Isle of Man News, 29 October 2009 – THE waiting is over – and the Manx Telecom Bay Festival have announced their star studded line up for day one!
Big names on Sunday evening (20 June 2010) include Boy George, Belinda Carlisle and Rick Astley – who will perform a medley show with other top 80’s artists lasting over 3.5 hours.
The festival will kick off in the afternoon with ‘X Factor’ meets ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ – with past finalists and winners coming together to perform.
The three day festival in Nobles Park , Douglas is being held between the 18-20 June with tickets on sale from the 3 November.
Jonathan Irving commented: “Day one is officially signed – and our headline show is a retrofest!
“Sunday night is party night – with an all standing, wall to wall 80’s show. Top names include Boy George, Rick Astley, Belinda Carlisle, Kim Wilde, Cutting Crew, Curiousity Killed the Cat and The Real Thing. So dig out your shoulder pads and come on down!”
Jonathan continued: “Sunday afternoon will feature past finalists and winners for the X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent.
“They will perform a high energy music, dance and comedy show with performances from Diversity, George Sampson, Eoghan Quigg, Leon Jackson, Ruth Lorenzo, Signature and Stavros Flatley. There will be seats and standing tickets available.”
Jonathan concluded: “With a total of 15 artists performing on the day, this would be a fabulous father’s day gift or day out for the family.
“We have corporate packages too and the shows would be great entertainment for a work night out.”
“If you can’t make this date, log on to our website to discover who else we’ve got for the rest of the festival. You won’t have long to wait now!”
Tickets go on sale Tuesday 3rd November, priced from just £19.50. Log on to www.bayfestival.im