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30 SHARES Share Tweet Diana Ross, Lionel Richie, Lewis Capaldi, Duran Duran and Snow Patrol will headline Lytham Festival 2021. Lancashire's biggest live music festival returns to Lytham Green from Wednesday 30 June to Sunday 04 July. And as the full headliner line-up is revealed, five-day passes giving festival-goers access to all nights are on sale now. Individual tickets for each night will go on sale at 8am on Friday October 30. Motown icon Diana Ross, who was booked for Glastonbury's 50th Anniversary legends slot, will be Lytham Festival's first headline act on Wednesday June 30.
Read about Diana Ross' journey to 'legend' status here. Opening the show for Diana Ross on Wednesday June 30 will be a set from Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts, followed by singer-songwriter Jack Savoretti. Thursday July 1 will see Lewis Capaldi headline the Main Proms Arena. Supporting Lewis will be young up-and-coming blues/rock and roll artist Luke La Volpe. Snow Patrol are the Friday night headliners, with Jade Bird and Kodaline on opening duties.
Saturday night will see Lionel Richie headline as he performs hits from his extensive and much-loved repertoire spanning decades, all the way from the Commodores to the present day. Craig Charles will open for Richie with a DJ set. Disco icon Gloria Gaynor will then take to the stage before a set from American girl group TLC, know for their famous hit 'Waterfalls'. Lytham Festival will close on Sunday July 4 with a headlining set from British music icons Duran Duran. Special guests for Duran Duran are yet to be announced. Five day Passes for Lytham Festival are on sale now priced from £219. Individual tickets priced from £35 will go on sale at 8am Friday October 30. He said: "Live music and entertainment is part of the beating heart of the UK and we plan to make Lytham Festival bigger and better than ever before for 2021. "We have a line-up filled with world-class artists and really cannot wait for June 30th when can all celebrate together and return to Lytham Green." Here is your full Lytham Festival breakdown for 2021: Sign up to our daily newsletter The i newsletter cut through the noise Sign up Thanks for signing up! Sorry, there seem to be some issues. Please try again later. Submitting... Duran Duran close the show for Lytham Festival 2021 Wednesday June 30 Motown legend Diana Ross will be the first headline act. The American singer and actress rose to fame as the lead singer of The Supremes, who became Motown's most successful act during the 1960s and one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time. A hugely successful solo career followed and has seen Ross win countless major awards including a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, a Golden Globe, a Tony and several American Music Awards. Snow Patrol peform Friday night Opening the show will be a set from Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts, followed by chart-topping Anglo-Italian singer-songwriter Jack Savoretti. Thursday July 1 Rapidly rising international star Lewis Capaldi will headline the Main Proms Arena. It's been a meteoric rise for the Scottish singer-songwriter. Earlier this year his single Hold Me While You Wait was nominated for an Ivor Novello Award and Capaldi also won the 2020 Brit Award for Best New Artist. Lewis Capaldi will headline the second night of Lytham Festival. Supporting Lewis will be a young rising star with up-and-coming blues/rock and roll artist Luke La Volpe. Friday July 2 Indie rockers Snow Patrol are the Friday night headliners. With a 25-year career they have racked up an impressive number of accolades including more than 17 million global album sales and an Ivor Novello award. Their 2006 monster hit single Chasing Cars went on to become UK radio's most played song of the 21st Century. Queen of Motown Diana Ross opens Lytham Festival 2021 Singer-songwriter and musician Jade Bird will open the night for Snow Patrol with Irish rock band Kodaline as the main support act. Saturday July 3 International superstar Lionel Richie headline as he will perform hits from his extensive and much-loved repertoire spanning decades, all the way from the Commodores to the present day. His music is part of the fabric of pop music and Richie has sold more than 125 million albums worldwide and is an Oscar, Golden Globe, and four-time Grammy Awards winner. Funk and soul icon Craig Charles will open for Richie with a DJ set. Disco legend Gloria Gaynor will then take to the stage before a set from American girl group TLC. Sunday July 4 Lionel Richie will play Saturday night Lytham Festival 2021 British music icons Duran Duran. Since first storming onto the pop scene in 1981 Duran Duran have sold more than 100 million records, had 18 American hit singles, 21 UK Top 20 tunes and have continued to perform to huge concert audiences around the world. Consistently fusing art, technology, fashion and a signature sense of style with their unique and infectious brand of music, singer Simon Le Bon, keyboardist Nick Rhodes, bassist John Taylor and drummer Roger Taylor have proven themselves timeless. Sign up to FREE email alerts from LancsLive - daily Subscribe Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Invalid Email Lytham Festival has announced its five headline acts for its return in 2021. Diana Ross, Lewis Capaldi, Snow Patrol, Lionel Richie and Duran Duran will all perform at the top of the five-day event taking place next summer at Lytham Green. Also performing will be Jack Savoretti, Luke la Volpe, Kodaline, Jade Bird, TLC, Gloria Gaynor plus DJ sets from Adele Roberts and Craig Charles Funk & Soul. More acts will be announced in the coming weeks for the event which will run from Wednesday, June 30 to Sunday, July 4. Lytham Festival 2020 was cancelled along with the whole festival calendar as a result of the coronavirus pandemic with organisers citing unavoidable concerns over the health and safety of fans, artists and the community. Five-day passes for the event are on sale now for £259 each with day tickets going on general sale at 8am on Friday, October 30. You can see ticket details here. Wednesday - Diana Ross, Jack Savoretti, Adele Roberts Thursday - Lewis Capaldi, Luke La Volpe Friday - Snow Patrol, Kodaline, Jade Bird Saturday - Lionel Richie, TLC, Gloria Gaynor, Craig Charles Funk & Soul Sunday - Duran Duran, more acts TBC