More acts announced for Sound Island Festival
Giggs, Bebe Black & Little Nikki are the latest acts announced
for Sound Island Festival 2013.
The rising stars will be playing on the first day of the music
weekend at Quex Park near Margate, which is being headlined by Plan
B, with guest appearances from Rita Ora and James
Giggs is one of the most influential rappers in the UK, having
worked with top artists including Example, Wiley and
Tinchy Stryder, Wretch 32, Devlin and Mike
24-year-old Bebe Black first sprang to wider
attention after lending her vocals to Benga’s Icon and released her
debut EP Deathwish last month, with her debut album expected
sometime later this year. Blending different music genres, Bebe
once described her sound as being “goth-pop-step”
Little Nikki was signed to Mercury Records aged 13 as part of girl
group Soundgirl, but went solo after the group supported Justin
Beiber and Pixie Lott on tour. Touted as one of MTV’s ‘10 to watch
in 2013’, she has just released her debut single, Intro
Additional artistes for the second day of the festival,
when Jessie J will headline with performances from Lawson and Union
J, are still to be announced.
Spokesman Dion Clements said: "As fast rising artists in
their own right, Giggs, Bebe Black and Little Nikki fit very nicely
with the edgier sound of the Saturday line-up of Plan B, Rita Ora
and James Arthur. All three have rapidly developing music careers
ahead of them so we’re very pleased to be able to showcase their
live talents to potentially new fans."
The Sound Island Festival will take place on Saturday,
July 27 and Sunday, July 28, at Quex Park,
Tickets are on sale now at £35 each per day or £64 each for
a weekend ticket. For more information or to book
visit www.gigantic.com or
call 0871 224 1112.
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