Middlewich, Cheshire; psyche-folk/rock band, ‘The Sundowners’, will headline the exciting Saturday night’s free concert on 17th June at this year’s Middlewich FAB Festival with an amazing supporting performance by Emma Stevens.
Since their start in 2010, ‘The Sundowners’ have released two albums and toured the UK for 18 months for their start into the music industry. Featured on their debut album are hits such as “Wild As The Season,” “Back To You,” and “Into The Light.” In addition, ‘The Sundowners’ are scheduled to release their new album this April. With their new lead single “Great Beauty” being labelled as “utterly majestic” by This Feeling, featuring on BBC 6 Music and Radio X, and with new music on the way, ’The Sundowners’ are sure to provide an entertaining night.
Supporting artist Emma Stevens, has experienced great success since starting her solo career in 2012 from reaching nearly three million plays on Spotify, to having four consecutive singles playlisted by Radio 2. Guildford based singer, song-writer, and multi-instrumentalist, Emma Stevens, has an exciting year in 2017 with the tour and release of her third album, “To My Roots”. FAB Festival visitors can expect to hear new music from this album at Saturday night’s free concert alongside some of her previous hits from albums “Waves” and “Enchanted”. Emma Stevens is anticipated to draw in a younger crowd for this year’s FAB Festival with her pop, folk, and slightly country melodies.
This year is the 27th year running of Middlewich FAB Festival, organised by Middlewich Town Council. FAB Festival has drawn larger crowds every year and the exciting/dynamic band ‘The Sundowners’ from Liverpool are sure to wow audiences of all ages when they headline the Saturday night main stage free concert. This is the second headliner to be announced following ‘Lightning Seeds’ headlining Friday night’s ticketed concert on the main stage. Alongside the Emma Stevens, there will be an array of performances for all generations to enjoy. Tickets for the Friday night concert, as well as for camping, can be found here.
FAB Festival event organiser, Dave Thompson comments, “Middlewich FAB Festival 2017 will include a fabulous showcase of talent from the North West and confirmation of `The Sundowners` main stage headline Saturday gig is a clear message of our intentions this year.” He continues to say, “Key to that is Martin Moseley- a live music fanatic/promoter, who works with Liverpool Sound City and Glastonbury festivals PLUS the Winsford Offcut festival and now Middlewich! His knowledge of the live music scene is way beyond mine and I`m so happy to be working with him.”
Middlewich Town Clerk, Jonathan Williams, also states, “I’m thrilled to have Emma Stevens return as part of this year’s FAB Festival. She will be a great addition to the festivities over the three days and is always a crowd favourite.” Jonathan concludes, “Emma Stevens brings a fresh sound to FAB Festival and adds to the over all fun environment.”
This year’s main sponsor Hero Renewables demonstrates the level of local business support for the festival. Hero Renewables is a national, award winning Renewable Energy company enabling business and communities to aid the UK’s transition to a green economy. They provide a full turnkey solution from design, supply, installation and support. All quotations are free, bespoke and include a full payback calculation and feasibility report. With a showroom at their head office in Middlewich, they have a variety of working and display models of microgeneration technologies which are readily available for homes or businesses. For more information visit their website.
‘The Sundowners’ and Emma Stevens are only two of a variety of performances that FAB Festival will be hosting across the main stage and fringe venues alongside activities and attractions appropriate for the whole family. Admissions for Saturday and Sunday will be free across all venues. To keep up to date follow FAB Festival official Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.