The Futureheads to play two gigs in a day

A host of bands are announced for Orange Evolution

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The Futureheads are set to play two gigs in one day as part of the upcoming Orange Evolution festival.

The band will kick off the event on May 18, playing an intimate acoustic set with Field Music at Gateshead’s The Sage before showcasing tracks from their forthcoming second album ‘News And Tributes’ at Newcastle's Carling Academy.

Other acts confirmed for the festival include Hard-Fi, Graham Coxon, The Freestylers, The Proclaimers, Boy Kill Boy, The Go! Team, Richard Hawley, The Sunshine Underground, Sway and The On Offs.

Orange Evolution will run between May 18-29 and features over 30 indoor gigs in six venues across Newcastle Gateshead, and culminates in a free outdoor event on Bank Holiday Monday (May 29).

For more information, visit www.orangeevolution.co.uk.

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