Martha Reeves, Russell Watson and The Bay City Rollers announced for Hale Barns Carnival


Three headline acts and a third evening concert have been announced for Hale Barns Carnival 2020.

Last year saw a record number of visitors to the event, which raised more than £100,000 for the local community.

This year the event will host Motown legend Martha Reeves And The Vandellas, opera vocalist Russell Watson, and Seventies pop rock band Bay City Rollers.

The carnival will take place across the weekend of Friday 17 July, Saturday 18 July and Sunday 19 July 2020 with gates open from 6pm.

Tickets for the evening concerts go on sale at 11am on Friday 24 January 2020.

Martha Reeves – Image suppliedMartha Reeves, Russell Watson And The Bay City Rollers Announced For Hale Barns Carnival

100% of the ticket revenue from the evening concerts will be donated towards community projects and charities.

Organiser Max Eden from Hale Barns Events said: “Hale Barns Carnival is back bigger and better than ever before.

“Due to phenomenal demand and the incredible support of the local community, we are adding an extra date making the event three days for the first time ever.

“We’re incredibly excited that the incredible queen of Motown Martha Reeves; operatic sensation and local lad Russell Watson; and Seventies tartan rockers the Bay City Rollers are joining us at the Hale Barns Carnival 2020.

“Each concert promises something completely different to enjoy and experience first-hand.

“With a bigger concert stage and even bigger acts, we want to make this the best Hale Barns Carnival we’ve ever had – and I still can’t believe we’ve got a real Motown legend coming to Hale Barns, it’s just wonderful.

“We’re also looking forward to once again inviting visitors to enjoy the daytime festival atmosphere free of charge. Come and join us for a weekend of live music and family fun – it’s the Summer event you won’t want to miss.”

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