Crawley Live kicks off on Friday 1st June with ‘Revival’ night. Hosted by the former Radio Mercury DJ Chris Oxlade, take a trip back in time to the music of the '60's, '70's and good ole '80's. The legendary DJ Gordon Skeggs takes to the turntables from 7pm with many a track to get you in the mood to dance the night away. The stage is then handed over to The Blunter Brothers, with their inimitable Funk and Soul sound, and Boogie Wonderland, bringing to life classic Disco hits.
‘Best of British’ is the theme for Saturday 2nd June, with 7 bands playing from 2pm right through the afternoon and evening:
- Fran Classic: 3 uniquely talented guys, described as "an inventive take on beatbox based pop". Just back from their nationwide tour, which comes hot on the heels of their debut EP 'First Expressions'.
- Aeroplane Blondes: renowned for their energetic live shows, playing material from bands like The Buzzcocks, The Clash & The Jam right through to Kings of Leon, The Hives & The Arctic Monkeys to name a few.
- The Slabs: a rock and pop covers band, playing great tracks including Kasabian, Kings of Leon, Blur, The Fratellis, Stereophonics, Supergrass, MGMT, The Beatles, Deep Purple and Elbow.
- The Saviours of Soul: 10 piece soul, funk and disco band, including a three piece horn section. Influenced by Stevie Wonder, Jamiroquai, Mark Ronson and Otis Redding amongst others, you’ll be taken on a nostalgic trip through the soul and disco classics right up to modern day floor fillers.
- Mainly Madness: Ska/2Tone Tribute band covering legendary tunes from Madness, The Specials, The Beat, Bad Manners and many more.
- Lee Pashley as Robbie Williams: guaranteed to be a fun and energetic set dedicated to the sheer brilliance that is Robbie Williams.
- Rhapsody is this the real Queen: headlining the event with Great British Anthems.
The stage is handed over to Crawley Borough Council on Sunday, 3rd June in support of ‘The Big Jubilee Lunch 2012’. Pack up your picnic basket, grab your rug and head on down for free live family entertainment from noon, with gates open from 11am.
Southgate playing fields, opposite the Arora Hotel, is ideally located just a few minutes’ walk from Crawley’s train and bus stations, with licensed bar and catering facilities on-site.
Friday 1st June: Advanced ticket price: £10 per adult; £5 under 18's; under 3's: Free. Gates open at 5.30pm
Saturday 2nd June: Advanced ticket price: £15 per adult; £10 under 18's; under 3's: Free. Gates open at Noon
To book tickets online visit Hawth Ticket Hotline or call: 01293 553636 (10am-6pm Mon - Sat). £1 per ticket Hawth booking fee applies.
Published 17th May 2012
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