Jedward have been noticed at this yr’s version of Studying & Leeds, catching up with Delicate Play and campaigning in opposition to local weather change.
The Irish duo – brothers John and Edward Grimes – are most well-known for his or her look on expertise present X Issue again in 2009, the place they donned the group identify Jedward and caught the nation’s eye with their signature bleach-blonde quiffs.
Now, 14 years after they first got here into the highlight, the siblings have been noticed at Leeds pageant, the place they raised consciousness for local weather change, held a efficiency and caught up with some well-known faces.
“I simply assume local weather is vital,” Edward stated whereas collaborating in some environmental discussions on the pageant web site (by way of BBC). “Generally individuals really feel like they don’t know every thing about every thing but it surely’s about simply educating your self and transferring ahead.”
An identical twin brother John agreed, including: “All you’ve obtained to do is be a tryer.”
Jedward carry out dwell. CREDIT: Christopher Furlong/Getty Photos
Based on reviews, dozens of punters queued as much as meet the singing duo, after the brothers carried out on the Local weather Reside: Bus Stage. They had been additionally heard performing a canopy of ‘Mr Brightside’ simply hours earlier than The Killers went to headline on Sunday (August 27).
Delicate Play – previously going by Slaves – additionally shared footage of them assembly Jedward on the Bramham Park web site on their social media pages. Right here, the X put up confirmed Laurie Vincent bumping fists with each brothers – who had been sporting gold fits and had their signature hairstyles firmly in place – earlier than hitting the stage on the ultimate day of the pageant.
“Aaaand thanks Leeds,” the caption learn. “ Jepic power. Love you hundreds.” Take a look at the replace under.
Aaaand thanks Leeds. Jepic power. Love you hundreds 💕💕💕💕💕 pic.twitter.com/ksN5O53ERG
— SOFT PLAY (@softplayband) August 28, 2023
This yr’s Studying & Leeds pageant was headlined by Billie Eilish, The 1975, Sam Fender and Think about Dragons. Others on the line-up included Sleep Token, Rina Sawayama, Central Cee, Loyle Carner and Palaye Royale.
Since their well-known X Issue look, Jedward have launched 4 albums collectively and represented Eire twice on the Eurovision Tune Contest.
Final yr, they claimed to have obtained dying threats after expressing a sequence of anti-monarchy views on-line within the wake of the Queen’s dying.