Time to revisit the 1980s?
rewind, the world’s biggest 80s music festival, returns this year for three uK festivals during July and august. while it’s not over guitar-heavy, the music is fantastic, and tickets are on sale now via rewindfestival.com if a bit of nostalgia is your thing.
rewind scotland will return for its fifth year at scone Palace, Perth on Friday 24th July until sunday 26th July with headline performances from thompson twins’ tom Bailey and oMd, plus performances from Bananarama, Jimmy somerville, Kim wilde, sister sledge, nik Kershaw, Belinda carlisle, altered images, Kid creole, howard Jones, Five star, hue & cry, and for the very first time, ex-rainbow lead singer Joe lynn turner, the orchestra and From the Jam featuring original Jam bassist and singer, Bruce Foxton.
For the second year, rewind north returns to the north of england at capesthorne hall, cheshire from Friday 7th august until sunday 9th august. headline performances include human league and oMd, plus appearances from the Boomtown rats, Jimmy somerville, heather small, the sugarhill Gang, Kim wilde, soul ii soul, Belinda carlisle, aBc, Bananarama, the selecter, chesney hawkes, howard Jones, imagination, dr & the Medics, John Parr, and more.
Meanwhile, rewind south, at temple island Meadows, henley-on-thames returns for its seventh year on Friday 21st august until sunday 23rd august with headliners oMd and human league, plus 80s stars Billy ocean, aBc, t’Pau, Midge ure, Kim wilde, nik Kershaw, hot chocolate, Belinda carlisle, Go west, soul ii soul, Bananarama, and for the very first time, Black Box, dave edmunds, slim Jim Phantom from the stray cats, plus British electric Foundation featuring M’s robin scott, thomas dolby, Joy division’s Peter hook, heaven 17’s Glenn Gregory, the noisettes’ shingai shoniwa, and Fairground attraction’s eddi reader, plus more big names. Visit www. noblepr.co.uk for the full details of all three rewind Festival line-ups.
Highlights include OMD, Kim Wilde, Midge Ure, Human League, Thomas Dolby and more!
Rewind: everyone clearly had a good time at last year’s!
Midge Ure is due to play this year’s Rewind South