19th March 2012
Fun Lovin Criminals to headline Gig in the Park in Halesworth
Katrina (ex Katrina and the Waves) and the Lee Vasey band also announced todayOrganisers of Halesworth’s Gig in The Park festival have announced that Fun Lovin Criminals will be headlining this year’s festival. Formed in 1993 FLC returned from a 5 year hiatus in 2010 with a new studio album Classic Fantastic. Probably best know for the song Scooby Snacks they have a reputation as a superb live act and played both T in the Park and the V Festival last year to critical acclaim. Hailing from New York City front man Huey is also a successful TV and radio presenter with numerous credits to his name.
Friday night will be headlined by Katrina (ex Katrina and the Waves) who is best remembered for the feel good anthem ‘Walking on Sunshine’ which was a smash hit 27 years ago. Later she went on to win Eurovision in 1997 with ‘Love Shine a Light’. Katrina is still writing and recording her own material and is currently writing her autobiography ‘ don’t it feel good’
Sunday will feature the return of the Lee Vasey band playing the soundtrack of your life to get the park in the party mood. Also making their first appearance at the festival will be Buster James. Formed in the last 70’s Buster James have a huge following both locally and across the UK and are guaranteed to get the crowd moving with their unique rock / blues vibe.
The festival takes place on 10th – 12th August at Halesworth Town Park and will feature a full programme over three stages including more nationally know acts to be confirmed shortly along with the usual real ale bar and food from around the globe. Gig in the Park is a community event run by volunteers and profits are donated to local good causes.
Weekend and VIP tickets are available online or call the ticket hotline 0871 220 0260.