15th August 2016, 19:58 | grand final
Super League are delighted to announce that British rock band Feeder will headline the pre-match and half-time entertainment at the 2016 First Utility Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford on Saturday October 8 (6.00pm).
Feeder will perform at the biggest night of the Super League season and treat the crowd to a selection of their most famous hits such as ‘Feeling A Moment’, ‘Just The Way I’m Feeling’, ‘Buck Rodgers’ and ‘Just A Day’ as well as new tracks from their upcoming album ‘All Bright Electric’.
Feeder’s frontman Grant Nicholas, said: “We are thrilled to be playing the Grand Final this autumn and can’t wait to take to the stage at Old Trafford. We are now busy preparing a show that will do justice to this epic event.”
The band headlined the Isle of Wight festival this summer and are about to embark on a 14 date tour around the UK and Ireland. With 25 Top 40 hits, over five million record sales, three platinum and two gold albums they are sure to provide top class entertainment before the action begins on the field.
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Interim Super League General Manager, Mark Foster, said: “The First Utility Super League Grand Final is the pinnacle of the season. It always provides exhilarating entertainment on the field and now we can also guarantee spectacular entertainment both pre-match and at half-time with Feeder as the headline act.
“We have already confirmed that DJ Craig Charles will get the night off to a great start with his set and that Laura Wright will get everyone’s spine tingling when she sings Jerusalem just before kick-off. The Grand Final is one of the most established fixtures in the sporting calendar and we are sure that no fan will want to miss out on being part of a fantastic night as we crown the 2016 First Utility Super League Champions on Saturday October 8.”
Jerusalem: Laura Wright will sing the traditional hymn ahead of kick off
Funk & Soul: Craig Charles will warm up the crowds this year
Feeder were set to perform at the 2011 Grand Final but due to bad weather conditions the pre-match entertainment was cancelled and therefore the headline band now plays on a stage based in the stand with fans surrounding them. Eighty-five exclusive seats located next to the stage Feeder will be performing on are available from just £30. These seats can be booked by calling 0844 856 1113* and quoting W211, or selecting block W211 at www.rugby-league.com/tickets.
Tickets for the First Utility Grand Final at Old Trafford cost from just £20 for adults and £15 for concessions and can be purchased by visiting www.rugby-league.com/tickets or calling the Rugby League Ticket Hotline on 0844 856 1113*
*Calls to this number will cost 7p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge