THREE DAY IRLAM LIVE FESTIVAL WITH LEGEND, SOUL AND RETRO SOUNDS
The line-up for this year’s Irlam Live has been announced with three themed days of top sounds starring huge names, headlined by Junior Marvin’s Wailers, Alexander O’Neal and Jason Donovan, plus Toyah, Owen Paul, K-Klass, Dodgy, Odyssey and more.
Over 8,000 people attended the event at Prince’s Park, Irlam, last year and organisers are expecting an even bigger turnout for this year’s festival which runs on June 2nd, 3rd and 4th.
• Continue reading at Salford Star.
From Toyah to Duzza – the stars heading to the Longlands in 2017
She went down a storm and ate pie and peas at a Guisborough cafe last time she was here. Now 1980s pop icon Toyah is heading our way again – one of a raft of music and football stars scheduled to play Middlesbrough’s Longlands Club.
The “It’s A Mystery” star turned heads last July when she popped in for lunch at Guisborough’s Pie in the Sky, ahead of a gig at the Marton Road venue. And after a massive night last year, the punk princess has confirmed a return visit to The Longlands on June 10.
• Continue reading at Gazette Live.
Prince’s Park, Salford is now home to what organiser’s describe as “a boutique music festival”, also known as Irlam Live.
Taking place from Friday 2 June to Sunday 4 June, Headline acts include Jason Donovan, Alexander O’Neal and Odyssey. The weekend will consist of ‘Legends Friday’, ‘Soulfest Saturday’, and ‘Retro Sunday’ with up to 5,000 visitors per day finishing at 9pm each night.
Toyah Willcox is set to perform and Bob Marley’s Wailers will also be flying in from Jamaica!
• Continue reading at ITV News. See also the Irlam Live 2017 website, and dedicated gig page at toyahwillcox.com.
Toyah’s first gig of 2017 is Loving The 80′s at Parr Hall, Warrington on Saturday 28th January. A headlining full band “Classics, Hits & Surprises” performance.
The 80′s-fest, which also features Sigue Sigue Sputnik, Tight Fit, Electro 80′s, Jennie from The Bellestars, LaLa Shockette, DJ Caz Matthews and much more will also pay tribute to Steve Strange.
Come and join the most exciting lineup of iconic bands from the 80′s. Loving The 80′s – The Ultimate 80′s Night.
If you are an 80′s music and fashion lover don’t miss this show.
After the resounding success of our January gig we want to bring the 1980′s back to the Parr Hall once again! If you love the music, the makeup, the fashion and the vibe of this fantastic decade, join us for a fantastic night on 28 January 2017.
Headlining our gig is the amazing Toyah – we just know you’ll be “Loving the 80′s” once again!
• Further info/Book tickets here. See also the dedicated gig page at toyahwillcox.com.
Toyah headlines the opening night of Whitby Goth Weekend 2017 – with a full-band “Classic Hits & Surprises” performance – on Friday 21st April. Click below for more info.