Spandau Ballet, McBusted, Bastille and Carly Rae Jepsen at Portsmouth Live!

International stars of pop and rock will grace the stage as a part of the biggest event to ever come to Portsmouth.

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01: Steve Norman, Martin Kemp and Tony Hadley of Spandau Ballet perform as Magic present Spandau Ballet at LSO St Lukes on December 1, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images) TSP-151003-211301003

The ticketed evening event Portsmouth Live! will be held over three nights in the Waterfront Festival Arena on Southsea Common with famous faces entertaining the expected crowd of 140,000.

Organisers of Portsmouth Live! have announced the line up for July 23-25.

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The programme begins on Thursday and Friday with the South Coast Proms 2015.

The Massed Bands of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines will take centre stage for a two hour concert with guest stars (check this)

After performing at the South Coast Proms in 2013 The Massed Bands of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines is aiming to attract many new fans and is sure that the audience will once again experience another facet of the skills, abilities and variety of music from the world famous military musicians.

Continuing the star-studded line up will be a one-off concert from top 40 names.

Topping the bill for the Saturday night music spectacular is platinum album selling band Spandau Ballet. SEE THE VIDEO

americas cup 2015 portsmouth band line up

Coming to stardom in the late 1970s the band established themselves as one of the super-groups of the 80s the group reformed in 2009.

Joining them are British rock act Bastille and Canadian Idol star Carly Rae Jepsen.

Supergroup McBusted completes the released line up after a sell-out nationwide tour and hit album.

The Americas Cup is set to be the biggest sporting spectacle that Portsmouth has ever seen with over 50,000 tickets sold in the first 48 hours of release.

And all of the 10,000 tickets being snapped up for those that live in the PO1 to PO6 as residents’ ensure that they are there for the sailing action.

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