Two X Factor stars have confirmed that they will appear in the line-up of a brand new music festival in Newcastle.

Headline act Grace Davies will perform for fans at Magnitude Live at the Northumbria Institute on March 18.

“I am super excited to be performing at Magnitude Live this year! I can’t wait to perform to a Northern crowd again and meet all of my Newcastle supporters!”

Grace Davies

Grace will be supported by Emily Middlemas who recently visited Newcastle to showcase her latest single Lost and Found.

Other acts on the bill include local pop-rock boyband Call On Sunday, BGT's Bailey McConnell, Little Mix support act Joey Devries and singer/songwriter Mikey Bromley.

“I’m thrilled to be able to bring the first Magnitude Live to my hometown of Newcastle. I know the people here will love and support these breakthrough artists who are just breaking onto the music scene and have a real chance of entering the charts in the near future!”

Magnitude Management’s Kieran Stewart