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Jacksons headline Macclesfield’s Rewind North festival

By on February 7, 2018

The Jackons will be headlining the 10th anniversary 2018 Rewind North festival, which returns to Capesthorne Hall in August.

Others featured in the festival line up are OMD, Bonnie Tyler, Marc Almond, Kim Wilde, Howard Jones, Midge Ure, Tiffany, The Boomtown Rats, Soul II Soul and Heaven 17.


Howard Jones said: “I always look forward to playing the Rewind festivals. The fans give all the artists such a warm reception. I’ve seen so many brilliant performances over the years – The Boomtown Rats and Heaven 17 to name just two – and I look forward to many more this year.”

The line-up for Rewind North 2018 features:

Friday, August 3 – Forever Stage: Roachford, Magic Nostalgic and more.

Saturday, August 4 – Main Stage: The Jacksons, Marc Almond, Leo Sayer, Kim Appleby, Tiffany, The Fizz, Captain Sensible, Billy Ocean, Howard Jones, Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel, The Undertones. Hosted by The Doctor.

Sunday, August 5 – Main Stage: OMD, Bonnie Tyler, Midge Ure, Heaven 17, Imagination, Wendy James of Transvision Vamp, Doctor and The Medics, Musical Youth, The Boomtown Rats, Soul II Soul, Big Country, Hue and Cry. Hosted by The Doctor.

Kim Wilde said: “I always look forward to the amazing Rewind audiences, still loving the 80s and making us all feel 21 again! Rewind have always made sure the audience comes first and have created a safe and fun playground for families and people of all ages.

“The atmosphere at Rewind is the best I’ve ever experienced and I’m always so proud to be on stage singing with all the artists whose records I still have in my vinyl collection.”


Event organiser Katt Alexander at Broadwick Live said: “The Rewind team is really excited to stage the 10th edition of the festiva, and celebrate our birthday with our fantastic crowd. With a line up packed full of iconic artists proving that this music really is forever, 2018’s events promise to build on the huge popularity of the festival to date.

“Alongside favourite music, we will be taking the festival to new heights with more performances, entertainment and experiences than ever before.”

Tickets are on sale at rewindfestival.com.

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