head the bill

head the bill

To be the featured person in an event. Two professors from New York University are heading the bill at the conference on climate change this weekend. Up until now he's only been a supporting act, but he's going to head the bill for the first time next Saturday.
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head/top the ˈbill

be the most important item or performer in a show, play, etc: Topping the bill tonight will be Robbie Williams.
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On June 1 indie rockers Catfish and the Bottlemen will head the bill, while US stars The National will do likewise on June 2.
BARRY Male Voice Choir will head the bill at a free community Christmas carol concert at Barry Library.
The Saturdays and Olly Murs head the bill for Free Radio's annual bash.
X factor finalist Chelcee Grimes will head the bill of performers which also includes Paul Leay, Richie Campbell and Carmel Reynolds.
The singer will head the bill that will also see Sri Lankan film actors and playback singers Channa Perera, K Sujeewa, Pushpakumara Mahanama and Bahrain-based Sri Lankan band Millennium take the stage.
SINGER and songwriter David Ferrard will head the bill of the next folk night in Hepwor th.
Now in its fifth year, legendary Iggy Pop And The Stooges head the bill for a day which includes Supergrass, Gogol Bordello, The Hives, Kate Nash and Gossip to name but a few.
Among the acts headlining the Radio1/NME stage are former festival headliners The Prodigy, who will head the bill on Sunday.
COMIC writer Barry Cryer will head the bill of celebrity guests to open Southport's 75th annual flower show this August.
Carthy, who accompanies herself on violin as well as plays a number of other instruments, will be appearing tonight at McCabe's in Santa Monica along with her parents, who head the bill.
SALFORD-born singing superstar Russell Watson heads for Southport next month to head the bill at a charity night at the town's theatre.
TOP DJ Andy Farley is to head the bill at an Easter Monday spectacular featuring fire eaters, contortionists, drag queens and dancing.
They head the bill at the Summer Nights In The Country spectacular at Hopetoun House near Edinburgh on Saturday, August 26.
The top girl group has been booked to head the bill at TWO star-studded Best of British concerts for the G8 world summit in Birmingham next month.