The 11th annual Lytham Festival will take place on Lytham Green from Wednesday 01 to Sunday 05 July.
Opening Lytham Festival 2020 on Wednesday July 1 will be a headlining show from Irish pop superstars Westlife as part of their UK wide Stadiums in the Summer Tour. Hailed as the UK’s top selling album group of the 21st Century, the Lytham Festival show will see the global pop kings perform all of their greatest hits including Swear It Again, Flying Without Wings and You Raise Me Up as well as sensational up-tempo new songs from their forthcoming new album Spectrum.
Thursday July 2 will see rapidly rising international star Lewis Capaldi headline the Main Proms Arena. It’s been a meteoric rise to success for the Scottish singer-songwriter who is currently enjoying huge adoration on both sides of the Atlantic and has just been nominated for a Grammy Award for his hit Someone You Loved.
Indie rockers Snow Patrol are the Friday night headliners. With a 25-year career they have racked up an impressive number of accolades including more than 17 million global album sales and an Ivor Novello award. Their 2006 monster hit single Chasing Cars went on to become UK radio’s most played song of the 21st Century.
Saturday night will see international superstar Lionel Richie headline as he will perform hits from his extensive and much-loved repertoire spanning decades, all the way from the Commodores to the present day. His music is part of the fabric of pop music and Richie has sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and is an Oscar, Golden Globe, and four-time Grammy Awards winner.
Lytham Festival will close on Sunday July 5 with a headlining set from the world’s biggest girl band Little Mix, as part of their huge outdoor Summer 2020 tour. Since 2011, Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall have not only established themselves as one of British pop’s brightest acts, but as a global pop phenomenon having sold more than 50 million records worldwide.
At least 75p from every ticket sale for Little Mix at Lytham Festival will be donated to Nordoff Robbins – a charity that uses the power of music therapy to enrich the lives of people affected by life limiting illness, isolation or disability.
Details of all support artists will be revealed soon.
Festival director Peter Taylor is delighted with the line-up.
“2020 is going to be yet another massive year for Lytham Festival,” said Peter.
“We had an incredible line-up for 2019 as we celebrated our 10-year anniversary so our mission was to make 2020 even bigger and better, and we believe the festival we have planned will do just that.
“To have Lionel Richie and Westlife on the same bill as Lewis Capaldi, Snow Patrol and Little Mix is incredibly exciting and really does make this our biggest ever line-up.
“There will be tens of thousands of people descending on Lytham for the five days of the festival and we can’t wait to welcome them for what will be five truly spectacular nights of live music.”