Line-up featuring Liam Gallagher and Rita Ora announced for new festival in Chelmsford

Liam Gallagher. Photo: Zak Hussein/PA Wire EADT 8.5.10

Liam Gallagher. Photo: Zak Hussein/PA Wire EADT 8.5.10 - Credit: PA

Liam Gallagher and Stereophonics have been announced to headline a new festival which will take place in Chelmsford on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 August.

Liam Gallagher and Stereophonics have been announced to headline a new festival which will take place in Chelmsford on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 August.

Also playing at the Hylands Park festival are James Bay, Manic Street Preachers, Circa Waves, Bastille, Maxïmo Park, Craig David, Years & Years, Plan B, Rag’n’Bone Man, Dave, Rita Ora, Example & DJ Wire, Tokio Myers, MNEK, Disciples, Sinead Harnett and The Manor.

Rize Festival will showcase indie, pop, urban, dance and new upcoming talent across four stages.

Ahead of a huge sold out show at Lancashire County Cricket Club this summer and a sold out Finsbury Park show in June, Liam Gallagher will headline the main stage on Friday night.


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His 2017 album, ‘As You Were’, debuted at number one in the UK and outsold the rest of the top 10 of the UK Albums Chart combined and achieving gold certification in its first week.

Stereophonics will make their festival return this summer headlining Rize Festival, TRNSMT festival in Scotland and two stadium shows in Wales.

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The band are currently on a UK tour in support of their recently released album, ‘Scream Above The Sounds’.

The album is their tenth studio album and comes as the band celebrate twenty years since their debut.

Many more acts will also be announced across four stages.

Tickets go on sale at 9.30am Friday March 2. To book, visit www.rizefestival.co.uk.

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