The xx and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra impress at Bridlington Spa

The Bridlington SPA'The xx and the BBC orchestra'PA1238-18b
The Bridlington SPA'The xx and the BBC orchestra'PA1238-18b

THOUSANDS of people crammed into Bridlington Spa to hear an intimate performance by Mercury music prize winners The xx and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra.

The band performed a 45 minute set featuring a range of songs from their 2010 debut and new album, Co-exist, alongside the orchestra.

The Bridlington SPA'The xx and the BBC orchestra'PA1238-18v

The Bridlington SPA'The xx and the BBC orchestra'PA1238-18v

The show was broadcast live to listeners on Radio 1 on the Zane Lowe show.

See a full review and pictures in next Thursday’s Free Press.