Chart topping boy band Boyzone will be rocking Eastleigh’s Ageas bowl this August as part of the Aegeas Family Festival.
Alongside family entertainment, the Festival will feature the Royal London One-Day Cup – Hampshire v Middlesex, with a headline musical performance from the popular group best known for hits including ‘Love Me For A Reason’, ‘Words’, ‘No Matter What’ and ‘When The Going Gets Tough.’
Boyzone are currently celebrating two decades in the music industry. Within these 20 years, the band have tallied up an impressive 5 Brit Awards, eighteen top 10 hits on the UK Singles Chart, six No. 1 UK hit singles and five No. 1 albums, with 25 million records sold by 2013 worldwide.
They released their sixth studio album ‘From Dublin to Detroit’ last year, featuring their favourite songs from the Motown era.
“After the heroics of the Irish team in the Cricket World Cup, we’re glad to be bringing a bit of the Irish craic to the Ageas Bowl on August 1st. It will be the last gig of the Summer for Boyzone so we’re all looking forward to a great night.”
Prior to the headlining performance by Boyzone, the cricketing action will see Hampshire face Middlesex in a Royal London One-Day Cup match. a 50-over competition.
This unique event sees the return of The Ageas Family Festival, which will provide the backdrop to both the cricketing and musical entertainment.
The popular festival promises to be bigger and better than ever before with a whole host of family-friendly activities including the arrival of the Army’s Red Devils parachute display team who will be dropping in to the ground during the innings interval.
Free activities for children will range from bouncy castles to climbing walls, laser quest to a fun fair, with Cricket Coaching also returning alongside an arts and crafts area for all.
Speaking for the Ageas Bowl, Stuart Robertson said:
“We pride ourselves on innovation here at the Ageas Bowl and we are delighted to be partnering with Music plus Sport to again deliver a ground-breaking event for all the family. There can’t be many more family days out with so much included and we can’t wait to welcome everyone on 1st August.”
Tickets will be on general sale at 9am on 15 April here http://www.ageasbowl.com.
Tickets are priced at £40 adults /£10 child (under 18) however a limited number of early bird adult tickets will be available at £30 and £35. There will be hospitality packages available to suit all budgets. The match starts at 10:30, with a scheduled finish of around 18:30.