Boyband JLS to perform in Ipswich

Image caption Boyband JLS have recorded a single for Sport Relief 2012

Boyband JLS have announced they will perform a summer concert in Ipswich.

The group, who have recorded a single for Sport Relief 2012, will be at Chantry Park on 26 August.

Ipswich councillor Bryony Rudkin said it would be a "huge event" for the town and that Ipswich would be a cultural focus for the region in 2012.

Tour spokesman Dion Clements described JLS as "one of the biggest bands in music today" and said guest performers would be announced in the coming weeks.

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