Jumpin Hot Country Cantina

Our annual celebration of roots-driven music :
@ The Barn at Easington, Thorpe Lea East Farm, Easington Colliery, County Durham, SR8 3UT

Fri 22nd July (from 7pm ) & Sat 23rd July (day/night) 2022

FRI 22nd July & SAT 23rd July 2022 : The 8th Jumpin Hot Country Cantina The Barn in Easington, Thorpe Lea East Farm, Easington Colliery, County Durham, SR8 3UT TICKETS ON SALE – one ticket for whole weekend. No day tickets are on sale as capacity limited.

Here is some handy info for day/night trippers

Trains- Seaham is the nearest station.Trains are once an hour from Newcastle. Last train from Seaham is 21.46 (Fri) & 22.19 (Sat) . Urber fares are appx from £15 to The Barn at Easington from the station. Click below


Buses– Newcastle ( Eldon Square) to Peterlee X10. Peterlee- Easington high street X62 (62)
Once an hour ( 1 change ) 1hour 30 mins
Easington High St – Newcastle 20.55 – 22.39 (Last Bus)
Click below

Bus timetable

Car Share – If someone has a spare car space for a person to share. Here’s the link to help out. Click below

car share

Accommodation– Air B&B’s . There are a couple currently avail actually in Easington (which is only a 15 mins walk from Cantina). Click below

Air B&Bs

Hotels/B&B’s – Again there are a couple pretty near atm .Click below


Hope all the above helps .


Rob Heron Tea Pad Orc – Newcastle’s finest western swing-honkytonk-rockabilly band led by Cantina regular Rob Heron with Tea Pad pals Tom Cronin Colin Nicholson Ted Harbot and Paul Archibald.

Martin Stephenson Dainties acoustic – are Billy Connolly favorite singer/songwriter Martin with his original Dainties guitarist Gary Dunn plus percussionist extraordinaire Finn McCardle.

Cajun Aces – The Cajun Aces are a three-piece band playing traditional Cajun music from the French-speaking rural districts of South West Louisiana.

John Lewis – Wales finest ‘John Lewis’ was the very first artist to play our Summertyne Fest outdoor stage. Hardly surprising as John has been on the Rock n Roll, Rockabilly, Country Roots circuit for a decade or three. His infectious onstage passion, humor and distinctive songs

Humbird – is Minneapolis indie-folk strummer Siri Undlin, whose songs are said to be sophisticated, daring, thoughtful and beautiful.

Luke Callen – is a hard driving, finger-style guitar picker originally from the river town of La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Noel McKay – Raised in Lubbock and Texas Hill Country. Noel McKay is a songwriter/recording artist whom was discovered by Texas legend Guy Clark while performing his own songs.

Mush Collective – are made up of long-term collaborators Nicky Rushton and Sarah Van Jellie, with Susanne Lambert, Penny Callow and Bernard Wright. Their pop, folk noir with a light chamber music touch & it feels so good.

The Rye Sisters –Country Folk music with close harmonies & a guitar & fiddle. It’s all you really need from a duo !

Matt Dunbar & The Autonomous Collective – Young Americana band with strong melodies & an charming indie country crossover thing going on .

Elaine Palmer – Left field alt country or just simply a unique singer songstress, Elaine has an unerring sense of melody and a bittersweet and wistful repertoire, not forgetting that very emotive voice.

Big Red (solo) Leader of the local Bluegrass legend’s “The Grinners”, Red is coming early for a sing along to start the Festival off. We couldn’t think of a better way to start the day.

MC Steve Drayton – Is here again to enjoy the day out in the countryside & introduce the acts. He will get a free tent pitch for all his efforts.

Also – Shippy’s 78 records session, Campfire late sessions, Food by La Fiesta, Beer/soft drinks in shed