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August 2017

Wigan Live Festival – 2017

Friday, 18th August @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Friday & Saturday
Wigan Town Centre, Wigan, WN1 1PE United Kingdom

We would like to inform you that ………. WE ARE BACK!!! Year 5 and our ‘local community rock baby’ is now a toddler, with thanks to you for supporting live music. To say thank you for all your support, we are putting on another FREE LIVE MUSIC FESTIVAL across your favourite Wigan venues. We have; Wigan Central , The Old Courts, The Boulevard, The Rok Box, Tap n Barrel, Casino De Cuba & Docs Symposium Over these venues, across 2 days…

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70’s Glam Rock Night Featuring GLAM45

Friday, 18th August @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

FRIDAY 18TH AUGUST // DOORS OPEN 7.30PM GRAND VAULT // THE OLD COURTS // WIGAN It’s been a while since we’ve had a 70’s knees up so we’re going for it big style! We have the amazing GLAM45 playing you THE best hits of the Glam Rock ERA. Donning original glam rock outfits, the band will have you dancing the night away with hits from The Sweet, The Glitter Band, Marc Bolan, T-Rex, David Bowie, Mott the Hoople, Roxy Music,…

£8
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FNL: SHAKEDOWN STOCKHOLM + RIK JONES + DAVE RYBKA

Friday, 18th August @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Shakedown Stockholm is a 7 -piece rock outfit named as homage to a humble & beloved Adidas trainer. Often described as ‘a 21st Century Fleetwood Mac’ the band combines a blend of lush mesmerising harmonies over relentless aching guitar fuelled anthems. Support on the night comes in the form of Dave Rybka, an astute songwriter who draws on influences such as Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, Howlin’ Wolf and Leonard Cohen to name a few; he tells a vivid tale and…

£3
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Wigan Live Festival – 2017

Saturday, 19th August @ 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Friday & Saturday
Wigan Town Centre, Wigan, WN1 1PE United Kingdom

We would like to inform you that ………. WE ARE BACK!!! Year 5 and our ‘local community rock baby’ is now a toddler, with thanks to you for supporting live music. To say thank you for all your support, we are putting on another FREE LIVE MUSIC FESTIVAL across your favourite Wigan venues. We have; Wigan Central , The Old Courts, The Boulevard, The Rok Box, Tap n Barrel, Casino De Cuba & Docs Symposium Over these venues, across 2 days…

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Northern Soul & Motown Night

Saturday, 19th August @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

We’re back! DJ Deano and accomplices Bob Richards and Steve Garner bringing you the very best in classic Northern Soul and Motown. Dance, drink, socialise, let your hair down and enjoy yourself to the best sounds from Wigan Casino and Hitsville. NOTHING beats that beating rhythm. The last event was a sell out so get involved quickly. We look forward to seeing you there! Over 18’s only  

£3
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The Prince Experience

Friday, 25th August @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

GRAND VAULT // THE OLD COURTS TICKETS £12 ADVANCE // £14 ON THE DOOR DOORS OPEN 7.30PM Last year we lost Prince, one of the most prolific and controversial musical icons of all time, it seems there’s nothing this man couldn’t do, and because there was only one PRINCE, there’s only one Prince tribute band, The Prince Experience The nine piece Prince Experience is made up of some amazing musicians who all have one thing in common – they are…

£12
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Salford City Radio Rock All Nighter with Tommy Rocks & Mad Dog

Saturday, 26th August @ 8:00 pm - 3:00 am
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Salford City Radio will be on the road at the Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan WN1 1NA with all nighter rock night. Featuring our very own rock DJ’s. Tommy Rocks & Mad Dog Maiden. Tickets are £3 or £4 on the door and available from the old courts or online @ http://www.seetickets.com/tour/saford-city-radio-rock-all-nighter. Tommy Rocks 8pm – 12am Classic Rock & Classic Metal Mad Dog Maiden 12am – 4am Classic Rock Classic Metal & Psychedelic rock & Punk

£3
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Riff Raff

Saturday, 26th August @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Boulevard, 17A Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

RIFF RAFF are a four piece rock covers band from the Northwest. With over a decade of gigging experience we are one of the hardest working bands on the circuit. Covering the likes of AC/DC, Sabbath and Rainbow as well more obscure bands such as Cinderella and Foreigner, you wont be disappointed. Free entry

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Picnic Brass – Old Hall Brass Band

Sunday, 27th August @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Haigh Hall Country Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Bring along your picnic, set your blanket on the ground and enjoy the music of local brass bands. An afternoon combining traditional brass sounds and the historic and beautiful surroundings of Haigh Woodland Park. A great family event. All Woodland Park attractions open as normal during each performance. Set 1 – 1.00pm. Set 2 – 2.30pm  

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September 2017

The Picnic Proms

Saturday, 2nd September @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mesnes Park, Mesnes Park Terrace
Wigan, WN1 1TU United Kingdom

A fantastic night of fanfare and fireworks featuring the Tyldesley Brass Band. Bring along your own blanket/chair plus a picnic and enjoy this great end of summer family evening in Wigan’s historic park. No gazebos allowed. BBQ and licensed bar on the evening. Gates open at 6pm and the event starts at 7.45pm Early Bird offer (until 31st July) Adults – £8 Children (5-15 years) – £5 Family (2 adults, 2 children) – £23 Concession (65 & over) – £5…

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Haigh Oktoberfest

Friday, 29th September @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Haigh Hall Country Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Ceremonial Keg Tapping – Friday 29th @7pm kicks-off the start of our celebration in true Munich fashion! The Mayor and Mayoress will tap the ceremonial wooden keg and get Oktoberfest started right here in Haigh. LIVE Entertainment with the fantastic Oompah Band, “Brasswurst” plus DJ. Bavarian Strongman Competition; let’s see who’s the real king of Haigh Oktoberfest! See how long you can hold a 2 pint stein filled with bier. Winner receives the stein and bier. Arm wrestling; we’ll select…

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Haigh Oktoberfest

Saturday, 30th September @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Haigh Hall Country Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Ceremonial Keg Tapping – Friday 29th @7pm kicks-off the start of our celebration in true Munich fashion! The Mayor and Mayoress will tap the ceremonial wooden keg and get Oktoberfest started right here in Haigh. LIVE Entertainment with the fantastic Oompah Band, “Brasswurst” plus DJ. Bavarian Strongman Competition; let’s see who’s the real king of Haigh Oktoberfest! See how long you can hold a 2 pint stein filled with bier. Winner receives the stein and bier. Arm wrestling; we’ll select…

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October 2017

Haigh Oktoberfest

Sunday, 1st October @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Haigh Hall Country Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Ceremonial Keg Tapping – Friday 29th @7pm kicks-off the start of our celebration in true Munich fashion! The Mayor and Mayoress will tap the ceremonial wooden keg and get Oktoberfest started right here in Haigh. LIVE Entertainment with the fantastic Oompah Band, “Brasswurst” plus DJ. Bavarian Strongman Competition; let’s see who’s the real king of Haigh Oktoberfest! See how long you can hold a 2 pint stein filled with bier. Winner receives the stein and bier. Arm wrestling; we’ll select…

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