Boyband Busted brings an end to King’s Lynn’s Festival Too in style

Scenes from Busted on stage at the last night of Festival Too 2017, in the Tuesday Market Place in K

Scenes from Busted on stage at the last night of Festival Too 2017, in the Tuesday Market Place in King's Lynn. Picture: Matthew Usher

Boyband favourites Busted made many a dream come true when they performed at King's Lynn's Festival Too.

Scenes from Busted on stage at the last night of Festival Too 2017, in the Tuesday Market Place in K

Scenes from Busted on stage at the last night of Festival Too 2017, in the Tuesday Market Place in King's Lynn - A large crowd packed the town square. Picture: Matthew Usher

The '00s trio took to the stage on Saturday at the final weekend of one of Europe's biggest free festivals.

Scenes from Busted on stage at the last night of Festival Too 2017, in the Tuesday Market Place in K

Scenes from Busted on stage at the last night of Festival Too 2017, in the Tuesday Market Place in King's Lynn. Picture: Matthew Usher


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Their hits - including 3AM and Air Hostess - and songs from their latest album Night Driver rang out around the Tuesday Market Place which was packed with thousands of adoring fans.

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Scenes from Busted on stage at the last night of Festival Too 2017, in the Tuesday Market Place in K

Scenes from Busted on stage at the last night of Festival Too 2017, in the Tuesday Market Place in King's Lynn. Picture: Matthew Usher

After forming in 2001, the band had four number one singles but broke-up in 2005 when member Charlie Simpson left the band.

After 11 years apart Charlie reunited with James Bourne and Matt Willis in 2016.

Scenes from Busted on stage at the last night of Festival Too 2017, in the Tuesday Market Place in K

Scenes from Busted on stage at the last night of Festival Too 2017, in the Tuesday Market Place in King's Lynn. Picture: Matthew Usher

One of the band members told the excited crowd: 'When we came to King's Lynn we didn't know what to expect, but it's awesome.

'There's so many of you.'

Scenes from Busted on stage at the last night of Festival Too 2017, in the Tuesday Market Place in K

Scenes from Busted on stage at the last night of Festival Too 2017, in the Tuesday Market Place in King's Lynn. Picture: Matthew Usher

Emily Riggs, 13, King's Lynn: 'We come here every year, my favourite was The Vamps last year.

'It's a lovely evening out with no trouble, everyone is getting together and enjoying themselves.'

Scenes from Busted on stage at the last night of Festival Too 2017, in the Tuesday Market Place in K

Scenes from Busted on stage at the last night of Festival Too 2017, in the Tuesday Market Place in King's Lynn. Picture: Matthew Usher

Rachel Dyke, 26, Wisbech: 'What better thing is there to do on a Saturday than a free gig?

Scenes from Busted on stage at the last night of Festival Too 2017, in the Tuesday Market Place in K

Scenes from Busted on stage at the last night of Festival Too 2017, in the Tuesday Market Place in King's Lynn. Picture: Matthew Usher

'I'm looking forward to Busted, I came here year before last, can't remember who played it was something pop-y and embarrassing.'

The band closed the 32nd Festival Too in style after a number of support acts including Twin Wild, Etham and Flint Moore.

Scottish singer-songwriter KT Tunstall, 1970s soul band The Real Thing and Space, famous for their song Female of the Species, were some of this year's headliners.

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