KT Tunstall to headline second weekend of King’s Lynn Festival Too 2017

KT Tunstall to headline second weekend of King's Lynn Festival Too 2017. Picture: Submitted

KT Tunstall to headline second weekend of King's Lynn Festival Too 2017. Picture: Submitted - Credit: Submitted

Brit Award winner KT Tunstall will headline Festival Too's second weekend this year bringing folk rock to the Tuesday Market Place.

The three-day-weekend will see the return of the 'Back in the Day' themed night on Friday, July 7, with performances from soul and dance acts from across the decades.

Sheffield nine piece soul and blues band Highway Child will open the show at 7.30pm, followed by lead singer of The Chimes, Pauline Henry, best known for their 1990 cover version of U2's I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For.

Soul-singer Kenny Thomas will take festival-goers back to the 90s with Thinking About Your Love and Best of You. The headline act for the night will be announced in May but the night will continue with an after-party at the Corn Exchange at 10.30pm.

Saturday, July 8, will see KT Tunstall on stage performing a 90-minute set. She is best known for her 2005 single Suddenly I See which has featured in numerous films.

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Local schools and battle of the bands runners up will begin the day at 6.30pm followed by up and coming band The Extons and Killamonjambo.

Lazy Sunday is back this year, on July 9, with BBC Introducing hosting the main stage. The action will start at 12pm offering a laid back family atmosphere with a variety of original music, including Tom Hingley and the Kar-Pets, Franko Fraize and Millie Manders and The Shut Up.

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New additions to Lazy Sundays includes the opening of the air raid shelters beneath Tuesday Market Place, where visitors can discover where people sought protection from bombs during the Second World War.

There will also be a Volkswagen retro car show, street entertainers and a variety of stalls on the square.

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The event is sponsored by The Vancouver Quarter and supported by Twisted Melon. Abbie Panks, centre manager, said: 'We are delighted to sponsor this year's Lazy Sunday afternoon, it's a great event for the town and was enjoyed by so many last year.'

The final weekend of Festival Too 2017 will take place on Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15, with the line-up to be announced on Friday, April 14.

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