Category Archives: Artists

Back2the80s 2022 CONFIRMED!

We’re back! Save the date, Back2the80s is back on 16th-17th July 2022, with a special NHS Appreciation Film Night on Friday 15th. With a new location (still just outside Manchester), Buile Hill Park, and an amazing 2 full days of LIVE MUSIC from some of the best 80’s tribute bands around, it’s going to be […]

Gary Davies Headlining Sunday 2022

Wooh! Gary Davies! We’re delighted to have this iconic 80s DJ headlining SUNDAY night at Back2the80s 2022. Best known today for his Friday night Radio 2 show, Sounds of the 80s, Gary was a mainstay of Radio 1 during the 80s and a regular host of Top of the Pops. We can’t wait to party […]

Running Order Confirmed

The full running order for Back2the80s has now been confirmed. Click below to see the full list. We can’t wait! If you can’t wait either, click the names below to learn more and see these amazing artists in action! Bon Giovi (Bon Jovi) Rob Lamberti (George Michael) The Boy George Experience See you there!

2021 Lineup Confirmed

We’re delighted to announce the full, confirmed lineup for Back2the80s 2021 as below.   Bon Giovi (Bon Jovi) Rob Lamberti (George Michael) Love distrAction (The Human League) David Live (David Bowie) Bootleg Boss (Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band) The Boy George Experience   See you there!

Bruce Springsteen

Were you born to run? Bootleg Boss are a UK based seven-piece band that perform the classic songs of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band.  Formed in 2012 this accomplished and exciting Live Band features Kev Jamieson as the vocal-singing, guitar-playing, harmonica-blowing, band-leading, audience-engaging, dance-inducing, singalong-inspiring Boss. If you were born to run down […]

George Michael

HE’S BACK!   We’re delighted to confirm that the incredible Rob Lamberti will be back in 2021. After absolutely smashing it at our festival in 2019, we just had to have him back. Rob Lamberti is a familiar face, so to speak, having forged a very successful singing career impersonating the pop star George Michael […]

Bon Jovi

HEADLINE ACT CONFIRMED!   Are you ready to ROCK? We’re delighted to announce our headline act for 2020, the amazing Bon Giovi! They’ll be rocking out all the classic 80’s anthems we know and love and are sure to get us all chanting along. “Without doubt the best Bon Jovi tribute out there” Formed in […]

The Human League

Love distrAction as The Human League   Love distrAction is the UK’s premier number one Tribute to The Human League. Utilising a clever mixture of live synthesizers and guitar, this truly accurate, authentic, dedicated and genuine tribute act capture the exact mood, essence and feel of The Human League. The band consists of Nic Price, […]

Madness

Madness Tribute Band   We’re bringing Ska to Back2The80s with One Step Behind! The UK’s Premier and longest surviving MADNESS tribute band are now confirmed to be playing at the festival. Formed in spring 1993, the band achieved widespread recognition in an unusually short time, playing venues the length and breadth of Britain including the Marquee […]

Blondie

The OFFICIAL Blondie Cover Band!   We’re delighted to confirm that the official Blondie cover band, Bootleg Blondie, will be performing at Back2the80s in 2019. Bootleg Blondie have played the world famous CBGB club in New York City, the Isle of Wight Festival, London’s 100 Club and the legendary Hammersmith Palais and appear regularly at […]