Harrogate Fake Festival to rock pop fans with iconic hits

POP fans will rock to some of music's biggest sounds this weekend at a festival celebrating acts who gave us Mr Brightside, Honky Tonk Women, Fire, This Is A Call, Just Can't Get Enough and The Reflex.

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Tuesday, 12th July 2022, 3:42 pm
Harrogate Fake Festival will celebrate some of music's biggest live acts
Harrogate Fake Festival will celebrate some of music's biggest live acts

Harrogate Fake Festival, a day-long fake-fest of live music, is back, bigger and better than ever, inside a giant Marquee at The Stray, this Saturday, July 16, 11.45am to 11pm.

TICKETS: For tickets and more information visit the official festival website at www.fakefestivals.co.uk.

Bands this year will pay tribute to icons The Killers, The Rolling Stones, Kasabian, Foo Fighters, Depeche Mode and Duran Duran.

Collectively the legends themselves are estimated to have sold more than half a billion records.

Top of the bill are The Killers tribute, The Fillers, who will recreate hits such as Somebody Told Me, When You Were Young, Human and crowd pleasing signature anthem Mr Brightside, the longest-charting UK single of all time at 300-weeks.

The Killers are the only international act to have a seven-album streak of number one albums, from their debut. Frontman Brandon Flowers has another two char-topping solo albums.

The Stones will pay tribute to the Jumpin' Jack Flash and Honky Tonk Women icons The Rolling Stones.

Kasabian hits like Fire will set the night ablaze as tribute Kazabian take the spotlight.

Foo Fighters will be celebrated by Fore Fighters, playing hits such as This Is A Call, I'll Stick Around and Monkey Wrench.

It's back to the 1980s for Depeche Mode fans when Enjoy The Silence UK play the band's songs which included Just Can't Get Enough, Everything Counts and People Are People.

Launching the day are Duran, performing some of the biggest hits by 100 million record selling Duran Duran, the likes of chart-topping singles The Reflex and Is There Something I Should Know?

The Stones will pay tribute to the Jumpin' Jack Flash and Honky Tonk Women icons The Rolling Stones

Harrogate Fake Festival, which first took place in 2015, is one of a series of UK wide tribute festivals that attract thousands of fans.

Fake Festival owner Jez Lee said: “We're thrilled to be back again in Harrogate. We work hard to ensure our festivals are safe, secure, accessible and friendly - with an environment that caters for all ages.

“Our giant marquee ensures a warm, lively, inside atmosphere.”

The Killers tribute band The Fillers will top the bill with hits like Mr Brightside
Fore Fighters