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First artists confirmed for this year's Gibraltar Music Festival in September

Craig David will be performing at the Gibraltar Calling Festival.
Craig David will be performing at the Gibraltar Calling Festival. / Reuters
  • Craig David, Clean Bandit and Steve Aoki will be headline performers and Bananarama, Midge Ure and Village People are also taking part

The annual Gibraltar Music Festival has been a major success ever since it began in 2012 and this year it will be bigger and better than ever before and in a new format, as the Gibraltar government has teamed up with MTV to revamp it as 'MTV Presents Gibraltar Calling'.

The dates of this year's event have been known for some time, but the names of the first confirmed artists who will be performing at the festival have only just been released - and they didn't disappoint.

On 2 and 3 September, the Rock will be rocking to the sounds of headline performers Craig David, Clean Bandit and Steve Aoki on the Main Stage, while Bananarama, Midge Ure and Village People will keep everyone dancing the day and night away on the Classic Stage.

There is a great deal more to come, and further announcements will be made as other acts are confirmed in the future.

Early Bird tickets for the festival went on sale on March 1st, and can be purchased from the reception desk at City Hall in John Mackintosh Square from Mondays to Fridays, 10am to 5pm.