Real get Alesha for Blackpool
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Real get Alesha for Blackpool

Alesha Dixon is the first act confirmed for the Blackpool Illuminations switch-on with Real and Smooth Radio.

The two networks are broadcasting the event on commercial radio for the first time. GMG Radio North West secured the deal from BBC Radio 2, who have covered it for the past 13 years.

Over 15,000 people will attend the biggest night in Blackpool’s calendar with many more expected to tune in on Real and Smooth’s eleven stations across the UK. Presenters will broadcast from a purpose built arena throughout the day.

Alesha is just the first act to be confirmed for the event and will be revealed to Real Radio listeners on Monday morning’s breakfast show.

Cllr Maxine Callow, Cabinet Member for Tourism and Regeneration said: “I’m delighted that we are able to give a sneak peek at the quality of the line-up for our Big Switch-On Weekend and very much looking forward to seeing Alesha perform.

“We’re really excited as we prepare to announce our Switch-On star to the nation, and look forward to seeing the full celebrity line-up to launch this year’s world-famous Blackpool Illuminations."

Andy Carter Managing Director of GMG Radio said: “One of the world’s biggest names has agreed to join us on stage to be part of one of the UK’s largest annual events – this will be an event to remember and we’ll reveal all on Monday morning at 8am”.

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0 0 788 23 July, 2010 Station News 10:36 am 20107 Friday, July 23rd, 2010

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