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Fleetwood News: Live Wyre Festival In Fleetwood Postponed

May 22nd, 2014

livewyre14bA major outdoor music festival at the home of Fleetwood Town FC starring the Happy Mondays has been postponed.

The club today released a statement saying the concert on June 1 has been postponed after being contacted by Wyre Council to say the event had not got permission. Wyre Council leases Highbury Stadium to the club and it is understood the concert breaks the terms of their contract.

A statement on the club website said tickets will be refunded in full. The anti-fracking gig was announced following Happy Mondays maraca player Mark “Bez” Berry’s visit to the port earlier this year.

Toyah Willcox, Big Country, Bad Manners and Alabama 3 were all due to play at the 10-hour event, alongside a number of local bands.

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