MTV Crashes Coventry
This was the weekend that MTV was sent to Coventry, bringing with it a host of stars for two days of fun and frolics. (29 May’16)
The city’s Ricoh Arena welcomed stars including Kaiser Chiefs, John Newman and Chase & Status to its stages – and thousands of fans through its doors, for the weekend party.
Basking in sunshine the crowds warmed nicely to DJ Sigala (below) and guest John Newman spurred on by hostess and girl-about-MTV Laura Whitmore.
X Factor star Fleur East wasted no time transforming from backstage…
...to on stage, pumping out hits including Sax.
It then fell to Tom Odell to soothe the pace with his grand piano renditions of Wrong Crowd.
Who better on this roster than Kaiser Chiefs to up the tempo with I Predict a Riot and Ruby??
Chase & Status aptly ended the day with End Credits plus more from the hotly received DJs.
Thus ended day 1 with the baton handed over to artists including Basement Jaxx, Kano, Pete Tong and The Chainsmokers for day 2.
Hot on the heels of MTV Crashes, there’s no let-up for the Ricoh Arena as it welcomes Rihanna and Bruce Springsteen to its ever-busy stages.