Popstars heading to North East

JLS, Amelia Lily and Little Mix are among a host of stars heading to the Stadium of Light in Sunderland this summer as part of North East pop extravanganza.

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Stadium boss "excited" to announce new concert

Sunderland AFC's commercial director Gary Hutchinson said: "This is a change from the type of music event the Stadium of Light has staged previously and it's a really exciting development for us.

"It's a brilliant audience and one that I'm sure will appeal to a wide audience."

Earlier this year, it was confirmed that Bon Jovi will play at the Stadium of Light in the summer as will pop superstar Rihanna.

"We've already seen that there is a huge demand for live music here in the region and this multi-artist event has something for everyone."

Doors at the Sunderland venue open from 1300; the main show starts at 1430. More information click here](

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