Bestival announces Ian McCulloch and Ian Broudie to head up bill for Nation fundraiser in memory of victims of a fatal coach crash.
Ian McCulloch and Ian Broudie head up a strong Liverpool line up for the special Bestival Benefit on Saturday March 30 at Nation in memory of victims of a fatal coach crash..
The Echo & the Bunnymen and The Lightning Seeds stars line up with the previously announced The Cuban Brothers plus Is Tropical, and fellow Scousers Killaflaw and former GIT Award nominees The Tea Street Band plus Hoodie Ledbetter.
A special spoken word set from the world’s most infamous trafficker of illicit substances, Howard Marks (aka Mr. Nice) will also be included alongside a screening of The Chemical Brothers’ live film Don’t Think.
Organisers plan a ‘Very Special Guest DJ’ to perform a set along with Bestival curator Rob da Bank, as well as a selection of Liverpool’s finest including Steve Parry, Chris McGee, Dave Whelan, Phil Fearon and James Silk plus Bestival‘s own Little Chief.
Alex Evans and Katy Alex will perform a special version of Michael Molloy‘s Rise & Fall.
The monies raised from the night will go to the immediate parents or guardians of festivalgoers Michael Molloy and Kerry Ogden who lost their lives in the accident and Zach Washington-Young who suffered life changing injuries.
Tickets priced £16.25 including booking fee are available now from Ticketline.
Further reading on Getintothis
Bestival Benefit concert set for March 30 at Nation with Cuban Brothers.
Nation to host Bestival coach crash tribute gig says Rob Da Bank.
Getintothis reports on the Bestival coach tragedy.