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Chart-topping DJ secured for Saturday headliner spot at B LOVE festival in Basingstoke

One of the brightest new stars in dance music, Wilkinson, will headline the Main Stage on Saturday night at the new-look B LOVE music festival.

The DJ and record producer, who is best known for his top five chart hit ‘Afterglow’ which sold 500,000 copies and gained 65 million YouTube view,s will perform his DJ set alongside MC Ad-Apt.

Wilkinson is the latest act to be announced for the two-day music festival, formerly known as Basingstoke Live, which will bring over 70 live music acts to five stages in War Memorial Park on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 July 2018.

It follows hot on the heels of news that rock band Reef has will entertain the crowds from the Main Stage on Sunday.

More details about tickets and the fantastic line-up of acts, including other stage headliners at B LOVE, which is funded by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and programmed by the B LOVE Forum, will be announced soon. 

The eclectic line-up will feature something for everyone, from drum ‘n’ bass to rock ‘n’ roll and everything in between.

Younger festival goers will have plenty to keep them entertained, with free activities for children including storytelling, arts and crafts, face painting, music workshops and a percussion playground for youngsters to explore.

The festival will also feature aerial displays from theatre company Ockham’s Razor and an innovative outdoor show by Zoielogic Dance Theatre.

The council’s Arts and Events Manager Ross Harvie said: “Together with the B LOVE Forum I’m very excited to confirm that Wilkinson is performing on the Main Stage on Saturday evening.

Wilkinson is going to be supported by national and local artists, giving Basingstoke-born performers a unique platform to showcase their work alongside national acts.

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