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 […]

Schedule

Here’s the running order for Back2the80s 2019! Movie Night – Friday 12th July 5pm – Gates open 6pm – Back to the Future (running time 1hr 56mins) 8.20pm – Dirty Dancing (running time 1hr 40mins) 10pm – End Live Music Festival – Saturday 13th July 11.30am – Gates open 1pm – The Keith George Experience […]

Artist Videos

CHECK OUT THESE AMAZING ARTISTS!   Back2the80s 2019 is just around the corner, so to get you in the mood why not check out the videos below showing performances from all the great cover artists you will be seeing at this year’s festival. If you haven’t already, buy your tickets today to make sure you […]

The Time Machine

WE’VE GOT A DELOREAN!   We’re very excited to confirm that this amazing replica of the DeLorean from Back to the Future will be appearing at the festival. This outstanding car has been used by the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, and endless other broadcasters and publications and is a faithful and incredibly detailed replica of the […]

George Michael

HEADLINE ACT CONFIRMED!   We’re over the moon to now be able to confirm that the incredible Rob Lamberti will be headlining as the amazing and much missed George Michael at Back2the80s in 2019. Rob Lamberti is a familiar face, so to speak, having forged a very successful singing career impersonating the pop star George […]

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 […]