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Native Monster: Review & Gallery: OsFest

August 17th, 2014

osfest14dThousands of music lovers turned out for this year’s OsFest.

From current acts The Hoosiers and Union J to 80s star Toyah and the 1970s group The Bay City Rollers, all the acts drew praise from the crowds. Thousands of music lovers enjoyed the two-day event, the fifth OsFest to be held at Oswestry Showground, and the audience showed the Dunkirk spirit by partying on despite the remnants of Hurricane Bertha bringing rain and high winds to the showground yesterday.

Toyah was one of the favourites of the Saturday crowd, as was Les McKeown and his new line-up Bay City Rollers.

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Native Monster: Toyah Willcox: “Yippee, it’s Show Time”

October 25th, 2013


Greatest hits, fan favourites and cult classics will feature when former punk princess Toyah headlines Bilston’s Robin 2 on Friday October 25.

Fans can look forward to classics like Thunder In The Mountains, I Want To Be Free and It’s A Mystery when the Brummie star takes to the stage for her Love Is The Law show, which will feature songs from her last studio album, before she embarked on a solo career.

Willcox was bullied at school because she had a speech impediment and was short – however, that spurred her on to become a star.

Toyah said: “Yipeee, it’s show time.Interestingly I already know the songs inside out. Whereas The Changeling took months to learn, Love Is The Law is still firmly in my head from 1983, which was one of the happiest and most fulfilling years of my life.”

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