SATURDAY 26th AUGUST 2017 WANNASEE PENRITH
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Queen II have been providing a stunning show and captivating audiences across the UK and Europe for years. Millions of fans across the world still mourn the loss of Freddie Mercury and this authentic four piece line up faithfully recreates the energy, excitement and emotion of a classic Queen concert, in staggering detail.
Performing all the hits of Queen’s musical legacy, Queen II are Wannasee fans' favourites and will perform all the greats from, Bohemian Rhapsody to I Want to Break Free, We Are The Champions to Radio Gaga and many, many, more. 'Freddie' and the band are back!
by ABSOLUTE BOWIE
Absolute Bowie are Europe’s finest David Bowie tribute. The five piece has toured all over Europe for the last 8 years, faithfully performing the music of David Bowie with uncanny accuracy. You'll be taken on a journey experiencing the different personas of the musical genius, from Ziggy Stardust and Aladdin Sane through to The Thin White Duke and the late 80's.Absolute Bowie has been voted one of the best tribute bands in the UK with their energetic (and theatrical!) stage show. Prepare to be taken from A to Z (Absolute Beginners to Ziggy!) with Let's Dance in between. As Woody Woodmansey (Spiders from Mars) said: "Absolutely wicked. As one who was there, watching AB put me back there again. For anyone who missed it or fans who want to relive it I definitely recommend it. As close to the real thing that you'll get. Enjoy."
There will only ever be one David Bowie and his untimely passing this year was felt by millions of fans worldwide. Absolute Bowie pay a wonderful homage to the music icon, ensuring his musical legacy will continue to be heard live.
by BEE GEES FEVER
The Brothers Gibb are some of the finest music writers in history, creating a stunning collection of songs, from soulful ballads like Too Much Heaven and How Deep Is Your Love, pop classics You Win Again and Tragedy, through to the high-energy disco classics such as Stayin’ Alive and Night Fever. Bee Gees Fever faithfully recreate the songs that have helped to make the Bee Gees musical legends.
No backing tracks, no pre-recorded tracks, just 5 guys, their voices and their instruments, giving a raw energy and undeniable authenticity. You Should be Dancing and we reckon you will be when these guys hit the Wannasee stage.
BLUES BROTHERS by JAKE & ELWOOD BLUES AND BAND
All this and more is packed into a superb, high-octane, foot pounding production, as these two fabulous singers recreate the magic of The Blues Brothers backed by a full band with brass section.
So put on your hats and sunglasses and get ready to rock, as Jake and Elwood take you back to Shake a Tail Feather in their Sweet Home Chicago.
These soul men really know how to entertain. Everybody needs somebody to love and you're gonna love this show on Saturday afternoon.
SIMPLE MINDS by
ALIVE AND KICKING
Simple Minds music is perfect for festivals as their huge songs really fill the air and these guys will transport you back to those big anthemic sounds. Vocally and musically you'll think you're really listening to Jim Kerr and the band. We defy you not to sing along!
Alive and Kicking will be bringing all the brilliant energy of Simple Minds' awesome back catalogue to Penrith, so let's see those hands in the air........!
THE CURE by THE CUREHEADS
The Cureheads recently played to 10,000 people in Chile. The show was recorded for national television and reported on the news, as The Cure has never played in Chile despite having a huge fanbase there.
The band perfectly recreates the experience of seeing a 1980s concert by The Cure, including, not only the sound, but also the wardrobe, attitude, and stage show. If you know your 80’s music you will recall how many huge Cure hits there were, and if not, you’ll be amazed at how many of their seriously catchy songs you remember.
Friday I’m in Love, The Lovecats, In Between Days, Boys Don’t Cry, Just Like Heaven, Close to me…. the list goes on. This is the perfect opening for Saturday’s music marathon and will have you singing and dancing along before you know it!
SUNDAY 27th AUGUST 2017 WANNASEE PENRITH
GUNS N ROSES by GUNS OR ROSES
Relive the legendary line up of Axl, Slash & co in a full on rock show that will grip you like a wheel clamp on a car tyre, from start to finish. These guys pride themselves on an accurate show, totally reminiscent of the real thing. You’ll really think Axl and Slash have reunited on the stage. Wannasee welcomes you to the jungle!
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN by The BOSS UK
This band of world-class musicians has risen rapidly to wide critical acclaim, becoming the finest Springsteen tribute out there, in many fan’s eyes.
From the blistering opening of Born to Run, their Wannasee set will become one huge sing-along, so get ready to become part of the show!
Rock n Roll Star, Supersonic, Wonderwall, (the list of classics is endless) and a whole lot more , will be blasted out loud and far on Sunday afternoon, when Europe’s premier tribute to Oasis hits the stage.
U2 by U2/NEW2
Giving an explosive live performance you will feel like Bono, The Edge and the boys are in town. We know it’s going to be A Beautiful Day with these guys on stage!
The JAM by The JAM'D
The brilliance of Paul Weller is laid bare in their energetic performance of all of the classics – Going Underground, Down in the Tube Station at Midnight, A Town called Malice, Beat Surrender and many more, are all included in a varied and extensive set.
The Jam’d are totally committed to giving an unforgettable, authentic performance with all the energy, passion and style of Paul Weller, Bruce Foxton and Rick Buckler, allowing the audience to relive the experience of one of the most influential bands of the British music scene. You won’t be disappointed!
THE CLASH by The CLASHED
The Clashed will rock the stage with a blend of punk, reggae, rock and rockabilly. If you haven’t heard songs like Rock the Casbah, I Fought the Law and Should I Stay or Should I Go, live and outdoors before, it will leave you wanting to hear it again and again…you have been warned!