| Brian is to present the "Party in the Park" concert taking place at Temple Newsam, Leeds on Sunday July 17th 2005. The concert will go out live and exclusively on LIVINGtv.
Brian and his co-host Nikki Sanderson (Candice from Coronation Street) will introduce a star-packed line-up including LibertyX, Lemar, Rooster, Melanie C and Tony Christie.
Brian & Nikki will also be going backstage for a special warm-up show, exclusively for LIVINGtv viewers.
In an exclusive quote to the site Brian says
”I love pop music, so “Party In The Park” is my ideal job! It’s a massive event so I’m quite nervous about hosting it, but I’m sure the crowd will be amazing on the day. I’ve known Nikki for a while now, so it will be great fun to finally work with her.”
The programme times are as follows:
SUNDAY 17 JULY
Party in the Park: The Warm-Up 3:00pm - 3:30pm Living TV
Party in the Park Live 2005 3:30pm - 6:30pm Living TV
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE
NIKKI SANDERSON AND BRIAN DOWLING
PARTY IN THE PARK, LEEDS
(Live and exclusive on LIVINGtv – July 17th, 3pm – 6.30pm)
Coronation Street’s Nikki Sanderson, (aka Candice), and Big Brother favourite, Brian Dowling are to present this year’s biggest Party In The Park in the UK to an audience of 70,000 music fans! Acts announced so far include Lemar, Mel C, Freefaller and Tyler James with more to be announced in the next couple of weeks by radio partner, Radio Aire, in Temple Newsam, Leeds.
Nikki Sanderson was thrilled to be involved: "I love live music events and can't wait to see who else is performing at Party In The Park, in Leeds. I'm really excited about working with Brian Dowling and hope the event is a great success."
Brian added: ”I love pop music, so “Party In The Park” is my ideal job! It’s a massive event so I’m quite nervous about hosting it, but I’m sure the crowd will be amazing on the day. I’ve known Nikki for a while now, so it will be great fun to finally work with her too.”
This is the twelfth Party In The Park, Leeds and, with Live8 using London’s Party In The Park concert slot, the biggest of these in the UK this year. Along with the Party In The Park Warm Up at 3pm on LIVINGtv, the concert will air live from 3.30pm for three hours of chart topping music, performances and banter from Nikki and Brian.