Solihull Summer Fest is set to go ahead this summer on Saturday 24th July & Sunday 25th July! They have an incredible line-up that are sure to transport you back to the 80s. Tickets are now available to purchase here!
The news for the festival to go ahead was after the latest Government announcement on the information of the roadmap out of lockdown. Solihull Summer Fest will see some of the biggest stars of the 80s including their incredible headline acts Kool & the Gang and Billy Ocean. Full line-up can be found below;
The organiser for the event, Ian Rogers, says;
“After the unprecedented, challenging times we have all faced during 2020, our team are even more focused on delivering the best-ever Solihull Summer Fest. We have rescheduled and confirmed an incredible line-up and ticket sales since confirming 2021 is happening have been overwhelming and are fully on course to sell out. We are working closely with Public Health England and Solihull Borough Council and cannot wait to welcome everyone to a safe, fun, incredible weekend of much needed live music and entertainment.”
Kool & the Gang are set to put on a magnificent show that is filled with soul, R&B, and disco vibes they are well loved for. This high energy performance will be on the main stage on the Saturday, and they will be joined by the likes of Shalamar, The Brand New Heavies, Snap! and The Blow Monkeys.
Billy Ocean will carry the party on on the Sunday. This iconic R&B singer-songwriter has seen an enormous amount of success over his long career. He has sold more than 30-million records worldwide, achieving number one chart spots in the UK, USA, Australia, Germany and Holland. He has also won multiple awards including a Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for Caribbean Queen and in 1987 was nominated for the BRIT Award for Best British Male Artist. Joining him on stage will be 80s acts Tony Hadley, Belinda Carlisle, Nik Kershaw and Bad Manners.
There will be no getting bored at this festival as there will also be a second stage that will be hosted by Heritage Presents with an historic and educational journey through the world of quality dance music from the golden US/UK era of the 1990’s. In order to do this, they will be getting the help of an amazing line-up of DJs. This stage will see Shades of Rhythm, K-Klass, Allister Whitehead, Jim Shaft Ryan, Brandon Block, Phil Gifford, Andy Sax and many more.
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