Westlife

Westlife and Michael Ball and Alfie Boe perform at Hop Farm Family Park in Paddock Wood, near Tonbridge

Grab your tickets for another stellar weekend of spectacular live music as Westlife and Michael Ball and Alfie Boe perform at The Hop Farm in Paddock Wood.

We’ve had some amazing live music in the county over the last few weeks, from Simply Red to Noel Gallagher and of course the Black Deer Festival.

Kent has amazing live music across the county this summer. Photo: Caitlin Mogridge

Kent’s must-have musical summer continues with two huge tracks from these beloved artists.

Westlife, who last performed in the county in 2019, is the first.

Irish boy band Westlife will return to Kent this summer with a gig at the Hop Farm
Irish boy band Westlife will return to Kent this summer with a gig at the Hop Farm

Since forming in 1998, the Irish boy band have sold over 55 million records worldwide, saw their first seven singles enter the UK chart at No. 1 and achieved 33 No. 1 albums worldwide.

With hits such as Flying Without Wings, Swear It Again and World of Our Own under their belt, fans can expect an evening jam-packed with 2000s pop anthems.

The singing stars are also set to perform new material from their 2021 album Wild Dreams, which saw Shane Filan, Markus Feehily, Kian Egan and Nicky Byrne reunite again for their 12th studio album.

Westlife will present its greatest hits to fans in July
Westlife will present its greatest hits to fans in July

The band said, “After the past 18 months, this tour means more to us than any we’ve done before. It will be a massive celebration and will bring us closer to our fans than ever before.

“We are planning spectacular shows that will include all of our greatest hits and a few special surprises.”

The following evening, two of the most famous voices in British music, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, will return to the stage.

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe will perform together again at Paddock Wood
Michael Ball and Alfie Boe will perform together again at Paddock Wood

Iconic duo Ball and Boe will be together again this summer, singing some of their greatest duets.

The two artists first joined forces in 2016 with their best-selling debut album, Together, and have since released three more albums, including a collection of Christmas classics.

The couple are known for performing numbers from musicals such as Les Miserables, West Side Story and Phantom of the Opera.

The duo are known for performing musical theater numbers and classic hits.
The duo are known for performing musical theater numbers and classic hits.

“We are absolutely thrilled to welcome such a great and popular duo,” say the concert organizers. “Ball and Boe, with their extraordinarily powerful voices, musical repertoire and engaging characters, are sure to captivate an audience that spans all generations. We can’t wait!”

Westlife will be at Hop Farm Family Park in Paddock Wood, near Tonbridge, on Friday July 1. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe will perform at the same venue the following night, Saturday July 2.

Book your tickets online here.