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1 December 2019, 09:00 | Updated: 1 December 2019, 09:01
The North Shields singer-songwriter and The Bonny singer have both been confirmed to top the bill at the Newcastle festival.
This Is Tomorrow have confirmed two headline acts for 2020.
The Scottish singer-songwriter will headline the Saturday night of the festival, while the Hypersonic Missiles rocker will close the three-day event with a homecoming show.
The third and final headliner, who will play the Friday night of the Festival, is yet to be announced.
Tickets for the festival go on sale from Friday 6 December at 10am.
It’s our absolute pleasure to announce @GerryCinnamon & @samfendermusic will be joining us in Exhibition Park as our 2020 Saturday & Sunday headliners! Tickets go on sale next Friday at 10AM 🎟 > https://t.co/ZhNfFkqpdS pic.twitter.com/uP2NoV8Mxe— This Is Tomorrow (@ThisIsNCL) November 29, 2019
Reacting to today's announcement, Festival Organiser Steve Davis, said: "With Friday's headliners and the full line-up for all days still to be added, we're confident this will be one of the stand-out live music events in the country for 2020."
Meanwhile, both breakout acts are set for headline shows next year, with Sam Fender playing the likes of London's Alexandra Palace, and Gerry Cinnamon following suit.
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