Popular singer songwriter added to host of stars set for 2020 Cornbury Festival near Chipping Norton

A popular singer songwriter has been announced as the headline act for Sunday in the weekend-long Cornbury Festival held near Chipping Norton over the summer.
Cornbury Festival 2020Cornbury Festival 2020
Cornbury Festival 2020

Festival organisers have announced Irish singer songwriter Ronan Keating as the headliner for Sunday night July 12. He will be joined by legendary US troubadours America.

Ronan Keating's latest album Twenty Twenty will be released in May. He continues to present the popular Magic Radio breakfast show.

The Sunday lineup also includes Cornbury’s favourite country twins Ward Thomas. Ward Thomas will bring a combination of a country pop music from twin sisters, Catherine and Lizzy Ward Thomas. The Sunday performers also include Twinnie (Twinnie-Lee Moore).

Liverpudlian pop stars The Real Thing who come to celebrate their 50th glorious year, The STAKS Band will appear with a special surprise guest and fellow Liverpudlians The Christians.

Jack Savoretti, a festival favourite discovered at Cornbury, and now a home owner in Great Tew, was already named for the headline spot on Saturday July 11.

Another Cornbury regular, Mike Scott with The Waterboys, will be joining Saturday's main stage having recently enjoyed a resurgence in popularity following the final series, final episode sound bed of their classic ‘The Whole Of The Moon’ for the HBO smash ‘The Affair’.

The Saturday line-up will also welcome Kid Creole and the Coconuts playing their UK festival exclusive.

Ronan Keating (photo from Cornbury Festival)Ronan Keating (photo from Cornbury Festival)
Ronan Keating (photo from Cornbury Festival)

Friday headliners Van Morrison and Dido will take the main stage following a performance by the Aurora Orchestra, a 30-piece classical troupe, who’ll be playing the magnificent Vivaldi's Four Seasons.

Acid Jazz funksters Brand New Heavies, ska legends, The Dualers, and indie rockers The Magic Numbers, will hit the 2000 capacity Songbird Stage.

Festival organiser, Hugh Phillimore, said: "It’s truly our most diverse line-up ever. A proper variety show for all ages and tastes – Cornbury’s musical rainbow if you like."

The Cornbury Festival 2020 will take place on July 10 - 12 at Great Tew Park near Chipping Norton.

Van Morrison (photo from Cornbury Festival)Van Morrison (photo from Cornbury Festival)
Van Morrison (photo from Cornbury Festival)

Day tickets and weekend tickets for Friday to Sunday July 10 - 12 are on sale now. Day tickets are from £85, and weekend tickets are from £180. There are also weekend with camping tickets from £215. Senior, teen and child concessions are also available. Children under the age of three are free.

For more information and tickets visit: www.cornburyfestival.com.

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