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Adam Ant © Paul GraceREWIND NORTH

Adam Ant | Marc Almond | UB40
Midge Ure | Slim Jim Phantom From Stray Cats | Go West
Lloyd Cole & The Leopards | Snap | Annabella’s Bow Wow Wow
From The Jam | Dr & The Medics | Hazell Dean

Thomson Twins’ Tom Bailey | Rick Astley | Earth, Wind & Fire Experience
Paul Carrack | Nik Kershaw | Jason Donovan
The Christians | Hazel O’Connor | Former Rainbow Lead Singer Joe Lynn Turner
British Electric Foundation ft. The Noisettes’ Shingai Shoniwa, Joy Division’s Peter Hook, Heaven 17’s Glenn Gregory,
Thomas Dolby, Mari Wilson, Lotus Eaters

On Friday 5th August, Rewind The 80s Music Festival is back by popular demand to the North of England! “Rewind North” will be in full force in the beautiful surroundings of Capesthorne Hall, situated between Maccesfield and Wilmslow, Cheshire.

Tickets for Rewind North go on sale at 9am on Friday 29th January 2016. Full details about ticket outlets and prices are available from the official Rewind website:

The third Rewind North 80s Music Festival offers true connoisseurs of 80s music the best two-day line-up of iconic 80s recording artists and performers.

Headliners include Adam Ant (Stand and Deliver, Prince Charming) and Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey (Hold Me Now, You Take Me Up), plus a stellar line-up including Marc Almond, UB40, Rick Astley, Earth, Wind & Fire Experience, Midge Ure, Paul Carrack, Slim Jim Phantom From Stray Cats, Nik Kershaw, Go West, Jason Donovan, Lloyd Cole & The Leopards, The Christians, Snap, Hazel O’Connor, Annabella’s Bow Wow Wow, Former Rainbow Lead Singer Joe Lynn Turner and many more.

One of the biggest highlights at this year’s festival is the Rewind North debut of the British Electric Foundation. B.E.F. is the brainchild of Heaven 17’s Martyn Ware, and will showcase a unique and dazzling performance featuring a raft of legendary pop artists.

Ware has assembled a stellar line-up featuring the full Heaven 17 band performing songs made famous by the stars themselves, plus cover versions in the inimitable B.E.F. electronic pop style featuring The Noisettes’ Shingai Shoniwa, Joy Division’s Peter Hook, Heaven 17’s Glenn Gregory, Thomas Dolby, Mari Wilson, and Lotus Eaters.

B.E.F.’s 80’s themed electronic extravaganza promises to be a hit-packed highlight of the entire weekend. Don’t dare miss it!

In addition to the live music, the festival will also feature plenty of fun-filled side attractions including the Live Karaoke Bar, Funfair, Posh Nosh, Theme Bars, Kidzone, plus Camping and Glamping (aka Glamorous Camping) options.

Other festival attractions include The Silent Disco – a fun-filled, innovative and highly entertaining way to party! They provide everyone with a set of headphones and have two DJs spinning the tunes simultaneously on two separate channels, leaving you to flick between them and listen to the music you want to throw your best shapes to!


Originally launched at Henley-on-Thames in 2009, Rewind has become the biggest 80s festival in the world. Rewind has featured everyone from Boy George, Human League, The B52’s, OMD, Kool & The Gang, Holly Johnson, Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey, and many more.

Rewind Festival in Henley-on-Thames has proven to be so popular with audiences that it has expanded to Rewind Scotland, Rewind North, as well as South Africa, Dubai and Bangkok.

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