FKA Festival 2019

The Rubens, Allday and Safia lead a massive 2019 FKA Festival lineup!

Get ready party people.

The Hunter’s freshest fest – FKA – is just around the corner. Literally. Like four days away!

After a mammoth inaugural hit out in 2018 that saw the likes of The Jungle Giants, Luca Brasi and Kingswood rip into bravura sets on the Hope Estate stage, this year’s iteration promises to blow the debut out of the water.

When it comes to festivals this one is truly pulling out all the stops when it comes to providing the sweet tunes.

Here’s a little bit of what to expect once you’re inside the gates.

The Rubens


As we mentioned before this year’s FKA features an eclectic but totally all-killer-no-filler line-up that is sure to have you swaying with joyous abandon for the duration.

Just wrap your mind around this musical bill of fare.

Main Stage
The Rubens
Lime Cordiale
The Chats
Eves Karydas
Elk Road

Harvest Stage
Tory Levett

Yep, we know. It’s a doozy, right?


But wait! There’s more!!

Aside from the two stages serving up top quality musical treats all day, there is plenty to enjoy off stage at FKA, too.

The FKA Festival will run its iconic main stage and giant grassed amphitheatre essentially as a massive beer garden offering fantastic squizzes of the main stage from just about anywhere!

Making things super easy, the FKA Team have also included food trucks, a good number of bars, water bottle refill stations and ample loos because…amenities.

Word on the street is that punters are getting pretty pumped about the giant Tuff Nutterz obstacle course for adults, the Jet Chairs and markets.

The Chats

Oh, and have you heard about the Hot Tub? Oh yeah – the ‘FKA Cider Bar & Spa’
sounds like exactly where you should be spending most of the day. Best add your swimming costume to your festival outfit!

Aside from the two stages serving up top quality musical treats all day, there is plenty to enjoy off stage at FKA, too.

It’s only the second year of the FKA Festival and the team are really pulling out the stops.

Hope Estate will be serving up the beer and wine it is known for plus the FKA Passionfruit Cider which was produced in celebration of this year’s festival. Just like it’s ‘Formerly Known As’ name, the FKA Festival seems to keep reinventing what this festival can be!

FKA Festival 2019
Hope Estate

Saturday 19 October

Written by Newcastle Live

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