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Martin Kemp to headline Frome’s 80s Festival

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Frome’s biggest ever 80s party will be held over the upcoming bank holiday weekend on Sunday 25th August, headlined by 80s icon and national treasure, Martin Kemp, at the Cheese and Grain.

Martin returns to Frome following three successive sold-out shows at the venue. His ‘Back to the 80s’ show is currently the most in-demand 80s show in the country, playing to capacity crowds everywhere he goes. 

Martin rose to fame as a member of Spandau Ballet, before acting roles in the likes of Eastenders and The Krays. He is still constant feature on radio and TV to this day, with recent appearances on shows such as Celebrity Gogglebox, This Morning, Let It Shine.

The line up also includes: Jazz Funk legends Shakatak playing their debut Frome show, whose hits include Down On The Street, Night Birds, Easier Said Than Done, Invitations and many more.

Retro Electro is widely regarded as one of, if not the country’s best 80s covers band, playing classics from the likes of  Depeche Mode, Prince, David Bowie, Simple Minds, Human League, Tears for Fears, to name a few.  

Soulville Express, a vibrant soul band, will be playing a huge selection of classic soul, Motown, disco and ska that’s bound to blow you away.

As well as DJ sets from the master of the guilty pleasure singalongs Jonny Bonny Tyler and regular support for Martin Kemp across the country Hit Or Miss DJs.

The event will take place between 2pm – 11pm. Tickets cost £25 for general admission (+ service charge) available from www. cheeseandgrain.com.

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