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Headliners announced for Deva Fest 2024

Headliners announced for Deva Fest 2024

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Deva Fest, the beloved family-friendly festival of the North-West, is back this year at Cholmondeley Castle in Cheshire from August 8th to 11th. This edition promises to deliver the most impressive lineup to date.

Building on the success of last year’s event, Deva Fest is thrilled to offer festival-goers another exciting weekend filled with outstanding music, delicious food, and entertaining activities for all ages. With over 15,000 attendees last year, this highly acclaimed event promises another unforgettable experience.

This Friday, the lineup includes the up-and-coming Country/pop sensation Harleymoon Kemp, the electronic duo Utah Saints, and the return of Symphonic Ibiza in 2024. They will be reimagining the dance classics of the White Isle with renowned DJ Andy Joyce, conductor Steve Etherington, and a full-scale orchestra.

The Coral, with their unmistakable rock/indie sound, will be the headliners on Friday, performing crowd pleasers like ‘Pass it On’ and ‘Dreaming of You’.

On Saturday, enjoy a lineup of pop classics featuring Oasis Ltd, a tribute band performing iconic hits, and The Amy Winehouse Band, reimagining the works of the legendary singer with her original musicians. Bringing back the 90s tunes, Brit pop boy band East-17 will take the stage. Additionally, X-Factor starlet Rebecca Ferguson will perform her smash hits like ‘Nothing’s Real but Love’, ‘Glitter and Gold’, and ‘Shoulder to Shoulder’.

The Human League, the band known for their iconic ’80s anthems like ‘Don’t You Want Me’, ‘Together in Electric Dreams’, and ‘Human’, will conclude the Saturday night lineup with a spectacular finale!

Foo Fighterz, a beloved festival act, will make a comeback on Sunday, alongside the acclaimed Blues/Rock band When Rivers Meet. The renowned Brit Pop icons Sleeper will also grace the stage, joined by punk princess Toyah Willcox and her husband Robert Fripp, delivering an electrifying set of classic hits in the grand big top.

Ocean Colour Scene will conclude the festival by performing a ‘90s soundtrack featuring hits like ‘The Day we Caught the Train’, ‘The Riverboat Song’, and ‘Hundred-Mile-High City’.

The Sensus Dance stage will make a comeback for those who enjoy dancing, while the Deva Laughs comedy club will highlight top national and local talent.

Deva Fest is expanding its festival schedule this year by adding a fourth night on Thursday, August 8th. This exciting new addition allows campers to arrive early and enjoy performances on the Heart and Soul Stage, featuring singer and songwriter Tom Speight.

Phil Marston, the Founder of Deva Fest, expressed his enthusiasm for the return of the festival to Cholmondeley Castle in 2024. Despite the immense success of the previous year, he believed that this year’s line-up would surpass expectations.

“We are thrilled to announce that thousands of tickets have already been sold during our pre-sale, and it’s wonderful to witness the high number of returning attendees for the fourth edition of Deva Fest. Our goal is to deliver a festival experience featuring exceptional musicians and comedians, delectable street food and drinks from local vendors, and entertainment that caters to the entire family.”

“The free fairground is making a comeback, along with the Sailor’s Rest featuring a residency by the popular Sea Shanty band Old Time Sailors. Additionally, there are more ticket and payment options to enhance the festival’s accessibility for everyone.”

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Deva Fest, in its fourth year, is returning to Cholmondeley Castle in Cheshire for the second year. In 2024, they are introducing the Family One ticket, offering families with one child a greater discount on individual ticket prices.

You can purchase single night camping tickets, as well as day passes, weekend packages, and various camping options. Guests have the option to secure any package for £50 and pay the remaining balance in instalments.

Shuttle buses will be available from nearby towns such as Ellesmere Port, Chester, Wrexham, Rossett, Gresford, Tarporley, Tattenhall, and Holt for ticketholders. On-site parking is provided throughout the weekend for those arriving by car.

Additional artists and exciting new festival features for 2024 will be announced soon.

The Deva Fest is scheduled for August 8th to 11th, offering day tickets along with the choice to buy weekend camping and glamping tickets.

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