Dolls join beach party

PUBLISHED: 07:37 11 May 2006 | UPDATED: 09:15 24 May 2010

CHART-TOPPING American girl band the Pussycat Dolls will be showing off their moves at a massive music festival on Weston beach this summer. Famous for their huge number one hit Don't Cha, the girls have just been announced as the newest addition to the l

CHART-TOPPING American girl band the Pussycat Dolls will be showing off their moves at a massive music festival on Weston beach this summer.Famous for their huge number one hit Don't Cha, the girls have just been announced as the newest addition to the line-up for T4 On The Beach.Embrace, who are about to release England's official football World Cup song, and 1980s pop duo the Pet Shop Boys will also be performing on the beach on June 18. Indie rockers The Zutons and The Kooks have also been confirmed for the Channel 4 event along with Simon Webbe, formerly of boy band Blue.Dance act Basement Jaxx and the original Pop Idol winner, Will Young, committed themselves to the list last month. Hard-Fi, The Ordinary Boys and Feeder have not yet been able to confirm if they will be taking part.Up-and-coming bands The Feeling, The Automatic, All American Rejects and Frank will also be playing.Following the success of last year's concert, about 30,000 fans are expected to flock to the beach for the event, which will be hosted by T4 presenters Vernon Kay, June Sarpong, Miquita Oliver and Steve Jones. It will be broadcast live on Channel 4.Tickets, priced £25, are available from www.channel4.com/t4 or from Ticketmaster on 08712 302644.

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