Anthony Robson's kayak capsized off the coast of South Tyneside yesterday and he had to be rescued by the RNLI.
Watch the full footage of his rescue below:
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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.