Big name music acts announced for outdoor summer shows at Halifax Piece Hall

A host of big name acts have been added to the summer concert series line up at Halifax Piece Hall.

The latest show announcement will see dance pioneers Orbital headlining a night on Friday, August 25. They will be joined on the night by Groove Armada and 808 State who will both deliver DJ sets.

If you’d love to go tickets will be on sale from 9am on Friday, April 14. You will be able to buy them from Ticketmaster.

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Nicky Chance-Thompson DL, chief executive officer of The Piece Hall Charitable Trust, said: “There’ll be some real hands in the air moments at this show. Orbital are behind some of the most iconic moments of the 90s dance scene and our courtyard will provide a stunning backdrop to re-live them.

“With the added bonus of outstanding DJ sets from Groove Armada and 808 State, I know the energy levels will be immense at this gig and this is one party dance music fans really do not want to miss.”

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Orbital join The Charlatans and Johnny Marr, Madness, Sting, Rag’N’Bone Man, The Cult, James, Boygenius, Embrace, War On Drugs, The Lumineers and Ministry of Sound Classical among the 2023 headliners for Live at The Piece Hall 2023 series. Last week, Calderdale three-piece Wax-Tree-Cast were added to the line up.

They will support The Charlatans and Johnny Marr during their Halifax Piece Hall event on Saturday, August 26. The three-piece, who formed in mid-2020, consist of lead vocalist and bassist Oolagh Hodgson, James Newsome on drums and songwriter Blair Murray on lead guitar.

Blair said: “We are over the moon to be supporting The Charlatans and Johnny Marr. The fact it’s in our home town Halifax makes it extra special. Tim Burgess has been amazing and he’s really supported Wax-Tree-Cast from the beginning. He invited us to play on his Tim Peaks stage at Liverpool Sound City, Kendal Calling and then added us to the bill at his solo show last year. Tim’s great.

“It will be brilliant to catch up with Johnny Marr as I have worked with Johnny and his son Nile Marr previously. This show will definitely be one to remember.”

If you’d like to go to any of the shows you can find out more and buy tickets by visiting Ticketmaster or the Piece Hall’s website.

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