Lytham Festival 2021: Here are all the headline acts and their support artists
Lytham Festival co founder and director Peter Taylor promised bigger and better and says they have been finally been able to deliver on their biggest request....Duran Duran.
He said: “Live music and entertainment is part of the beating heart of the UK and we plan to make Lytham Festival bigger and better than ever before for 2021.
“We have a line-up filled with world-class artists and really cannot wait for June 30th when can all celebrate together and return to Lytham Green.”
Here is your full Lytham Festival breakdown for 2021:
Wednesday June 30
Motown legend Diana Ross will be the first headline act.
The American singer and actress rose to fame as the lead singer of The Supremes, who became Motown’s most successful act during the 1960s and one of the world’s best-selling girl groups of all time.
A hugely successful solo career followed and has seen Ross win countless major awards including a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, a Golden Globe, a Tony and several American Music Awards.
Opening the show will be a set from Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts, followed by chart-topping Anglo-Italian singer-songwriter Jack Savoretti.
Thursday July 1
Rapidly rising international star Lewis Capaldi will headline the Main Proms Arena. It’s been a meteoric rise for the Scottish singer-songwriter.
Earlier this year his single Hold Me While You Wait was nominated for an Ivor Novello Award and Capaldi also won the 2020 Brit Award for Best New Artist.
Supporting Lewis will be a young rising star with up-and-coming blues/rock and roll artist Luke La Volpe.
Friday July 2
Indie rockers Snow Patrol are the Friday night headliners. With a 25-year career they have racked up an impressive number of accolades including more than 17 million global album sales and an Ivor Novello award.
Their 2006 monster hit single Chasing Cars went on to become UK radio’s most played song of the 21st Century.
Singer-songwriter and musician Jade Bird will open the night for Snow Patrol with Irish rock band Kodaline as the main support act.
Saturday July 3
International superstar Lionel Richie headline as he will perform hits from his extensive and much-loved repertoire spanning decades, all the way from the Commodores to the present day.
His music is part of the fabric of pop music and Richie has sold more than 125 million albums worldwide and is an Oscar, Golden Globe, and four-time Grammy Awards winner.
Funk and soul icon Craig Charles will open for Richie with a DJ set. Disco legend Gloria Gaynor will then take to the stage before a set from American girl group TLC.
Sunday July 4
British music icons Duran Duran.
Since first storming onto the pop scene in 1981 Duran Duran have sold more than 100 million records, had 18 American hit singles, 21 UK Top 20 tunes and have continued to perform to huge concert audiences around the world.
Consistently fusing art, technology, fashion and a signature sense of style with their unique and infectious brand of music, singer Simon Le Bon, keyboardist Nick Rhodes, bassist John Taylor and drummer Roger Taylor have proven themselves timeless.
Special guests for Duran Duran are yet to be announced.........
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