Labrinth, Professor Green, Union J, Katy B, The Saturdays, Leicester's own Sam Bailey, Soul II Soul, Billy Ocean, Aswad, The Real Thing, and Stereo Nation have today been announced for the first ever Leicester Music Festival (LMF).
The two day festival, which promises entertainment that the whole family will take place on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th July 2014 at the Welford Road Stadium, home of the Leicester Tigers.
Friday’s line-up comprises of Professor Green, Katy B, Billy Ocean, Aswad and Soul II Soul featuring Jazzie B.
Diversity will also be performing on both days of the concert and more acts for the Friday festival will be announced in March.
Joining them on Saturday, is Labrinth, Union J, The Saturdays. The Real Thing, Stereo Nation, plus an exclusive performance from X-factor winner Sam Bailey as she gives her only planned Leicester performance of the year. Plus one additional ‘yet to be named’ act, complete the line-up.
Manoj Keshavji co-founder of the Leicester Music Festival said: “Our aim was for LMF to put Leicester on the map for music and with this line up we think we’ve hit the right note. The people of Leicester are tired of having to the leave the city to watch big acts perform, so this summer we’re bringing an eclectic mix of artists spanning years of stardom and complimentary genres which the whole family can enjoy.”
Tickets are priced at £81 for both days standing, or £45 per day plus booking fee.
Joining the acts will be four local bands who have won the right to share the stage with LMF A-listers which saw more than 100 bands from across the region enter. Finalists will go head to head at a live final on Saturday 7th June at Streetlife.
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