Win tickets to Solihull Summer Fest

Here’s your chance to see Billy Ocean and more at the Tudor Grange extravaganza.

The award-winning R&B singer-songwriter Billy Ocean is joining the incredible Sunday line-up at this year’s Solihull Summer Fest, and you can win tickets to join the fun.

Dubbed the biggest black recording star that Britain has ever produced, Billy has sold more than thirty million records worldwide, achieving number one spot on pop charts in the UK, USA, Australia, Germany and Holland.

The Trinidadian-English musician won a Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and in 1987 was nominated for the BRIT Award for Best British Male Artist.

In addition to Billy Ocean, the show on Sunday 24th July, features Belinda Carlisle, Kool & The Gang, Bad Manners, The Real Thing and Dr & The Medics.

Saturday 23rd July will see Shaggy, Sister Sledge. Boyzlife, Shalamar, Lemar and, by by popular demand, Artful Dodger returning to the main stage.

The Solihull Summer Fest team are very proud of what is clearly their biggest line up to date are promising “the ultimate feel-good music festival”.

Throughout the weekend, the Second Stage will be hosted by The Soul Selection featuring the finest 70s & 80s soul & funk Anthems. The Soul Selection stage is headlined on the Saturday by Kenny Thomas and on Sunday by Trevor Nelson.

Organiser Ian Rogers said: “After a very challenging couple of years, event life is in a much more positive situation and our team are completely focused and passionate about delivering the best-ever Solihull Summer Fest. There are some huge names in our line up and I truly hope the Solihull borough support this increasingly popular festival on their doorstep.”

We have a pair of tickets on offer for each of the days. To be in with a chance of winning, all you hav to do is answer the follwing question:

What was the title of Billy Ocean’s 1986 number one hit single?

Send your answer to [email protected] and let us know which of the two days you would prefer. Answers to reach us by Monday 18th July and the winners will be notified soon afterwards.

Tickets, including VIP options, are currently for sale. For more information and options to buy tickets online visit