Biggest Names In Pop Announced For Liverpool Music Festival

Biggest Names In Pop Announced For Liverpool Music Festival

Organisers of thA*M*E major new UK festival, Liverpool International Music Festival, have revealed the full line-up for their Turn Up The Radio event on Saturday 24 August. Taking place on the Pier Head stage, Turn Up The Radio will give pop lovers the chance to see ten of the UK's leading pop stars - for just £20.

Six top acts have been added to the event including:

British girl group Stooshe
X Factor and West End star Diana Vickers
A*M*E who topped the charts earlier this year with her collaboration with Duke Dumont
Indie band The Vamps
Singer songwriter Charlie Brown
Female singer tipped to be the next big thing, Tich

They will join JLS, Little Mix, Union J and Eliza Doolittle, who were announced as part of the line-up earlier this month, in the music extravaganza which will run from 1-10pm. All acts will perform a full set.

Boasting a line-up as diverse as it is impressive, Liverpool International Music Festival will take place from 18 August to 22 September. The festival will host a variety of events at multiple sites all over the city, from Neil Young and Crazy Horse at Liverpool's Echo Arena to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Soul II Soul at Sefton Park.

LIMF's music curator, Yaw Owusu,said: "This festival is focused on three things; celebrating greatness, discovering the new and inspiring the next.  We want people to discover the DNA of a global music city and be surprised and inspired by the collection and scope of artists, spaces, events and collaborations in place. 

'With Turn Up The Radio we're celebratingthe very best of pop music and giving fans the chance to see top artists at an affordable price - and all in the stunning surroundings of Liverpool's World Heritage Site.

'And this is just one element - we're still to announce the full line-up for the Party at the Pier stage on Sunday as well as the full Sefton Park programme, details of the fringe festival and the LIMF Academy - there's doubt Liverpool will be theplace to be for music lovers in August and September."