Jessie J joins incredible line-up Live at Edinburgh Castle

I always have so much fun in Scotland and the crowds are always so amazing. So I can’t wait to be back again at such an iconic venue performing alongside such wonderful artists.Jessie J
Date: 30.06.2014     Last updated: 30.06.2014 at 10.54
With less than three weeks until Edinburgh Castle takes centre stage for a huge BBC One concert, Jessie J is the latest act joining the fantastic line-up.

The pop sensation will perform on Live at Edinburgh Castle in Scotland’s capital on Saturday 19 July, just days before the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony in Glasgow.

Jessie J says: "I always have so much fun in Scotland and the crowds are always so amazing. So I can’t wait to be back again at such an iconic venue performing alongside such wonderful artists. Will definitely be one to remember… and I love a deep fried mars bar!”

Audiences, both at Edinburgh Castle and watching on BBC One, will be treated to a wealth of talent and entertainment as Jessie J is joined by Culture Club, who will be performing live for the first time in 15 years, Kaiser Chiefs, Smokey Robinson, Rizzle Kicks, Paloma Faith, Ella Henderson, Katherine Jenkins, Il Divo, One Republic, Alfie Boe and Pumeza. There will also be comedy interludes from Bill Bailey, who will be performing alongside the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, and a special guest appearance from Fred MacAulay.

Executive Producer Guy Freeman says: “The line-up for Live at Edinburgh Castle just keeps getting better and the addition of Jessie J will add even more sparkle to the night. There is something for everyone at this concert and to see so many different musical performances at the one event, will make it really special and unique.”

Live at Edinburgh Castle will be presented by The One Show’s Alex Jones. For tickets and information, visit bbc.co.uk/edinburghcastle

Live at Edinburgh Castle is part of the BBC’s year-long contribution to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. The BBC is the domestic broadcaster for Glasgow 2014 and in addition to comprehensive sports coverage during the Games in July and August, the Corporation has also unveiled a wide-ranging package of on-air and off-air output and events throughout 2014.

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