This article was published in 2012.

Bingley Music Live's line up is taking shape and organisers today announced the first wave of bands set to appear at the festival this year, including local band The Pigeon Detectives.

The first set of performers confirmed for the Main Stage are DJ Fresh, The Pigeon Detectives, Hard-Fi and The Charlatans.

The Raise the Roof stage will see a number of improvements in 2012. These include a bigger tent, beefed-up production and a new musical policy to provide a point of difference to the Main Stage while maintaining a high calibre of bands.

The first bands announced for the Raise the Roof Stage are Miles & Erica and The Lancashire Hotpots.

This year also see the introduction of a third stage. Organised in association with the Musician's Centre the new stage is dedicated to local talent and will focus all its attention on uncovering the latest unsigned talent.

Details of how to apply are to be revealed by the organisers shortly.

Bingley Music Live takes place at Myrtle Park in Bingley over the weekend of 31st August to 2nd September 2012.

Weekend tickets cost £45 and are available online at See Tickets or by calling the ticket hotline on 0871 220 0260.

Many more bands will be revealed on our site over the coming weeks.