Throughout the week Capital will announce the names of the artists that will be playing at this year’s Summertime Ball, in a series of big reveals, on Capital Breakfast, by host Roman Kemp. This morning even more names were added to the already impressively hot line-up, Among the names revealed today were Rita Ora and Anne-Marie. Tickets go on sale, on Thursday the 2nd of May 2019, at 8am, while pre-sale tickets went on sale today, (May 01), at 8am, via the Capital app.
The annual spectacular, that is Capital’s Summertime Ball, will be returning to Wembley Stadium, on Saturday the 8th of June 2019. Among the names announced, this morning (May 01) was Rita Ora, Anne Marie, Sigala, Tom Walker, Jax Jones, and, Norwegian singer and BBC Sound of 2018 winner, Sigrid.
But which huge name are we gonna reveal tomorrow? Keep your eyes on the Ballboards. pic.twitter.com/ZYWH5Xf5Da
— Capital (@CapitalOfficial) May 1, 2019
Sigrid has described playing the iconic London landmark, that is Wembley, as “insane”. Meanwhile, Speaking about her performance at the Summertime Ball, in June, Sigrid, said: “I’m going to love it. I probably should say that I have a masterplan but I think we’re going to run up and have fun and play our favourite songs.”
They will share the stage with the recently reunited US pop group the Jonas Brothers, with their appearance at the Summertime Ball marking their first UK show in ten years. The band recently dropped new track ‘Sucker’, taken from their forthcoming album, ‘Hippieness Begins’, which will be released the day before the Summertime Ball – Friday the 7th of June 2019.
The series of big reveals kicked off, on Monday (April 29), with the first six artists being revealed including Halsey – who won the Rising Star award at this year’s Global Awards. Among the other names announced, on Monday, were Mark Ronson, 5 Seconds of Summer, Ellie Goulding, and Khalid.
Today, we announced that these stars are performing at the #CapitalSTB: @MarkRonson, @5SOS, @elliegoulding, @thegreatkhalid, @jonasbrothers, @halsey But which six names are we gonna reveal tomorrow? Make sure you’ve got your eyes on the Ballboards. pic.twitter.com/GMgNu5ag6z — Capital (@CapitalOfficial) April 29, 2019
Six more acts will be revealed everyday of the week until the full line-up is revealed. Meanwhile, on Tueday (April 30), Roman Kemp revealed that Maroon 5; Jess Glynne; Ava Max; Lauv; Jonas Blue; and Mabel, will be heading the Summertime Ball, next month. It has been revealed that one final massive name will be revealed on Thursday, (May 02), morning’s show.
But which six names are we gonna reveal tomorrow? Make sure you’ve got your eyes on the Ballboards. pic.twitter.com/8ofos7nJGM
— Capital (@CapitalOfficial) April 30, 2019
Today’s reveal comes after Capital announced, at the weekend, that they would be using billboards across the UK to reveal the acts that will be performing at this year’s Summertime Ball. They also revealed that they would be enlisting the help of listeners to reveal the acts that were on the billboards, by getting them to get in touch with the station, by sending in photos of the names displayed on the billboards.
Speaking about the series of big reveals, Founder & Executive President of Global, Ashley Tabor OBE, said: “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!”