Summer Party Mainstage Acts
18th March 2012
All this week on URN we’re announcing a new Summer Party mainstage act at 1.30pm. Make sure you listen to Remote Control starting Monday 19th March to hear who’s going to be playing this year’s festival. Info about all of the acts will appear here once they’ve been announced.
More details about The Summer Party and ticket info can be found on the SU website.
Monday – Wheatus
Wheatus started out playing small local gigs around lower eastside, New York City. Formed in 1995 by frontman Brendan B. Brown, they first caught the eye in 2000 with the release of their self-titled debut album which included the hit singles “A little respect” and punk-pop anthem “Teenage Dirtbag”. Now, after many a line-up change, Wheatus are back on tour with a new album expected this year.
Their basist said he would rather play Ukulele and they wrote a song called “Punk Ass Bitch” – they definitely have the potential to bring something fresh to Summer Party 2012.
Tuesday – Fenech Soler
British Electropop band Fenech-Soler have been causing a stir ever since the release of their self-titled album in 2010, which included the singles “Lies” and “Demons”, both of which received extensive airplay on Radio 1. Known for their high energy electro/indie music, they’ve also remixed artists such as Example and Marina & The Diamonds . Having played at Glastonbury, V Festival and a whole host of other mainstream festivals, Fenech-Soler will be more than ready to take on Summer Party.
Wednesday – Dutty Moonshine
Dutty Moonshine – Michael Rack and Alex Furley – are one of the leading names in electro-swing music. Combining big band swing music with modern basslines and chunky beats, these DJs have made a name for themselves both in some of the UKs biggest clubs and at festivals such as Bestival and Secret Garden Party.
They’re “Without a doubt the badboys of swing” – some random guy backstage at Glastonbury.
Thursday – Delilah
Delilah, real name Paloma Ayana, grew up in the middle of London’s diverse live music scene and many of the sounds she grew up around have been transferred into her music. Blending everything from Pop and Soul to Urban and Dubstep sounds, Delilah has a unique style which quickly attracted the attention of BBC Radio 1Xtra and BBC Radio 1. Her first single “Go” has sold over 150,000 copies and her album “From the Roots Up” will be out later this year.
Friday – Labrinth
Labrinth; songwriter, producer, solo artist, made a name for himself as the brains behind Tinie Tempah’s biggest hits , including “Frisky” and “Pass out”. Now launching his own solo career, Timothy McKenzie has had chart success with singles “Let the sun shine” and “Earthquake.” Labrinth is signed to Simon Cowell’s record label Syco, becoming the first non-talent show signing in six years.