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Posted on 01st February 2018

LYTHAM FESTIVAL 2018 GEORGE EZRA & EMELI SANDÉ SET TO ROCK LYTHAM FESTIVAL With support from Rae Morris

Award-winning musicians and singer-songwriters are the latest headliners to be announced for Lytham Festival 2018.

George Ezra will be joined by Emeli Sandé in the Main Proms Arena on Lytham Green on Friday July 20.

They will be supported by singer-songwriter Rae Morris.

It has already been revealed that pop superstars Steps will officially open Lytham Festival’s Main Proms Arena on Wednesday July 18, legendary musician Nile Rodgers and his band Chic will headline an uber cool night of disco, hip hop and rock on Saturday July 21, while classical cross-over group Il Divo will close the festival for Last Night of the Proms on Sunday July 22.

The headline act for Thursday at Lytham Festival will be announced tomorrow at 8am.

Tickets go on general sale at 10am on Monday February 5 from www.lythamfestival.com but festival-goers can sign up to an EXCLUSIVE PRE-SALE link NOW giving them access to tickets 24 hours earlier from 10am on Sunday February 4 by registering at www.lythamfestival.com/signup

Lytham Festival director Peter Taylor said: “We are absolutely delighted to be announcing such a stellar line-up of talented young musicians and singer-songwriters for Friday night at Lytham Festival.

“George Ezra is, without a doubt, one of the most talented and coolest musicians of the moment, while Emeli Sandé has the most incredible voice and talent.

“We are thrilled to welcome them to Lytham Festival and to have Rae Morris as support is fantastic as she is from just down the road in Blackpool.”

Today’s announcement comes as George Ezra, who rose to prominence with the release of hit single Budapest in 2014, following two EPs Did You Hear The Rain and Cassy O’,  is enjoying huge success with new single Paradise just weeks ahead of the release of his second album Staying at Tamara’s.

The 24-year-old has enjoyed three sold out tours, four Brit Award nominations, one BBC Music Award and an Ivor Novello Award. His 2014 debut album Wanted on Voyage spent four weeks in the number one spot and a total of 122 weeks on the charts.

Emeli Sandé burst onto the scene in 2009 with Top 10 hit Diamond Rings, her collaboration with Chipmunk. She scored further chart success with DJ and rapper Naughty Boy before claiming her first number one - the smash-hit Read All About It with Professor Green.

Her multi-platinum-selling debut album Our Version of Events, which featured the singles Next To Me, My Kind of Love and Clown, catapulted her to worldwide acclaim, while her Live At The Albert Hall album topped the charts and was followed in 2016 with second album Long Live The Angels.

Blackpool-born Rae Morris enjoyed a Top 10 hit with UK debut album Unguarded in 2015. She releases second album Someone Out There, featuring the singles Reborn, Do It and Altetico (The Only One) tomorrow (FRIDAY Feb 2).

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