Artisan Rawtenstall is renowned as one of the premier live music venues in the Northwest, and for this weekends Rossendale 60’s Festival weekend they have excelled themselves. Danny and Beth have planned an amazing weekend to celebrate the 60’s era. Some of us do remember it the first time round but if you didn’t this is the next best thing
Thursday 8th September – They will be kicking off with an hours set of acoustic 60’s classics from the very talented Eoin Kelly from local band Kelly’s Heroes!!
Friday 9th September – to follow on from the Festival launch at The Whitaker, Artisan has an Incredible late 50’s and 60’s tribute band Original Replica from 9.30pm, who will be entertaining you again as they did last year with their sublime take on the era featuring covers of everyones favourite tunes,harmonies to make your knees go weak and suits to match! They will be followed by a Disco
Saturday 10th September -will have a 60’s open mic with John Doyle from 3pm until 7pm,drop in and play us a tune or two and a free pint if you can play anything from the 60’s!! and from 8.00pm, Chris Allen from The Troggs,The Animals and many more will bring his live set to The Artisan Stage with DJ Bunter playing 60’s classics all night!
Sunday 11th September – Modest Matt will be dropping his 60’s 7″ vinyl including soul, motown, northern, ska psych and much more including a vintage market from around 2pm onwards. In the evening another fabulous musical treat beckons with a guest spot from David Segall Courtenay (an amazing musician from California who is in the uk for the first leg of his euro tour!!!!!) playing some classic 60’s covers in the evening from 8pm!!!
Ya can’t say fairer then that eh! A whole host of exciting events from Artisan to compliment what is always a great 60’s weekend. So dig out those flares and come down and celebrate the 60’s with them this weekend.