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We Love The 70s

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Featuring

The Three Degrees

The Three Degrees appearing at this event

Famous for their ever-constant line-up and most royal of fans, Prince Charles, The Three Degrees have been producing hits since 1963. With tracks such as the classic When Will I See You Again, and Everybody's Going To The Moon, brought their unique sound into the mainstream. The Three Degrees are original members Valerie Holiday, Helen Scott and Freddie Pool.

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Slade

Slade appearing at this event

Chart topping '70s glam rockers touring with original members Dave Hill and Don Powell. Although perhaps best known for a certain Christmas song, with anthems like 'Coz I Luv U', 'Cum On Feel The Noize', 'Mama Weer All Crazee Now', 'Look Wot U Dun' and other misspelt classics, their incredible back catalogue truly demonstrates that Slade are for life, not just for Christmas!

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Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers

Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers appearing at this event

Les McKeown and his legendary band ruled the world's 1970s pop charts and The Bay City Rollers’ music became the soundtrack for a generation of teenagers. Now Les brings back all the thrill and excitement of Rollermania, performing all the original hits including Bye Bye Baby, Shang-a-Lang, Remember, Summerlove Sensation and Give A Little Love plus many many more as well as introducing new songs. The current Legendary Bay City Rollers bring a new energy to all the classic hits.

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The Real Thing

The Real Thing appearing at this event

The UK's own disco pioneers The Real Thing still whip up the crowds from the minute they hit the stage. Following the sad passing of Eddy Amoo, his brother Chris and Dave Smith have decided to continue as a duo backed by The Real Thing band. Return to the glory days of dance music with the real music legends in a soulsational evening of non-stop, live dancefloor anthems including You to Me Are Everything, Can't Get By Without You and Can You Feel the Force. Backed by their critically acclaimed band, one of The Real Thing's original frontmen, Chris Amoo plus Dave Smith, revive the sensational 70s and 80s, performing all of the UK's most successful soul group's formidable repertoire. Rainin' Through the Sunshine, So Much Love to Give and Love's Such a Wonderful Thing give way to the classic Children of the Ghetto famously covered by Philip Bailey of Earth Wind and Fire. Also featuring a specially composed tribute to the biggest dance hits of their era, including Ladies Night, Ain't No Stopping us Now and Celebration, prepare to use up and wear out the dancefloor one last time! " ... these guys are pure class, and really hold up their songs vocally, even after all these years" - Clair Woodward, Sunday Express

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Showaddywaddy

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70s popsters recreating the music of the 50s. Showaddywaddy were one of the biggest successes of the 70s and dominated the British charts with their releases including the smash number 1 hit Under The Moon Of Love. Wham-a-lang-a-ding-dang - you know it makes sense! Dave Bartram recently stood down as lead singer but continues to manage the band, with founding members Romeo Challenger and Rod Deas plus Paul Dixon. New members are Andy Pelos on lead vocals, Rob Hewins (drums/guitars/vocals) and Dean Loach (keyboards/vocals).

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Jimmy James and The Vagabonds

Jimmy James and The Vagabonds appearing at this event

During the mid to late '60s, Jimmy James and the Vagabonds were one of the most popular soul acts on the live circuit, only rivalled by labelmates Geno Washington & His Ram Jam Band. Jimmy’s recording of Neil Diamond's ‘Red, Red Wine’ in 1969, taken from the Vagabonds’ second album ‘Open up your Soul’, gave them their first commercial hit record. He continues to play to full houses on the cabaret circuit across England and has appeared with artistes such as The Drifters, The Four Tops and the late Edwin Starr.

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Racey

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Seventies pop group who reached the top with their hit single 'Some Girls' and broke a million teenie-bopper's hearts every week on Top of the Pops!

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John Coghlan

John Coghlan appearing at this event

John was the drummer with Status Quo for over a decade. John Coghlan joined Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster in their newly-formed band in 1962. By 1983, having left Status Quo, John decided it was time to put together new bands Diesel and Stranger, before eventually forming John Coghlan's Quo during the late 1990s. The band has since toured Europe and the UK successfully for several years with various line-ups. The current band since 2010 (previously performing as The John Coghlan Band) consists of John on Drums with Baz Barry, Mick Hughes and Pete Knight from NWOBHM Boogie Band ‘Predatür’ completing the line-up. The band performs many of the Status Quo hits and favourites from the Coghlan years 1962 - 1981.

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The Edwin Starr Band - The Team featuring Angelo Starr

The Edwin Starr Band - The Team featuring Angelo Starr appearing at this event

The late great Edwin Starr's brother Angelo Starr is the original musical director of The Team. He has now taken over lead vocals performing all the fantastic Edwin Starr classics, plus dynamic performances of some great Motown & Soul covers. Edwin Starr's original 8 piece band The Team, who backed Edwin on all his shows are still intact, with sax, keyboard, lead guitar, bass guitar, drums, percussion & female backing vocalist.

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Mud II

Mud II appearing at this event

Band featuring ex-members of Les Gray's Mud, keeping alive legendary hits like Tiger Feet, Dynamite, Cat Crept In, Oh Boy, Rocket, Lonely This Christmas and so on.

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ABBA Tribute

Formed in Swansea in 2002, the band is made up of four accomplished musicians who not only sound like the famous Swedish performers - they look just like them too.

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Queen Tribute

A tribute to Queen.

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Mick Miller

Mick Miller appearing at this event

Comedy has evolved over the years and so has Mick Miller. He got his big break on ITV’s “New Faces” which was the premier talent show of its day. He became a household name when he was a regular on ITV’s “The Comedians” and has continued to work solidly ever since. Nowadays, he is equally at home entertaining on board cruise ships, performing at Corporate Functions, Theatres, Cabaret Clubs and the new style Comedy Clubs. He also co-stars with Johnny Vegas in the cult BBC comedy show, “Ideal”.

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Also Appearing

Boney M, T-Rex Tribute, The Stylistics Tribute, Errol Brown Tribute, Karen Carpenter Tribute

Butlins

  • Minehead
  • TA24 5SH
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