Bryan Ferry and Burt Bacharach to headline Henley Festival

Burt Bacharach and Bryan Ferry Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Burt Bacharach headlines Friday and Bryan Ferry tops the Wednesday bill at the 25,000-capacity event

Bryan Ferry and Burt Bacharach have been announced as two of the 2014 headliners at the Henley Festival.

The five-day festival, being held alongside the River Thames in Berkshire in July, will also host Joss Stone and The Jacksons.

Director Stewart Collins said the line-up indicated it would be "a very strong year".

In 2013, the black tie event nearly moved to a cheaper riverbank location because of failing profits.

Tickets go on sale end of March. The Sunday headliner is yet to be announced.

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