Thousands attend city's two festivals

Crowds at Bristol's Canons Marsh Amphitheatre
Bristol Sounds is running between 22 to 30 June [Getty]

Thousands of people are attending two music festivals in Bristol.

Ne-Yo, Jess Glynne, Dizzie Rascal and Craig David are among the acts appearing at Ashton Gate Presents BS3.

A few miles down the road at Lloyds Amphitheatre, Bristol Sounds also returned this weekend. Headlining this event is ragga-metal heavyweights, Skindred.

Talking about Ashton Gate Presents BS3, venue director Jenny Hutchinson previously said: "This incredible one-day festival will be like nothing Bristol has seen before and with such an amazing line-up that has something for everyone."

Ne-Yo, an American R&B singer known for songs including So Sick and Closer, has won three Grammy Awards and recently won the ITV show The Masked Singer. He has written songs for huge acts including Beyoncé and Rihanna.

A total of 10 acts will appear at BS3 Live across two stages for the hip-hop and R&B-themed day event.

Annie Mac near DJ stand
Annie Mac will perform on 29 June [BBC]

Meanwhile, Bristol Sound's open-air gigs will be held at the Lloyds Amphitheatre from 22 to 30 June.

Annie Mac, Busted, James Arthur and Placebo will all perform at the annual music event.

Conal Dodds, from event promoter for Bristol Sounds, said: "Every year, we like to programme something for everyone, and this year truly is no exception.

"Bristol Sounds is for the fans; and we've really gone for an eclectic mix here, from 90s rock to noughties pop and now an unmissable DJ set from Annie Mac."

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