The Big Feastival add The Feeling, Sophie Ellis Bextor and more

The Big Feastival 2015 is on track to create its best music line-up to date, securing chart-topping artists and some of the hottest new acts in music.

Original indie-rockers, The Feeling have been confirmed for the main stage, and the crowd can also expect a special guest appearance from songstress Sophie Ellis-Bextor, as she will be joining the band on stage for an unforgettable music moment.

Fellow indie singer-songwriter, Badly Drawn Boy has also been confirmed today and is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Festivalgoers will be in for a treat on the Friday night of the event as synthpop legends, Heaven 17, known for their good-time anthem ‘Temptation’ are also announced.  These acts join headliners Groove Armada (DJ set), Dizzee Rascal and Paloma Faith in what is shaping up to be the greatest Big Feastival music line-up to date.

The Big Feastival has also announced a plethora of rising stars as it champions the very best in new music.  Joining established acts on the main stage will be breakthrough artist, Rae Morris, a soulful singer-songwriter whose debut album Unguarded hit the top ten. London quartet Flyte have been selling out venues in the capital with their infectious sound and are sure to impress the Big Feastivalaudience. Irish pop duo Hudson Taylor will also make a welcome debut at the event with their Simon and Garfunkel-like melodies. Rounding up the latest additions of fresh new music at Big Feastival is rockabilly siblings, Ruen Brothers, who will be bringing their guitar-twanging, drum bashing sound to the main stage.

The Main Stage music line-up so far is as follows:

Friday 28: Groove Armada (DJ Set), Cuban Brothers, Norman Jay M.B.E, Heaven 17, Flyte

Saturday 29: Dizzee Rascal, Example & DJ Wire, Ella Eyre, Grandmaster Flash, Hudson Taylor, Duke

Sunday 30: Paloma Faith, The Feeling ft Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Roots Manuva, Maxi Jazz, Rae Morris, Badly Drawn Boy, Ruen Brothers

Other musical treats at The Big Feastival 2015 will come from a jam-packed Udder Stage which makes a welcome return and features Jake Isaac, Booka Brass Band, Rive, Object Object, Grace Savage, Pocket Club, Folk Idol offering visitors the chance to don beards and play covers of folk songs, as well as City Shanty Band who will entertain the crowds with traditional sea shanties. By night, the tent will transform into a Silent Disco for visitors to enjoy.

Top chefs and the best in children’s entertainment will also make up this year’s Big Feastival. This chef programme includes Raymond Blanc, Monica Galetti, Nathan Outlaw, Ashley Palmer-Watts, Mark Hix, Gizzi Erskine, The Fabulous Baker Brothers Tom & Henry Herbert and Gennaro Contaldo.  There will also be a brand new Healthy Living Zone starring Deliciously Ella plus other healthy trendsetters as well as family entertainment from the likes of CBeebies Justin Fletcher, Peppa Pig, Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park and The Little Dudes’ Den.

Kings of Leon and Duran Duran to headline Gibraltar Music Festival

Bringing some of the world’s biggest live acts to Gibraltar each year, GMF is back in 2015 with its biggest lineup to date in the picturesque and intimate surroundings of Victoria Stadium on the Rock of Gibraltar.

Headlining proceedings this year are none other than Nashville rock heroes Kings Of Leon who come to GMF as a British exclusive performance. Since bursting into the public consciousness with breakthrough album ‘Youth & Young Manhood’ back in 2003 they have spent over a decade becoming one of the greatest bands of a generation.

Also headlining will be pop icons Duran Duran. Having sold over 100 million records worldwide and with a new album set for release in mid-September of this year featuring highly anticipated collaborations with the likes of Janelle MonĂ¡e, Kiesza, Nile Rodgers and Mark Ronson, the band are as vital and festival ready as ever. Expect a career spanning set filled to the brim with the band’s huge arsenal of hits alongside new material.

Joining the headliners is a supporting cast of some of the world’s best talent including award-winning piano balladeer Tom Odell, breakthrough singer-songwriter Rae Morris, powerpop superstars The Feeling, pop-rock chart smashers Lawson and reggae veterans Third World alongside names like Reach,Strange BrewTim Garcia featuring AfterhoursPaddy Taylorand many more still to be announced.

Providing the perfect end to the festival season, GMF is a family-friendly festival in the sunshine. Affordable and easily accessible, Gibraltar Music Festival rolls a holiday and a festival into one incredible weekend.

V Festival add Wretch 32, Gossip, The Feeling and more to lineup

Rita Ora, Newton Faulkner, Wretch 32, Gossip, Beverley KnightChildish GambinoSub Focus, The Feeling, Stooshe, Cover Drive, The Rifles and Angel all confirmed to appear over the festival weekend.

Wretch 32Additionally, fans who weren’t lucky enough to snap up general admission tickets the first time around are being given another chance to head to the festival, with additional tickets to both Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Stafford going on sale at 9am on Friday 27th April.

Fans are encouraged to visit www.vfestival.com for all ticket options available, including coach and ticket packages available through the Big Green Coach company and V Style for those looking for a luxury festival experience. V organisers once again stress that fans should only purchase tickets through official outlets listed on the V Festival website and that purchasing from unofficial outlets could lead to disappointment.

Ahead of his appearance at V Festival, Wretch 32 says, "I'm buzzing to be back at V Festival again this year. Last year was big, and I'll be looking to top it this year by performing my new tracks to the V crowd. I will also be looking to get a little meet with Nicki Minaj…if I'm lucky!"

BeverleyKnight comments"It has been a while so I am chuffed to be back on stage at V this year. I have spent the last few years enjoying all the action as a punter. This year it's time to do what I do best – and that's rocking a crowd!”

The Stooshe girls comment, "Really looking forward to V Festival this year. We attended last year so to be performing this year is amazing! The line up iswicked and it feels great to be a part of it. So excited!”

Taking place across the weekend of the 18th and 19th August, music fanswill be treated to an exciting line up of legends old and new with the StoneRoses, The Killers, Nicki Minaj, Snow Patrol, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Tom Jones and Ed Sheeran also on the bill.

These latest additions come as V Festival also reveals which artists will be performing on which day and location over the festival weekend.

V FESTIVAL 2012

Saturday 18th August, Hylands Park, Chelmsford
Sunday 19th August, Weston Park, Staffordshire

Saturday 18th August, Weston Park, Staffordshire
Sunday 19th August, Hylands Park, Chelmsford

The Stone Roses

Noel Gallagher

David Guetta

Ed Sheeran

Example

Keane

James Morrison

Emeli Sande

Friendly Fires

Ben Howard

Professor Green

Rizzle Kicks

Rodrigo Y Gabriela

Labrinth

Maverick Sabre

Gossip

Sub Focus

Newton Faulkner

Dappy

The Proclaimers

The Ting Tings

Reverend & The Makers

Wretch 32

Inspiral Carpets

Childish Gambino

Cover Drive

Angel

The Killers

Snow Patrol

Nicki Minaj

Tinie Tempah

Tom Jones

Nero

Madness

Olly Murs

Happy Mondays

LMFAO

Noah & The Whale

Frank Turner

The Enemy

Pixie Lott

The Human League

Miles Kane

Shed Seven

Frank Ocean

Beverley Knight

Cher Lloyd

The Feeling

DJ Fresh

Rita Ora

Lissie

The Stranglers

Stooshe

The Rifles