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Rewind Festival returns

Bananarama on stageFor those of us who are a little older than most, and who aren’t afraid to admit that we started liking real music back in the day, the Rewind Festival dates are a little set of gems. Through July and August three venues will be regaled by the sounds of the 80s!

REWIND SCOTLAND returns for its sixth year at Scone Palace, Perth on Friday 22nd July until Sunday 24th July with headline performances from Holly Johnson and Adam Ant, plus performances from Rick Astley, ABC, Tony Hadley, Big Country, Marc Almond, Midge Ure, Leo Sayer, Slim Jim Phantom From Stray Cats, Go West, Roland Gift, Living in a Box, China Crisis, Average White Band, Toyah, The Beat, Annabella’s Bow Wow Wow, The Bluebells, Hazell Dean, Snap, plus British Electric Foundation ft. Thomas Dolby, Heaven 17’s Glenn Gregory, The Noisettes’ Shingai Shoniwa, Mari Wilson, The Farm’s Peter Hooton, plus many more big names.

REWIND NORTH – now in its third year, REWIND returns to the North of England at Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire from Friday 5th August until Sunday 7th August. Headline performances include Adam Ant and Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey, plus appearances from UB40, The Christians, Earth Wind and Fire Experience, Marc Almond, Rick Astley, Midge Ure, Go West, Slim Jim Phantom From Stray Cats, Nik Kershaw Jason Donovan, Paul Carrack, Hazel O’Connor, Dr & The Medics, From The Jam and the British Electric Foundation featuring guest artists including Joy Division’s Peter Hook, Heaven 17’s Glen Gregory, Thomas Dolby, Mari Wilson, The Noisettes’ Shingai Shoniwa and more.

REWIND SOUTH at Temple Island Meadows, Henley-on-Thames returns for its eighth year on Friday 19th August until Sunday 21st August with headliners Erasure’s Andy Bell and Adam Ant, plus 80s stars Tony Hadley and Orchestra, Rick Astley, Jimmy Somerville, Marc Almond, Roland Gift, Leo Sayer, The Trevor Horn Band, Lloyd Cole and The Leopards, Living in A Box, The Blockheads, Heather Small, Toyah, The Beat, Snap, plus the British Electric Foundation return featuring Jaki Graham, Mari Wilson, The Farm’s Peter Hooton, Landscape, Heaven 17’s Glenn Gregory, plus many more big names.

Tickets for all three festivals are available from the official festival website.

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[…] Rewind Festival warm up show a rare full band date by Lloyd Cole. People of my age will know Cole from his days with The Commotions, but he’s hopped around quite a bit over the years in terms of musical companionship and styles. He seems most recently to have settled on what we would class as rock, and will be featured on the upcoming Rewind Festival. Even the best acts need to warm up for big shows like that and Holmfirth will pay host to one such performance on August 18th. […]