The Cambridge Club is delighted to announce chart-topping neo-blues and soul sensation Rag’n’Bone Man as a new headliner, in their second wave line-up reveal.
With his uniquely soulful sound and incredible baritone vocals, Rag’n’Bone Man (aka Rory Graham) will have everyone singing along to his huge hits – including Human, Giant, infectious new tune Fall In Love Again and spring’s anthem All You Ever Wanted –guaranteeing the weekend starts with a bang on Friday 10th September.
Joining him is the nation’s favourite radio personalitySarah Cox, whose ‘Just Can’t Get Enough 80s’ will take everyone on a trip down memory lane on Sunday 12th with the ultimate 80s disco – full of the funkiest throwback tunes, from Belinda to Bowie and Wham to Whitney. The undeniable tastemaker of RnB and soul Trevor Nelson supports on Saturday 11th, selecting the finest anthems for sunset dancing.
These huge newly-announced artists will join an already intoxicating line up of Disco, Funk, Soul, Blues and R&B icons. Festival day splits have been unveiled as follows:
FRIDAY 10 SEPT – Rag’n’Bone Man, plus the queen of British soul Beverley Knight, 70s-styled pop, rock and soul creators Young Gun Silver Fox + support.
SATURDAY 11 SEPT – headlined by singer-songwritermaestro Jack Savoretti, with dance hitmaker Sophie Ellis-Bextor, plus Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club, Trevor Nelson and Heatwave supporting, and night-time acts Horse Meat Disco, Greg Wilson and Abba Disco Wonderland DJing in brand new After Dark area.
SUNDAY 12 SEPT – will be a funky final day of thefestival, with Shalamar, Soul II Soul, Sarah Cox, Toploader and Uncle Funk’s Disco Inferno. More artists to be announced. For more line-up and tickets info, check out www.thecambridgeclub.co.
The Cambridge Club, now taking place in September, is ‘Inspired by Creators, Innovators and Explorers’who the historic city has been home to over the years – from past pioneers like Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin, to present day treasures such as David Attenborough and Emma Thompson. The festival will be a three-day feast of Music, Arts and Culture – featuring comedy, talks, interactive experiences, family entertainment, and delicious food and drink. Visitors are invited to ‘Dance, Disco and Discover’ their way through the festival’s immersive array of activities. The magic will all take place at the historic Childerley Orchard, a spellbinding site, in the heart of the beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside – providing festival goers with an enchanting backdrop to dancewith friends and family and create new memories.
William Young, Managing Director said: “We hope this year’s line-up of incredible musicians – current chart-toppers and old favourites alike – will bring lots of joy and fun for people of all ages. We wanted to build a line-up of the most iconic artists from across a variety of genres – expanding on our much-loved formula of Disco, Funk & Soul, adding in some new styles too, but keeping the core feel-good identity of The Cambridge Club. We can’t wait to see crowds coming together to sing and dance to the music, and experience everything else the festival has to offer in September!”