PLEASE BE AWARE DUE TO WEATHER
BOTH BANDS WILL BE INDOORS AT THE TENT AT BUSHYS TONIGHT
TIMES AS CLOSE TO-
FREE RADICLES 10-11.55PM
Well we started off last week so well and we kind of knew it was coming
but hopefully this storm will blow through and leave us all in peace to
enjoy the remainder of the weeks festivities.
Thanks to Voodoo Bandits and Symbollix for performing inside the tent
and also to Ian Thompson for his services at the Bay.
We are still deliberating with current conditions at the tent and will amend
our programme accordingly but suffice to say 2 more great bands return to
Early Slot 7.30-9.30pm
Maldune are a revered Manx band with a fiercely loyal fanbase.
Consisting of Gary Smith – Guitar/Vocals,Steve Nash – Bass/Vocal,
Denzil Smith – Drums/Percussion and Chris Honour – Guitar/Vocals
Maldune formed back in the days of 1994 when Green Day released “Dookie” and Oasis released “Definitely Maybe”!!
3 School friends embarked on a musical journey. Regular gigs on the Isle of Man, a couple of mini UK tours and
appearances at the Cavern and the Zanzibar in Liverpool were all part of the process.
Maldune have released 5 studio albums to date:
After 16 years together it was decided to take a break from the gigging scene whist the band members pursued other
projects but you can’t keep a good band down, the odd gig kept happening and an addition to the band in Chris Honour
enabled Maldune to expand their sound and give a heavier edge to an already polished sound.
Maldune are currently working on some new tracks with a view to releasing some new material in the future although
there’s no real time frame it’s good that new songs are being created.
The Dune Army still follow the band in its numbers which shows the fan base that still exists on the Island and further afield.
Video proof: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkpWSQaupaQ
Outdoors or not they will win you over!
Late Slot 10-11.55pm
Made up primarily of well-known local musician and song-writer
Nigel Williams,he has intuitive backing from son Sol Williams on
lead guitar and with Danny Kneale on all percussion they now feature
bass whore to the masses Steve Rowe. Occasional backing from Skankers frontman and virtuoso Andy “Marshy” Marshall
creates one of the tightest local bands.Expect classics from Dire Straights,The Beatles (in abundance and sincere in replication)
to include a smattering of self penned tunes and you’ve got yourself a cracking night’s entertainment!
A harder working musician you won’t find and his passion for performance at a top level will endear you.
Expect him to be playing at a other venues near you including his regular slots all year round residency at Star Wars!
Down at our rather weather-weary Colas Beach Stage in Port Erin
we have already taken the decision to move indoors and thus the plan is:
at the tent albeit indoors and not without some backline issues
will be performing tonight in the Restaurant side of the Bay,
Port Erin. Expected time kicking off will be around 9.45pm
through to 11.45pm. These guys are fresh, tight and have a
scutch of great original songs especially for you.
Expect to hear an awful lot more from these guys in the future
but catch them early!
Thanks to all our visitors for supporting us through thick and thin
and particularly with today’s headline feature in the Manx Examiner
it’s hard not to think what the future holds for us too!