Posts Tagged ‘Let’s Rock Southhampton 2021’

ITV News: Let’s Rock Returns

August 15th, 2021

Southampton festival goers ‘back together as a community’ as Let’s Rock returns

One of Southampton’s major music festivals has returned to the city for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic. Let’s Rock was back on Southampton Common with 80s legend Toyah opening the proceedings (14 August).

Toyah, like other musicians and singers had to give up live performance during the pandemic, but she’s said that return of live music was “a whole cultural social event.”

“It’s not just about people like me who sing,” she said. “It’s about people who put that stage up, do the sound, do the lighting, sell the tickets, It’s about all the caterers and we are back together as a community and I am so happy.”

• Continue reading/Watch a short interview with Toyah at ITV News.

Daily Echo: Let’s Rock Southampton

August 10th, 2021

OMD, Toyah and all the Let’s Rock Southampton stage times

Toyah will open Let’s Rock Southampton 2021 just before midday on Saturday.

The stage times for the retro festival are now out and the 80s pop princess will perform hits including It’s a Mystery, Thunder in the Mountains and I Want to Be Free during a 20 minute opening set.

Let’s Rock, which is making a triumphant return this weekend after its Covid induced hiatus, is a gloriously unpretentious celebration of all things pop and 80s. Thousands of revellers embrace the throwback vibe in fancy dress from the era.

• Continue reading at the Daily Echo.