Steps, Billie Piper and Westlife are among the artists appearing...

Steps, Billie Piper, SONIQUE, S CLUB 7, LOUISE, WESTLIFE, ARTFUL DODGER and MEL B are among the pop acts confirmed to play at this year’s PARTY AT THE PIER 2000 festival in LIVERPOOL.

The event takes place on August Bank Holiday Monday (August 28) at the King’s Dock in Liverpool city centre. The now annual event forms part of the city’s Mattthew Street Festival, and also featured on the bill will be Made In London, Madasun, Stephen Gately, Honeyz, Sid Owen, Lolly and Atomic Kitten – who will be making a hometown appearance.

Tickets for the event are on sale now at the Liverpool Virgin Megastore, or via a special phone hotline – 0151 256 5555, priced #7.

Billie Piper, who is set to play at the Party At The Pier, is to release a new single ‘Something Deep Inside’ on September 11 through Virgin. The single is the follow-up to her last single, ‘Day and Night’, which went to number one.