This event has been cancelled. A spokesman for Summer Days said, "After serious consideration we are heartbroken to announce that Summer Days festival 2016 will not take place. We have looked at every angle possible to keep the event live but due to a combination of factors including rising cost and newly arisen logistical obstacles we have no choice but to call Summer Days off.
"Support for Summer Days has been both incredible and humbling and makes this decision all the harder. You have our heartfelt apologies. Thank you again for all your support."
Summer Days Festival is new music festival which takes place from Wednesday 6th, to Saturday 9th July 2016 in the grounds of Clitheroe Castle in the Ribble Valley in Lancashire.
Simply Red headline Wednesday, and Jools Holland and the Rhythm & Blues Orchestra on Friday, Echo and the Bunnymen will headline Saturday. Supporting Simply Red will be Peter Hook and the Light, The Christians, Gabrielle, Andrew Roachford, and The Steve Norman Band. Jools is supported by Caro Emerald, Tom Robinson, Hugh Cornwell, Mike Peters, Shed Seven, The Farm, Space, and The Neville Staple Band. Joining the Saturday line-up are Everything Everything, Circa Waves, Lightning Seeds, John Power, Mystery Jets, Milltown Brothers, and The Rainband.
The festival will have two live stages featuring more than 30 artists, a locally sourced gourmet food village and a dedicated real ale area.
Tickets are priced at £59.50 for a day ticket.
In addition to the Summer Days Festival, The Grand in Clitheroe will be hosting a fringe festival featuring three nights of live music, comedy and entertainment at the renowned venue.
The festivals has also revealed that the consultant and curator of the festival will be Spandau Ballet's Steve Norman. Also joining the Summer Days team is chef Nigel Haworth as food ambassador working with local suppliers to select the food on offer at the festival.
More information will be here when available.
latest on this festival
featuring Simply Red, Jools Holland, Echo and the Bunnymen, & more
plus Milltown Brothers, The Steve Norman Band, and The Rainband
plus Everything Everything, Circa Waves, Lightning Seeds, Shed Seven, & more
Peter Hook and the Light, Tom Robinson, and Hugh Cornwell