SCONE PALACE, PERTH
FRIDAY 22nd JULY – SUNDAY 24th JULY 2016
SATURDAY 23rd JULY 2016
Holly Johnson | Rick Astley | Tony Hadley
Marc Almond | Leo Sayer | Go West
Living in a Box | Average White Band | The Beat
The Bluebells | Hazell Dean | Snap
SUNDAY 24th JULY 2016
Adam Ant | ABC | Big Country
Midge Ure | Slim Jim Phantom From Stray Cats | Roland Gift
China Crisis | Toyah | Annabella’s Bow Wow Wow
British Electric Foundation ft. Thomas Dolby, Heaven 17’s Glenn Gregory, The Noisettes’ Shingai Shoniwa, Mari Wilson, The Farm’s Peter Hooton
“Rewind Scotland – The 80s Festival” in Perth, Scotland is back by popular demand. The festival will take place from Friday 22nd July until Sunday 24th July 2016 at Scone Palace, Perth, Scotland
As with the previous five Rewind Festivals at Scone Palace, this year’s Rewind extravaganza will provide an even bigger bang with the crème de la crème of classic 80’s pop music.
This year’s headline performances include the mesmerising Holly Johnson (Relax, Two Tribes) and Adam Ant (Stand and Deliver, Prince Charming). As with all past Rewind Festivals, the 80s celebrations will showcase non-stop music on the main stage from the biggest 80s icons, plus plenty of audience participation and plenty of nostalgic dressing up.
The festival includes an all-star 80s line-up featuring Rick Astley, ABC, Tony Hadley, Marc Almond, Go West, Roland Gift, China Crisis, Toyah, The Beat, Annabella’s Bow Wow Wow, plus many more. Big names, including legendary Scottish artists Midge Ure (Live Aid, Ultravox), The Bluebells, Average White Band and making their Rewind Scotland debuts, Living In A Box, Leo Sayer, Snap and Slim Jim Phantom From Stray Cats.
One of the biggest highlights at this year’s festival is the Rewind Scotland debut of the British Electric Foundation. B.E.F. is the brainchild of Heaven 17’s Martyn Ware, and will showcase a unique and dazzling performance featuring a raft of legendary pop artists.
Ware has assembled a stellar line-up featuring the full Heaven 17 band performing songs made famous by the stars themselves, plus cover versions in the inimitable B.E.F. electronic pop style featuring Thomas Dolby, Black, Heaven 17’s Glenn Gregory, The Noisettes’ Shingai Shoniwa, Mari Wilson and The Farm’s Peter Hooton. B.E.F.’s 80’s themed electronic extravaganza promises to be a hit-packed highlight of the entire weekend. Don’t dare miss it!
Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 29th January 2016. Full details about ticket outlets and prices are available from the official Rewind website: www.rewindfestival.com.
The festival will also feature plenty of additional non-stop festival fun from the Silent Disco to Live Karaoke Bar, as well as Camping and Glamping (aka Glamorous Camping) options. Additional festival necessities will be present, including a kidzone for the little ones, funfair, and a spectacular firework display to close the weekend. When Nature Calls wristbands will also be available giving festival goers access to posh loos.
Originally launched at Henley-on-Thames in 2009, Rewind has become the biggest 80s festival in the world. Rewind has featured everyone from Boy George, ,Human League, The B52’s, OMD, Kool & The Gang, Holly Johnson, Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey, and many more.
Rewind Festival in Henley-on-Thames has proven to be so popular with audiences that it has expanded to Rewind Scotland, Rewind North, as well as South Africa, Dubai and Bangkok.