Reload festival has announced its first names for its line-up at Norwich’s Norfolk Showground for September 11-13. Jimmy Somerville, Level 42, The Boomtown Rats and M-People all play, while UB40 trio Ali Campbell, Mickey Virtue and Astro reunite to headline. Billy Ocean also plays, having starred at 2014’s festival.
Somerville releases his new album Homage on March 9, while The Boomtown Rats play their first show since Bob Geldof’s involvement with Band Aid 30. M-People have toured extensively since reuniting in 2013.
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It’s the second Reload, following last year’s successful line-up featuring The Human League, Heaven 17, ABC, Kool And The Gang, Rick Astley and Soul II Soul.