Will Young

Next week signals the start of King’s Lynn’s free music event Festival Too. 

Kicking off with its traditional fireworks launch next Saturday with music from Madness tribute band One Step Beyond, the festival will remain on King’s Staithe Square next Sunday for an afternoon of local live music from Carnaby Sound, Flat Land Kings, The Softtone Needles and The Summertime Kings.

It will then move to the Tuesday Market Place for the remaining two weekends of entertainment.

On Friday, July 1, a weekend of dance music will begin with Back in the Day 90s night, kicking off with singer, songwriter and DJ Lindy Layton of Dubs International. Next up will be Rozalla before K Klass take to the stage to close the evening.

For those not ready to end the night, The Festival Too Back in the Day After Party starts at Alive Corn Exchange at 10.45pm with DJ Mark Purdy playing dance floor fillers.

There will be a limited run of early bird tickets for £5 and £7.50 once the early bird run is complete, available at Alive Corn Exchange.

On Saturday, July 2, there will be entertainment from the College of West Anglia musicians, followed by DJ L.I.A.M., pop/soul artist AMBER, a DJ set from singer, songwriter and rapper, Fleur East, with Judge Jules: Live as the headline act.

The final weekend of entertainment starts on Friday July 8 with Tom Lumley & The

Brave Liaison, Indigo Shore and Tim Burgess followed by headliner Reef.

Saturday, July 9, is the Festival Too finale. The evening kicks off with Springwood High School Band followed by Reno & Rome, before vocal powerhouse Heather Small takes to the stage followed by headline act Will Young.

Festival Too chairperson, Abbie Panks, said: “We cannot wait to welcome everyone back to King’s Lynn for three weekends of great entertainment.

“Our thanks, as ever go to all who have sponsored and donated to the event. With a significant rise in costs, we simply couldn’t do this without them”.