The organisers of the award-winning Kew the Music have today confirmed their final two headline artists for 2019’s edition of the festival.
Jess Glynne will be performing at the Royal Botanical Gardens on 10 July 2019, and Garbage will headline on 13 July 2019.
They’ll be joining the already announced R&B superstar Craig David, Beverly Knight & Billy Ocean, Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra and Rick Astley.
This year’s Kew the Music takes over the iconic venue from 9-14 July 2019.
Jess Glynne has had a phenomenal 2018. The London singer-songwriter topped the Official UK Albums Chart with her latest album Always In Between and topped the UK Singles Chart with tracks I’ll Be There and as a featured artist on the smash Rudimental track These Days. Glynne is also known for chart-topping singles Hold My Hand and Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself.
Legendary alt-rockers Garbage have sold over 17 million records worldwide since breaking through in the early ’90s. The band, fronted by Shirley Manson are well known for their singles Queer, Only Happy When It Rains and Stupid Girl as well their chart-topping 1998 studio album Version 2.0, of which they recently celebrated the 20th anniversary.
Two iconic artists, Beverley Knight and Billy Ocean, will also both be performing headline sets at Kew The Music in summer 2019. Beverley Knight is a three-time MOBO award winner and has sold over one million albums in a stellar career. Ocean, known for hits such as Suddenly and When The Going Gets Tough has sold over 30 million records to date. The pair make their Kew The Music debut on 9 July 2019.
Jools Holland returns to Kew The Music on 11 July 2019. A real crowd-pleaser, Jools has been touring with the Rhythm & Blues Orchestra for more than 25 years. He is also well known for presenting the iconic BBC music show Later… with Jools Holland.
Since breaking through with his debut album Born to Do It, Craig David has become a pillar of the British music scene. The album spawned the smash singles 7 Days, Fill Me In and Rewind, turning the young lad from Southampton into a global superstar. Since its release, the record has gone platinum in both the US and the UK and earned the singer, songwriter and rapper two Grammy Award nominations. The superstar comes to Kew The Music on 12 July 2019.
Rounding off the festival is ’80s icon Rick Astley. Known for this smash hit Never Gonna Give You Up which hit No.1 in 25 countries, Rick will be bringing his hook-laden pop hits to the Royal Botanical Gardens on 14 July 2019
Here are the dates, including the newly announced shows.
9 July 2019 – Beverly Knight & Billy Ocean
10 July 2019 – Jess Glynne
11 July 2019 – Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
12 July 2019 – Craig David
13 July 2019 – Garbage
14 July 2019 – Rick Astley
Tickets for the newly announced Jess Glynne and Garbage shows will be available from 10:00 Friday 14 December 2018. Remaining tickets for the other dates are available now. Grab all through Ticketmaster.co.uk