Star-studded music line-up for festival at Marazion
10:02am Tuesday 4th September 2012 in News
A star-studded music line-up has been announced for the Human Race Festival of Sport at Marazion.
British rock band, Reef, best known for their num¬ber 1 smash hit “Place your hands”, have been announced as the headline music act for the three-day festival.
English folk rock band, Dry the River, have also been confirmed to perform and will take to the stage as the final act on the first night. Also confirmed in the line-up is indie-folk troubadour Ruarri Joseph.
Reef, Dry the River and Ruarri Joseph will be part of a ten-strong music line-up which also includes, Kezia, Moonlet and The Love Monks, Patrick James Pearson Band, Brother and Bones, The Struts and Steve Smyth.
Reef's lead singer, Gary Stringer, said: “A gig by the beach in Cornwall sounds like a perfect fit for Reef. I'm looking forward to rocking out at this show.”
Nick Rusling, of event organiser Human Race, said: “It is particularly important to us that the Human Race Festival of Sport is a festival in every sense of the word. With this in mind, we are determined that the quality of the live music acts is equal in quality to the delivery of the sporting events taking place.
"Securing a line-up of with this amount of history and experience of world class festivals and chart success demonstrates this vision and we are all looking forward to seeing them in action!”
The event will feature a combination of triathlon, sportive cycling (long distance cycling road event), open water swimming and a beach run throughout the day times.
Wings for Life is the official charity partner and competitors will be encouraged to fundraise for their ground breaking spinal cord injury research.
The charity will be providing training tips and bringing along some of their well-known supporters from the world of sport. As well as the sport and music there will be locally sourced food by Jamie Oliver Fabulous Feasts, a beer tent and bar by St Austell Brewery, a sporting expo and athlete seminars.
For more information about the Human Race Festival of Sport, please visit: http://www.festivalofsport.net