exclusive: chart topper Diana Vickers heading for Summer Sundae

plus eFestivals Comedy Tent line-up announced

published: Wed 28th Apr 2010

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Friday 13th to Sunday 15th August 2010
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RU, England MAP
£105 weeked - sold out, only £40 Friday, £45 Saturday available
last updated: Fri 20th Aug 2010

eFestivals can exclusively reveal that chart topping Diana Vickers has been announced for this year's Summer Sundae Weekender alongside more music acts and the eFestivals Comedy Tent line-up.

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Welsh songstress Diana Vickers who currently top the UK singles chart with her debut single 'Once' leads the latest acts announced for the Leicester bash. Riz Ahmed the MC and actor better known as Riz MC who currently stars in the debut feature from Chris Morris, 'Four Lions' has also been confirmed to appear at De Montfort Hall, in Leicester.

Also confirmed is Essex grime lyricist Devlin alongside regional talent hand-picked by festival organizers Spotlight Kid, Little Night Terrors, Red Shoe Diaries, We Show Up On Radar, and David Gibb.

Returning to provide a comedic treat for the fifth successive year is the eFestivals Comedy Tent, programmed by Leicester Comedy Festival. The line-up will feature stand-up from BBC Radio 4's Milton Jones, musical tomfoolery from Rob Deering, observational comedy from Junior Simpson, and top UK headliner and compere Andy Robinson.

The programme also includes a whole host of established and emerging talent including Ray Peacock, Mark Olver, Kent Valentine, Liam Mullone, and Adrian Poynton.

The family friendly festival has a musical line-up that includes Friday headliner Seasick Steve, plus Roots Manuva, Steve Mason, Caribou, Junip, Tinchy Stryder, The Futureheads, Los Campesinos!, Frightened Rabbit, Errors, Mumford & Sons, The Low Anthem, Tunng, Turin Brakes, The Invisible, Fionn Regan, Liam Frost, The Go! Team, Local Natives, The Fall, Laura Veirs, The Sunshine Underground, The Whip, Woodentops, Goldheart Assembly, Lou Rhodes, Erland And The Carnival, A Genuine Freakshow, The Wave Pictures, and more. There are still many more acts to be confirmed.

Click here for the full confirmed line-up to-date.

Tickets are on sale, priced at £105 for one adult, to £275 for a family of four (2 adults, 2 children), and a weekend disabled ticket (two for one) is priced at £52.50, and under 5s go for free. Day tickets go on sale on Saturday 1st of May. An adult day ticket will be priced £40 for Friday, and £45 for Saturday or Sunday. Child (aged 5 -15 years old) are priced £12 for Friday, and £15 for Saturday or Sunday.

Camping tickets are per person, not per tent, an adult camping ticket will be priced at £8.50, a child camping ticket will be priced at £4.25, quiet or family camping will be priced at £10 (Regents College), and child family camping will be priced at £5 (Regents College), with camper vans and caravans tickets priced at £30.

To buy tickets, click here.

Summer Sundae Weekender has since its inception in 2001 it has expanded to a three day, six stage festival, with over a hundred acts. This year the festival will improve and expand the camping facilities, make further investment in The Garden - which has a seaside beach theme this year, The Kidzone, Films and Comedy Tents and The Village areas, and promises more treats to tantalise and entice patrons to celebrate the Summer Sundae Weekender, than ever before.

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th August 2010
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RU, England MAP
£105 weeked - sold out, only £40 Friday, £45 Saturday available
last updated: Fri 20th Aug 2010


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