 82 and East End Dubz will also be performing at the three-stage festival.

Sub Focus ft MC ID and Dimension, alongside other popular dance artists and local DJs, complete the slew of performers taking over Saltwell Park for the inaugural festival.

The lineup is: 

  • Main stage

Marc Kinchen
Paul Woolford
Disciples *special guest
John Summit
Ferreck Dawn
Sarah Story

  • House and techno marquee

Alan Fitzpatrick
Hot Since 82
East End Dubz
Amine Edge and Dance
Mason Maynard

  • Big top bass arena

Sub Focus ft. MC ID

Presale tickets will be up for grabs at 11am on Friday, May 7, while general release is at 7pm on Sunday, May 9.

Organisers expect tickets to sell out so encourage anyone interested in the event to sign up for updates at www.loosefest.com.