Music Programme

Friday 24 November

St Hilda’s Church 6.30pm Friday 24 November Tickets £12.50 + Booking fee

The Lake Poets + L.t. lEIF + tHE woVEN project

A beautiful evening of music in a beautiful venue…

Please note this is an early show with doors at 6.30pm. We hope you can join us for what should be a spellbinding evening.

The Lake Poets

Indie folk headliners The Lake Poets is Martin Longstaff, a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter from Sunderland. Inspired by artists such as Elvis Perkins, Carole King, Villagers, Feist, Van Morrison, Fionn Regan, John Martyn, Wilco, Damien Rice, Bright Eyes, and Neil Young, Martin will be joined by a full band for this very special show. Expect heart wrenching lyrics, note perfect vocals and a passion for the North that will give you goose bumps.

‘by far one of the UK’s most talented songwriters and performers’ – Louder Than War.

L.T. Leif

An adopted member of the Scottish DIY music scene who arrived from Calgary via Iceland and Finland, LT Leif has been involved in many bands and projects, since first entering the scene with Calgary orchestral pop sweethearts The Consonant C. Described as ‘Cosmic-country witch-choir sung for the sun!’ this promises to be a magical and mesmerising set.
“Beautifully Contemplative” – Steve Lamaq, BBC Radio 6

The Woven Project

The Woven Project, are a lo-fi acoustic/electronica experimental outfit from the north east coast of England, who’s sonic seeds started back in 2009, when rehearsing some covers for a friends birthday party that never happened, but mutual appreciation of the same music, original songs started to form.
Initially starting out as a duo called ‘Woven’, then collaborating with a multitude of musicians on original songs from all corners of the UK, the band became The Woven Project.
Making blissful and melancholic acoustic/electronica, they released a critically acclaimed EP Let Beautiful In in March 2023. If you’ve never seen them before, you’re in for an absolute treat.
‘This EP should be filed under ‘Very Special Indeed’ The Crack Magazine

The Pot House Open Mic hosted by AJ

Open Mic with Craig and Mollie

Saturday 25 November

The Headland Club
Saturday 25th November 5pm - 11pm

Band All- Dayer

5.00pm - In These Walls

Chugs, screams, haunting cleans. In These Walls are a metalcore band from the heart of Yorkshire, who blend their punchy riffs, thumping kicks, thunderous baselines and ripping screams with deep, ethereal synths to bring you what can only be described as a party from the depths of hell.

6.15pm - Thee Strawberry Mynde

Garage Punk/ Heavy Mod Thrashings from the North East of England. Formed in 1997 we have kicked around a bit off and on for ages.
Live we’ve been privileged to support the likes of – The James Taylor Quartet, The Bellrays, The Space Agency, The Godfathers and Galileo Seven to name a few.

7.30pm - Onlooker

High tempo non stop post punk, relentless energy and northern smiles. For fans of a good time. Officially Teesside’s loudest band.

9.00pm - Mercedes

Magical Mercedes who, after a very long break from playing, are now dipping their toe in again. With Sharon Pinchen at the helm, the band is reunited with Graeme Boynton from The Head of Light Entertainment and Paul Dickson and they have enlisted Jason Bradley on bass.  We caught them at Middlesbrough’s Disgraceland Baker St recently and they were SENSATIONAL!

Not that you’d expect anything less from a band who in the past have been on tour twice with Coldplay, released a single with Fierce Panda and played Reading & Leeds Festival.   

Described as a cross between a female fronted Radiohead and The Carpenters, their guitar driven songs have light and dark, sweet melodies and haunting guitar lines.

The Pot House Music Programme - Saturday 

1pm - CRescent

2.00pm - Hartlepool Rock School

Running kids and adult group sessions hoping to spread the joy of playing a musical instrument.

2.30pm - The Royals

Based in Teesside, this indie-rock, all-male group got together only a few weeks before their first ever live performance supporting two other local bands at a sold-out event.

3.00pm - Mark Allen

Award winning professional vocalist, entertainer

4.00pm - Jacob Darley

North East based singer/guitarist – performing all your favourites.

5.00pm - Elle & Michelle

5.45pm - Grace Stott

Grace Stott a young lady with a big talent performing a mix of covers and originals.

6.15pm - The Beat Rats

The Beat Rats were formed in London in 1990.  Conceived behind a dumpster in Soho, the band play everything from Elvis to Buddy Holly to The Beatles, Bowie, Blondie and much more.

The Fisherman’s Arms

8.30pm - Radgie gadgie

Gaiety’s Bar

A Celebration of 50 years of hip hop with Phat club

Old Skool DJs

Sunday 26 November

The Pot House Music Programme - Sunday 

4.00pm - TBC

5.30pm - Radio Pensacola Band

The Radio Pensacola Band has been playing vintage and classic jazz tunes across Teesside for almost ten years now, recapturing the heady vibe of Chicago speakeasies. With a mix of great songs from the eras of Ragtime to Swing, The Radio Pensacola Band brings you hot jazz for a cold night! 

8.00pm - Pek & Wanley

Just your typical ramshackle hipster-hop, hillbilly, folky, pop and rock acoustic duo.

Post finale /after party – Join Pek and Wanley at The Pot House and finish your festival off with their inimitable take on your favourite songs. 

The Fisherman’s Arms

Fundraising event for British Lung Foundation. 

Suggested donation £2

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