15th December 2018

Kaiser Chiefs confirmed to play Vivary Park in Taunton

The Brit-award winning band, Kaiser Chiefs are coming to Vivary Park this summer.

Kaiser Chiefs are the second headline artist to be announced as part of Live in Somerset, and will perform outdoors on Sunday 15 July 2018.

The indie rock band, led by lead singer and former The Voice judge Rickie Wilson, first burst onto the world stage following the release of their debut album in 2005.

They’ve scored numerous hits including Oh My God, Ruby and Never Miss a Beat.

Their sixth record Stay Together was released in 2016 and reached number four in the UK album chart.

The band’s front man, Ricky Wilson, said:

“We’re very excited to be playing in the heart of Taunton this summer. We’ll put on a great show and will pick out some of our smash hits including Ruby, Oh My God, Coming Home and I Predict a Riot, so come and join us. It will be a great night!”

Ricky is joined in the band by guitarist Andrew “Whitey” White, bassist Simon Rix, keyboardist and occasional drummer Nick “Peanut” Baines and since 2013, drummer Vijay Mistry.

Claire Kidger, director of LCC Live, said:

“We’re delighted to confirm Kaiser Chiefs to the line-up for Live in Somerset. They always put so much energy into producing a fantastic show, and we can’t wait to see them perform their latest and greatest hits.

Live in Somerset is shaping up to be an unmissable summer music event.”

Live in Somerset, is a three-evening outdoor music event (13 – 15 July 2018) being organised by LCC Live.

Kaiser Chiefs are the latest artist to be announced, bringing the series of concerts to a close on the Sunday night (15 July).

Billy Ocean with special guests Hot Chocolate, The Real Thing, BjornAgain and S Club Party will perform on Saturday 14 July.

The artist for the Friday evening (13 July) will be announced shortly.

Seated and standing tickets for the Kaiser Chiefs at Vivary Park, Taunton go on sale on Friday (26 January 2018) at 10:00 from Ticketline by visiting www.ticketline.co.uk or by calling 0844 888 9991.