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Kids go free to Tidal Waves Beach Music Festival - local DJ added to the bill

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New deals have been unveiled for families attending the Tidal Waves Beach Music Festival on South Cliff beach in Bridlington on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 June.

Children aged 13 and under can attend the event free of charge on either day as long as they are accompanied by a paying adult. This applies to any type of ticket purchased. Children aged 14-17 qualify for the child's rate.

Students with a valid NUS card can also qualify for special discount rates .

Ticket prices are as follows :
• Full weekend adult tickets are priced at £50 for adults, or £30 for children (aged 14-17) and also for students in full time education, on production of their valid NUS card.
• Children aged 13 and under can go free with each paying adult.
• For the Friday night only, tickets cost £16.
• For the Saturday only, the adult ticket is £38.

The weekend features a varied line-up of music : Friday 9 June will feature local bands and local music, in an evening event from 7pm. International trance act Enigma UK open the festival on the Friday evening; sharing billing with the renowned local folk duo, Seafret. Also appearing will be country singer Gracie Falls, indie and Brit-pop group Capital Eye and alternative female-fronted guitar band The Brontes, and local singer/songwriter Jack Parker.

Saturday's programme, starting at 12 noon, will see The Hoosiers, Reverend and the Makers, Toploader and The Pigeon Detectives, supported by local rock group Big Me, Hull-based alternative ska-core band Counting Coins, Bridlington's three-piece soulful mod group Page 45, rock, blues and indie group from Hull The Raywells, five-piece guitar-driven post rock indie pop band Vague. Louder than Life, an audience-participation samba and kettle-drum group will also add to the mix during the event.
Another name added to the party line-up on both days is local DJ Emma Diamond, who has been entertaining crowds with her funky house mix of disco-jazz infused rhythms and chunky rolling basslines since 1998. For over a decade she was one of the driving forces behind successful Leeds club night, Riff Raff, consequently playing at venues nationwide including the prestigious Opera House in Bournemouth and the legendary Pussycat Club in Brighton.

Her infectious beats have been enjoyed at a plethora of festivals throughout the UK including Shambala, The Big Green Gathering and Beatherder, as well as being part of organising and running her very own festival at Mowbray on the Cumbrian coast. Travelling worldwide to DJ in France, Spain and the nightclubs of San Francisco, her highlight to date is spinning tunes in the Nevada Desert at the highly acclaimed Burning Man Festival.

Tickets can be booked via, or the Bridlington Spa box office on 01262 678258, and in person.

Customers can follow all the news about Tidal Waves on social media on twitter, facebook, and instagram at 'Tidalwavesfest'.

For Festival goers wishing to camp over the weekend - South Cliff Caravan Park is very near to South Cliff Beach. To book a pitch, visit

Bridlington Park and Ride car park is located above South Cliff beach and has capacity for 1000 vehicles.