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About Coast Town
Following on from the huge success of the inaugural Coast Town event in 2015, Shadow Management in association with ArranPaul, are very please to present Coast Town 2016 within the Empress Ballroom and Arena venues of the Blackpool Winter Gardens.
A two day summer event dedicated to Ska and Mod music featuring founder member of The Jam, one of the most influential bands in British Music, with Bruce Foxton’s From The Jam as the headline act plus a series of six other top quality, hand picked Ska and Mod bands from all over Europe raising money for the Preston based cancer charity The Rosemere Foundation.
Opening the event on Friday 8 July we have local Mod revivalists The Immediates, plus Britain’s premier Amy Winehouse tribute band Lioness, from Cardiff and credited as the UK’s best Bad Manners tribute band Special Brew and closing the Friday we have from Leicester the best British classic Mod act Heavy Sol.
Saturday 9 July opens with our special European guests BANG The Skillet flying in from Holland, to be followed by Glasgow’s finest Ska export Esperanza, Blackpool favourites Ska Face will be working up a sweat ready for Bruce Foxton’s From The Jam to bring the night to its climax. To keep the party going there will be a range of top specialist DJ’s providing a backdrop of classic Ska, Mod and Northern Soul throughout the weekend plus the after show event to follow on from the live band performances on the Saturday night in the Arena until 2am.