IRLAM LIVE 2024 returns this Summer – Friday 31st May / Saturday 1st June & Sunday 2nd June 2024 at Manchester’s Irlam Prince’s Park!

Three great days – one awesome festival!

IRLAM LIVE is back for its eighth year. Three great days. The dates are Friday 31st May, Saturday 1st June and Sunday 2nd June 2024 at Manchester’s – Prince’s Park in Irlam, 9 miles west of Manchester city centre and what a line-up we have!

Not all hearts beat the same and once again we have carefully pulled-in an eclectic line-up for an awesome vibe and we can’t wait to see you all.

Three very different days this year. Get your dancing shoes on, pick your favourite day or get yourself a weekend ticket and do all three.

Get ready!! the summer festival season starts right here.  Irlam Live 2024, Prince’s Park, Irlam, 9 miles west of Manchester city centre.

Friday 31 May – Totally Tributes

Ten of the UK’s best tribute bands on two stages. We start the party early. Gates open at 2pm, first band is on stage at 3pm. We have really mixed things up this year. Headlining the main stage are the one and only Clone Roses, plus, Madness, The Smiths, James, UB40, Bruno Mars, Happy Mondays, Blondie, Liam Gallagher, Erasure.

Saturday 1 June – Frankie Said… It’s the IRLAM LIVE SATURDAY

We are so pleased to announce the legendary Holly Johnson as our Saturday headliner. Plus, full supporting line-up including Bad Manners, Aston Merrygold from JLS, The Farm, Liberty X, Nathan Moore, Riot Jazz, Bus Stop, plus a few surprises. Headlining the Big Top stage is Ian Van Dahl plus full supporting line-up.

Sunday 2 June – ‘The Venga bus is comin’ and everybody’s jumping’.

Sunday has an old school dance feel about it. The awesome Vengaboys are headlining with a host of special guests including Artful Dodger, Big Brovas & Booty Love, Kelly Llorenna, Ultrabeat, Ellie Sax, Sweet Female Attitude, Scratch, Kevin & Perry, and a few surprises dropping in. Headlining the Big Top Stage is Flip & Fill with Karen Parry and full supporting line-up.

Year on year as Irlam Live evolves, we push on the festival enrichment. Random things happening around the site. We don’t want to spoil any surprises but here’s a sneak peep. There is a funfair for the kids as well as the more lively rides for the thrill seekers. Princesses and Superheroes walkabouts, Bubbleologist, Street Ping-Pong, Pop-up silent disco parties are back with James and Dobby. Rizzo the 5-metre walking roaring raptor is popping-in with a few of the younger dinos and they can’t wait to eat, I mean meet you. Boogie Bingo was so much fun last year we had to bring it back. Darren Proctor’s Grown-Up Disco. There is an awesome 360-degree photo booth to capture you and everything around you. Super cool selfie opportunities with pop-up backdrops. Plus, some awesome quirky entertainment lined up while you queue to get in. So, make sure you are down early on all days.

Irlam Live also boasts…

* A large VIP and hospitality area.

* Corporate VIP suites for up to 24 guests. Suites have private bar and private loos.

* 2 large well-stocked bars with draught beers and ciders.

* 12 hand-picked street food vendors including Greek, Chinese, Indian, Thai, Korean, Donuts & Crepes, Loaded Yorkshire Puddings, Pizza, Hot Dogs/Burgers.

A spokesperson said, “We’re delighted that Irlam Live 2024 is returning and attracting big names that brings so much enjoyment to many of us. The response to this year’s event has been incredible and just confirms that Irlam Live is now firmly on the Summer festival map for an unmissable weekend of incredible live music and entertainment for all ages”.

Three great days.  A festival you don’t want to miss!  

Gates times:

Friday – 2.00pm, first band 3pm.

Saturday – 12 noon, first band 2pm.

Sunday – 12 noon, first band 2pm.

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Photo. Heather Small rocking the main stage in 2023 in front of a sell-out crowd.

We’ve had some real cool names playing the Irlam Live festival over the last seven years. Here are a few you may recognise:

Marti Pellow, Bananarama, BoyzLife, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Scouting For Girls, Blue,  Heather Small, Martin Kemp, Lottery Winners, Then Jerico, Marc Almond, Vernon Kay, D:Ream, The Feeling, Dodgy, Billy Ocean, Alexander O’Neal, The Stranglers, Tony Hadley, The Wailers, Toyah, N-Trance, Space, Hue & Cry, Bay City Rollers, The Commitments, Sabrina Washington, Jo O’Meara, Since September, Sweet Female Attitude, T’Pau, Odyssey, Katrina and the Waves, Real Thing, Jason Donovan, Republica, Aswad, Imagination, 5ive, The Blow Monkeys, Curiosity Killed the Cat, The Christians, From The Jam, Tom Hingley, The South, Toploader, Owen Paul, Go West, Kenny Thomas, Dr and the Medics, K Klass, Phats and Small, 911 and Lancashire Hotpots.

And WOW!!!! That dance tent.

Ultrabeat | Flip N Fill fy Karen Parry | Ian Van Dahl | Hypnotic | Domino | Friday Night Posse

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