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Dizzee Rascal Announced For We Luv Festival At Aintree

THE renowned UK grime and hip hop star Dizzee Rascal has been announced as part of the second phase of the star-studded We Luv Festival line-up. The singer, songwriter and producer who hails from Bow in London is known for hits such as ‘Bonkers’, ‘Holiday’ and ‘Dance Wiv Me’ as well as his five hit albums including ‘Tongue n’ Cheek’. The multi award-winning star received the prestigious Mercury Music Prize for his debut album ‘Boy in da Corner’ in 2003 and the album is considered a grime classic to this day.

Dizzee Rascal has collaborated with stars such as Florence and the Machine and Calvin Harris and he has performed to huge crowds all over the world, so he is no stranger to festival life.

The star will perform sets featuring some of his best-known hits to get the crowds dancing, drawing from his impressive catalogue of chart-topping material. We Luv Festival is set to be one of the biggest festivals on the Liverpool festival calendar, with up to 80,000 guests over the course of two days at Aintree Racecourse Liverpool during the Bank Holiday weekend of 28th and 29th May.

Dizzee Rascal, Example, DJ Fresh and Ocean Colour Scene and many more artists will make up the long list of performers of the star studded line-up. The new names announced which will take to the main stage of the festival also include all X factor finalists Louisa Johnson, Reggie and Bollie, Anton Stephans, Che Chesterman, Lauren Murray, Mason Noise, Seann Miley Moore and 4th Impact.

Over sixty artists are set to perform and the festival will put Liverpool firmly on the map as a festival destination, bringing a family-focused event of music and entertainment to the region. The event is set to be the largest music festival staged in the North West, featuring a host of music stars as well as an array of food and entertainment.

There will also be a Liverpool stage with some very special performances from various local artists who will be announced shortly.

Festival visitors will enjoy a variety of fun areas on the vast 25-acre Aintree site, including a Food Festival area and Fairground and Fun area alongside the Main Stage where the music stars will perform.

Charities logoAs well as the impressive list of music stars who will keep the crowds entertained, younger guests will enjoy interactive sports activities, face painting and plenty more family fun including stilt walkers, inflatables and Punch and Judy shows. The event aims to completely shake up the festival scene with a brand new approach centred on an inclusive festival to appeal to all ages.

Some of the artists already confirmed for the event include UB40, Arrested Development, Radio Riddler, Scouting For Girls, Rebecca Ferguson, Alexander O’Neal, William Singe, Fuse ODG, Sugar Hill Gang and Fatman Scoop. The new phase of big names announced has added to the prestigious list of performers.

Further to the family-focused nature of the event, We Luv Festival is also set to benefit a number of renowned charities from the region. The charity partners chosen for the event reflect the core values of the We Luv Festival philosophy. The partners include Alder Hey Children’s Charity, Cash 4 Kids, Claire House Children’s Hospice, Everton in the Community, James Bulger Memorial Trust, and L.F.C. Foundation.

There will also be the chance to enjoy exclusive ‘meet and greet’ sessions with some of the star performers at the festival, details of which are set to be announced shortly. VIP tickets are available which give ticket holders access to fast-track entry, designated covered seating and a VIP bar and barbecue area serving an array of food and drinks. Tickets for the festival are available via Ticket Master as well being available to purchase through the We Luv Festival website We Luv Festival 28-29th May 2016 Aintree Racecourse


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