Headline acts at Henley Festival 2016

Henley Festival 2016 – Headline Acts Announced

The headline acts for the final four days of the Henley Festival 2016 have been confirmed this morning, with some of the world’s biggest stars set to perform at the unique event. Eventmasters are delighted to offer official hospitality packages for this sought after event.

In November it was revealed that Sir Elton John would be the headline act for the opening night of the Henley Festival, Wednesday 6th July. The multi-platinum and gold selling legend will perform some of his biggest hits on the famous floating stage.

Henley Festival headline acts include Elvis Costello & The Impostors, Bryn Terfel and Will Young

The second night of the Henley Festival 2016 (Thursday 7th July) will be headlined by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Elvis Costello. Costello is one of the most unique and respected artists of the past 30 years and has received some of the most prestigious awards in music; including two Ivor Novello prizes.

The third night of the Henley Festival (Friday 8th July) will see world renowned opera singer Bryn Terfel perform alongside the Welsh National Opera Orchestra on the River Thames. The Grammy winning Welsh bass-baritone has performed in some of the biggest events in the world including the BBC Last Night of the Proms and the Royal Variety Show.

Blake will bring their distinctive fusion of electric and classical music to the fourth night of the Henley Festival (Saturday 9th July) and will be joined by guest star Dame Shirley Bassey. Blake shot to prominence winning a Classical BRIT Award for their debut album, which also reached number one in the UK Classical Album Chart. The award winning trio will be joined by the British icon Dame Shirley Bassey, for what is sure to be a truly unforgettable performance.

The final night of the spectacular Henley Festival (Sunday 10th July) will be headlined by Will Young, winner of the first ever Pop Idol contest.  The two-time Brit Award winner will perform all of his biggest hits as the curtain comes down on the 2016 Henley Festival.

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