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Tipping Point Live

Loved Evo Emerging? Introducing Tipping Point Live - bigger, better, and fresher than ever!


Thank you for buying a ticket for Tipping Point Live / TPL Family Events.

If you have pre bought your ticket, you will need to exchange it for a festival wristband. There are a few easy options for how to do this over the weekend…

1) For those who are attending the Friday or full weekend events – you can collect your wristband on Friday on the door of each venue. You will simply need to provide your name and ticket confirmation.

2) Saturday ticket buyers will need to collect their wristbands from our on-site Box Office – providing a name and ticket confirmation. Box Office (location below) will be well signed, and will be open from 11am-9pm (Saturday 22nd only). Please note that you will not be able to collect your wristband after 9pm on Saturday.

3) For all Saturday family ticket buyers, you can collect your tickets from the box office or on the door at Cobalt BOX OFFICE LOCATION: 55 Lime Street (Opposite Seven Stories) Ouseburn Valley Newcastle, NE1 2PQ

NB. There will be no entry to venues without a valid festival wristband. Thank you for support Tipping Point Live… we hope you enjoy the festival!


Loved Evo Emerging? Introducing Tipping Point Live – bigger, fresher, and better than ever!

Evolution Emerging has transformed – say hello to Tipping Point Live! A bigger, better and fresher music festival taking place in the heart of Ouseburn in Summer 2019.

Our line-up consists range of artists representing genres such as jazz, dance, alternative and rock. For the first time, as well as artists who applied through our website, the lineup also includes artists recommended by high profile curators.

Delivered by the team behind our talent development programme, Tipping Point Live will also feature an extra day of showcases, commissions, film screenings, masterclasses and music industry sessions, exciting food offers and bespoke events for music lovers with young children.

Our headliners include the likes of Bill Ryder-Jones, Brooke Bentham, FEVA, Martha Hill and Polo. Check out the full Lineup here.



Our Curator panel consists of high-profile music icons from the North East, including Paul Smith, Bernard Butler, Barry Hyde, and more. See the full Curator Directory here.

TPL Family Events

For this year’s Tipping Point Live, Chalk has curated a full day of activities for the whole family! The programme includes opportunities to make, create, dance and above all, listen to some great music. You’ll be able to make your own instruments, throw some shapes to a surprise DJ and immersive yourselves in an interactive gig. Discover family events here.

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