Jo Whiley to play hometown 90s anthems gig at Northampton County Ground this summer

The DJ says it will be ‘one hell of a party’ focusing on ‘the best of the decade’

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 10:52 am

A popular radio DJ will be returning to her hometown of Northampton this summer to play a 90s anthem gig.

Jo Whiley, who was born in the town, is heading out on a nation-wide tour, which will see her play outdoor and indoor venues across the country.

On July 10, the 55-year-old will host a 90s anthems gig at The County Ground in Abington, which will include classics from the decade.

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Jo Whiley will host a gig in Northampton this summer.

The former BBC Radio 1 DJ will be bringing ‘the best of the decade’ to the show such as Blur, Oasis, Fatboy Slim, Primal Scream, The Verve, The Chemical Brothers, Faithless, The Prodigy and more.

Announcing the tour date on social media, Jo said: “I am so excited to be able to come and bring my outdoor live 90s anthem show to Northampton cricket ground.

“Last time I played in Northampton it was absolutely brilliant. It was epic.

“What can you expect? Well you get all the big rave classics, you get the Indie classics, lots of Britpop rivalry, big dance anthems.

“It’s going to be one hell of a party. I’d love you to come along and I will see you down the front.”

The gig is part of the popular DJ’s 2021 tour including venues across the country, including in Birmingham and Sheffield.

The County Ground also has a ‘book with confidence’ clause in place, to reassure concert-goers that ticket money will be refunded if Covid-19 Government restrictions prevent the gig from going ahead.

Early bird tickets are currently on sale for £22.50, as well two hospitality ticket options ranging from £45 to £60.

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