The Chapel set an exceptional environment for an exceptional artist. Rewind is famed for its fun family atmosphere and this year the festival will be rolling out its most comprehensive entertainment line up yet. The Rewind Festival has been coming to Scone for nearly a decade, but it will be the first time for new operators Broadwick Live, the award-winning team behind the popular The Prisoner-theme Festival Number Six. As well as music, in 2009 the site also featured a fun fair, street entertainment and artists from. Ultravox star Midge Ure is the act who has performed the most, closely followed by Kim Wilde, Nik Kershaw and Go West. He may have lost a bit of hair, but he's lost none of his voice. We are welcoming a host of fantastic artists who will be performing at the festival for the very first time like Bryan Ferry, Foreigner, The Stranglers, Lulu and Lisa Stansfield.
Its such an incredible place to hold a festival, we feel really lucky. I just wished I'd known so I could've brought some cd covers for him to sign. Ultravox was a major influence on the new romantic and electro-pop movements of the early '80s, and continue to be so today. The group was originally meant to play Rewind Scotland five years ago but was forced to pull out when one of its members fell ill. While he scored hits with Ultravox Vienna , Visage Fade to Grey and as a solo artist If I Was , Scottish-born synth-pop songsmith Midge Ure will mostly be known as one of the blokes who wrote Band Aid's 1984 charity single Do They Know It's Christmas? The father of four girls, aged 14-26, who lives with his second wife in Bath, England, continues to visit Africa every few years. The music continues on Sunday with Glasgow favourites Hue and Cry, Ska stars The Selecter and the Boomtown Rats, featuring Bob Dylan. I was embarrassed for New Orleans.
He's been a member of Thin Lizzy, Ultravox, Rich Kids and even helped organize Live Aid and Live 8 with Bob Geldof. As always, the show was great. Even though you probably haven't heard of Midge Ure, you have undoubtedly heard his work at some point. The show last night was fantastic. The more intimate venue and Midge Ure's easy banter with the audience adds to the pleasure of his music and his excellent voice.
As always Midge Ure did not disappoint. I don't know what I did without it. Unfortunately the sound quality was less than perfect. Was lucky enough to see Midge in concert at the Triffid in Brisbane. Midge and Electronica were excellent and should have been the headliners instead of Human League. Former teen icon Tiffany, Howard Jones, Peter Hook and the Light and Roachford are also on the line-up. This article needs additional citations for.
Organisers promise to take Rewind to new heights this year with their most musically diverse line-up yet — plus added entertainment including a jam-packed comedy programme and family activities. Rounding out the stellar line-up on Saturday are Eddi Reader, Joyce Sims, Black Box, The Dire Straits Experience, The Undertones, The Primitives and Hipsway. His set list consisted of The Hymn, Fade to Grey no I'm not kidding , Vienna so, so awesome! Everyone was great, but for me it was Midge all the way, but he is my favorite after all. He has a great backing band behind him who know the material equally well yet James is the real frontman of the operation constantly throwing himself into tracks and getting up close and personal with the crowds. Over the coming months, Rewind will be unveiling their comedy line up, family festival programme and full entertainment line up across all three sites. The line-up for this event was announced on Thursday 28 January 2010. While the other members of Thin Lizzy brought a Sony Walkman each back from a tour of Japan in 1980, Ure returned with a Japanese cookbook.
Headed up by Mick Jones and lead singer Kelly Hansen, Foreigner is one of the most popular rock acts in the world with over 80 million records sold, 10 multi-platinum albums and 16 Top 30 hits to their name. The 59-year-old chuckles at the mere mention of that cheesy chestnut, which he co-wrote with Dublin rabble-rouser Bob Geldof. K, constantly scoring huge hit singles and albums, but after the Band Aid project in 1984, the band went on hiatus and Ure began a solo career in 1985. Also lots of stories and history. He had a short set but a powerful one. I just wished his set was longer but he was co-headlining with Paul Young so they had to play the same amount of time.
He played in front of a huge crowd in Denton, Tex. Midge Ure dates April 8, Perth, Charles Hotel April 10, Melbourne, Milanos Brighton April 11, Melbourne, Shoppingtown Hotel Doncaster April 12, Sydney, The Basement April 15, Newcastle, Lizottes —————————————————————————————————————————————— Never miss a story! The festival is run by The Rival Organisation and Into The Groove, and was started after the success of one-off 1980s retro shows of previous years. I once did a very last minute tour with Thin Lizzy, where after a quick phone call, they asked me to fly next day to America to help them out after a guitarist was ejected from the band. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. And I've seen him 4 times now. Now touring as a soloist, the man commands a loyal fanbase for his tours which are constantly developing and changing in order to showcase the regular new stuff.
They appreciate this immensely and it makes singalongs to 'If I Was' and 'No Regrets' even more momentous. Rewind, which hosts festivals at two other sites in England, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Songs from the breathe album and oddities that were not on the album, as he described, were performed brilliantly by all 3 artists. Their successful trademark was combining Midge's powerful guitar riffs with sweeping synthesiser motifs and state-of-the-art visuals. Human League were abysmal and should now be put out to pasture. But they sent me on Concord, so I arrived very quickly but very unprepared. The support act, India Electric Company, we're surprisingly good and later supported Midge.
It was created to do one thing and one thing only, which was tug the heartstrings and open the purse strings, and it did that brilliantly. The list of my uses goes on and on. The new owners of the 80s extravaganza Rewind Festival have promised fans a bigger, brighter show this weekend. New Zealand dates will follow soon! The whole onsemble ere magnificent. His voice was in top form! He joked about how we wanted to see him, rather than Mickey Mouse or Harry Potter. His first taste of real success would come after he joined the band Salvation in 1972 as a rhythm guitarist, however as there was already a Jim in that band, and seniority taking precedence as it does, Ure was forced to change his name.