From cheering on as a child to supporting one of her favourite bands on stage on stage, Gabby Rivers’, 13, love of music will turn full circle on May 28, when she supports The Feeling on the stage of LeeStock Festival.
The Ormiston Sudbury Academy Battle of the Bands took place on Friday, with Gabby from Glemsford named the winner.
The prize for the Stour Valley Community School pupil, is to open the festival on the Saturday, on the same billing as The Hoosiers and The Feeling.
Gabby, who also attends Theatretrain in Sudbury, was delighted to be supporting one of her favourite acts.
“The first ever concert I attended was The Feeling when I was four-years-old,” she said. “I am so exited to be given the chance to be opening LeeStock, supporting The Feeling.”