More bands confirmed for Lytham Festival

Inspiral Carpets, The Magic Numbers and The Kairos have been confirmed as more of the support acts for James’ Orchestral Performance at the TK Maxx presents Lytham Festival.

The band headline the final night of the festival on Sunday, July 7 and will be accompanied by the Orca22 Orchestra and the Manchester Inspirational Voices Gospel Choir.

It has already been revealed that Smiths’ guitarist Johnny Marr will be the main support, and it is now announced ‘Madchester’ indie band Inspiral Carpets, fan-favourites The Magic Numbers and Liverpudlian four-piece The Kairos.

Known for hit singles including ‘This Is How It Feels’ and ‘Saturn 5’, Inspiral Carpets continue to play sold out shows, while Mercury Prize nominees The Magic Numbers are known for hits including ‘Love Me Like You’ and ‘Forever Lost’.

They will be joined by up-and-coming Liverpool rock band The Kairos.

Lytham Festival returns for five nights on Lytham Green from Wednesday, July 3 to Sunday, July 7.

James will close the five-day festival following headlining shows from Hozier (Wednesday, July 3), Shania Twain (Thursday, July 4), Courteeners (Friday, July 5) and Madness (Saturday July 6), along with support artists including singing ‘Giant’ Rag’n’Bone Man, Rick Astley and The Kooks.

Festival co-founder Peter Taylor said: “James are one of those artists our customers have repeatedly asked for so it’s great to finally be welcoming them to Lytham this year.

“With Johnny Marr supporting this was already shaping to be an incredible night, but to now add Inspiral Carpets, The Magic Numbers and The Kairos will make this a brilliant night and one that will hold long in people’s memories.”

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