Visiting on Saturday 6th July? Click here to read our leaflet for concert and non-concert guests
On 6 July 2013, the Alton Towers Resort is staging an amazing music special event featuring some of the biggest names in pop!
Alton Towers Live will feature Olly Murs, Rizzle Kicks, Labrinth, Little Mix, James Arthur, Conor Maynard, Stooshe, Union J and The Vamps as they take to the stage in the massive concert to be held on Saturday 6th July at the UK’s favourite theme park.
Offering guests the chance to escape for a great day of family fun and adrenalin-pumping rides such as The Smiler, Nemesis and Oblivion, with a spectactular concert, the event is a sensational addition to the Resort’s theme park season.
After a day enjoying all the Alton Towers theme park has to offer, guests will enjoy the incredible concert with sets from each of the acts, including a phenomenal headline set from Olly Murs.
Tickets can be purchased at the entrance to the Theme Park at the below prices. Please note, if you are buying on the day, please arrive early to avoid disapointment.
Experience some of the hottest acts in UK pop at Alton Towers Live...
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Olly Murs, one of the most successful pop stars of the past decade. In just three years, he’s crafted three albums which have produced four No 1 singles, and a further three Top 20 hits.
First album Olly Murs (2010) has gone double-platinum and second album In Case You Didn’t Know (2011) is at almost triple-platinum sales. His 2012 album Right Place Right Time shot to the top of the albums chart immediately on release – giving Olly the biggest week one sales by a male artist in 2012! Olly also managed the rare feat of being top of the albums and singles chart simultaneously when Troublemaker hit the top spot for a second week.
Olly has just been announced as special guest on Robbie Williams’ European Stadium tour – add that to Olly’s already huge UK arena tour and it’s easy to see that 2013 belongs to him.
Rizzle Kicks are the most exciting British pop-rap duo since, well, ever. They are a radiant burst of bright, brilliant colour and attitude, with a something-for-everyone approach that means their music has serious cross-generational appeal.
Hardly surprising, then, that they have sold over 300,000 albums and over a million singles in under a year. Since the release of their warm up single, Prophet (Better Watch It), they have been unstoppable. Their first official single, Down With The Trumpets, hit the Top 10, swiftly followed by Heart Skips A Beat, a collaboration with X Factor star Olly Murs and a number 1 smash in August 2011, then When I Was A Youngster and finally Mama Do The Hump, which was one of the biggest selling singles of 2012.
Their live shows, including a high-energy unit of a guitarist, drummer, bass player and trumpet player, have received rave reviews including a recent 4* review from the Evening Standard who called them a "ray of sunshine for cloudy times."
Rizzle Kicks are currently working on their second studio album (due for release in summer 2013).
In just two years, multi-talented musician Labrinth has experienced an extraordinary career trajectory. The producer and writer behind some of the biggest songs of the last 18 months, has taken Tinie Tempah to the top of the charts and orchestrated the triumphant return of Ms.Dynamite. Now he can add performer to his ever expanding CV, hitting the number 2 spot with ‘Earthquake’ and then grabbing his first UK number 1 with the BRIT nominated ‘Beneath Your Beautiful’.
Labrinth signed to Syco in June 2010, becoming the first act in six years to not join the label via a TV platform. Rarely do you see such an incredible amount of creative output emanate from one person. Gifted to the point of genius, Labrinth is also stylish, smart and, importantly, incredibly likeable. With an ability to think in a way that is genuinely unique, his potential is limitless. He’s already created hits in the past and has others out presently, but for the future, it’s Labrinth the solo artist we should be most excited about.
In less than a year, James Arthur’s life has been utterly transformed. At the start of 2012, James was living in a cramped bedsit near Middlesbrough. Blessed with a voice aching with longing and pure spine-tingling soul, James could see no way to share his unique talent with the world.
Fast forward to early 2013 and 24-year-old James is performing to more than 10,000 people each night in arenas around the UK as the deserving headliner of ‘The X Factor Live Tour’. James never imagined he might find himself here - with a huge No1 single under his belt, a burgeoning fan base and demonstrating every day why he is being lauded as Britain's next big star.
Having won The X Factor 2012, James went on to have the fastest selling single of the year with ‘Impossible’. In just five weeks, it reached the No1 spot and sold more than one million copies. It was also nominated as the Best British Single at the 2013 BRIT Awards. At long last, the world is ready to listen to James Arthur.
Occasionally, a talent descends upon planet pop whose arrival is utterly meteoric; Conor Maynard’s collision into the UK consciousness has been just such an incredible impact, with ripples emanating around the globe.
Making his name online with captivating cover versions of Usher, Drake and the Kings of Leon, Conor’s innate ability to make other people’s tracks his own saw his online stats spiral stratospherically. Now counting 90 million combined YouTube views, nearly 300,000 Twitter followers and 400,000 Facebook Likes, Conor was also the winner of MTV’s fan-voted Brand New for 2012 in January. He followed that award with the announcement of another prestigious gong, the TAG Newcomer Award of 2012 at the Nordoff Robbins Silver Clef Awards. All this is a result of Conor’s distinctive musical merit alongside his naturally appealing personality. So it’s no wonder that both Ne-Yo and Pharrell Williams showed interest in signing the Brighton teen and with those ambitions thwarted opted to work with him on his stunning debut album, Contrast.
With his already impressive digital statistics continuing to sky-rocket, Conor Maynard is set to become one of pop’s hottest picks. Up next is presumable global domination, award ceremonies and multi-platinum sales on an international level.
The first rule of Stooshe? There are no rules! Utterly uninterested in following the formula, this London-based three-piece have not only disregarded the girlband code of conduct, they’ve ripped it into shreds. Alex, Courtney and Karis are three brilliantly distinct personalities and their sound is as bold as it is edgy. Describing their entire philosophy as ‘GhettRo’, they combine Salt & Pepa with Odd Future, En Vogue with Jay-Z and TLC with The Supremes.
Following an early N-Dubz support and thousands of downloads of their free mixtape ‘The Stoosh Tape’, the lyric video to debut single ‘Betty Woz Gone’ became a YouTube smash, attracting over 150,000 views in two days, making it the most viewed video in the UK. Stooshe soon made that vital transition from online popularity to real world sales with the release of their first full single ‘Love Me’ which catapulted them straight in at #5 in the charts. Next single, ‘Black Heart’, peaked even higher at #3 but its longevity proves to be even more impressive.
Now Stooshe are preparing to unleash their eagerly anticipated debut album, produced in the main by pop curators Future Cut (Lily Allen, Plan B, Wretch 32, Professor Green, Kelis), which looks set to cement their reputation.
How much is a ticket?Standard tickets are £55 per person, plus a £4 booking fee – giving a total price of £59 per person. Bookings are also subject to a £5 Special Delivery fee - Please note, any tickets purchased after Monday 24th June are collect at attraction.
Where can I book tickets?You can book tickets online at altontowers.com
I have a Merlin Annual Pass, do I get a discount?We have a limited number of Merlin Annual Pass discounted tickets – at £40 they give just access to the concert arena, you can use your Merlin Annual Pass to enter the Theme Park. These tickets can be purchased online. You need to have a valid Merlin Annual Pass at the time of booking and visiting to receive this discounted price. As a Merlin Annual Pass holder you collect your concert ticket on the day.
I have a Premium Merlin Annual Pass – doesn’t this mean I have no restrictions?There are no restrictions at Alton Towers Resort Theme Park in the main season and this date is no exception. You can use your Merlin Annual Pass to enter the Theme Park on this date. The concert arena is separate to the Theme Park.
I don’t want to go to the concert, but want to visit the Theme Park on this dateThat’s fine – The Theme Park is open as usual at 10am on July 6th. Some areas will however close from 1pm to allow us to prepare the concert arena.
Can I use 2-4-1 tickets? 2-4-1 tickets and online discount tickets cannot be used in conjunction with the combined concert ticket. Please note – sections of the Theme Park may close earlier than usual to accommodate for the concert arena
Is there a Golden Circle?There are limited numbers of tickets available in the Golden Circle, however these cannot be booked directly through altontowers.com – please see http://www.aeglive.co.uk/
What time does it start?You can enter the Theme Park from 10am to experience Theme Park rides and attractions. The concert arena opens from 2pm, with the first artist appearing at approximately 2.30pm.
What time does it end?We estimate Olly Murs to perform from 9.15pm- 10.15pm, with the arena closing immediately following this. Last admission is at 8.45pm.
Where is the concert?The concert is to be held on the front lawns in front of the lake, at the bottom of Towers Street. At around 1pm this area will be cleared of all guests and re-opened at 2pm to Concert guests. You must show your Theme Park ticket to enter the Theme Park and your concert ticket to enter the arena. Car Parking is charged at £6 per car and a Drop off / Pick up area will be signposted.
I have a disability – is there a disabled viewing platform?There will be very limited spaces on the disabled viewing platform which will be filled on the day on a first come, first served basis. We cannot reserve spaces under any circumstances. As a disabled guest you can book a disabled ticket with a free carer ticket on 0871 663 1677, this ticket does not however give any priority access.
Is there an age limit?Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult over 18. The concert arena is not recommended for babies. There are no concessions for children.
When will I receive my tickets?Tickets have begun to be dispatched now.
How can I change my details after I have ordered my tickets?Unfortunately there is no option to change your delivery address, please ensure you correctly enter your delivery details when booking tickets.
My tickets haven’t arrived yetDon’t worry! If your tickets haven’t arrived by July 1st please contact us through the contact form on the web site.
I have a question that hasn’t been answered on hereMore details about the line up, timings and event schedule will be announced closer to the event, please keep an eye on www.altontowers.com/alton-towers-live - Or Tweet us your questions - @altontowers or ask us on facebook.com/altontowers
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