• Heaven 17


    Friday night headliners
    80’s Pop icons originating out of Sheffield will bring our new Friday night session to a close featuring hits such as Temptation, Come live with me and Fascist Groove Thang.


  • Who’s on when

  • Dance tent- Friday & Saturday night

    Friday – sees Paul Taylors retro bringing classic house sounds to the dance tent let Paul take you back in time to the 90,s , Glow sticks optional

    Saturday – Skool Disco brings the best in cheese , expect robbie , maddona , Chesney and the like
    We dare you not to dance

  • Rob Dumbrell’s World Famous Chilli Eating Competition

    This needs no introduction. Part pantomime part gladatorial this for many is the highlight of the day. Check out the video to see what all the fuss is about. Saturday & Sunday.

  • Smoove & Turrell


    Saturday night headliners
    They are a breath of fresh air in the often clichéd world of soul bands. The boys make no attempt to sound or look like anyone else – not for them the sharp suits and trumpet twirls of some of their peers. Instead you get a wildly talented and vital crew of larger than life North East lads taking their rightful place on the international soul scene having already become figureheads within the UK.

  • Chris Cross Flamin Hot Cabaret Tent

    Saturday & Sunday Daytime

    Chris returns with a bigger show and bigger tent
    Expect the unexpected , Shows run throughout the day at regular intervals

  • The Baghdaddies


    Sunday Headliners
    The Baghdaddies’ exuberant and rampant brand of world music is an exhilarating cocktail of Balkan melodies, ska and latin grooves and sizzling brass played with furious energy and theatrical humour, making them as unforgettable on stage as they are when performing as wandering brass troubadours. They take themselves incredibly seriously so you don’t have to…

  • Hot Hot Comedy tent

    Hot Club Comedy Tent (Fri & Sat night)
    Parental Guidance
    Simon Donald (Viz)
    Gavin Webster
    Luke Benson
    Rob Dumbrell
    David Hadingham
    More acts to be added
    Content of an adult nature

  • Hot Bullets of shotgun

    Everpresent at every chilli fest these guys have kept the Crowds amused with there witty ditties and ability to pop up in the funniest of places Popping up on the main stage in the chilli...

  • Iceni


    ICENI (eye-seen-ee) are Newcastle-based purveyors of disco-infused power pop; a trio who run almost entirely on good vibrations, close harmonies, towering keyboard riffs and cups of tea. An outrageously tight live act, their thunderous optimism...

  • Soshe

    SoShe are a 3 piece alt R&B band from newcastle , Formed in early 2016 SoShe have popped up around the city supporting big acts at iconic venues such as live at times square ,...

  • Jazz riot

    Jazz riot well what can we say Funny and poignant cutting edge Cover the kids ears

  • The Pretty Weeds

    The Pretty weeds - A very experienced four piece based in the North East, fronted by a Female singer. Playing hits from the 1960's right through to the present day. Guaranteed there will something in...

  • Nick Pride and the Pimptones


    The Pimptones’ sound is a funky soul stew of phat grooves and beefy breaks. Their slick arrangements have all the harmonic sophistication that the jazz cats love, delivered with a heavyweight punch that keeps the...

  • Dennis

    DENNIS; an 8-piece 'PIT-POP- folkrock & brass band from the former pit town of Hetton whose songs are influenced through a heritage of brass bands, workingmens clubs, pit village life and stories of the working...

  • Monster Ceilidh Band


    Monster Ceilidh Band seamlessly blend electronic dance music with traditional folk music and manage to encourage diverse audiences from all over the world to get up and party! Their pioneering mix of Drum ‘n Bass...

  • Lintz Hall farm kids area

    Lintz hall farm kids tent/area 10-6 Den Building ,Circus workshops, Bubble woman, Wand workshops, Pottery making, old English falconry display

  • Bell and Bullock


    Bell and Bullock are Karen Bell and Dafe Bullock (see what we did there?). This street theatre duo bring you gentle comedy and creative nonsense with their highly participatory shows and walkabout acts. Touring (inter)...

  • Just So

    JustSO are David Stanyer and Olivia Morley. David (Former lead guitarist of North East band The Longsands), and Olivia started performing and writing together in 2015. Over the past two years they have made a...

  • 4 Worried Men

    We spotted these guys supporting Tony Hadley at Bents Park and they really rocked the crowd. Soon as we saw them we knew they where perfect for the Sunday Chilli Fest.

  • Eliza

    Soul siren Eliza Lawson is a singer of the finest pedigree, brought up on the blues, raised on rock and fed on funk, she now sounds more Motown than Monkseaton. She's joined by guitarist Nick...

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