Martha Reeves, Space, Black Spiders, Jake Bugg and We Were Evergreen also confirmed for the eventBingley Music Live have revealed that Razorlight, Martha Reeves, Space, Black Spiders, Jake Bugg and We Were Evergreen have been added to the festival line up.
These acts will be joining: Nero, DJ Fresh, The Pigeon Detectives, Hard-Fi, The Charlatans, Maverick Sabre, Delilah, Kids in Glass Houses, Katzenjammer, The Idiot B*stard Band, StooShe, Yes Sir Boss, Miles & Erica, Skinny Lister, Citizens, King Charles, The Chevin, Sadie and the Hotheads, Ellen and the Escapades and The Lancashire Hot Pots.
Razorlight secured their headline status shortly after the release of debut album Up all night in 2004. Johnny Borrell’s band continue to make an impact on the indie rock scene with their brilliant pop songs, exceptional live performances and confident swagger. Expect Razorlight to tear the place up with a stream of massive hit singles including America, In the morning, Golden Touch and many more.
Detroit’s finest diva and Motown legend Martha Reeves has also been confirmed today. A sensational vocalist with undeniable star quality, Martha continues to delight audiences with an incredible back catalogue consisting of some of the 60’s most enduring hits including Nowhere to Run, Jimmy Mack and Dancing in the Street.
Recently reunited after a 6 year break, Liverpool’s Space are set to make a triumphant return to the stage. Bringing their unique brand of darkly humorous pop to the proceedings you can expect all your favourite 90’s hits such as Female of the Species, Neighbourhood, Avenging Angels and The Ballad of Tom Jones as well as new material from their new album Attack of the Mutant 50ft Kebab.
For those looking for a much rock-ier tip there’s the Sheffield based Black Spiders. Their debut album Sons of the North released in 2011 received plaudits across the board.
New kid on the block, Jake Bugg, has had an already impressive musical adventure since his appearance at Glastonbury last year at the tender age of 17.
Also confirmed for the Raise the Roof stage are We Were Evergreen. This Parisian, alternative folk-tinged, indie-electro-pop trio are currently creating a huge buzz in the UK. Listen out for new single, Baby Blue, which is due for release on 4 June.
Now in its 6th year, Bingley Music Live has a newly improved Raise the Roof stage that will include a bigger tent, beefed-up production and a new musical policy to provide a point of difference to the main stage while maintaining a high calibre of bands. This year also sees the introduction of a new third stage. Organised in association with the Musician’s Centre the new stage is dedicated to local talent and will focus all its attention on uncovering the latest unsigned talent.
Bingley Music Live - Friday 31st August to Sunday 2nd September 2012 - Myrtle Park, Bingley