Rock & Roll Weekend
Returning to St Ives for the second year is the ever popular Rock & Roll Weekend 10th-13th May 2019
Back by popular demand our fantastic Rock & Roll Weekend will be returning to St Ives for 2019 hosted by DJ Red Hot n Rockin'
St Ives Holiday Village 10th- 13th May 2019
Friday 10th May
Greggi G &The Crazy Gang
Greggi G & His Crazy Gang are a brilliant 4-piece party band playing classic rock and roll, jump jive, 50s, vintage swing and boogie-woogie in the style of Bill Hailey & Fats Domino. No matter what your favourite Rock ‘n’ Roll music style, you can be assured of quality entertainment!
JD & Dynamite
JD & Dynamite are a 3 piece Rock n Roll band bringing the sounds of the past to the present. The band consists of Joe Putnam on Lead guitar and vocals, Ben Kitching on Bass and backing vocals and Adam Field on drums and backing vocals.
This amazing young trio have performed together since December 2016 and gets rave reviews wherever they go be it jive clubs, festivals or weekenders.
They have appeared on the radio and in a live lounge session and have also been featured in 'Maggie's Blue Suede News' Magazine in the form of a fantastic review pf their appearance at Sandy Glade in 2017 with comments such as 'A young band destined for greater things'!
Saturday 11th May
Rockin Pagan (Pagan Shane Gould) hails from Lincolnshire and performs Rock n Roll, Rockabilly and Doo Wop to high quality backing tracks. He also has a rockin trio called The Blue Diamond Trio. The consummate entertainer Pagan has been performing at rock 'n' roll clubs, weekends and festivals for more years than his youthful looks would imply
The Roosters are a 3 piece Rock n Roll trio who are 3 dedicated musicians who collaborated together and formed the ROOSTERS. All three have served their apprenticeship on the rockin’ scene as they have played, and play, in many of the top rock n roll bands on the scene.
Their 4 albums – Rocket Trip, Crazy Party, Rockin& Flying & Henhouse Riot – incorporate many well known rock ‘n’ roll songs from the 50s together with some lesser known ones – each played in their own individual Rooster style. The Roosters usual line up is - Kevin Swain (lead vocals and double bass) , Bill Crittenden (lead guitar and backing vocals) and Phil McKee (drums and backing vocals).
As part of Rockin' 50s Promotions the multi-talented Kevin is also responsible for organising your weekend entertainment and is the sound engineer!
The Downtown Daddyos
Based in Bristol and Manchester The Downtown Daddyo's perform songs from the 1950's from memorable artists such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Ray Charles, Carl Perkins, Johnny Preston, Bobby Darin, Johnny Ray and Louis Prima to name a few. With a wealth of knowledge on rock'n'roll music the band endeavour to play their songs with the intention of making you either tap your feet or get up on the dance floor and jive the night away whilst enjoying the music of a much appreciated and well followed era. 'The Downtown Daddyo's' receive much acclaim from rock'n'roll clubs around the country and are always guaranteed to create a great atmosphere.
Sunday 12th May
The Koolkatz are a 3 piece band that bring you a wide range of music from the 50’s and 60’s, including Doo Wop, Rock'n'Roll, Rockabilly, Commercial Classics and their own original material. The Koolkatz are, Mikey, John and Don, all experienced Musicians and Vocalists, but most importantly, all lovers of rock'n'roll. Their high energy and wide range of 50's music will cater for any type of audience and have you rockin'n'rollin through the night (or in this case the afternoon!). You will have heardTheKoolkatz before if, like us, you learned to jive with Kav Kavanagh's Rock 'n' Roll DVD.
The Stingrays are an old school band, playing jive-busting classic old style British Rock and Roll, music from Johnny Kidd, Cliff and the Shadows, plus Rock n Roll standards from Roy Orbison, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly and many others. This band has been around for many years in various forms and line ups but in its present form are three well-seasoned players with big Mark fronting the band on main vocals and the dynamic guitar solos of the past. Nathan holding the low end on bass and backing vocals, then Jamie on drums and backing vocals taking the lead vocals from time to time. You just can’t help but tap your foot or get up and Rock n Roll all night! The band has gained many good reviews in a short space of time and appear around the country at all the main Rock n Roll event venues and clubs. Using 50’s & 60’s Guitars, Burns & Fenders, echo chambers and a vintage Selmer amp makes the sound as British as it ever was.
Rockin' The Joint
Mike Robbins, Alan Eden & Oli Joss Lee are a trio of professional musicians who love to play rock'n'roll. Well established on the UK Jive circuit the band has also played throughout Europe and enjoys a reputation for high quality music delivered with passion. Covering all areas of rockin' music from the 50's including jive beat, doo-wop, strollers, boppers and ballads, with a smattering of original numbers in every set, there is something to keep everyone happy.