More amazing acts confirmed to play BML 2014!
Thu, 27 Mar 2014
Bingley Music live are excited to announce another wave of seven artist for this year’s festival ranging from recent number one artists to a heritage ska act. Jess Glynne has featured on two of the highest selling Number One singles of the year! Having already leant her distinctive voice Clean Bandit’s 600,000 single selling Number One dance smash ‘Rather Be’, Jess sang Route 94’s incredible Number One ‘My Love’. The Strypes and Selecter have also been confirmed along with The Sherlocks, Emma Garrett, Port Isla and Neon Waltz.
Bingley Music Live searches for the next big thing!
Fri, 14 Mar 2014
Bingley Music Live has always supported new talent, giving up and coming acts from the region the chance to play alongside global names like Calvin Harris, Primal Scream or Nile Rodgers and Chic.
This year Bingley Music Live has teamed up with The Musicians Centre to launch a competition to find the best artists and bands in the Yorkshire region to play at this year’s festival.
Artists will have the chance to play one of two slots on the main stage at this year’s Bingley Music Live and one of two slots on the second stage.
The best 24 will be shortlisted, based on criteria including vocals, lyrics, arrangement and technical skill.
The 22 April will see the first of four separate heats, with performances from six of the shortlisted artists. Two talented finalists from each heat will then go through to perform in the final on 16 May for the chance to join this year’s astonishingly great line-up at Bingley Music Live, from 29 to 31 August.
Closing date for applications is 11 April.
Visit the site here to apply.
Bingley Music Live recruits legendary headliners
Tue, 11 Mar 2014
Headlining the North's last big party of the summer this year will be non other than the legendary Pet Shop Boys, chart topping hip-hop artist Example and Yorkshire heroes Shed Seven.
Selling more than 50 million records worldwide in a career spanning over 30 years The Pet Shop Boys are the most successful UK electronic act and duo of all time, with a career spanning over 30 years. They have clocked up no less than 42 Top 30 singles and 22 Top 10 UK singles hits.
The six times Grammy nominees have won three Brit Awards, including the 2009 award for outstanding Contribution to Music Award. The Ivor Novello Outstanding Contribution to Pop Music and the 2013 Q Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music are just two more of the band’s many accolades.
Example returns to BML after first appearing in 2010 and is the first artist to ever return as a headliner. Elliot Gleave (his real name) hit the big time with his second album 'Won't Go Quietly' which peaked at number 4 on the UK album charts. This saw two top 10 singles - 'Won't Go Quietly' and 'Kickstarts'.
Yorkshire’s favourite sons, Shed Seven, tore up the Britpop scene in the mid-90s and amassed no less than fifteen Top 40 singles and four Top 40 albums, acquiring a loyal and dedicated fanbase along the way. In 1996, singer Rik Witter and the band had more hits than any other act that year in the UK! Anthems ‘Getting Better’, ‘Going For Gold’ and ‘Chasing Rainbows’ have stood the test of time.
Other acts announced include: Gorgon City and MNEK (fresh from their joint top five smash ‘Ready For Your Love’), Naughty Boy and festival favourites Simon and Oscar from Ocean Colour Scene.
This year, Bingley Music Live has artists from every genre including the best of new talent and promises the most complete lineup in its history. See who else is playing this year here.
At just £49 plus booking fee for the three-day festival it has to be the steal of the festival season!
Some of the best new acts in the UK confirmed for Bingley Music Live 2014!
Fri, 28 Feb 2014
Bipolar Sunshine, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Eliza and the Bear, Night Engine, Ultimate Power, Natasha North, D/C and We are Catchers are the first names to be announced for Bingley Music Live this summer. You may not have heard of some of these newcomers yet but these are some of our tips for success.
Not to be missed Bingers! Get your tickets now!
Keep your eyes out for the platinum selling artists that we will be announcing next week!
Are you the face of Bingley Music Live?
Wed, 12 Feb 2014
Fancy a Face Off? GET IN!!!
Are you aged 1 – 121?
Do you have the grumpiest of grumpy faces?
Do you own the biggest grin in Yorkshire?
Are you cuter than a baby giraffe?
Could you win a world gurning championship or a beauty contest?
Yes? Nice one! WE NEED YOU!
If you’re reading this, chances are you already know Bingley Music Live is one of the most fun festivals in the country and we’re looking for eight people to be the Face of Bingley Music Live.
“But I’ve a face for radio”, we hear you sob. Great news, this is not a beauty contest (though don’t be put off just because your pretty!); it’s a search for the faces of the North’s last BIG PARTY of summer.
We’re looking for eight faces to splash across Twitter, Facebook and err bus stops and stuff. Fame beckons – YEAH BABY!
Anyone wanting to submit their faces will be able to submit their faces in one, or more, of 3 ways:
1. Upload your photo at www.BingleyMusicLive.com
2. DM or post your photo to the BML Facebook pages. https://www.facebook.com/bingleymusiclive
3. Tweet your photo to @BingleyFestival with the hashtag #FaceofBML
On Monday 24th February Bingley Music Live team will post a winners shortlist on the festival website and friends, families and festival-goers will be invited to help choose the lucky winning eight by voting on Twitter and Facebook. Don’t worry if you’ve got a great face but haven’t got great photos as the Bingley Music Live photographer will take your photo for the posters. BOOM!
This year's event will be on 29th, 30th and 31st of August with the first few acts announced later this month.
For the latest news or to buy tickets swing by www.bingleymusiclive.com or follow them on Twitter @BingleyFestival or Facebook at www.facebook.com/BingleyMusicLive.
A Festival For Under £10 A Month!
Wed, 12 Feb 2014
Get your BML weekend ticket for UNDER £10 per month with our five month payment plan!
Our new monthly payment plans mean that BML stays affordable to all! Sign up before the end of March 2014 and just pay £9.80 in five instalments on the 28th of each month and receive a free lanyard and laminate (worth £5) thrown in for good measure!
Bingley Music Live 2014 Weekend Tickets now on sale!
Mon, 6 Jan 2014
Our limited number of early bird tickets have now completely sold out, weekend tickets which cover Friday / Saturday / Sunday are now available.
Get yours now for only £49 + booking fee!
Special childrens tickets are also available for £34 + booking fee.
Visit our tickets page for your weekend tickets while you still can!