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The Ilkeston Food Fair is pleased to announce the two live acts that will be performing at our next event.

October’s fair will see the return of Megan Kelsey, an 18 year old singer songwriter from Nottingham, and welcome PIRATE RADIO, a high energy rock and pop cover band from Ilkeston.

Megan will be performing at 12.30pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm. Find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube.

PIRATE RADIO are a three man band, fronted by the highly talented Tom Lucking. Tom’s diversity and ability has seen him successfully master a wide range of musical roles including playing Paul McCartney in a Beatles tribute and most recently starring as the lead character ‘Drew Boley’ in the Rock Of Ages musical.

Guitarist Carl Derbyshire, winner of Pure Rawks ‘guitarist of the year’ is well known on the rock circuit from previous band ‘Patchwork Grace’, who have appeared on TV and had their single ‘Zebra’ voted HMVs ‘single of the week’ for three consecutive weeks.

Drummer Lee Davis is no stranger to the scene having toured Europe and always catches the eye and ear with his intricate style. The band is all about having fun and listening to great music with your friends. Find PIRATE RADIO on Facebook and Twitter.

As well as this, we can also announce that Mick Gee will be providing the music and compering the day. We also have pony rides, bouncy castles, and face painting stalls- Fun for the whole family!

JohnnyPusztai is also going to be making sausages at the food fair and butchering his own home farmed beef under his new The Snobby Butcher brand.

We can’t wait to showcase his new look, and hope to see you all there.