THURSDAY 29th MARCH
9pm – 11pm – THE CHESHIRE CAT
THE TONE JUNKIES a 3 piece pro rock and acoustic band who pride themselves on their ability to please any audience! Formed in Liverpool in 2004, they are Jaie (lead and vocals), Will (bass) and Nick (drums and backing vocals).
9pm – 11pm – THE CROWN HOTEL BAR
PETE LATHAM AND JEN OGLE started working together as a duo in the summer of 2013. Mostly influenced by Folk Revival music – Bert Jansch, Fairport Convention, Tom Paxton, Judy Dyble, Sandy Denny, John Renbourn, All About Eve and Pentangle.
9pm – 11pm – FIRENZE
ALISHA PARKER A young musician playing a variety of instruments for many genres of music and giving a truly engaging performance.
8pm – 11pm – THE WHITE HORSE
FESTIVAL OPENING JAM The ultimate warm up, local musicians get together to start the 2018 Festival with a bang. Always a good night.
FRIDAY 30th MARCH
2pm – 4pm – THE CHESHIRE CAT
52 BLUE – A fantastic way to start the day with a young duo of talented musicians performing well known covers.
2pm – 4pm – FIRENZE
TOFTIE & BENNETT are an acoustic duo combining the vocals and rhythm guitar of Joe Bennett with the lead guitar work of Dan Toft. Performing a range of covers from the likes of The Eagles, Dire Straits, Eric Clapton, Pink Floyd and many more.
4pm – 6pm – THE CHESHIRE CAT
THE JOHN COLINS BAND Massive Festival favourites and rightly so. A band that plays the music you love, and we love because we keep asking them back.
4pm – 6pm – FIRENZE
BEAM Competent and established local covers combo Beam are here ! The band are a 4 piece pop rock covers band. Be sure to catch a Beam gig. Its electric.
5pm – 7pm – THE TALBOT
BEN MAITLAND The front man for popular wedding band Shakermaker and with appearances throughout the North West including the legendary cavern Club . Covering all genre’s of music from the 60s to the present.
6pm – 8pm – THE CHESHIRE CAT
THE MILL have evolved from an original singer song writing duo. Now performing as a full band with a set of supreme classic covers.
6pm – 8pm – THE CROWN HOTEL BAR
RICK WHITEHEAD Stunningly talented solo blues vocal / guitarist Rick Whitehead is just perfect for a Friday evening. Well known on the Blues circuit we welcome him to Nantwich
6pm – 8pm – FIRENZE
THE JUKE JAM Playing a mix of ska, funk and floor fillers guaranteed to get audiences on their feet dancing.
6pm – 8pm – THE MALBANK
GREEN BULLET A full on covers band with no small print ! Songs from across the genres played with passion. Expect stonking good tunes and a few surprise twists!
7pm – 9pm – RESIDENCE
TOM BROOKES & SHELLEY QUARMBY A talented duo with Tom on acoustic guitar and Shelley supplying vocals. Upbeat and eloquent these two professional musicians open what will be a fabulous Friday evening.
7pm – 10pm – NAKATCHA
CHARMAINE BAINES DUO Charmaine Baines is accompanied by Kieran Matthews bringing modern classics to lift the evening and will later take to the decks to keep the dancing going.
8.30pm – 10.30pm – THE CHESHIRE CAT
THE V are a band that play an eclectic mix of songs performing numbers to suit every member of the audience. A fun, energetic band that enjoy a bit of banter with the crowd.
8.30pm – 10.30pm – FIRENZE
PHOTO BOOTH SMILE a wide range of lively cover songs from the past 30 years!! From artists such as Alanis Morisette, Blondie, Adele to the likes of Cornershop, Pulp, Blur, plus many many more…
8pm – 10pm – HARRISONS
THE DANS Fantastic covers from Dan (vocals) Al (Bass) Nick (Guitar) Sam (Drums) embracing Rock, Funk, Blues & Pop. Always a good night when The Dans are on board playing a mix to entertain everybody.
9pm – 11pm – THE BOWLING GREEN
WAYNE AND THE HAIRY PEACHES A five piece with a difference, classics from the 50s through to the present day, performed with a twist that has to be seen and heard to be believed.
9pm – 11pm – THE CROWN HOTEL BAR
BLUE SILK is Judy Blu and Ian Silk who will be showcasing original songs with jazz and soul classics with a twist.
9pm – 11pm – THE MALBANK
THE JOHN COLINS BAND Another outing today for these massive Festival favourites and rightly so. A band that plays the music you love, and we love because we keep asking them back.
9pm – 11pm – RESIDENCE
BLUE CARTEL A four piece Blues/Funk/ Soul band. Expect an entertaining evening of quality live music, brought to you by performers that love to play live.
9pm – 11pm – THE RED COW
THE ENTERTAINMENT Cathy Roberts & Al Sherwood perform an eclectic conglomeration of classic and contemporary songs.
9pm – 11pm THE TALBOT
JUST HIT TOWN Hard rocking, bluesy, rocky, psychedelic band with a few power ballads thrown in for good measure.