Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Fun Lovin’ Criminals among big-name acts confirmed for Hazy Days Festival in Weston-super-Mare

PUBLISHED: 08:42 10 February 2017

Fun Lovin Criminals will headline Hazy Days 2017. Photo by Tom Barnes.

Fun Lovin Criminals will headline Hazy Days 2017. Photo by Tom Barnes.


World-famous musicians, including Fun Lovin’ Criminals and Newton Faulkner, are destined for Weston’s Tropicana this summer.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor.Sophie Ellis-Bextor.

Chart-topping singer Faulkner – famous for his soulful folk and dreadlocks – will open Hazy Days on July 7, with an exciting blend of music topped by Fun Lovin’ Criminals set to take the Tropicana by storm the following day.

Some of the other acts confirmed for this year’s HD17 festival – include Reef, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and the Neville Staple Band, while some of Weston’s hottest up-and-coming talents are also expected to make an appearance.

Fun Lovin’ Criminals, headed by Huey Morgan, hail from New York City and their eclectic musical style incorporates aspects of rock, hip-hop, jazz and blues.

Fellow headliner Faulkner shot to fame in 2007 with his debut album, Hand Built By Robots.

Early-bird tickets, priced £17.50-70, are available until March 4. Full-price tickets priced £20-75 will then go on sale.

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