REVEALED- The lineup for this year's 25th Coventry Godiva Festival - The Coventry Observer

REVEALED- The lineup for this year's 25th Coventry Godiva Festival

Coventry Editorial 26th Feb, 2024   0

POP SENSATION Paloma Faith, legendary West Midlands superstar Beverley Knight and former frontman of The Verve, Richard Ashcroft are set to headline Coventry’s iconic Godiva Festival.

The popular festival, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, will take place at the city’s War Memorial Park between Friday and Sunday, July 5 and 7.

The Friday night headline slot will be taken by Richard Ashcroft, who will be supported by Coventry indie rock outfit The Primitives.

The Next Stage will also be open on Friday night for a drum and bass special with Holy Goof taking the headline slot.

Paloma Faith, famous for hits like ‘Only Love Can Hurt This’, will be taking the Saturday night headline slot, where she will be performing songs from her new album, ‘The Glorification of Sadness’.

Support will come from British Eurovision icon Sam Ryder as well as  Rishi Rich ft Panesar, DJ Krish and PBN.

Other performers on the main stage on Saturday include Solihull’s Lady Leshurr, The Go Team, Kawala and an opening Asian fusion set.

On the Next stage on Sunday a mix of DJs and bands combined to create a buzzing celebration of music talent from Coventry’s Sisters in Dub and Ruder Than U.

Sunday will see Beverley Knight MBE headlining, with other top performers including Rhoda Dakar, lead singer of the Ska-influenced outfit The Bodysnatchers.

The Family Field will be home to the Serendipity Stage where youngsters can enjoy Dr Ranj’s Teddy Bear Hospital as well as SK Schlomo’s Beatbox for Kids show.

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