Sandpolo have announced the headline artists that will feature across the weekend at the 2023 event.

The summer event returns to Sandbanks on Friday, July 7 and Saturday, July 8, with organisers revealing two big headline acts. 

Friday’s soul, Motown and disco event, Boogie on the Beach, welcomes ‘The Queen of British Soul’ Mica Paris, in concert with her full band, fresh from her European tour with Simply Red.

Saturday’s weekend closing party stars Martin Kemp, of Spandau Ballet, who brings his ever-popular DJ set to the shores of Sandbanks for the first time.

Read more: Photos from Sandpolo 2022 event at Sandbanks beach in Poole

Johnny Wheeler, Sandpolo founder, said: “The team are proud to be entering year 16 of Sandpolo. Wow, it seems like yesterday that we were planning our first event at Sandbanks back in 2008.

"Of course, it’s not just about the weekend’s sport – Sandpolo brings fashion, food and entertainment together - and on the note of entertainment, we’re proud to announce our star guests for 2023."

Bournemouth Echo:

Mica Paris heads to Sandbanks with her full band, performing hits including My One Temptation, Breathe Life Into Me and Where Is The Love?

Mica made an immediate impact on the UK music scene in 1988 when she released her debut, the platinum-selling So Good album.

She followed with more worldwide hit albums and singles including Black Angel, Stay and Carefree, and has collaborated with many respected artists, such as Prince and Jools Holland.

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Considered to be one of the UK’s most respected female singers with the terrific range, power, and sheer soulfulness of her voice, expect back-to-back soul classics, alongside her best-known hits at Boogie on the Beach 2023.

Sandpolo’s Weekend Closing Party brings you a fabulous night of genre-defying, decade-hopping entertainment.

Special guest is Martin Kemp, a pop icon famous for his days in 80s group, Spandau Ballet, with 25 million albums sold across the world.

Martin heads to Sandbanks to DJ a high-energy set of party classics, alongside a host of other acts. It's sure to be a night to remember under the stars at Sandbanks.

Remaining early bird tickets are available at