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COVID-19 UPDATE

  Back2the80s 2020 is still going ahead   The Back2the80s team understands that you may be concerned about the event being cancelled. We would like to confirm that we currently have NO plans to cancel. Obviously we are taking advice as the situation unfolds and will ensure we keep you all up-to-date should anything change. […]

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 […]

Whitney Houston

Do you wanna dance with somebody? Micki As Whitney is a highly professional tribute to the Queen of the Night and features Whitney’s classic hits including I Wanna Dance With Somebody, How Will I know, Run To You, The Greatest Love Of All and of course the timeless smash hit I Will Always Love You. […]

George Michael

HE’S BACK!   We’re delighted to confirm that the incredible Rob Lamberti will be back in 2020. 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, […]

Wood Street Mission

Our Chosen Charity for Back2the80s 2019   This year Back2the80s festival is supporting Wood Street Mission, a local children’s charity helping children and families living on a low income in Manchester and Salford. They provide practical help to help meet children’s day-to-day needs and improve their life chances through education and literacy projects. Wood Street Mission […]