There’s certainly a mixed bag of acts appearing.
Tuesday sees the return of Neil Innes and John Halsey, leading the latest incarnation of Pre-Fab Four legends the Rutles. Forty years after they first came to prominence the band continue to tour the world, playing sell-out shows to fans eager to catch the songs that helped create musical history. Or something.
Another Robin regular takes to the stage on Wednesday. Singer/pianist/guitarist Mike Sanchez is one of the most respected performers in British rock’n’roll and r&b. Whether as a sideman with such notables as Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings or fronting his own band, Mike’s unique and charismatic talent shines through and guarantees a good night.
Half Man Half Biscuit are back in town on Thursday. Hard=-working has never been an accusation levelled at a band who rarely perform more than ten gigs a year and release roughly three albums a decade. Accusations that can be levelled at them, though, include the sharpest lyricists and the finest observationists of modern British life currently playing.
Then on Friday it’s the turn of eighties sensations Go West to hit Bilston. Still featuring original members Peter Cox and Richard Drummie together with a full touring band, the duo will be performing the hits that made them one of the decade’s biggest-selling acts.
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