SLIDESHOW: Dappy and X Factor star to perform at Morecambe Carnival

Former N-Dubz and solo star Dappy, 911 and Black Lace will be among the star line-up at the 2015 Morecambe Carnival.

Thursday, 2nd April 2015, 1:48 pm

The Carnival, which was rebooted last year to great success, will be held on May 2 and 3.

Other acts due to perform at the event include X Factor 2013 runner-up Nicky McDonald and former The Voice winner Jermain Jackman, the first male victor of the show who was coached by Will-I-Am.

There are a number of local acts on the list too including 18-year-old Ben Simpson from Carnforth, Olly Murs tribute Stuart Michaels from Morecambe, Ashleigh Wood from Morecambe and Molly Warburton from Carnforth who released her new album earlier this year.

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Also on the bill is singer Amy-Jo Clough from Bolton-le-Sands and Morecambe lads Fuse.

Other acts include Voice contestant Olivia Lawson, new girl band Tiger Heart and new band Friday at 4.

Identical twins The Brooks will play - Kyle and Josh wowed Simon Cowell at last year’s X Factor and made it all the way to judges houses, narrowly missing out on a place in the live finals.

Band Exposure, consisting of former X Factor star Giles Potter alongside Ryan, Jake and Jamie, will wow the crowds.

Black Lace.

And 16-year-old Josh Taylor, whose debut album ‘Feeling Stronger’, was released in February will also star.

Redd, who has worked with Snoop Dogg and Akon, will play as will Vanquish, consisting of Sophia, Lucy and Becky, a feisty three who have toured extensively with the likes of Rebecca Ferguson, The Wanted, Amelia Lily and Blue.

Harry Mondryk, who made the finals of Britain’s Got Talent as part of boy band Connected, and has just launched his solo career, will also play.

Welsh electropop due Electrovamp who formerly supported Girls Aloud, North West singer-songwriter Will Connor, 12-year-old sensation Henry Gallagher, The Renegade Girls, Everyoung, whose single went top 30, Chris Atkinson and Room 94 help complete the lineup.

Amy Jo Clough.

Here is the complete lineup:

Ben Simpson

Stuart Michaels

Ashleigh Wood

From left, Luke Wilding, Ben Fleetwood, Molly Warburton and Nick Latham

Molly Warburton

Olivia Lawson

Tiger Heart

Friday at 4

Josh Taylor


Nicholas McDonald.

Will Connor

Henry Gallagher



The Renegade Girls.

Amy Jo Clough

Chris Atkinson


Harry Mondryk

The Brooks



Black Lace

Nicky McDonald

Room 94

Jermain Jackman