The Human League, Gabrielle and The Fratellis: looking back at previous headline acts of King’s Lynn Festival Too
- Credit: Ian Burt
Festival Too attracts a variety of entertainment and live music to King's Lynn town centre and is thought to be one of the largest free festivals in Europe. It has brought internationally-renowned stars to the stage in Norfolk, we take a look back at some of them.
The original Stranglers frontman Hugh Cornwell brought 70s punk-rock to King's Lynn in 2015. The Stranglers formed in 1974 and achieved 23 UK top singles over four decades and dubbed the longest-surviving punk-rock band in the UK.
The multi-platinum selling soul singer headlined Festival Too's final weekend in 2016. The Brit Award winning artist topped the UK charts with her singles Dreams and Out of Reach which featured in the film Bridget Jones's Diary.
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The Human League
Eighties legends The Human League headlined the 2006 festival, along with ska band Bad Manners and Doctor and the Medics. The electro-pop band is best known for their 1981 number one hit Don't You Want Me.
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A crowd of around 12,000 people gathered in Tuesday Market Place to watch the Fratellis on the final night in 2015. The Glaswegian band came to prominence in the early noughties with hit singles Chelsea Dagger and Whistle for the Choir.
Thousands flocked to town centre to watch pop group The Vamps, with reports of fans securing front row spots hours before the band hit the stage in 2016. The band is likened to boy band One Direction and performed as a support act for Little Mix.
Scouting for Girls
The London indie band attracted thousands to Tuesday Market Place in 2014 on the festival's final weekend. Their debut album sold over 1m copies in the UK and includes hit singles She's So Lovely and Heartbeat.
The Pigeon Detectives
Lead singer Matt Bowman strutted the stage in 2012 and delighted the crowds with their single I Found Out. The band, originally from Leeds, have performed in Reading and Leeds Festivals.
The Wonder Stuff
Nineties alternative rock band entertained crowds in 2016 along with David Bowie tribute band Aladdinsane and Norwich band The Thinking Men.
The band's cover of Dancing in the Moonlight became their most recognised song and a global hit. They were billed as headline acts in 2014 along with Scouting for Girls.
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