Friday, 28 March 2014

New Acts Join Bingley Music Live line-up (press release)

Jess Glynne, The Selector and The Strypes are amongst seven more acts to join the Bingley Music Live lineup!

Jess Glynne, ska legends The Selecter and The Strypes are among the latest seven acts to be added to the bill for Bingley Music Live.

These additional acts join the tremendous lineup for this year's festival, rapidly gaining the reputation as “The North’s last party of summer, which already boasts The Pet Shop Boys, Example and Shed Seven. An incredible festival at £49 for a three day weekend.

Jess Glynne has already sung on two of the highest selling number one singles of the year and is the first addition - Clean Bandit's dance hit 'Rather Be' and Route 94's 'My Love'. When the latter was premiered as Zane Lowe’s ‘Hottest record in the World’, Adele tweeted "TUUUNE" with Lily Allen tweeting that Jess was "slaying the top 3!!!!!!!" as ‘My Love’ hit the top of the charts whilst ‘Rather Be’ held the number three position.

The Selecter formed in Coventry in 1979 will also be performing at Bingley Music Live. They are considered to be one of the most successful ska bands of the 2 Tone era, had a string of hits including 'On My Radio', 'Three Minute Hero' and 'Missing Words'.

Also playing this year's festival are fast rising act The Strypes who count rock legends Paul Weller, Noel Gallagher, Dave Grohl, Jeff Beck and Roger Daltrey amongst their fans. Miles Kane is also a fan and Sir Elton John liked them so much when he saw them on Youtube that he immediately signed them to his music management company, Rocket Music. 

Other additions are haunting singer/songwriter Emma Garrett, Port Isla and psychedelic indie rock outfit Neon Waltz, currently being pursued chase for their signature by major labels, and Yorkshire outfit The Sherlocks who have fan band Reverend and the Makers amongst their admirers.

This year's event will be held on 29th,30th and 31st August and will be the North's last big party of the summer. The festival is outstanding value for money, as it is over four times cheaper than some of the region's other festivals. Previous acts have included Nile Rodgers and Chic, Primal Scream, Jake Bugg, Calvin Harris, Nero, Editors, Cribs, DJ Fresh and Doves.

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