HAVING partnered with music giant MTV, the annual Gibraltar Music Festival, which is now known as MTV Presents Gibraltar Calling, has announced the first list of artists booked to appear at the Festival.
Early bird tickets went on sale on March 1 and the main stage will see Clean Bandit, the multi-talented electronic music band, singer Craig David and internationally renowned producer, musician and DJ Steve Aoki.
On the classic stage, the first three acts to be announced have also known huge success during their long careers and Gibraltar welcomes Bananarama, now a duo in their 35th year of performance, Midge Ure co-writer of Do they know its Christmas and the colourful fivesome from the USA The Village People.
Tickets will be available via the website www.gibraltarcalling.com and from the Gibraltar Ministry of Culture. The early bird hard tickets will be sold from the reception at City Hall, John Mackintosh Square Gibraltar. These tickets will be sold from Monday to Friday between 10am and 5pm whilst children aged 12 and under are eligible for a free ticket which must be obtained in advance from City Hall as long as they are accompanied by a ticket-holding adult.
Details of additional bands will be released in the coming months as will the location for the World Cup Qualifying match against Bosnia and Herzegovina also due to be played on September 3.