Isle of Wight Scooter Rally at the Balcony Bars August Bank Holiday Weekend.
As part of the world famous IOW Scooter Rally there is some top class entertainment over the weekend at the Balcony Bars, that all are welcome too.
Starting Friday the 25th of August – with THE SMALL FAKERS
One of the finest tributes you will ever see, the UK's only tribute to the sensational Small Faces. Hits galore at every show including All Or Nothing, Itchycoo Park, Lazy Sunday and many more mixed in with B-sides and rare gems from the Small Faces' back catalogue. A visual and musical feast for all Small Faces fans or just fans of great music!!
With The Hi-watts who will be Performing A Tribute to the "BEST" of British Rock/Mod/Punk Music, from the 60's through to the 90's. Guitar smashing, Microphone twirling & Drum crashing their way through The Who, Small Faces, Rolling Stones, The Jam, Oasis, Sex Pistols, Ocean Colour Scene, Paul Weller, The Undertones, The Buzzcocks, The Creation, and many others.
Come and join us for an evening of PURE ROCK THEATRE!
First band 8.45pm Tickets only £12.50
Saturday 26th August, DAVE WAKELING'S - THE BEAT
You just can’t stop The Beat!
One of the biggest bands of the early 80’s 2-Tone movement, Led by Dave Wakeling the songwriter and original lead singer, The Beat will be the gig of the weekend. Dave has lived in the USA for over thirty years and rarely plays in the UK, so we are so pleased that after 4 years of chasing we have finally persuaded him to fly over with his amazing band to play for us.
Formed in Birmingham in 1978, the Beat (known in North America as the English Beat) have released three albums to date, & are known the world over for a string of hit singles, including ,Mirror in the Bathroom!, Too Nice To Talk To ,Can’t Get Used To Losing You, and Hands off She’s Mine. Their songs of peace, love and unity fuse ska, pop, reggae and punk rock and their dynamic live show has ensured them a loyal following at home and abroad.
Supported by. Marquis Drive, who are the ultimate UK no 1 Madchester/Britpop/indie band. They replicate cult anthems from mainly the 90s such as Bittersweet (The Verve), Step On (Happy Mondays), Resurrection (The Stone Roses), Sit Down (James), and many more from iconic bands such as The Farm. The Charlatans, Inspiral Carpets, Ocean Colour Scene, Oasis, Shed Seven and many more. Marquis Drive have spent many years touring up and down the country supporting the likes of Dodgy, The Farm, Reverend & the Makers, Space, The Wonderstuff, Shed Seven and well known bands. Their infectious live performance is second to none leaving the crowd hungry for more. They do not disappoint and for this show they will be adding Ska & Northern Soul Anthems.
Doors 8pm Bands on early Djs til 2.30am Tickets only £14.00
Sunday 28th August - THE SIGNATURES
The Signatures are a ten piece Northern Soul Band from Essex, has been described as one of the best live acts around. The Signatures put their own expression to many classic Northern Soul numbers, creating a true balance between authentic and modern in sound. As a headline act The Signatures give a full set of passion and energy guaranteeing to get an audience get “Out on the Floor”.
Supported by the amazing band THE FLiKS with their Final Ever Performance Its sad to say goodbye to this amazing band, but we are certain they will go out on a high with an amazing last and final performance. The Fliks, are High Energy Girls Of The 1960's, Playing The Coolest Motown, Decca, Soul, Spector & Euro Swinging Girls, the Fliks a seven piece band that specialise in covering hits from 1960's era girl groups and solo artists. The line-up of three female vocals and four piece band strike the perfect balance between authenticity and originality in their effort to capture the British Cavern era . For a quality night to end the rally and to say good bye to an amazing band!! Djs till 1.30am Tickets only £10