Guilfest are very pleased to announce a major coup this year and confirm Art Rock legend BRYAN FERRY CBE is to headline the main stage on the night of Sunday 15th July at GuilFest 2012!!
Bryan is a household name in the UK, and has achieved phenomenal worldwide success - As a solo artist recording huge hits like "Let's Stick Together", "Slave to Love", and "This Is Tomorrow" whilst notching up a total of 9 UK top ten albums, including 1985's number 1, "Boys and Girls"; As well as with Roxy Music - rated by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, and responsible for 11 UK top ten albums including tracks such as "Love is The Drug", "Dance Away", "More Than This", and the wonderful John Lennon cover "Jealous Guy".
Supporting Bryan Ferry on Sunday 15th July are Disco titans CHIC feat. NILE RODGERS. Probably the most influential band of the Disco era, Chic are responsible for such classics as "Le Freak", "Good Times" (sampled by hiphop pioneers The Sugar Hill Gang for their incredible single "Rappers Delight"), "Everybody Dance," and "I Want Your Love." Chic have been cited as a major influence to massive artists as diverse as Queen, The Smiths, Blondie and Duran Duran.
GuilFest 2012 will feature over 200 amazing acts including the amazing Jools Holland and His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra feat. Roland Gift, superstar Olly Murs, Comedy rock star Tim Minchin, and reggae legend Jimmy Cliff! There are still a huge amount of acts still to be announced! ? Follow us on twitter, join our Facebook or keep checking our website to stay up to date as the lineup grows and more great entertainment is announced!
Tickets for GuilFest 2012 are available NOW from the website, or by calling our ticket hotline on 0871 230 1106.
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