5 great acts tonight at Bushys and Port Erin:
Teatime Acoustic Slot 5-6pm on the Carole Nash Main Stage:
Jimmy Gillespie a legend from the days of the Palace Lido (ask him to tell you some stories!) will grace the stage for 2 sessions.Jimmy gigs extensively around the Island and frequent bouts over in Liverpool.
7.30-8.20pm Carole Nash Main Stage another debut from locals THE BIRDS & THE BEARDS
An acoustic 3 (or 4) piece featuring Stephanie Tomlinson on vocals, Adam Swales on guitar, Nell Kneale on guitar and Mike Giles on guitar and cajon.Acoustical balladeers pioneering through space and time. Playing a wide range of styles and genres, everything from T-rex to Madonna, Stevie Wonder to Go West, System of a Down to Backstreet Boys. If they don’t already know it, they’ll learn it that night for you.
From 8.40pm-9.30pm brand new band MAD DADDY Quite simply a Father and Son rock n’ roll duo in the guise of Simon Morris (Drums) and Dolyn Clucas-Morris on guitar and vocals.
Some reggae,some rock and plenty of roll.
10pm-Midnight sees one of the moistly-anticipated returns to Bushys for PSYCHOHOLICS
Only just reformed after a 4 years incubation,this band are refusing to give up yet. Each member an experienced professional musician in various other music projects on the Island. They will bring a great selecrtion of rock classics from the Foos,Rainbow,Deep Purple and erm The Darkness. Expect to be blown away!
The COLAS BEACH STAGE sees the mighty 3 MILLION 8-10.30pm
Writing and rehearsing from October 2011, 3 Million started playing live in January 2012, and have quickly achieved a dedicated fanbase, and bookings across the Isle of Man in major pubs and live music venues. They already played a quite unforgettable set at the close of Port Erin Day a few years back where they kicked into Faithless’s God is a DJ just as the fireworks kicked off.It looked and sounded great!They are a 4 piece Manx band formed in the Autumn of 2011. 3 Million consists of Chris Honour on lead vocals, Joe Crookall on bass guitar and BV, Gary Smith on lead guitar and BV, and Matthew Woods on drums.
Mainly focused on writing and playing original material but enjoying throwing the odd cover in the set. The band are currently gigging around the Isle of Man hoping to head over to gig in the UK for the second time this summer.
The band’s influences include The Who, Muse, Neil Young, The Kinks, The Beatles, Oasis, Rolling Stones, Coldplay, the Vaccines, Stevie Wonder, Pink Floyd, the Foo Fighters, Queen, the Maccabees, the Libertines, Cold War Kids and Seasick Steve.
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