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Retrofest....what a blast, get there next year!



Just got back from Retrofest in Ayrshire where the Playlist had de-camped to for the weekend and it was fan-bloody-tastic!

Living in the past has never been so good! 

Held in the grounds of Culzean Castle the surroundings were beautiful.  A sell-out with 15,000 people over the weekend enjoying live performances from Kajagoogoo, Imagination (feat... Leee John), The Blockheads with Phill Jupitus, Bananarama, Go West, ABC, Tony Hadley, Tony Hadley vs ABC vs Go West, Howard Jones and The Human League on the Saturday and , Kid Creole & the Coconuts, The Beat, Cutting Crew, The Silencers, Four Good Men, Nick Heyward, Hazel O'Connor, Curiosity Killed the Cat, Hue and Cry, Kim Wilde and Belinda Carlisle on the Sunday there was bound to be something for everyone!

Notable highlights were from The Human League, Kim Wilde, The Beat and Tony Hadley.  The craziest/most worrying performance came from Ben from Curiosity Killed The Cat.  A little late running was the only problem that occured but this was tolerated by the organisers, which is both great and unusual.  The atmosphere was sooo relaxed, everyone had a great time and no-one does drunk like the Scottish Ladies, it was a pleasure to witness. 

Also inside the arena was a funfair as well as the usual bars and outlets.  The weather held up too, with only a little rain early on the Saturday which was good. 

The Lovely Bananarama

Peter Cox, Martin Fry and Tony Hadley

Howard Jones with PFM's Natalie M

Kid Creole minus his Coconuts!

Nick Heyward and Kim Wilde

Curiosity Killed the Cat

Kim Wilde On Stage

It's all planned to happen agian next year so keep your eyes on their website; www.retrofest.co.uk/

I'll be backl, it was cracking!



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