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KISS Haunted House Party returns with with Liam Payne, Rita Ora, Clean Bandit, Jess Glynne and Mabel

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3 September 2018

The UK’S BIGGEST Halloween event, KISS Haunted House Party returns to The SSE Arena, Wembley on Friday 26th October 2018 and this year sees its freakiest line-up yet, with the first of many big names revealed: Liam Payne, Rita Ora, Clean Bandit, Jess Glynne, and Mabel.

Now in its fifth year, the spooktacular event sees performing artists, fans and celebrity guests alike don jaw-dropping Halloween costumes for the haunting evening. Who can forget Rita Ora’s fierce Poison Ivy costume, Dua Lipa as a dead red bride alongside Martin Garrix’s Beetlejuice or Louisa Johnson slaying with her Britney Spears’ infamous ‘Slave 4 You’ look?

Fans are in for a real trick & treat this year with Platinum artist Liam Payne bringing his huge chart hits to the arena, including the sizzling summer smash ‘Strip That Down’ and Latin-tinged banger ‘Familiar’. Liam collaborator and pop sensation, Rita Ora returns to KISS Haunted House Party along with a triple-threat line-up of chart-heavyweights Clean Bandit, Jess Glynne and Mabel all completing the amazing line-up.

Liam Payne said, “Can’t wait to perform at this years’ KISS Haunted House Party, so many great artists on the line up! Looking forward to seeing all the crazy costumes this year, it’s going to be a lot of fun!”

The night will once again be hosted by KISS Breakfast show presenters Rickie, Melvin and Charlie, who promise to deliver an unforgettable evening for fans that choose to celebrate Halloween in style.

KISS’ Melvin Odoom said “KISS Haunted House Party is going to go off! Where else can you dress like the undead and lose it to some of the biggest names in UK music? Let’s do this.”

Breakfast show co-host, Rickie Haywood Williams added “Fancy Dress game has been STRONG the past few years, but we think this year everyone’s going to take it up another level. Now where’s my fake blood at…”

Fellow KISS Haunted House Party host, Charlie Hedges goes on to say “This event always brings the vibes, and I can’t wait to see what the artists have in store for us this year.”

Tickets for the event are on sale now from just £27.50 at Listen out for more information about the night on KISS and keep up to date by heading over to and following @KISSFMUK on Twitter.

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For further press information, please contact:

Cat Martin – Bauer Media Communications Director (Radio)

T: 0207 432 3317 M: 07932 746 363


Amelia O’Shea – Bauer Media Communications Manager (Radio)

T: 0207 432 3417 M: 07718 489342


The KISS Network is a national multi-media entertainment brand with 5.5m listeners a week.

From the mainstream to what’s new and different, KISS connects with its audience through its multi-platform strategy of presenting content around the music they love and the stuff they’re into, whenever and however they want it.

It’s the home of Rickie Melvin and Charlie in the morning, Live@KISS with Michael & Andrea and brings over 35 hours of specialist programming from DJ’s including Rude Kid, Shortee Blitz and DJ MK, DJ Swerve, DJ SKT, Majestic, Philip George and DJ Hype.

The Network is also home to two breakout standalone digital extensions, the national KISSTORY (Old Skool and Anthems) and London based KISSFRESH (Non-Stop New Beats).

Keep up to date with the latest KISS news, exclusive interviews and performances on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube using @KISSFMUK

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