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This Feeling By The Sea launch competition for new artist to open the festival




Rock 'n' roll tastemakers This Feeling, known for their role in propelling UK music acts to success, are on a mission to uncover the next big thing. This Feeling Records, renowned for supporting talents like Blossoms, Catfish and The Bottlemen, and Gerry Cinnamon, is launching a competition to find two artists to open their biggest festival yet, This Feeling By The Sea. Taking place on August 18th and 19th at Bridlington Spa, the festival has expanded its lineup to include legendary Soccer AM host Fenners as the compere, with DJ sets by Jericho Keys (BBC Radio) and John Kennedy (Radio X).


The competition will be judged by This Feeling, Bridlington Spa, Jericho Keys, and John Kennedy, who will select one artist from Yorkshire to kick-start Friday's festivities alongside headliners Red Rum Club and The K's. They will also choose another artist from anywhere in the UK to open Saturday's lineup, featuring chart-topping favorites The Lathums and Lottery Winners. This opportunity allows rising stars to showcase their talent in front of a large crowd alongside established artists at the breathtaking Art Deco Royal Hall, which can accommodate up to 3800 people.





Artists eager to seize this chance can enter the competition by submitting their application before Sunday, July 23rd. The winners will be announced on July 29th, adding to the excitement surrounding the event.


George Holmes, from This Feeling, expressed their commitment to championing new music, highlighting their lineup for This Feeling By The Sea as a testament to their dedication. Over the past 17 years, they have nurtured acts by organizing shows in intimate venues, contributing to their rise in popularity. Mark Lonsdale, General Manager of Bridlington Spa, shared his enthusiasm for hosting upcoming bands at the inaugural festival, noting the venue's impressive musical history, which includes legendary acts like David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, and Oasis.


Limited tickets for This Feeling By The Sea can still be purchased online, with prices ranging from £25 for Friday, £30 for Saturday, or £50 for the entire weekend. In addition to their upcoming festival, This Feeling will curate stages at Truck (July 21st-23rd) and Y Not? (July 28th-30th) festivals, following their successful stage at the Isle of Wight Festival.


Remaining tickets for This Feeling By The Sea are availableHERE, priced at £25 for Friday, £30 for Saturday, or £50 for the weekend.

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