Fake Festival rocks sun-soaked Wearside park

The Fake Festival on the riverside in Chester-le-Street. The Heaveyjets on stage.

The Fake Festival on the riverside in Chester-le-Street. The Heaveyjets on stage.

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HUNDREDS of music fans flocked to see tribute performances to their favourite bands at Fake Festival.

Crowds packed into Riverside Park in Chester-le-Street for the renowned gathering of pseudo-stars.

The Fake Festival on the riverside in Chester-le-Street.

The Fake Festival on the riverside in Chester-le-Street.

The Really Hot Chili Peppers, Four Fighters and Blondied were among the bands taking to the stage throughout the afternoon and evening.

Other acts on the bill included Just SO, Media Junkies, Outlander, The Heavy Jets and Keep Breathing.

Fake Festival will be returning to the region for another North East for the South Shields leg of its tour on August 29.

Bands for the Shields Fake Festival include Oasisish, Space Cowboy (a Jamiroquai tribute) and Killers tribute The Fillers.

The Fake Festival on the riverside in Chester-le-Street.

The Fake Festival on the riverside in Chester-le-Street.

•For more information and ticket sales, visit www.fakefestivals.co.uk

The Fake Festival on the riverside in Chester-le-Street. The Heaveyjets on stage.

The Fake Festival on the riverside in Chester-le-Street. The Heaveyjets on stage.

The Fake Festival on the riverside in Chester-le-Street. The Heaveyjets on stage.

The Fake Festival on the riverside in Chester-le-Street. The Heaveyjets on stage.