Veterans of the 1970s and 1980s take to the stage for music festival

Whatson in the area
Whatson in the area

A host of top names from the world of rock, punk and new wave are playing over two days at the Rossington Music Festival.

Veterans from the musical world of the 70s and 80s will converge to play at Rossington Miners Welfare on Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18.

Rossington Parish Council is organising the festival..

Saturday’s headliners are From The Jam, featuring original Jam bassist Bruce Foxton and Big Country drummer Mark Brzezicki. The band will be playing some of The Jam’s biggest anthems.

Supporting are Ex-Simple Minds, Eddie and the Hot Rods, Celtic rockers Emerald, rockers Riff Raff and bands Goodfellas Metalworks and Butterfly Wheels.

On Sunday prog rockers Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash will be headlining, with support from rock balladeer John Parr, funk soul rockers Mama’s Gun as well as tribute acts U2-2, Badness and The Beatles Revolution.

Also on the bill on the Sunday will be Doncaster band the 48ks and Beatles tribute Revolution.

Music on both days is from noon to 11.30pm. Tickets are £30 for one day and £55 for the weekend.

For more information and for the chance to buy discounted early bird tickets visit www.rossingtonmusicfestival.co.uk