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MORE big names have been added to the bill of Kent's biggest music festival.
The revamped Hop Farm Music Festival from July 4 to 6 in Paddock Wood will now feature Ray Davies as the Friday headliner, Billy Ocean, Beautiful South's Paul Heaton with Jacqui Abbott, and Deacon Blue among others.
Eddi Reader to headline Purbeck Folk Festival
IT'S shaping up to be perfect with two headliners announced this week for the award-winning Purbeck Folk Festival.
Darlington and Stockton Times
Richmond Live organisers announce second headline act for the festival
MUSIC festival organisers have announced a second headline act in what promises to be a bumper year for the volunteer-run event in Richmond .
ONE of most successful singers ever to come out of the town has announced plans to make a comeback.
Jacqui Abbott, from St Helens, was female vocalist for the Beautiful South from 1994 to 2000, when the band released a series of critically-acclaimed records that catapulted her to fame.
East Bay Express
With all the ephemeral, mediocre, and just plain bad pop music these days, it's easy to forget how subversive the genre can truly be.