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TUSK Festival Day Ticket 2018

Booking Information

Venue: Sage Gateshead

Tickets: £21.80 (Friday) £27.30 (Saturday) £32.70 (Sunday)


TUSK Festival once again brings its uniquely diverse programme of adventurous international music to the North East of England.

Day Pass Line-Up


4pm-5.45pm at Workplace Gallery – TUSK Festival + Fringe opening with performances by Drone Ensemble, Lee Patterson and more.

From 6pm at Sage Gateshead:
Historically F*Cked
Lucy Railton
Craig Leon
Irreversible Entanglements


10.30am at Workplace Gallery: Drone Ensemble in conversation with John Bowers of Culture Lab about their TUSK Festival exhibition

At Sage Gateshead:
Noon: Limpe Fuchs
1pm: Discussion: Sound collectives as Sonic Acts of Resistance – the story of Ladyz in Noyz and notes from the field
2pm: Film programme
Including the UK premiere of Icepick To The Moon: The Story Of The Reverend Fred Lane And The Raudelunas

From 5.45pm:
Marlo Eggplant
Ceramic Hobs
Lea Bertucci
Otomo Yoshihide
75 Dollar Bill


At Sage Gateshead:
Noon: Adam Bohman + Lee Patterson
1pm: Discussion: Ceramic Hobs – 33 years at the bottom end of showbusiness

2pm: Film programme
Including Milford Graves: Full Mantis

From 5.35pm:
Rajahstan Live Cinema
Lea Bertucci Presents Double Bass Crossfade
Maalem Houssam Gania & The Gmawa Of Essaouira
Terry Riley & Gyan Riley
Dale Cornish
Sarah Davachi
Konstrukt & Otomo Yoshihide

Please note:
A day ticket does not guarantee entry to film and talk programme.

Workplace Gallery is at 19-21 West Street, Gateshead, NE8 1AD, UK – 10 minutes stroll from Sage Gateshead.

The Drone Ensemble exhibition at Workplace Gallery is free entry. The exhibitions at Sage Gateshead and Lea Bertucci presents Double Bass Crossfade (on the Sage concourse) are also free and open to the public.

The film programme is open to the public on a first-come basis, with priority for ticket buyers.

TUSK Festival 2018 also includes workshops and a series of performances by Robert Ridley-Shackleton and Chow Mwng – full information on all this, our exhibitions, films and all other elements of the festival can be found at www.tuskfestival.com

Weekend passes available now.