York Festival – line up, tickets and what to expect

YORK Festival is a brand new event kicking off in June 2020, and the concert series has secured some big names already.

The likes of Lionel Richie, Westlife and Madness will be taking the stage, but how can you get tickets? We have the lowdown…


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How can I get York Festival tickets?

Presale tickets for the three-day event go on sale on Wednesday, 27 November 2019.

But the general tickets sales actually kick off the day after on Thursday, 28 November 2019.
You can buy tickets from

The festival will take place at York Sports Club from Friday June 19, 2019 – Sunday 21 June, 2019.


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What is the line-up for York Festival?

Music icon Lionel Richie, pop stars Westlife and British music legends Madness will headline the first ever York Festival.

Opening night headliners Madness have chalked up no fewer than 15 UK Top 10 singles and seven Top 10 albums.

They will be joined by indie chart-toppers Lightning Seeds, Craig Charles with his famous Funk and Soul Club DJ set together with Leeds indie rockers Apollo Junction and York’s very own Violet Contours.

Westlife will headline on the Saturday night as part of their UK-wide Stadiums in the Summer Tour.

The UK’s top selling album group of the 21st century will perform classic hits such as Swear It Again, Flying Without Wings and You Raise Me Up as well as new songs from their forthcoming album, Spectrum.

They will be joined on the night by pop group All Saints, Brit singer-songwriter Sophie Ellis Bextor, indie rock band Scouting for Girls.

While Take That’s Howard Donald will be spinning the discs for a very special DJ set.
Sunday night headliner is none other than international superstar Lionel Richie.

The four-time Grammy Award-winner will perform a hit-packed concert that covers his extensive and much-loved repertoire – from his hit-making days with the Commodores right up to the present day.


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