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main stage

[′mān ′stāj]
(aerospace engineering)
In a multistage rocket, the stage that develops the greatest amount of the thrust, with or without booster engines.
In a single-stage rocket vehicle powered by one or more engines, the period when full thrust (at or above 90%) is attained.
A sustainer engine, considered as a stage after booster engines have fallen away.
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8 p.m.: Big Head Todd and the Monsters on the Main Stage
The annual music festival - which sharesthe same line-up as Reading festival- sees a huge number of acts take to different stages, including the big main stage and also its own BBC Radio 1 stage.
Acts on the main stage included Leddie MC, Komparrison, Navin Kundra and Dutch-Pakistani singersongwriter Imran Khan.
Saturday will see The Libertines, Tom Grennan and Circa Waves hit the main stage while a DJ set from Faithless takes the top slot over in the Big Top tent.
Singer Muthoni Drummer Queen shut down the main stage at France's biggest festival 'Les Vieilles Charrues' on Saturday.
Skinny Lister blast off the King Tut's stage at 12.20pm but the big one is the amazing Sam Fender on the main stage at 12.30pm - expect a truckload of hits and a huge early crowd.
Sponsored by Globe, in partnership with Alliance Francaise de Manille, the annual musical event Fete dela Musique kicked off on June 21 at A-Venue Main Stage, and continuing the next day at Greenbelt 3 Main Stage and Poblacion Pocket Stages-gathering some of the country's best veteran and newest musical talents.
The Scots singer was one of the acts playing on the main stage yesterday.
Fete de la Musique-goers can also look forward to #GlobeFete Production Number, a special 25-minute performance on June 21 at the A-Venue main stage. The multi-genre medley, led by Francis De Veyra, will feature artists such as Bituin Escalante Aia de Leon, Vic Facultad, Cooky Chua, Bayang Barrios, Tarsius, Kat Agarrado, Jensen Gomez, Bea Lorenzo, Zsaris, Brass Pas Pas Pas Pas and many more.
There was one blow for the assembled audience, however, as Jess Glynne pulled out of a main stage slot.
Today, music lovers will get to see three different stages of music, with the main stage headlined by Noel Gallagher, then tomorrow, Stereophonics with support from Lewis Capaldi.
They are the only band to play three years in a row at Ramblin' Man Fair, rocketing from the new band stage in 2017 to the Blues Stage in 2018, and will play the Main Stage when it kicks off next month.