The Wanted and Slexandra Burke poster

Just weeks before their performance in Billericay, top boy band The Wanted have scaled the charts reaching number one with single ‘Glad You Came’.

The British-Irish pop boy band comprising Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuiness, Tom Parker and Nathan Sykes perform at Lake Meadows Park in Billericay on Saturday 6 August.

Performing alongside special guest, X-Factor star Alexandra Burke the show is part of a weekend of live music at Lake Meadows which also sees Peter Andre performing on the 7 August.

[quote width="auto" align="none" border="#0066cc" color="#0066cc" title="Quoted by Councillor Kevin Blake, Cabinet Member for Leisure and Arts at Basildon Council"]The Summer concerts at Lake Meadows will see three of the highest selling acts in the UK performing at Billericay. The park is a fantastic venue for this type of event and it is great that envy productions who worked alongside us last year have been able to put on two such high profile shows.[/quote]

The Wanted and Alexandra Burke perform at Lake Meadows park in Billericay on the 6 August and Peter Andre performs at the park on the 7 August. Tickets are available from www.ticketeast.co.uk or via phone on 01268 465465.

Girl Group FanFair announced as the support act

With special guest Alexandra Burke supporting headliners The Wanted at the event, up and coming girl group FanFair will also be supporting. The talented group features a strong musical pedigree including ex-Clea singer, Aimee Kearsley, former X-Factor star, Roberta Howett, and former West End star, Jessica Martin.

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