RiZE Festival line-up additions and stage splits announced

PUBLISHED: 13:47 16 May 2018 | UPDATED: 13:47 16 May 2018

Sean Paul will appear at the RiZE Festival

Sean Paul will appear at the RiZE Festival

Supplied via RiZE / Fear PR

More acts have been announced for the new RiZE Festival, with the event’s stage splits also confirmed.

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V Festival’s replacement will take place at Hylands Park, Chelmsford, on Friday, August 17 and Saturday, August 18.

The inaugural RiZE Festival in Essex will be headlined by Liam Gallagher and Stereophonics over the two days.

Promoters have announced that Sean Paul will be joining the line-up for the first year of RiZE Festival in Chelmsford.

Performing on the Saturday, the Grammy Award winner and much-loved hit maker’s performance at RiZE will be one of his only UK appearances this year.

RiZE Festival organisers have also confirmed additional artists joining the line-up across four stages, including the JBL Dance Arena and a New Music Stage.

The latest additions are Ash, Bilk, Alma, Black Honey, Samm Henshaw, Jake Shears, Belly, Call Me Loop, Bad Sounds, Nick J.D Hodgson, Kawala, Danny Howard, Sam Divine, Icarus, Mele, Kideko, Cliq, Punctual, Mista Jam, Tom Zanetti, Majestic, Riton & Kahlo, Jaguar Skills, DJ Target, Nathan Dawe, Conducta, Louis Berry, Gerry Cinnamon, Catherine McGrath, Cloves, Feet, Kara Marni, Into The Ark, Samantha Harvey, Alice, Spring King, Ten Tonnes, Sheafs, Taya, Mullaly, Kyko, Apre, Over Atlantic, Folly Rae and Bobii Lewis.

Liam Gallagher and Welsh rockers Stereophonics have previously been announced to headline the main stage at the new RiZE Festival.

Joining Liam Gallagher on Friday, August 17 will be Hitchin’s James Bay, Plan B, Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers, Circa Waves, Miles Kane, Ash and Bilk. Stage times have yet to be announced.

The Friday second stage will feature sets from Craig David TS5, Dave, Tom Grennan and Jake Shears among others.

Disciples will appear live in the JBL Dance Arena on the Friday night.

Set to appear on the main stage on the Saturday alongside headliners Stereophonics will be Bastille, Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, Rita Ora, Maximo Park, Lewis Capaldi, Alma, Black Honey and Samm Henshaw.

The second stage Saturday line-up features Years and Years, new addition Sean Paul and Tokio Myers, along with Tom Walker, The Manor and Nina Nesbitt.

Example with DJ Wire will top the bill in the JBL Dance Arena.

Day tickets cost from £59.50 plus booking fees, and weekend tickets from £115.

• For more details, visit www.rizefestival.co.uk

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