The Pet Shop Boys, Example and Shed Seven will headline this year’s three day Bingley Music Live festival and YOU could be going backstage, writes Graham Walker.
We have teamed up with the organisers to give one lucky reader an amazing weekend Friday to Sunday, August 29 to 31.
It includes a pair of weekend tickets for all three days, plus a backstage tour at Bingley Music Live for the lucky winner.
You will also get two laminate lanyards, two Bingley Music Live T-Shirts and a programme.
The amazine line-up also insludes The Selector, The Strypes, Gaz Coombes, Chloe Howl, Night Engine, Bipolar Sunshine, MNEK, Sheffield’s own rising stars The Sherlocks and many more.
It is also outstanding value for money, with weekend tickets costing just £49 plus booking fees.
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THE PET SHOP BOYS VIDEO: Press the play button to watch The Pet Shop Boy’s perform their icon hit It’s A Sin.
Previous acts have included Nile Rodgers and Chic, Primal Scream, Jake Bugg, Calvin Harris, Nero, Editors, Cribs, DJ Fresh and Doves.
Legendary pop duo The Pet Shop Boys, one of this year’s headliners, have sold over 50 million records worldwide, are the most successful UK electronic act and duo of all time, with a career spanning over 30 years.
They have clocked up 42 top 30 singles and 22 top 10 UK singles, hits including global hits West End Girls, which was voted Song of the Decade by six million BBC listeners, It’s a Sin, Go West, Always on My Mind, Rent, Opportunities (Let’s Make Lots of Money), the Dusty Springfield accompanied classic, What Have I Done to Deserve This? and more.
Headlining other nights will be chart topping hip-hop artist Example and Yorkshire heroes Shed Seven, in their home county as they approach their 25th anniversary. While three times Brit Award winning Gaz Coombes of Supergrass will be appearing as a Special Guest.
Other highlights include Gorgon City and MNEK, fresh from their joint top five smash, Ready For Your Love, Naughty Boy and festival favourites Simon and Oscar, from Ocean Colour Scene.
Fast rising Singer songwriters Chloe Howl and John Lennon McCullagh will join the lineup. Chloe was nominated in the BBC Sound of 2014 and Brit Awards Critics Choice, while John was signed to the new 359 Music label by Alan McGee, the man responsible for Oasis and 2013 headliners Primal Scream.
The 16,000 capacity festival site is just 34 miles north of Sheffield,between Bradford and Keighley.
Bosses say this year, Bingley Music Live has artists from every genre and promises the most complete lineup in its history.
“It’s the North’s last big party of the summer and is incredible value for money at £49 plus booking fee for the three-day festival,” said a spokesman.
Tickets to attend the entire three days cost just £49 each, plus booking fee. A limited number of child concession tickets are available, for three to 12-year olds, at at just £34 plus fees. under threes are free.
Call the 24 hour ticket hotline on 0871 220 0260 or buy online at www.bingleymusiclive.com.
Also see The Star’s entertainments listings site at www.wow247.co.uk.
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