The Magic Numbers to headline festival

Band top bill at Summer Sundae bash

The Magic Numbers have become the first headline act to be confirmed at this year’s Summer Sundae Festival in Leicester.

The band top the bill on one of three days at the festival, held in De Montford Hall and Gardens between August 10 and 12.

Among the acts confirmed so far are Gruff Rhys, Echo And The Bunnymen, The Pipettes, The Rumblestrips, Duke Special, Broken Family Band, Cud and The Whip.

More acts are expected to be confirmed soon.

Festival organiser Richard Haswell suggested that audiences can expect a:“laid back, friendly atmosphere with an eclectic programme of artists”.

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