20 February 2018


The legendary Scottish duo have announced today that they will perform in the Inverness Leisure Centre on Friday 23rd November 2018.

The Proclaimers are composed of the identical twin brothers Charlie and Craig Reid (born 5 March 1962). They are best known for their songs "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)", "Sunshine on Leith", "I'm On My Way" and "Letter from America".

Strikingly individual, twin brothers Craig and Charlie Reid have over the years enjoyed huge success across the globe as the emotional honesty, wit and sing-along raucousness of their songs and their extensive touring has enlightened and entertained fans new and old.

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 23rd February from Ticketline (www.ticketline.co.uk; 0844 888 9991) or from Caffreys Menswear, Eastgate Shopping Centre, Inverness.

29 January 2018

Paloma Faith to perform at Live in Somerset on Friday 13th July 2018

Paloma Faith is heading to Taunton on her 2018 The Architect Summer Tour.

With an acclaimed number one album The Architect riding high in the charts and a Brit nomination under her belt for Best Female Artist, Paloma Faith has announced she will perform in Vivary Park as part of her must see 20-date The Architect Summer Tour.

The singer will be entertaining crowds outdoors under the Somerset stars, when she takes to the stage on Friday 13th July at this summer’s Live in Somerset’s series of musical concerts.

The tour follows the release of Paloma’s new album, The Architect – her first in more than three years. With sales approaching 25,000 copies and features the stunning singles: Crybaby, Guilty and her latest hit Till I’m Done.

Speaking about her upcoming summer tour, Paloma Faith, who is nominated for the Best British Female Solo Artist at the Brit awards in 2018, said:

“Touring for me is the best thing, which is the reason why I do this job. I’m excited to be performing this summer and headed outdoors to venues including Taunton’s Vivary Park.

“I’m working out my set for the shows at the moment, and whilst it’s not been finalised, what I will say is that I would expect there to be a more futuristic feel to the shows.”

Carlie Davidson of LCC Live, said:

“Paloma Faith is captivating live. Her concert is going to be breathtaking and we hope you can join us, to hear one of the UK’s best female artists live under the stars in Somerset.

“It’s going to be an exceptional evening and a great series of live musical concerts.”

Paloma Faith is the final headline artist to be announced for Live in Somerset, a three-evening series of musical concerts taking place between the 13th and 15th July. The series of shows are being organised by concert promoter LCC Live.

Kaiser Chiefs will perform on Sunday 15th July, whilst Billy Ocean and special guests: Hot Chocolate; The Real Thing; Bjorn Again and S Club Party, will bring the party to Vivary Park on Saturday 14th July.

Tickets (seated and standing) for Paloma Faith at Vivary Park, Taunton go on sale on Friday 2nd February at 9am from Ticketline (www.ticketline.co.uk; 0844 888 9991) and Taunton Visitor Centre, Market House, Fore Street, Taunton, TA1 1JD for personal callers.

22 January 2018

Kaiser Chiefs announced as second headline act for Live in Somerset

🎉 We Predict a Riot - the Brit-award winning band, Kaiser Chiefs are coming to Vivary Park this summer. 🎉

Kaiser Chiefs are the second headline artist to be announced as part of Live in Somerset, and will perform outdoors on Sunday 15th July 2018.

The indie rock band, led by lead singer and former The Voice judge Ricky Wilson, first burst onto the world stage following the release of their debut album in 2005. They’ve scored numerous hits including Oh My God, Ruby and Never Miss a Beat. Their sixth record Stay Together was released in 2016 and reached number four in the UK album chart.

The band’s front man Ricky Wilson, said:

“We’re very excited to be playing in the heart of Taunton this summer. We’ll put on a great show and will pick out some of our smash hits including Ruby, Oh My God, Coming Home and I Predict a Riot, so come and join us. It will be a great night!”

Ricky is joined in the band by guitarist Andrew “Whitey” White, bassist Simon Rix, keyboardist and occasional drummer Nick “Peanut” Baines and since 2013, drummer Vijay Mistry.

Claire Kidger, Director of LCC Live, said:

“We’re delighted to confirm Kaiser Chiefs to the line-up for Live in Somerset. They always put so much energy into producing a fantastic show, and we can’t wait to see them perform their latest and greatest hits.

“Live in Somerset is shaping up to be an unmissable summer music event.”

Live in Somerset, is a three-evening outdoor music event (13th – 15th July 2018) being organised by LCC Live.

Kaiser Chiefs are the latest artist to be announced, bringing the series of concerts to a close on the Sunday night (15th July). Billy Ocean with special guests Hot Chocolate, The Real Thing, Bjorn Again and S Club Party will perform on Saturday 14th July. The artist for the Friday evening (13th July) will be announced shortly.

Seated and standing tickets for the Kaiser Chiefs at Vivary Park, Taunton go on sale on Friday (26th January 2018) at 10am from Ticketline (www.ticketline.co.uk; 0844 888 9991) or personal callers can get tickets from Taunton Visitor Centre, TA1 1JD

12 December 2017



Taunton’s Vivary Park is set to host a three-evening outdoor music event next summer, with organisers announcing the Saturday night headline act. 

The Trinidad-born English recording artist, Billy Ocean, who had a string of internationally acclaimed hits in the 1970s and 1980s will be the main attraction on Saturday 14th July 2018 at Live in Somerset’s Party in the Park. 

Billy Ocean has sold over 30 million records to date, including a host of gold and platinum records across the world – he hit the number one spot worldwide on numerous occasions. 

The artist and songwriter who is best known for hits including Love Really Hurts Without You; Stop Me; and Love on Delivery, will be joined by special guests Hot Chocolate, The Real Thing & Bjorn Again. 

Billy Ocean’s special guests Hot Chocolate, one of the UK’s most successful bands from the 1970s, will entertain fans with their distinctive sounds and classic hits, including: You Sexy Thing and Every 1's a Winner, when they perform at Live in Somerset’s Party in the Park.

The Real Thing also joins the Saturday night line-up. Celebrating an incredible 40 years in the music business, three original vocalists – Chris and Eddie Amoo and Dave Smith – will perform with their own five piece band in a performance that will include You to Me Are Everything; Can’t Get By Without You and Feel the Force.

More special guests will be announced shortly.

Billy Ocean is looking forward to performing at Party in the Park in Taunton. He said: 

“I love performing and sharing my hits with fans - I really hope they can join me for a night of live music under the stars in Taunton.”

Live in Somerset’s Party in the Park, is a three-evening outdoor music event (13th – 15th July 2018) being organised by LCC Live. The concert promoter has been behind many successful concerts in Taunton, over the last few years including Rod Stewart, Status Quo, Jools Holland, Will Young and Scouting for Girls. The team is back, and this time has three evenings of sensational live music lined up.

Live in Somerset’s Party in the Park with Billy Ocean and guests Hot Chocolate and The Real Thing is the first of the three nights to be announced. Gates will open at 4pm, and concert-goers can choose from standing or seated tickets.

Les Kidger, Director of LCC Live, said: 

“We plan to create a festival atmosphere again in Vivary Park, enabling music fans to be entertained by a range of artists over the three evenings. 

“Billy Ocean enjoyed phenomenal success in the 1970s and 1980s, as did Hot Chocolate and The Real Thing. So come and join us and take a trip down memory lane; enjoying, reminiscing and dancing to some truly iconic hits from over the years.” 

Les added: 

“We’re delighted to be returning to Vivary Park for three evenings of live music, bringing around 20,000 fans to the local area over the course of the weekend.” 

Tickets go on sale on Friday 15th December at 10am. There will be a limited number of early bird standing tickets for Saturday 14th July 2018 available priced at £30.00 for those who order tickets early (subject to availability). All tickets can be purchased from Ticketline: https://www.ticketline.co.uk/order/tickets/13331706 
0844 888 9991.

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