Charles Haddon memorial festival moves venue

Charles Haddon
Image caption Charles Haddon dreamed of holding a festival called Chazzstock himself

A charity concert in memory of a singer who killed himself at a music festival will now be held in Wolverhampton.

Ou Est Le Swimming Pool frontman Charles Haddon, 22, died at Belgium's Pukkelpop festival in 2010.

A two-day festival, called Chazzstock, was due to be held in Leicestershire this June but has been cancelled due to licensing problems.

It will now be held at Wolverhampton Civic Hall on Sunday 10 June, raising money for The Prince's Trust.

New acts have been announced, including Tim Burgess from The Charlatans.

Organiser Jack Bissell, who was a close friend of Mr Haddon, said: "It's always a struggle for a brand new festival and as a non-profit festival it has been even harder.

"Due to licensing restrictions and an impending festival date, it seemed a change of venue was the best possible solution."

"I still hope that one day, we can do a proper Chazzstock Festival."

Other acts playing include The Vaccines and The Horrors.

An inquest into Mr Haddon's death heard he had became upset after injuring a fan while crowd-surfing at the festival.

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