A former Rydal Penrhos pupil will be headlining two major festivals this summer with a chart-topping band.
Rob Hall is a drummer with indie sensations Catfish and the Bottlemen, who formed in Llandudno and have achieved a significant amount of success nationally and across the globe.
The group will be one of four main headline acts at this year’s Tramlines Festival alongside Ian Brown, Madness and Dizzee Rascal.
Following its first-ever sell out in 2019 and subsequently receiving the UK Festival Award for best metropolitan festival, Tramlines returns to Hillsborough Park from July 31 to August 2.
It promises to be a busy weekend for the Bottlemen, who will also headline Truck Festival that same weekend alongside Bombay Bicycle Club and The Kooks in Steventon, Oxfordshire.
They are currently in the middle of a European tour and have built their ever-growing popularity in Australia, Japan and the United States of America in recent months.
They boast a UK number one album and BRIT Award during an incredible rise to prominence.
Director of Music Pete Williams, said: “Rob has been a huge part of the rise of Catfish and the Bottlemen and it promises to be another massive summer for them on the festival scene.
“Having successful former pupils doing so well in a mainstream setting serves as a great inspiration to those currently learning at Rydal Penrhos who are looking to follow in their footsteps.”