Take That for T4?

RUMOURS are rife that one of the greatest boy bands of all time could soon be serenading fans on Weston's sands. The Weston & Somerset Mercury has heard

RUMOURS are rife that one of the greatest boy bands of all time could soon be serenading fans on Weston's sands.The Weston & Somerset Mercury has heard that Take That's Gary, Mark, Jason and Howard will perform at this year's T4 on the Beach. The reunited Manchester-born lads could well be belting out some of their classic hits, as well as their newest releases, when the event comes to town on July 22.There are also reports that American superstar and style icon, Gwen Stefani, could grace the stage at the musical extravaganza.Look out in the Weston & Somerset Mercury over the next few weeks to find out more.One of the presenters who will be rousing the crowds at this year's massive beach party is Steve Jones.Mercury reporter Charlotte Richardson grabbed five minutes with Channel Four's favourite Welshman this week and asked him what fans can expect from this year's event - and what he is expecting from his stay here.The presenter, who originally hails from the Rhonda Valley area, said: "I love Weston and this time I will spend Thursday to Monday there. I will mingle with the locals and do a lot of partying."We always get a great welcome in Weston. Last year we went out and about in town."I holidayed in Weston as a kid as my family was into going to the beach, and I also remember taking donkey rides there as well."When I come down this time the Friday to Sunday will involve me going hell for leather on all the T4 stuff."There are more acts to confirm for the line-up but I'm particularly looking forward to seeing Calvin Harris on stage."T4 on the Beach returns to Weston for the third time this year.Acts including Akon, Natasha Bedingfield, Just Jack, McFly, Maroon 5, Mika and Calvin Harris have already signed up for the pop-fuelled party.


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