Isle Of Man / Ellan Vannin

Westlife to make Isle of Man debut at Bay Festival

Westlife performing at Children in Need in 2009
Image caption Westlife has had 14 number-one singles in the UK

Irish pop group Westlife are to perform in the Isle of Man for the first time, as part of this year's Bay Festival.

The group, which has been performing since 1998, will bring the three-day festivities in Nobles Park, Douglas, to a close on Sunday 19 June.

Promoter Jamie Irving said he was delighted the band, which have had 14 number-one singles in the UK, would be coming to the island.

Rapper Tinie Tempah is due to headline on Saturday 18 June.

BBC Radio 1's Scott Mills is also to appear on the Saturday.

Comedians Alan Carr and Dara O'Briain will get the festival started with an evening of stand-up on the Saturday.

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