Radio Legend Chris Moyles To Headline Opening Night Of Whitehaven Alive

A radio legend has been announced as the Friday headliner for Whitehaven Alive for a night of the best music and reminiscing.

Chris Moyles is bringing his brand new 90s Hangover Tour to Whitehaven Harbour on Friday September 9.

Chris Moyles to headline Friday September 9

Co-founder Oliver Hodgson said: “Chris’ vibrant and energetic approach will create an unforgettable experience on the 9th of September, he’s an amazing addition to our weekend line-up of headline entertainment.

“His high-energy performance will make for the perfect weekend opener and will add to the already exciting programme.

“Our festival aims to reignite not only the local economy but also boost local morale. We’re expecting ticket sales to sell quickly for this one and would encourage early booking.”

Chris will take the audience on an unforgettable journey back to the 90s, celebrating a brilliant decade of music. 

Whether you sided with Blur or Oasis or put on your bucket hat and white gloves to go raving, this show leaves no musical stone unturned, and as always with Chris Moyles behind the decks, expect the unexpected!

Starting his radio career in his hometown of Leeds at the age of just 16, Moyles worked for legendary stations such as Radio Luxembourg and London’s Capital FM before joining BBC Radio One, quickly rising to one of the stations most talked about and popular DJ’s.

Moyles presented the legendary breakfast show to an audience of 8 million people for a record breaking 8 and a half years and remains the longest serving breakfast host in Radio One’s history.

He currently hosts his own show on Radio X which began in 2015 and the weekly podcast of his radio show attracts over half a million downloads a month.

Chris will be a part of Whitehaven Alive, a brand-new festival which is to be held from September 9-11 featuring famous faces, live entertainment, food and drink villages, Cumbrian producers, and street theatre across the stunning Whitehaven Harbour.

The event which is in partnership with Whitehaven Harbour Commissioners will welcome tens of thousands of peopleacross the weekend and aims to boost the local economy and raise funds to put back into the improvements around Whitehaven Harbour. 

Whitehaven Harbour Commissioners’ Chief Executive John Baker added: “What a way to complete the headliners for Whitehaven Alive than with a DJ legend.

“Cannot wait for Chris to kick off the first ever Whitehaven Alive with no doubt a classic set to have everyone in party mood to start what will be a fantastic fun-filled weekend.”

Tickets are on sale now for Chris’ headline concert on Queens Dock concert and are available at