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Giant acts set for Reporter's Big Day Out

PUBLISHED: 16:15 03 June 2009 | UPDATED: 10:44 23 August 2010

ARTISTS to perform on the main stage as part of a six-hour extravaganza at this year s Reporter sponsored Big Day Out have been confirmed. Music on the main stage usually lasts for two hours and has two acts but has grown this year to six hours of live m

ARTISTS to perform on the main stage as part of a six-hour extravaganza at this year's Reporter sponsored Big Day Out have been confirmed.

Music on the main stage usually lasts for two hours and has two acts but has grown this year to six hours of live music for the event on Saturday July 4.

Five fantastic, award-winning and diverse performances have been secured for the line-up for the final of Gravesham's first week-long festival - The Big 7.

Entertainment starts at 4pm with multi-award winning American country singer Eve Selis, followed by swing band Goosebumps, 70s disco group The Barstewards, top bhangra artist Sukshinder Shinder and ending with pop tribute act Fake That and a firework finale at 10pm.

Artists from across the music spectrum were selected following a public consultation at the end of 2008.

Eve Selis, has shared the stage with music legends Hootie and the Blowfish, Counting Crows and Jack Johnson. She won the Best American Artist award in September last year, has sold more than 40,000 CDs independently, with more than two million downloads to her name and features in several film soundtracks including American comedy Armed and Dangerous starring John Candy.

Sukshinder Shinder, is a highly regarded British Asian bhangra music producer, singer and song writer. He has collaborated on more than 200 albums with highly successful artists within the Asian music network. The evening entertainment is part of an all day event from 11am to 10pm featuring the Summer Regatta and Northfleet Carnival, taking place at the Riverside Leisure Area in Gravesham.

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