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Upton Music Festival starts tonight

Michael Bolton

9:33am 8th June 2017

A three day music festival starts in Dorset tonight.

Upton House are putting on a classical spectacular tonight.

Its 80's night on Friday, with appearances from Billy Ocean, Kim Wilde and Toyah.

And on Saturday night singer songwriter Michael Bolton takes to the stage with support from 90's soul singer Kenny Thomas.

And it’s a real record-breaker with ticket sales up by more than 15% on last year’s event.

The last remaining tickets are available from

The park has witnessed a huge amount of activity since well before last weekend with construction of the arena and stage gathering pace.

Patrons are being asked to allow extra time to enter the arena due to increased security measures following the events in Manchester.

All tickets will be scanned at the entrances to the arena and random bag searches will take place.

Festival spokesman Stephen McManus said: “Our aim is to keep disruption to a minimum and I thank people in advance for their patience and co-operation as we ensure this second Upton House Music Festival takes place without a hitch.

“I would advise that you aim to get to the festival earlier than planned for the public gate opening times at 5.30pm each day to avoid possible congestion.”

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