Sophie Ellis-Bextor joins festival bill

The star heads for Leicester's Summer Sundae

Sophie Ellis-Bextor has joined the bill for this year’s Summer Sundae Festival in Leicester.

The star, whose new album ‘Trip The Light Fantastic’ entered the Top Ten at Number Seven on Sunday (May 27), is the latest act to confirm for the bash which takes place between 12 and 14 August at De Montfort Hall and Gardens in Leicester’s city centre.

Acts confirmed to appear so far include:

The Magic Numbers

The Divine Comedy

Spiritualized Acoustic Mainline

Echo & The Bunnymen

Sophie Ellis-Bextor

The Concretes


The Rumble Strips

Duke Special

Gruff Rhys

The Hold Steady

John Cooper Clarke

DJ Yoda

The Aliens



Malcolm Middleton

Micah P Hinson

Two Gallants

Jazz Jamaica

Kitty Daisy and Lewis

Kate Nash

Seasick Steve

The Displacements

Tiny Dancers

The Whip


The Broken Family Band

Ben Taylor

Findlay Brown

Richmond Fontaine

Simple Kid

Candie Payne


Soweta Kinch

Alberta Cross


Jeremy Warmsley

Remi Nichol

Fujiya & Miyagi

Wild Beasts

The Strange Death Of Liberal England

Nuru Kane

Stephanie Dosen


Indigo Moss

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