THREE nights of fantastic live music is set to return to Taunton in the summer.

Live in Somerset has brought some top acts to the county town before, including Rod Stewart, Paloma Faith and Status Quo.

The first of the three acts has been announced with Bananarama scheduled to come and perform at Taunton's Vivary Park on Saturday, July 13.

The musical duo, of Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward, will be joined by special guests Jason Donovan, Hazell Dean, Doctor and the Medics and Aswad.

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

EXCITING: Jason Donovan 

The other events will take place on Friday, July 12 and Sunday, July 14, but the acts are yet to be announced.

Gates will open at 4pm, and concert-goers can choose from standing or seated tickets.

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

SUMMER MUSIC: Reggae band Aswad

Carlie Davidson, event organisers LCC Live, said: “We’re delighted to be headed back to Vivary Park to offer music fans in Somerset another three nights of incredible live music.

“Live in Somerset with Bananarama and their special guests will be an amazing night of ‘80s and ‘90s music. We expect there to be an incredible atmosphere in Vivary Park.”

“We’ve a further two artists to announce, which we will do in the coming weeks. They will perform on the Friday and Sunday nights, bringing around 20,000 music fans to the local area over the course of the weekend. It’s going to be another great weekend of live music – please come and join us.”

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday December 7 2018 for Bananarama and special guests at Vivary Park.

Standing and seated tickets can be purchased from Ticketline at or by calling 0844 888 9991.