Clean Bandit, Incognito, Lemar, & Kid Creole & The Coconuts set for BBC Radio 2's All Star Party
Join BBC Radio 2’s All Star Party in Bridlington
Radio 2’s Saturday night dance music line-up is taking to the road once again for Radio 2’s All Star Party on Saturday 29 September, live from the Art Deco ballroom of Bridlington Spa
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Trevor Nelson, Craig Charles and Ana Matronic will broadcast their shows live from the venue, presenting a spectacular night of soul, R&B and dance music. The night will feature outstanding live performances by Clean Bandit, Incognito, Lemar, Kid Creole & The Coconuts and the Fantasy Funk Band featuring Gabrielle, Jaki Graham and John Turrell.
This year’s Radio 2 All Star Party follows last year’s inaugural event which took place at the Manchester Apollo, featuring live performances from Soul II Soul, The Craig Charles Fantasy Funk Band with guest vocalists Shaun Escoffery and Omar, plus disco and funk legends Shalamar.
Lewis Carnie, Head of BBC Radio 2, says: “After the success of our first All Star Party last year to celebrate 50 years of BBC Radio 2, I am delighted that we are taking the party to the wonderful town of Bridlington with an amazing line-up and an evening of live DJing with our esteemed Saturday night presenters.”
Tickets for the All Star Party go on sale on Saturday 11 August - full details available at bbc.co.uk/radio2
8pm-10pm: Trevor Nelson’s Rhythm Nation
Trevor Nelson says: “I can’t wait to kick off the second Radio 2 All Star Party. It’s always a blast taking my show on the road and I love DJing live. It’ll be fun having the whole Saturday night crew hitting Bridlington and I’m excited to introduce my pick for the party - the legends that are Incognito!”
Also performing live will be Kid Creole & The Coconuts. The American group incorporate a mix of disco, Latin American and Caribbean influences and have released 14 studio albums, including Tropical Gangsters which went platinum in the UK.
Brit and MOBO Award-winning Lemar will also be performing on the evening. With five studio albums and seven top-ten singles to his name, Lemar is one of the most defining contemporary soul singers in the UK.
10pm-midnight: Craig Charles’ House Party
Craig Charles said: “It’s a pleasure to be partying at the legendary Bridlington Spa, playing the best music and performing with some of my favourite musicians. This is not an evening to be missed!”
Midnight-2am: Ana Matronic’s Disco Devotion
In the UK, Grammy Award-winners Clean Bandit (pictured) have had the most consecutive Top 5 records from any artist since Girls Aloud in 2005 and the same amount of No.1s as Justin Timberlake, One Direction and Lady Gaga. They have secured more Top 5 records than Taylor Swift.
Source BBC Radio 2
August 14, 2018 6:00am ET by BBC Radio 2