Hereford & Worcester

Evesham balloon festival announces live band line up

Hot air balloon
Image caption The balloons will fly on Saturday evening in a 'night glow'.

The winners of a talent contest and eleven local bands will be playing at the Evesham Balloon Festival.

The winners of the W Factor talent contest, run by Wychavon District Council with be on stage at midday on Sunday, 5 June.

There will be live sets from 11 local bands from 1230 BST on Saturday 4 June.

The final band will play at 2100 BST as the balloons prepare to take off for a "night glow".

The bands playing are:

  • Fighting Shadows, a four piece acoustic rock
  • Keep The Change, a new young original pop punk trio
  • Touch, a young local band influenced by Kiss and Van Halen
  • Bang Bang Billie, a female fronted local band who play soul and modern classics
  • The Marabooboo Allstars, doing covers from from the 80's to the 00's
  • Ra Ra and The Vine Project, a young female fronted band, playing original music and the odd cover
  • Fifteen English Pounds, featuring classic rock covers
  • Into The Fire, indie pop rock originals
  • The Road Hogs, playing classic covers
  • Crazy 88's, a local covers band
  • KTO, formerly Kathleen Turner Overdrive

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