Organisers behind the second Celebr8 festival have issued full details for the even that takes place on May 11-12 at the Hippodrome, Kingston Upon Thames.
Celebr8.2 stars Threshold, Arena, Frost*, Haken and many others, with exclusive debut and one-off UK appearances by Mystery – fronted by ex-Yes singer Benoit David – and District 97.
Mystery’s Michel St Pere says: “On behalf of Benoit, myself and the band, I want to tell you that we are all very happy and excited to be playing our first-ever UK show. It is an honour for us to finally be able to play our fans.”
Weekend tickets cost £70 while day tickets are available for £45. Trains run directly from London’s Waterloo Station, and Kingston is within travel card zones 1-6. Proceedings kick off at 1pm on both days, closing at 10pm on Saturday and 11pm on Sunday.
Saturday May 11, 1pm
District 97 – debut and only UK appearance
Sunday May 12, 1pm
Mystery – debut and only UK appearance
Alan Reed and the Daughters of Expediency – UK debut and full electric set
Acoustic Stage (Saturday and Sunday)
Andy Tillison, Simon Godfrey, Matt Stevens, Knifeworld, Clive Nolan, Galahan, Clive Mitten & Mark Spencer Trio
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