Holbeach Music & Beer Festival announces great acts for 2020
The major acts have been announced for this year's Holbeach Music & Beer Festival.
The ever-popular and fast growing festival is preparing for its sixth year with big tribute bands announced to headline over the weekend of Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 7, 8 and 9.
Queen tribute Flash, The Upbeat Beatles, Coldplay act Coldplace, The Copycat Killers and Bon Giovi are the big acts announced so far, with support from Revolver, The Moll Grips, Highrollers, The Decades, The Sugar Beats, Seeing Ghosts, Albany, Redemption, BDHC, No Danger, The McCurdy Brothers and The Doc Watson Express, with DJ Saint closing daily.
And, once again, there will be a theme this year, which is 'The Beach Party'. There will even be a small play area of sand for the younger ones to enjoy.
Other attractions will include a great variety of food, ice cream, fairground rides, children’s activities, limbo competition, surf simulator, cocktail hut, inflatables, camping and VIP marquee.
Organiser Sean Taylor said: "We have always tried to deliver the very best value for money and entertainment, including sourcing the best live bands, stage, production, sound crew, beers, ales, ciders, food, funfair and activities.
"We will continue again this year with the big professional stage to showcase all performers and give the best show, sound and lighting experience you rarely see at smaller festivals.
"The affordable family, fun-packed weekend will include supporting new music and encouraging the opportunity for local up and coming music acts to perform on our professional stage with lights, PA and sound crew.
"We hope to build the confidence of new bands by giving them the platform and priceless experience of supporting and performing before the festival's headline bands."
- Early Bird tickets now available online from www.musicandbeerfestival.co.uk
Can you help with sponsorship?
OrganiserSean Talor said: "The festival costs thousands of pounds to organise and it's a balance of trying to keep the public entry costs affordable for families while still maintaining high standards. We do rely on sponsorship to keep things running and if you can help please contact me to discuss the options."
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This year's bands
FLASH – Queen tribute
The UK's most authentic live tribute to the music of Freddie Mercury and Queen, they play hit after hit, anthem after anthem. Performed in authentic costumes and with replica equipment, the show really is as close as it gets.
BON GIOVI – Bon Jovi tribute
Bon Giovi put on a celebration of Bon Jovi's musical career to date. Covering every aspect of Bon Jovi’s extensive career, they perform all the greatest hits such as ‘Living On A Prayer’, 'It’s My Life' and 'Wanted Dead or Alive', as well as many others in one amazing stage show.
THE KOPYCAT KILLERS – The Killers tribute
First formed when frontman Stuart was told for the 200th time at one of his own gigs that he 'sounds just like that bloke out of The Killers' and, being a huge fan, thought, "well why not!" - and set about assembling his band from his contacts in both the London and Newcastle rock scene.
THE UPBEAT BEATLES – The Beatles tribute
With the songs that changed a generation, this show will have you tapping your feet from the opening bars. From the depths of Liverpool’s Cavern Club all the way up to that famous rooftop on The Apple Building, The Upbeat Beatles will take you on a journey that is the story of The Beatles through their songs.
COLDPLACE - Coldplay tribute
Formed by Coldplay fans, for Coldplay fans, Coldplace are a tribute band whose quality and experience on the tribute scene are second to none. In 12 years the band have over played 600 gigs across the length and breadth of the UK and abroad in numerous countries.