Butlins Big Weekend - 29th -31ST January 2010 ROCK & BLUES
on: November 12, 2009, 7:32 am
Butlins Family Holidays
Selected interviews available – all requests considered, Competitions available
Every year, over the last weekend in January, in that post-Christmas malaise - a
remarkable music festival takes place at Butlins, Skegness in Lincolnshire.
Fast gaining an impressive reputation on the music lovers festival circuit and as
hotly anticipated by the artists as the fans (who regularly travel from the length
and breadth of the UK), the weekend has hosted an incredible range of some of Rock
and Blues’ most exciting and influential artists, alongside fiery ‘new blood’, too.
2010 is no exception to the high quality & value threshold and this year, the event
returns to its roots by presenting separate BLUES and ROCK stages.
BLUES fans will be delighted at a line up that includes – former ROLLING STONES and
JOHN MAYALL guitarist, MICK TAYLOR, boogie piano king, BEN WATERS & HIS BAND (who
recently had both Charlie Watts of the Stones and Jools Holland as HIS guests!);
JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR, MAGGIE BELL & DAVE KELLY, THE BLUES BAND, ANIMALS & Friends,
CHANTEL McGREGOR, OLI BROWN, STAN WEBB & CHICKEN SHACK, JAY TAMKIN, THE YARDBIRDS,
NINE BELOW ZERO, SNAKE DAVIS & JIM DIAMOND and from THE ALARM - DAVE SHARP…
The ROCK stage hosts the magnificent NAZARETH, with Special Guests THE DEBORAH
BONHAM BAND; OLIVER-DAWSON SAXON, (featuring Saxon founder members Graham Oliver &
Steve Dawson); MARTIN TURNER’S WISHBONE ASH; JOHN COGHLAN’S QUO; TYGERS OF PAN TANG,
PRAYING MANTIS, CARVIN JONES and from the Lynyrd Skynyrd ‘family’ – SKINNY MOLLY.
Finally, a rare performance from former WHITESNAKE guitar supremo MICKY MOODY with
his band, who promise “some originals, some covers and some Whitesnake”.
And there are even more artists to be announced!
To book the Rock & Blues break at the family holiday parks call Butlins
direct on 0845 070 4750 open daily
(The maximum call charge is 2p per minute from a BT landline. Calls from other
networks may vary).
Prices for Rock & Blues are £72 per person for the full weekend UK breaks based on four people
sharing a silver self-catering apartment (all guests must be aged +18 years)
including accommodation, all live entertainment and many free activities.
Butlins reserves the right to change the entertainment programme for Butlins Family Breaks.
Contact Details: Lesley Penniston
Tel: 01442 203165
Fax: 01442 254288