Biggest Line Up Ever As Lytham Festival Celebrates Its 10th Year
Big Names On Stage For North-West Music Festival
Lytham Festival 2019
by Steve Crabtree – @stevecrab
It’s that time of year when festival fever has inflicted itself us. And with another incredible Glastonbury now behind us people are gearing up for a summer of travelling here, there and everywhere for music, atmosphere, and good times. And if you’re lucky, good weather.
If you head out of Yorkshire, just over the border in to the land of the red rose, the North West music festival Lytham Festival is about to celebrate its 10th anniversary. The festivals biggest ever line-up will be there too.
“Exciting five nights”
Legendary rock star Rod Stewart, international pop star Kylie Minogue, indie rockers Stereophonics, 80s synth-pop band The Human League and Hollywood Proms featuring Michael Ball and Sheridan Smith will take to the stage over five nights for Lytham Festival 2019.
The exciting five nights will take place in the Main Proms Arena on Lytham Green. It runs from Wednesday 10 – Sunday 14 July, and tickets are on still on sale now.
Electronic new wave band The Human League open the festival in Lancashire’s leafy Lytham on Wednesday July 10. They’re supported by Voice of M People Heather Small with pop-rock band China Crisis opening the show.
One of Britain’s biggest bands Stereophonics headline the Thursday. They promise a rocky set, with support coming from uber talented singer-songwriters Tom Grennan and Jade Bird.
Globally celebrated superstar Kylie will headline on Friday 12 performing a series of career-spanning hits from her unparalleled back catalogue. Brit singer-songwriter Sophie Ellis Bextor will support and Radio 2 DJ Ana Matronic will warm up the crowd.
While Saturday night will see legendary rock superstar Rod Stewart headlining with his unique voice and styling bringing a show which promises to be filled with both classics and new hits. Pop superstars Wet Wet Wet and blues rock guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor will open the show.
Lytham Festival will close on the Sunday with a glittering and dazzling Hollywood Proms finale celebrating music from the movies. Headliners Michael Ball and Sheridan Smith are already confirmed with more names to follow.
Festival director Peter Taylor is thrilled with the line-up.
“Massive line up”
“2019 is a massive year for Lytham Festival so we wanted to make sure we had a massive line-up,” said Peter.
“We have wanted to bring both Rod Stewart and Kylie Minogue to Lytham Festival for some time. So we are delighted they can both headline for our 10th anniversary year. To then also be welcoming Stereophonics, who are one of the biggest British bands of the last 20 years, the 80s legends that are The Human League, as well as Sheridan and Michael heading up what will be our Hollywood Proms night, is fantastic.
“Every year is important but our 10th anniversary is such a significant milestone and we want to see everyone partying with us. We feel the line-up for 2019 is a celebration of all that we have done with Lytham Festival during the past 10 years which is to appeal to as wide an audience as possible.
“We will be welcoming globally renowned musicians and artists to Lytham once again. And we can’t wait to see everyone there.”
Visit www.lythamfestival.com for more information.