We are pleased to announce and welcome to the Watchet 2019 Line up:- Embrace Reverend And The Makers The Alabama 3 Peter Hook & The Light Hot Chocolate Hugh Cornwell 3 Daft Monkeys who will join already announced Tankus the Henge Dr Meaker Laid Blak Palooka 5 The Jive Aces many more to be announced full line up by the start of March Please share! Saturday night’s headliner is none other than Embrace, a band who need little introduction having released three Number 1 selling albums in the UK (two of which went platinum), and more than 15 Top 40 singles, including ‘All You Good Good People’, ‘Come Back To What You Know’, official England World Cup anthem, ‘World At Your Feet’, and the Chris Martin-penned ‘Gravity’. Sheffield’s finest dance-rock act, Reverend & The Makers will being proceedings to a close on Sunday night. Fronted as always by high-octane frontman ‘Reverend’ Jon McClure, R&TM are one of the finest live acts around, having performed at thousands of venues worldwide, including the iconic Wembley Stadium (supporting Oasis). Their most recent album, ‘Death Of A King’ charted at number 11 – their 2nd highest chart placing, proving that they are as relevant now as ever before. Former Joy Division and New Order bassist, Peter Hook returns to the Watchet main stage (along with his band, The Light), after a triumphant performance at the festival’s 10th Birthday ‘party’ in 2016. Hot Chocolate are one of the most successful bands ever to come out of the 70’s. Featuring original members Pat Olive, Harvey Hinsley and Tony Connor, they are still performing today to audiences all over the world who love the band’s distinctive sound, and classic hits including ‘So You Win Again’, ‘No Doubt About It’, and of course the only track to go Top 10 in the 1970s, 1980s AND1990s – ‘You Sexy Thing’. Alabama 3 need no introduction to the regular festival goer, with this high octane group known as “one of the best live acts in the country”,by the media, A3 was formed in London 1985, and have played all over the country at festival and sold out tours, an act not to be missed . Most famous for the Sopranos theme tune, “Woke Up This Morning”, Alabama 3 are a unique blend of blues, electronica, hip-hop, jazz, country and rock, who will be hitting the main stage on the Friday.
Mark Bale2019-01-18T14:25:00+00:00January 18th, 2019|