Posted on 30th April 2021
We’re excited to announced a new round of incredible line-up additions including Nile Rodgers and Chic, Annie Mac, Ella Eyre and more!
Sundays Castle Stage headliner has been announced as international icon Nile Rogers playing with his band Chic. Nile has written, produced, and performed on albums that have sold more than 500 million units worldwide including huge hits Good Times, Everybody Dance and Le Freak. Alongside this, he has worked with a staggering list of music legends, including Michael Jackson, Madonna, David Bowie, Diana Ross, Prince, Mick Jagger, and Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams on hit single Get Lucky. This headline set is going to be unmissable!
Punk-folk singer-songwriter Frank Turner will take to the stage on Saturday at Victorious with his impressive eight album catalogue filled with eclectic songs, while Lancashire’s Lottery Winners will bring their upbeat brand of indie-pop to Portsmouth on Friday. After the successful release of their debut album and a string of popular singles including Start Again featuring Frank Turner, the band recently took on a sea shanty cover of Nickelback’s Rockstar. Nickelback spotted the cover and added their own vocals to the mix, with the crossover version amassing over 1.7 million views on Nickelback’s official Tik Tok page. You won’t want to miss the chance to raise your cup in the air on Friday to their catchy songs! Jade Bird is another welcome addition to the line-up with Rolling Stone calling her ‘a young Londoner’s spin on modern Americana’ and a nomination in 2020 for NME awards ‘Best New Act In The World’, make sure you add this set to your festival schedule on Sunday.
Legendary DJ Annie Mac takes the special afternoon slot on Sunday, temporarily transforming Portsmouth into Ibiza – guaranteed get everyone in the festival spirit! Another exciting addition to Sunday is MOBO award winner Ella Eyre whose stunning vocals have featured on a whole host of hits including her BRIT award-winning collaboration with Rudimental Waiting All Night, Sigalas Summer anthems Came Here For Love and Just Got Paid and Banx and Ranx’s Answerphone. Plus, Clean Bandit take to the Seaside stage with a DJ set featuring vocals from lead singer, Grace Chatto creating the perfect Summer soundtrack to your Sunday at Victorious!