The 24th to 26th November sees Bedworth full of music, song and dance for the annual Bedworth Folk Festival, now in its 42nd year.
As always the festival coincides with the turning on of the Christmas lights in the town, ensuring that Bedworth has one of its busiest weekends of the year.
There will be a host of excellent performers and festival goers from throughout the UK, and amongst the bill toppers will be Kevin Dempsey, guitarist extraordinaire, formerly with such acclaimed acts as Dando Shaft and Dave Swarbrick’s Whippersnapper, two of the most inventive folk acts of recent years.
You can catch Kevin solo on the Saturday and Sunday, when he will helping round off the week-ends festivities. In total there will be in excess of 70 acts and close to 100 Morris Dancers to ensure a talent laden and colourful weekend.
Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison. He has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe-tapping sound of this music giant.
Barry Steele is quite simply unmissable, as he takes you on this specially produced musical journey in time, in which we celebrate the 30th anniversary of musical legacy of The Big O and The Traveling Wilburys.
The show also features chart busting hits originally performed made famous by George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Jerry lee Lewis, The Traveling Wilburys and of course the Big O, all backed by a big screen and phenomenally talented musicians resulting in an incredible fusion of ‘60s solid gold classics and ‘80s contemporary musical genius all on one stage.
This production really is very special, so come along and remember.
Having sold more than seven million albums worldwide, Russell Watson is firmly established as the UK’s best-selling classical crossover artist of all time. To date, his illustrious career has included performances for Her Majesty The Queen, The Pope and two US Presidents. Following a series of sell-out performances in 2015-16, “The People’s Tenor” returns to the stage with his brand-new show Canzoni d’Amore.
Captivating to watch and enchanting to listen to, Russell Watson continues to wow audiences with his enigmatic and entertaining live performances.
“He sings like Pavarotti, and entertains the audience like Sinatra”
Authentically recreated with support from a live band, The East Coast Boys fantastically capture the iconic sounds of New Jerseys finest….
With hits such as Walk Like a Man, Rag Doll and Big Girls Don’t Cry, you will experience the iconic sounds that propelled Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons into super stardom during the 60s and 70s as they sold an incredible 100million records worldwide.
Drawing from a repertoire that includes Let’s Hang On, Working My Way Back to You, Beggin’, I’ve Got You Under My Skin and Who Loves You….. you’re never more than a song away from another classic hit. Big Girls Don’t Cry
An unmissable musical spectacular that’s taking the world by storm!
KING OF POP – THE LEGEND CONTINUES… showcases the extraordinary talent of an impersonator who has performed for 28 years in over 350 international shows, 62 different countries on 6 continents. He is the ONLY impersonator to have been associated with Michael Jackson, Sony Music, MJJ Estate and MJ’s family.
Led by the World’s No.1 Michael Jackson Impersonator – Navi, who is simply ‘Chosen by Michael’ as he is the ONLY impersonator who has worked with \Michael Jackson over a period of 17 years (1992-2009).
Navi was invited by Michael Jackson to Neverland Ranch. Navi was also invited by Michael Jackson himself to perform at his birthday parties in New York and Los Angeles in which MJ gave Navi a standing ovation.
In New York, Michael Jackson asked Navi “You’re an amazing dancer, do you practice every day?”
In 2017 Navi was chosen to portray Michael Jackson in the Hollywood movie ‘Michael Jackson – Searching For Neverland’. This movie got international recognition and Navi was featured in publications around the world, such as Rolling Stone Magazine, The New York Post, Vanity Fair and People Magazine. He also appeared on live TV across the USA.
This is the ONLY live band production that will have you believing for a moment, THE LEGEND CONTINUES…
This band of now 50 musicians, are committed to providing the highest standard of performance and musical excellence in the same way that our colleagues in the five remaining RM Bands continue to do. Our aim is always to thrill audiences the length and breadth of the country, just as RM Band’s have done for over a century.