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Rewind South 2018

Can I get a Rewind? 2019 Rewind Festival details announced

Photo: Gobinder Jhitta

The details of this year’s Rewind festivals have been announced, with acts such as Bryan Ferry, Foreigner and the Four Tops among the headliners of the three events across the UK in July and August.

Michael Bolton, Thin Lizzy and Gloria Gaynor are among the other acts making their headlining débuts at the festival, alongside other confirmed acts including Lisa Stansfield, Lulu, The Stranglers, Sister Sledge, Belinda Carlisle and Grandmaster Flash. The festivals take place across three weekends in the summer of 2019: Rewind Scotland returns to Scone Palace near Perth on 19-21 July, Rewind North is held at Capesthorne Hall, Macclesfield on 2-4 August, and this year’s Rewind South event will be at Temple Island Meadows, Henley-on-Thames on 16-18 August. All three events will be hosted by Toyah Wilcox and The Doctor from Doctor and the Medics.

Rewind Festival Event Manager Katt Lingard said: “Following our milestone 10th anniversary last year, we are excited to take Rewind into the future with a celebration of not just ’80s artists, but also legends whose influence spans far beyond the decade. We are welcoming a host of fantastic artists who will be performing at the festival for the very first time like Bryan Ferry, Foreigner, Michael Bolton, Four Tops and Thin Lizzy. It’s going to be a fantastic series of shows with something for everyone.”

Tickets for Rewind Scotland, Rewind North and Rewind South are available now from the Rewind Festival website.

The full line-up confirmed so far looks like this:

Rewind Scotland

Friday 19 – Sunday 21 July 2019 @ Scone Palace, Perth

  • Bryan Ferry
  • Foreigner
  • The Stranglers
  • Lisa Stansfield
  • Lulu
  • Belinda Carlisle
  • Midge Ure
  • Hazel O’Connor
  • Paul Young
  • Eddi Reader
  • Big Country
  • The Undertones
  • The Primitives
  • Joyce Sims
  • Hipsway
  • The Skids
  • Black Box
  • Martin Kemp (DJ Set)
  • Björn Again
  • The Dire Straits Experience

Rewind North

Friday 2 – Sunday 4 August 2019 @ Capesthorne Hall, Macclesfield

  • Thin Lizzy
  • Gloria Gaynor
  • Bananarama
  • UB40 (feat. Ali Campbell and Astro)
  • Level 42
  • Tiffany
  • Heaven 17
  • The Selecter
  • Heather Small
  • Cutting Crew
  • Hazel O’Connor
  • The Undertones
  • The Primitives
  • Neville Staple
  • Joyce Sims
  • From The Jam
  • Black Box
  • Martin Kemp (DJ Set)
  • Björn Again
  • The Dire Straits Experience

Rewind South

Friday 16 – Sunday 18 August 2019 @ Temple Island Meadows, Henley-on-Thames

  • Michael Bolton
  • Four Tops
  • Sister Sledge
  • UB40 (feat. Ali Campbell and Astro)
  • Lulu
  • Belinda Carlisle
  • The Wailers
  • Tiffany
  • Heaven 17
  • The Selecter
  • Grandmaster Flash
  • Midge Ure
  • Heather Small
  • Kim Appleby
  • Hazel O’Connor
  • Paul Young
  • The Undertones
  • Neville Staple
  • From The Jam
  • The Dire Straits Experience

Off The Chart: 2 June 1981

Off The Chart: 2 June 1981

After last week’s excursion to the beach, Steve and Julian are back in the studio to bring you another two hours of hits, headlines and halibut on this week’s Off The Chart! They’re taking you back to this day in … read more

Off The Chart: 24 March 1981

Off The Chart: 24 March 1981

We’re rewinding to 1981 on this week’s Off The Chart for another two hours of forgotten and half-remembered hits, three tracks from a featured album, a look at the day’s events, a hit from the German chart and the top … read more

Off The Chart: 30 September 1980

Off The Chart: 30 September 1980

Come with us all the way back to this week in 1980 on Off The Chart! Steve and Julian uncover some of the week’s forgotten hits, look at the day’s events, pick a track from an international chart, play three … read more

“Please remember to mention me in tapes you leave behind” – Top of the Pops, 11 June 1981

Landscape

Looking for a 54-year-old silver haired loon in a ridiculous tracksuit made up of random, uneven patches of different gaudy colours, desperately attempting to stay relevant to the record buying audience despite being old enough to be their grandfather? It’s … read more

“You said it all, though not many had ears” – Top of the Pops, 28 May 1981

Hazel O'Connor

Hey everyone, let’s play “good news / bad news”! The good news is, after missing a huge chunk of musical history due to presenters’ off-screen activities and someone’s inability to record a live programme for the archive, BBC Four viewers … read more

“Earth keeps on rolling, witnesses falling” – Top of the Pops, 9 April 1981

“Welcome to Top of the Pops! Some 19 million people every week tune in to see some of the top acts of 1981 on this show!” That’s what Mike Read tells us, and as one of the co-authors of the … read more

“Entertainment for the lost and lonely” – Top of the Pops, 26 March 1981

Hazel O'Connor

So it seems Richard Skinner wasn’t in Scotland all week with the other Radio 1 DJs, as the Radio Times seems to suggest. Although his evening show was billed as including sessions from Scottish bands, he must have been in … read more