11:00 AM September 8, 2022
Ipswich is on the brink of rock for the primary time when it hosts the UK’s main retro competition this weekend.
Let’s Rock Ipswich, which takes place at Trinity Park this Saturday, September 10, might be dominated by many well-known artists, together with Adam Ant, OMD, Howard Jones, Heaven 17, Go West, Sonia, Residing in a field and Pete Wylie.
The occasion marks the ultimate night time of the Pageant of Suffolk celebrations.
Let’s Rock organisers, Nick Billinghurst and Matt Smith, mentioned: “We’re completely thrilled to deliver Let’s Rock to Ipswich as a part of the Pageant of Suffolk.
“It’s all the time thrilling taking Let’s Rock to new locations, and particularly to such a lovely a part of the nation.
“We hope you adore it as a lot as we do!”
Let’s Rock 2022 is ready to be the most important and best occasion to this point, by way of each viewers and variety of competition places.
The competition contains 13 occasions throughout the UK with a mixed viewers of over 150,000 individuals who have been entertained this summer season by most of the largest stars, together with Billy Ocean, The Human League, Squeeze, Moist Moist Moist and plenty of extra.
Let’s Rock Ipswich would be the final occasion celebrating the Pageant of Suffolk, which marks the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
Mark Pendlingto, the Pageant of Suffolk chairman and Deputy Lieutenant, mentioned: “Spearheaded by the Suffolk Lieutenancy, the Pageant of Suffolk has over 70 companions who’re working collectively to deliver to life a number of occasions throughout 2022 and through the time of HM Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
“The competition is designed to shine a highlight on all points of Suffolk and Let’s Rock might be a incredible and becoming finale to the county’s largest ever neighborhood celebration.”
Since launching in 2008, Let’s Rock has grown into the UK’s largest retro competition sequence, and in doing so, has re-launched and revitalised the careers of many 80s icons.
Toyah, who might be performing in Ipswich this Saturday, mentioned: “Let’s Rock may be very particular as a result of not solely are there back-to-back acts all day who’re all sensible and iconic, but additionally the environment is pleasant and family-oriented.
“You possibly can look out over an viewers and typically see three generations of the identical household, and the entire viewers is handled as household.”
Let’s Rock Ipswich will embody many primary hits carried out by well-known artists, in addition to fireworks, an enormous stage and spectacular lighting.
The ultimate few tickets can be found on-line.