Derby Sound

02/04/2019

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Derby Sound

INTRODUCING THE BIGGEST POP CONCERT TO HIT THE EAST MIDLANDS THIS SUMMER – DERBY SOUND!

SATURDAY 3 AUGUST 2019

THE PATTONAIR COUNTY GROUND - DERBY


TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY 5 APRIL

The BIGGEST pop concert of the summer is set to land in Derby on Saturday 3 August 2019 at the Pattonair County Ground, home of Derbyshire County Cricket Club. Presented by DHIVE, Derby Sound will bring an incredible line-up of pop’s most exciting artists… Rudimental, Rita Ora, The Vamps and Rak-Su will each be taking to the stage for an unforgettable evening of summer sounds.

Rudimental are a drum and bass band, consisting of Piers Aggett, Amir Amor, Kesi Dryden and Locksmith, currently taking the charts by storm. The boys have already debuted two huge singles this year from their forthcoming new album Toast To Our Differences – the smash hit UK Number One These Days ft. Jess Glyne, Macklemore & Dan Caplen - currently the biggest-selling record of 2018 in the UK - and Let Me Live (prod. with Major Lazer) ft. Anne Marie and Mr. Eazi.

With two Number One albums and three Number One singles already under their belts, Rudimental have sold over 20 million singles and over two million albums – extraordinary numbers for a band who have consistently moulded new and inventive sounds to push the boundaries of conventional pop music.

Rita Ora has cemented herself as one of the UK’s most successful pop acts of the decade and shows no signs of slowing down in 2019. Since her rise to prominence in 2012 Rita has sold a staggering seven million singles, had 13 top ten hits and recorded a Number One platinum-selling debut album with Ora. Rita recently entered the Official Chart history books, breaking a record held for 30 years. The singer’s release, Let You Love Me, became her 13th Top 10, meaning Rita set a new UK chart record for the most Top 10 singles by a British female artist.

The Vamps burst on to the scene in 2013 - debuting at Numbers Two, Three and Two with their first three singles Can We Dance, Wild Heart and Last Night. Their debut album, 2014’s Meet The Vamps, was another smash, followed 18 quick months later by their second album, Wake Up. Along the way there were collaborations, with Demi Lovato (a duet on Somebody To You), Brooklyn Beckham (Wake Up), Shawn Mendes (Cecilia) and 20th Century Fox for the soundtrack of Kung Fu Panda 3). And in between already they’ve undertaken two world tours and an arena tour.Their fourth album Night & Day (Day edition) was released in 2018.

Rak-Su is a four-piece group from Watford who triumphed in The X Factor, in December 2017. Rak-Su – which stands for ‘tracks vs. suits’ and the juxtaposition of carefree youth and adult responsibilities – are not only the first male band to win the competition, but also the first ever X Factor act to have had three of their singles top the UK iTunes chart while being on the show, including original tracks Mona Lisa and I’m Feeling You. Dimelo - the group’s winners’ duet with Wyclef Jean and Naughty Boy - debuted at Number Two and has now been certified Silver, spending three weeks in the Top 10 of the Official UK chart.

Derby Sound is the most exciting event in the city’s 2019 calendar; featuring Rudimental, Rita Ora, The Vamps and Rak-Su on Saturday 3 August, and is the perfect a chance to party hard to some of the hottest summer sounds, and in the landmark venue of The Pattonair County Ground, home of Derbyshire County Cricket Club. Hotly tipped to sell fast, tickets will be on sale from 9.00am on Friday 5 April 2019.

Darren Riley, Commercial Director of D-Hive Ltd said “We're pleased to have started what we hope to be a long partnership with Derbyshire County Cricket Club and are looking forward to bringing such a large-scale event to Derby. We're proud to be a part of the overall entertainment offering locally this summer and believe the community benefits to be significant."

Ryan Duckett, Chief Executive of Derbyshire County Cricket Club said “Following the success of the concerts we have hosted over the last few years, the Club is delighted to be able to host another major music event at the Pattonair County Ground this summer. Rudimental, Rita Ora, The Vamps and Rak-Su all have a huge following, and I am sure it will be another great event for the City and the wider region.”

Tickets for Derby Sound on Saturday 3 August 2019, featuring Rudimental, Rita Ora, The Vamps and Rak-Su go on General Sale at 9.00am on Friday 5 April 2019.

Tickets are available from:

www.ticketmaster.co.uk

www.derbyshireccc.com

www.lhgtickets.com

This is a standing only concert

Standing Zone - A

£55.00 + booking fee

Hospitality packages are available to purchase directly from Derbyshire County Cricket Club events@derbyshireccc.com, or 01332 388 105 and via Ticketmaster

Fast Track upgrades are available for £5.00 each + booking fee

Car parking is available through Ticketmaster, priced at £10.00 + booking fee

Hotel room upgrades are available through Sound Travel – https://sound.travel/

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult

This is an outdoor concert and tickets are all standing

‘Collector tickets’ are available to purchase via Ticketmaster

Accessible Tickets Purchase Information:

A limited number of Accessible tickets will be available on a first come first served basis and will be available to purchase directly through Ticketmaster.

Please call Ticketmaster's Accessibility line on 0800 988 4440 (tickets subject to availability). Visit www.ticketmaster.co.uk

Artist Links

Website: www.rudimental.co.uk

Twitter: @rudimental

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Rudimental/?nr

Website: www.ritaora.com

Twitter: @ritaora

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RitaOra/

Website: www.thevamps.net

Twitter: @thevampsband

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thevampsofficial/

Website: www.raksu-official.com

Twitter: @RakSuMusic

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/raksumusic/