Music in the Meadows set for 3rd year

June 09 2015

The strongest lineup yet is being promised for a music festival in Iron Acton. Music in the Meadows is scheduled for the July 3 and 4, and is being organised by Acton Aid. This is the schedule for the weekend:

The strongest lineup yet is being promised for a music festival in Iron Acton. Music in the Meadows is scheduled for the July 3 and 4, and is being organised by Acton Aid. This is the schedule for the weekend:

Friday 3rd July Mash in the Meadows - an evening of music from five local bands. The music ranges from rock, folk and blues to funk and jazz, with bands appearing on a Glastonbury type stage. The line up this year features:
Celestine and her band. Celestine was on Tom Jones’ team on the BBC’s ” The Voice” last year.
Flash Harry will be playing at the Mash for the third year. Their songs range from Irish jigs, blues and rock to strange stories of hamsters.
Fatman Swings started back in late 1991. With a lively brass section, they play a lively set of jump jive, boogie blues and early rock and roll.
First Raitt Band play American blues. Caroline Tarbuck sings songs originally performed by Bonnie Raitt.
Mad Apple Circus This 9 piece band knock out a serious display of jumping musical fusion. They deliver a mix of ska/hip-hop/jazz.
Gates open at 6.30pm and Mad Apple Circus start the music at 7.00pm. A bar and hot food is available.
On Saturday 4th July, the Iron Acton Proms in the Meadows return. People are asked to bring a picnics and enjoy the evening.
On America’s Independence Day, there will be an American theme with the Bristol Millennium Orchestra playing a variety of music.
The evening will also include favourites from the Proms and will finish with a stunning firework display.
Other performers include the Frampton Footwarmers playing Dixieland Chicago Jazz, the Iron Acton Community Choir, The Kathryn Hurley Dance Academy, and the Junior Fascinating Rhythm.
Gates open at 4.30pm and the performances start at 6.00pm
To book tickets on line go to Acton Aid’s new web site
www.actonaid.org.uk or you can buy from The Lamb Inn, Iron