While Newcastle fans may have winced at the prospect of an away trip to Ukraine, when the draw was made it was music to the ears of a group of Metalist fans.
They're members of a UK-based Ukrainian sports supporters' club.
It has 900 members from all over the country, and one of it's founder members is from Sunderland.
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The band played a hit-packed set including Everyday I Love You Less and Less, Ruby and I Predict a Riot.
The police force say events taking place over the bank holiday weekend will still see an increased police presence.
Stockton Stages takes place from Thursday, July 20 to Saturday, July 22 in Stockton town centre.