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In a UK festival exclusive, Grammy Award-winning rock band Kings Of Leon will headline the first ever Fusion Presents.
Brought to you by the team behind Fusion Festival, the brand new one-day event takes place at Sefton Park, Liverpool on Friday 30 August 2019.
Also performing on the day will be Franz Ferdinand, Echo & The Bunnymen, Circa Waves and Sam Fender, with more to be announced in the coming months.
Breaking through in the early 2000s, Kings Of Leon are one of the world’s biggest rock bands. Since the release of their debut album Youth & Young Manhood in 2003, the band have gone on to sell over 18 million albums and 24 million singles worldwide.
A world-renowned live act, Kings Of Leon have sold out arenas across the globe and have headlined festivals such as Glastonbury and Reading and Leeds.
“We’re over the moon that we were able to secure one of the world’s most successful rock bands,” exclaims Fusion Presents Event Director Damien Sanders, “we cannot wait to see them perform in our new home, Sefton Park.”
Fans can expect to hear such hits as Molly’s Chambers, Use Somebody, Radioactive and the chart-topping Sex On Fire when the band headline Fusion Presents.
Supporting Kings Of Leon will be Scottish indie pioneers Franz Ferdinand, who have no fewer than five top-ten albums under their belt.
Also appearing on the day will be local new wave heroes Echo & The Bunnymen, and Liverpudlian indie upstarts Circa Waves.
Rounding off today’s artist announcements is the 2019 BRITs Critics Choice Award winner Sam Fender, who will no doubt be previewing tracks from his hotly anticipated debut album.
Fusions Presents takes place at Sefton Park, Liverpool on Friday 30 August 2019.
Tickets to see Kings Of Leon headline Fusion Presents will be available from 9:00 Friday 8 March 2019 through Ticketmaster.co.uk