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Hits Live Fest to bring three radio networks together in celebration of live music

This weekend the Hits Live Fest with see three radio networks coming together in one huge celebration, as each hosts its own stage of live music, curated from the world’s biggest ever performances.

The Greatest Hits stage will feature performances including David Bowie Live in New York in 1975, as well as Queen at Live Aid and Blondie live in Glasgow in 1979.

The Country Hits stage has all the new country star offerings mixed with the classic artists of the genre including Jonny Cash at San Quinten and Dolly Parton at the O2 Arena London.

Meanwhile over at the Biggest Hits stage, they’ll be bringing audiences massive performances from over 20 acts including Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, Beyonce, Adele, Usher, Lewis Capaldi, The Killers and many more.

Hits Live Fest starts at 1pm tomorrow (Saturday 20 June) with Country Hits Radio’s Baylan Leonard hosting between stages, whilst Janice Long anchors the Greatest Hits Radio Stage and Fleur East and Sarah Jane Crawford will host the Biggest Hits Stage.

Getting ready for the action tomorrow, Hits Radio breakfast show co-host Fleur East performed a special Hits Live Fest Rap Roulette on today’s show:

Hits Radio Brand Network Group Programme Director, Gary Stein said: “We are all missing our summer live music experiences, however in collaborating and sharing this cross-stage approach, we feel we can really capture and provide listeners with the diversity of a real music festival. We asked our audiences across three radio networks for their favourite gigs of all time and they responded in their thousands. With so many amazing acts on across the day, the only problem will be deciding which stage to head to!”


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