London, United Kingdom (PressExposure) July 29, 2011 -- Radio One DJ Zane Lowe closed the show in front of a full Proud2, thanking the audience for what he described as a great gig with 'so much energy in the room'.
Earlier Tinchy Stryder, Roll Deep, The Hoosiers and Tempa T entertained the crowds on Live Fest's main stage while other performers played in the Indigo2, INC Club and on the summer terrace at Proud2.
Other acts on stage included PEGASUS BRIDGE, British indie five-piece MISSING ANDY, PARADISE POINT, SATURDAY NIGHT GYM CLUB and MY ELECTRIK. On top of the great live acts there were DJ sets at INC Club from The Guillemots, Funeral for a Friend, Kids in Glass Houses and Gary Powell from The Libertines amongst others. The music kept going in INC Club for 14 hours!
The event was the first of its kind with music lovers who prefer a festival without wellies taking advantage of the indoor format.
Live Fest's intergalactic alien Bob descended on The O2 for the event and was delighted with its success, "We promised to take The O2 by storm and we kept to our word! Tinchy Stryder put in an amazing performance and Zane Lowe made it the perfect end to a perfect day."
Live Fest ran alongside the Grand Final of Live and Unsigned, which was won by The Trinity Band from Derby. Judges included BBC Radio One presenters Tom Deacon and Daniel P Carter, Head of BGM Music Michael King, the legendary Bez from Happy Mondays and Alex Baker from Kerrang!
They won a £50,000 investment and management contract and will go to Canada to perform at Sound Academy in Toronto, Canada. Other acts won festival slots in Australia and Italy.
Bob is promising Live Fest will be back bigger and better next time, and even sooner than expected "everyone has been really positive about Live Fest so we're going to descend on The O2 again on January 21st 2012 to bring the best artists to the best venue for music on your planet"!