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Tusk festival announce new venue

Newcastle upon Tyne’s Tusk festival has found a new venue. Now in its fifth edition, the three day series of music events, talks and films will be housed in Gateshead Old Town Hall. Tusk’s previous home, Newcastle’s volunteer-run Star And Shadow cinema, has been asked to vacate its property.

The first wave of acts just announced includes Magic Science Quartet featuring Henry Grimes and Marshall Allen, Maurice Louca, Sax Ruins, Demdike Stare, Sleeparchive and Aaron Dilloway.

Tusk takes place between 9–11 October. More information can be found here.