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Tony Hadley looks forward to the Wickham Festival

Spandau Ballet fans may have to wait several more years to see the band in concert again but fans can enjoy their hits at the Wickham Festival.

Lead singer Tony Hadley tops the bill on the opening night (Aug 4) with a promise to play all the crowd-pleasers alongside his solo material at the picturesque Hampshire site.

It means fans will get the best of both worlds, enjoying some new songs as well as classics such as Gold, True and Through the Barricades. Continue reading “Tony Hadley looks forward to the Wickham Festival”

Matt Cardle to guest at Wickham Festival

X Factor winner Matt Cardle will be making a special guest appearance at next week’s award-winning Wickham Festival.

The Southampton-born singer will be joining the Trevor Horn Band on Saturday August 6 for what is sure to be an emotional “home-coming”.

Since becoming the runaway winner of the seventh series of the reality TV show, Cardle has sold more than two million albums and singles including the winner’s song When We Collide, the Christmas Number One and second biggest selling single of 2010. Continue reading “Matt Cardle to guest at Wickham Festival”

Latest artists announced for Wickham Festival 2016

We’ve just updated our website with another 10 artists including the incredible SAS Band, Spike’s All-Stars, featuring Fish, Toyah and Roger Taylor of ‘Queen’ who’ll be headlining on Saturday.   One of the world’s top Celtic music groups, the Grammy Award nominated, all-female, traditional Irish-American band  Cherish The Ladies will be apprearing on Sunday. Beautiful vocals, superb musicianship and stunning step dancing. We’ve added artist profiles for each so follow the links below to find out more and watch videos of their performances.

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