Posts Tagged ‘Upton Music Festival 2013’

Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

October 12th, 2013


Love Is The Law & More: Tour Starts This Friday in Newcastle: Like and Share this image on Facebook and be entered into a draw to win this brand new 2013 tour t-shirt and both brand new posters – signed by Toyah. Tickets: Terms: – Visit Toyah’s Official Facebook…

Live 2013: KAOS, Blackpool: The set list for Toyah’s PA on Thursday was: Echo Beach, Thunder In The Mountains, Rebel Yell, It’s A Mystery, I Love Rock ‘N Roll, I Want To Be Free. View a clip of Echo Beach at You Tube… (Thanks to Michael O’Brien)

Naked Eye: Quadrophenia – The Reunion: Scroll down to the September 24 post to read a great report on last month’s Quadrophenia-fest in London – View here…

Upton Festival 2013: Toyah’ full set was recently uploaded to ‘You Tube’. The set list includes Bird in Flight, Jungles of Jupiter, Rebel Run, Brave New World and Danced – View here…

Record Collector: Newsletter: Derek Jarman’s Sketchbooks is published by Thames & Hudson in September and features contributions from Pet Shop Boys’ Neil Tennant, and Toyah, who appears at the Classic Cinema: The Reunion Q&A/screening of Quadrophenia at London’s Institut Français Ciné Lumière, Queensberry Place, 23 September, and the Kensington Victoria & Albert Museum’s In Conversation, 8 November – View here…

Toyah Live 2013: A Busy Bank Holiday

August 28th, 2013

It was a busy Bank Holiday weekend for Toyah, with two live appearances: On Saturday she played a full band gig at the Upton Music Festival in Worcestershire, and on Sunday a PA at Manchester Pride. Watch Toyah perform Echo Beach at Upton and It’s A Mystery at Pride. (Thanks to Nick Houghton & Paul Lomas)


Ledbury Reporter: Music Fans Flock To Upton Festival

August 26th, 2013


Thousands of families, friends and even faithful pets danced the weekend away at the fourth Upton International Music Festival.

More than 4,000 people turned out for the three-day event, which kicked off on Friday in Fish Meadow and boasted something for all.

There was a real family atmosphere with young and old enjoying performances from stars including 80s soul favourite Alexander O’Neal, Chesney Hawkes and West Country legends the Wurzels.

Also on the bill was Pershore resident Toyah Willcox, Slade and the Official Bucks Fizz.

People even paid homage to some of the bands on stage by dressing in brightly coloured gear from the 1960s and 70s. Speaking to your Worcester News on Saturday, festival spokesman Steve High was in upbeat mood. “It’s a great atmosphere,”.

• Continue reading at the Ledbury Reporter. (Photo © Ledbury Reporter)

Live 2013: Upton Music Festival

August 21st, 2013

uptonfest13dToyah plays the Upton Music Festival 2013 this Bank Holiday weekend, alongside numerous other bands.

Line-Up: Main Stage: Saturday 24th August

12:00 China Crisis
13:30 Bucks Fizz
15:00 Toyah Willcox
16:30 Neville Staple
18:00 The Lambrettas
19:30 The Wurzels
21:00 Bad Manners
23:00 Take Fat

Upton Festival is back for its 4th year and we’re bigger and better than ever before. With a huge line-up now spread over THREE stages there’s truly something for everyone… from worldwide superstar artists to local up and coming acts Upton Music Festival is sure to be one of the greatest family festivals of 2013.

• Visit the Upton Music Festival website. View all of our Upton Festival news here.


Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

July 8th, 2013

uptonfest13cUpton Music Festival 2013: We’re back for our 4th year and we’re even bigger and better than ever before… Toyah is playing this festival on Saturday 24th August. Check out their promo video at ‘You Tube’.

Toyah @ Instagram: “John Wain’s popped by for T! Our heroic builder has pieced The Rite Of Spring back 2gether seamlessly.… Thank U“.

Jack Up The 80s: Win An Original Mini Metro: Yes you can win this original 80′s beauty at Jack Up The 80′s! How to enter: Bring an scarecrow dressed to look like an iconic 80′s personality. From Ronald Regan to Boy George, Madonna, Adam Ant or Toyah… The possibilities are endless!

Northern Pride 2013: Toyah plays a daytime show on Saturday 20th July at ‘Northern Pride’, Check out their website which currently features Toyah on the Home Page.

James Endeacott: Songs To Remember: Tonight I’ll be spouting nonsense on BBC 6music roundtable with Toyah. Shes married to Robert Fripp who’s worked with Bowie many times over the years… I’m getting closer my friends.

I Want To Be Free: (Jason Buchanan’s Free Extended 7″): A fan mix of Toyah’s classic 1981 hit at ‘Soundcloud’.

Worcester Standard: Upton Music Festival 2013

June 22nd, 2013

Readers in with chance of becoming a high-flying VIP

The countdown to one of Worcestershire’s biggest ever music festivals has begun and to celebrate we are offering one lucky reader the chance to win an exclusive prize to ensure they arrive in style.

Upton Music Festival, which takes place over the August Bank Holiday from August 23 to 25, has unveiled its best ever line up including soul legend Alexander O’Neal, 70s rockers Slade, Neville Staple and Pershore’s very own Toyah Willcox.

• Continue reading at the Worcester Standard.

Worcester Standard: Music Festival To Host Tops Stars

March 15th, 2013

Organisers of a popular summer music festival are drawing up exciting plans to attract even more families from Worcester and across the county.
Upton Music Festival returns to the town from August 23 to 25 with a host of big acts including 80s Brit pop sensation Bucks Fizz, local superstar Toyah Willcox and former chart toppers Slade.
New to the festival this year will be a variety tent packed with family entertainment as well as a Top of the Pops tent where DJs including former Fun House presenter Pat Sharp will get people of all ages filling the dance floor.

• Continue reading at the Worcester Standard.

Worcester News: Family Festival Planned For Upton

March 7th, 2013

Plans are coming together to make the third Upton Music Festival more of a family affair. The event returns to Fish Meadow from Friday to Sunday, August 23-25 with more incentives for families and traders to get involved.
Acts already confirmed include Bucks Fizz, Alexander O’Neal and local celebrity Toyah Willcox, as well as a DJ set from Pat Sharp, while a grand firework display will bring the celebrations to a close for the whole town at 9.15pm on the Sunday.

• Continue reading at Worcester News.

Toyah Live 2013: Upton Music Festival

February 24th, 2013

Another new live date for Toyah. She is playing the Upton Music Festival, taking place over the August Bank Holiday weekend (23rd-25th).

The festival, now in its fourth year, will have two stages and numerous events and activites. The festival site is located at Fish Meadow, Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire. Other bands playing include Slade, China Crisis, Bad Manners, The Troggs and The Lambrettas.

• View further information at the festival website. View our updates on other live Toyah dates for 2013 here. (Please note that none of these have been officially confirmed yet, please double check before buying tickets)

Worcester News: Upton Music Festival developing links with the community: The festival itself runs from Friday to Sunday, August 23-25 and the likes of Slade, Toyah Willcox, The Wurzels and Bad Manners have already been announced across two stages.