She showed her talent for talent spotting when she joined the judging panel of BBC’s The Voice and will soon be bringing her own talented chart topping voice to the banks of the River Thames when Jessie J joins the line-up for this year’s Henley Festival.

Adding to the festival’s mix of musical entertainment Jessie J will perform on the Henley Festival Floating Stage on Wednesday, July 8 before Lionel Richie the following day along with World Music pioneers Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes & Tonino Baliardo on Saturday July 11 and a host of top comedians.

Appearing in The Salon Late enjoy the award winning Mark Watson, impressive impressions from The Only Way Is Downton, musical comedy from The Horne Section, rising star Abandoman, Australian maestro Adam Hills and the multi talented Adam Kay.

Once through the doors of the fun-loving and quirky festival, the worlds of art, comedy, theatre and fine dining collide with unexpected surprises at every turn.

Jessie J said: “So excited to be headlining the opening night of the Henley Festival this year and performing alongside the likes of Lionel Richie!!”

On Saturday Jule 11 Grammy Award winning Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo, who have dominated the World Music charts for 25 years and sold more than fourteen million albums will take the top slot.

After a sell out headline performance at Henley Festival in 2008, the group make welcome return to the Floating Stage. The multi Award winning Abandoman heads up the evening’s comedy in The Salon Late, creating hilarious freestyle songs at lightening speed based on audience suggestions. Also joining the comedy bill in the Salon Late Late is writer, producer, musician and comedy connoisseur Adam Kay who’s songs and performances have made him one of the most in demand comedians of the moment.

Gypsy Kings said: “We love playing Henley Festival and the audience that comes out, we look forward to the fiesta.”

With just 6,000 tickets available for each black tie evening, don’t miss the chance to immerse yourself in this truly unforgettable experience; tickets are on sale from 9am priced from £35.