Early bird tickets have been launched for a "Gok Wan Afterparty" show on the bank holiday weekend in August.

From lockdown kitchen parties to the Bolton Food and Drink Festival, TV star Gok is bringing his live DJ set to the town on Saturday, August 26.

Starting in the pandemic, Gok’s music career and love of music has seen him become one of the top names in DJ’ing, playing classic and current house music across the world.

Gok is also playing some incredible events this summer including The Glade at Glastonbury, Camp Bestival alongside Grace Jones and a six-date run across venues in Ibiza, which includes Ibiza Rocks and Amnesia.

And now in Bolton, at "The Afterparty", Gok will take to the stage and will be supported by some of the biggest names on the circuit including Phats and Small, Sweet Female Attitude and Rio Fredrika.

Supporting him on the bill in the Albert Halls Theatre will be Black Hawks of Panama, Adam Guy, Jamie Agar and Danny Walsh.

The Bolton News: MCFinchy, Jamie Agar, Danny Walsh, Adam Guy, Cllr Nadeem Ayub, Black Hawks of Panama, Tom Da LipsMCFinchy, Jamie Agar, Danny Walsh, Adam Guy, Cllr Nadeem Ayub, Black Hawks of Panama, Tom Da Lips (Image: Bolton Council)

They will be joined by household names MCFinchy as host, sax by Tom Da Lips and percussion by Miriam Drums.

Gok will also be serving up a demo kitchen with some tasty Chinese cookery recipes on the Saturday at 11am and 1pm in the festival hall.

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The council’s executive cabinet member for culture, Cllr Nadeem Ayub, said: “Bolton knows how to throw a party and that’s exactly what we’re doing to celebrate the festival’s 18th birthday.

“Year on year we attract the best talent from around the country from celebrity and regional chefs to the best live music acts going.

“It’s a pleasure to be part of this fantastic event, bringing footfall into the town centre and customers into our local businesses.”

Tickets are available to order at www.boltonfoodanddrinkfestival.com, the early bird offer is running until the end of June.

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