The Overtones and Lighthouse Family to join Sir Elton John at Hatfield House
PUBLISHED: 07:01 18 March 2011 | UPDATED: 20:19 19 March 2011
TWO more big acts have been added to the bill of Sir Elton John's huge summer concert at Hatfield House.
Multi-million selling duo Lighthouse Family and stylish pop quintet The Overtones – fresh from their appearance on last weekend’s ITV1 Dancing on Ice show – were this morning (Friday) confirmed for Magic Summer Live.
The new day-long music event, put on by radio station Magic 105.4 in association with BT, will take place in the historic grounds of Hatfield House on Sunday, July 17 from noon to 10.30pm.
Headlined by Sir Elton John, this will be the legendary Rocket Man’s only London concert appearance this summer.
Gracing the stage before the man himself will be pop-soul sensation and Brit Award nominee Rumer and emerging American duo The Pierces.
Joining the already stellar line-up are Lighthouse Family – vocalist Tunde Baiyewu and keyboard player Paul Tucker – who rose to prominence in the mid-1990s and since have sold eight million albums worldwide.
Following a hiatus of eight years, they will return for Magic Summer Live and perform hits such as Lifted, Raincloud, High and Ocean Drive.
Next up are The Overtones, a five-part vocal harmony group who blend classic 50s’ doo-wop with modern pop.
Their debut album, Good Ol’ Fashioned Love, was released in November last year and has already been certified gold.
The quintet – Lachlan ‘Lachie’ Chapman, Mark Franks, Mike Crawshaw, Darren Everest and Timmy Matley – release their new single, a cover of the Billy Joel track The Longest Time, next month.
Tickets for Magic Summer Live at Hatfield House are priced from £60.
They are on sale now from the Magic website and by calling 08700 60 1054.