Legendary 80s synth group Frankie Goes to Hollywood have been announced as the headliners for the National Lottery’s big Eurovision Party event taking place on Sunday 7th May at Liverpool’s St George’s Square.
The performance will mark the first time in 36 years that the group have fully reformed with the group returning to their home city of Liverpool for the show.
They enjoyed global success throughout the 1980s with huge hits such as “Relax”, “Two Tribes” and “The Power of Love”. Their debut album “Welcome to the Pleasuredome” sold over 2 million copies worldwide going Platinum in counties as far apart as New Zealand, Germany and Canada as well as triple platinum in their native United Kingdom.
Other acts announced to perform at the event include 2016 Eurovision winner Jamala and 2014 winner Conchita. They will take to the stage along with famous Liverpudlian acts The Lightning Seeds, Atomic Kitten and The Real Thing. The event will be hosted by comedian Joel Dommet and presenter AJ Odudu who hosted the Semi-final allocation draw as well as giving the 12 points from the United Kingdom at Eurovision 2022 from the BBC base in Salford; the first time the United Kingdom’s points have been given from outside London.
The last wave of tickets went on sale today, the event is free to attend for National Lottery UK players but tickets must be pre-purchased. You can get your tickets here.