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MUSIC: Legends head for Rock

MUSIC: Legends head for RockMUSIC: Legends head for Rock

CHART toppers old and new will be performing at the MTV Presents Gibraltar Calling concert spectacular in September.

Clean Bandit (pictured), Craig David and Steve Aoki will be on the Main Stage at the outdoor live music concert on September 2 and 3. Bananarama (pictured), Midge Ure and Village People will be performing on the Classic Stage.

Formerly known as the Gibraltar Music Festival, tickets for MTV Presents Gibraltar Calling are now on sale and available via the website www.gibraltarcalling.com and from the Gibraltar Ministry of Culture.

The Early Bird hard tickets will be sold from the reception at City Hall, John Mackintosh Square. These tickets are available from Monday to Friday between 10am and 5pm.

Children aged 12 and under are eligible for a free ticket as long as they
are accompanied by a ticket-holding adult. These must be obtained in advance from City Hall.

Genre-defying Clean Bandit, who released their debut album ‘New Eyes’ in 2014, have sold over 14 million singles and 1.6 million albums worldwide, won a Grammy for ‘Best Dance Recording’ with ‘Rather Be’.

The band enjoyed the longest consecutive reign at No 1 in the UK charts in 2016 with their hit Rockabye.

Craig David’s debut studio album, Born to Do It, was released in 2000, after which he has released a further five studio albums.

He has had 20 UK top 40 singles, and seven UK top 40 albums, selling over 14 million records worldwide as a solo artist as well as being nominated for 12 Brit Awards and two Grammys.

Steve Aoki is an American electro house musician and record producer whose album Wonderland was nominated for Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronica Album in 2013.

Bananarama are the most successful female band in the world with the most charting singles, four hitting the US Billboard Top 10 including a No.1 with Venus. To date they have had 32 Top 40 UK hits. They have released 10 albums and sold 30 million records.

Midge Ure enjoyed particular success in the 1970s and 1980s in bands including Slik, Thin Lizzy, Rich Kids and Visage, and most notably as frontman of Ultravox. In 1984 Ure co-wrote and produced the Band Aid charity single Do They Know It's Christmas?, which has sold 3.7 million copies in the UK.

 

Village People are celebrating 40 years of stardom and best known for their on-stage costumes as well as their catchy tunes. Initially created to target disco's gay audience the band quickly became popular and moved into the mainstream with dance hits like In the Navy and YMCA.

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