The fifth Eyes Have It Musical Festival and going from strength to strength
THE LINEUP SO FAR…
FRIDAY 5TH JULY 2019 – TOPLOADER
Since exploding onto the scene shortly after forming in 1997, the multi-time Brit nominated band have over two million album sales to their name and a string of top 20 hits both home and abroad. Right from debut hit single ‘Onka’s Big Moka’ to tracks like ‘Dancing In the Moonlight’, the band have always made it big. As one of the highest selling outfits of their era, they still boast a massive fanbase more than ten years later!
SATURDAY 6TH JULY 2019 – SLADE
With their unique blend of rock’n’roll, outrageous flamboyance and pure fun, and no less than 23 Top 20 singles of which 6 were No-1 smash hits….plus 6 smash albums, SLADE have become a firm favourite in the hearts of pop fans all over the world. SLADE today is still one of the most exciting bands on the road, and their stage performance is a dynamic, powerful and exhilarating roller-coaster ride of pure unadulterated rock’n’roll.
So, come and feel the noize!!!
A show not to be missed!
SUNDAY 7TH JULY 2019 – SKA WARS
Ska Wars is an established 6 piece band of fun loving musicians who’ve been playing the national circuit for over 15 years, performing hundreds of shows for pubs and clubs, corporate events, weddings, birthdays and national festivals.
With a charismatic front-man and energetic band, Ska Wars always gets the audience dancing to the 2-tone classics of the Specials, Madness, Bad Manners and the Selector, and more…
Ska Wars’ standard ‘Madness’ line-up consists of drum kit, bass, guitar, keyboards, tenor sax, lead and backing vocals. The deluxe ‘Specials’ line up includes an extra brass player, and/or extra lead vocals.
Ska Wars is happy to negotiate on size of the band, number of sets, and song requests. Typical performances are 2×45 minutes or 2×60 minutes. All musical aspects for events are catered for including music playlists, full PA and lighting.
Over the years we’ve supported artists such as: The Selector; Aswad; Geno Washington; Jools Holland with Rico Rodriguez (The Specials); Chaz and Dave; Bill Bailey.
SUPPORT (MORE TBC)
FRIDAY 5TH JULY 2019 – THE SARAH KNIGHT BAND
SATURDAY 6TH JULY 2019 – MUD 2
Performing all the well loved hits with energy and accuracy, the tight vocal harmonies and gritty guitar work so reminiscent of the original band perfectly replicated in a show that will have everybody stomping their Tigerfeet.
Since this line-up emerged in 2005 they have played many festivals, concert halls and theatres including four nationwide tours and worked with many artists such as Slade, Roy Wood, The Rubettes, Showaddywaddy ,The Hollies, The Troggs, Dave Dee,Dozy Beaky ,Mick and Tich ,Alvin Stardust ,The Glitter Band and Les McKeowns Bay City Rollers. Always bringing a spirit of fun which leaves the audience singing and dancing along with them.
SATURDAY 6TH JULY 2019 – AYNSLEY LISTER
Whether passionately writing and recording his own material or mesmerising audiences at his live shows one thing is abundantly clear: music is hard-wired to his DNA and flows from his fingertips like sonic bolts of lightning. With over 86,000 albums sold, lashings of critical acclaim and years of high profile touring, Lister’s resumé speaks for itself and firmly secures his position as a leading light in the resurgence of British blues-infused music.
SATURDAY 6TH JULY 2019 – TELSEN
Telsen is an “Indie” (or at least that’s the nearest pigeon-hole you’d find for them) band formed in 2014 and based at the Telsen Building in Aston, Birmingham who are gaining a growing reputation for their kickass live shows.
SATURDAY 6TH JULY 2019 – EDDIE & THE WOLVES
Rock & Blues power-trio. A hurricane force to be reckoned with. If you’re standing at the front hold on to your beers, bags and bald caps. Eddie has supported the likes of Reef, Razorlight, High Tyde, Clay and The Carnabys
SATURDAY 6TH JULY 2019 – THE SILICONE TAXIS
SATURDAY 6TH JULY 2019 – CRISIS
SUNDAY 7TH JULY 2019 – THE CLIMAX BLUES BAND
SUNDAY 7TH JULY 2019 – THE SLAMBOVIAN CIRCUS OF DREAMS
SUNDAY 7TH JULY 2019 – SUE WARREN
Sue Warren has broken away from her Zydeco and Cajun musical roots, having played Rubboard both nationally and internationally for over twenty years. Ten years a successful Retro Cabaret Artist, performing 60’s and 70’s classics, in our pubs and traditional social clubs, local and further afield.
Now re invented, ukulele singer/songwriter Sue, brings a big personality, her little ukulele and her self composed toe tapping rhythms to sing and dance to.
TICKETS AND INFO
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