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Tusk Festival announces more names

Event continues its partnership with Sage Gateshead adding Irreversible Entanglements, Lucy Railton, Craig Leon and others to the bill

Tusk Festival returns to Sage Gateshead for its 8th edition this October with a slew of UK debuts as well as film screenings, exhibitions, talks, installations and more. As announced in March, Terry Riley with son Gyan, Sarah Davachi, Otomo Yoshihide, Konstrukt, 75 Dollar Bill and Ceramic Hobs have already been scheduled, with a new selection of acts just announced. These are the Moor Mother fronted Irreversible Entanglements, Craig Leon performing Nommos with a string quartet, Lucy Railton, Limpe Fuchs, Chaines, and Maâlem Houssam Gania & The Gnawa Of Essaouira.

Full weekend passes are on sale now for £70. Included in the weekend passes, but also available individually for £21.80, are Terry Riley & Gyan Riley and Maâlem Houssam Gania & The Gnawa Of Essaouira performance set to take place in Sage’s Hall One, with tickets on sale from 1 June. Exhibitions at Sage Gateshead and Workplace Gallery and film screenings are free to attend. Individual day tickets will go on sale in early September. You can call the Ticket Office on 0191 443 4661.

More announcements are on their way, including the talks programme and after hours action at The Old Police House and Workplace Gallery.