Capital uses Billboards to reveal Summertime Ball acts

Global is bringing back Capital’s Summertime Ball for another year – with the event taking place on Saturday June 8th 2019 at Wembley.

The first acts were announced this morning on-air and via billboards – and include the Jonas Brothers performing their first UK gig for a decade.

Global used billboards to reveal the acts, asking listeners to get in touch with the station tweeting photos of the names.

Mark Ronson, 5 Seconds of Summer, Ellie Goulding and Khalid, Halsey were announced on Monday morning, with more being announced each day this week. Maroon 5, Jess Glynne, Ava Max, Lauv, Jonas Blue and Mabel were announced on Tuesday morning.

Anne-Marie, Sigala, Sigrid, Tom Walker, Jax Jones and Rita Ora were added on Wednesday, and Calvin Harris on Thursday.

Ashley Tabor OBE, Founder & Executive President of Global, told RadioToday: “Today we kicked off our massive reveal week on Capital Breakfast by announcing some of the world’s biggest artists for Capital’s Summertime Ball.

“We are especially excited to confirm the news that so many fans have been waiting for – the Jonas Brothers are returning to the UK and playing the Ball. We’re only just getting started and we can’t wait to reveal yet more huge acts for the UK’s hottest summer party on Capital Breakfast with Roman Kemp tomorrow morning!”

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