Eastbourne Bandstand Gets a Taste of the Caribbean
5 May 2017
‘Get Up, Stand Up’ for an incredible night of music as the Trenchtown Experience, pay tribute to Bob Marley and the Wailers at Eastbourne’s Bandstand on Friday 19 May for the first time, as part of the longest tribute season yet at the Bandstand.
Audiences will be left with ‘One Love’ for the UK’s number one Bob Marley and the Wailers tribute, featuring the band’s greatest hits: ‘I Shot the Sheriff’, ‘Three Little Birds’, ‘Could You Be Loved’ and ‘No Woman, No Cry’, the tribute act will surely leave the audience ‘Jammin’ as they are transported back to the Caribbean.
The Trenchtown Experience is an eight-piece tribute band comprised of London’s top professionals from the reggae scene who have worked with the likes of UB40, Yellowman and Third World. As homage to Marley’s ‘I-Threes’, the Trenchtown Experience are the only tribute band that uses an all-female backing trio to recreate the iconic music of Bob Marley and the Wailers.
From the exotic and bold music of the Caribbean on the Friday night, visitors can enjoy a night of the captivating, soulful sound of Motown on Saturday 20 May, to continue with Tribute season at the Bandstand.
The Arrindell Sisters pay tribute to Diana Ross and the Supremes, with all of the smooth vocals and deep soul and Motown feel of the most successful female group of the 60’s. The trio of sisters, Keri, Sharlene and Jennifer Arrindell successfully embody the Spirit of Soul and Motown in an evening of graceful harmonies and vibrant entertainment.
Running every Friday and Saturday night throughout the summer, from April through to October, these fantastic nights showcase the best tribute acts for everyone to enjoy.
Doors and the bar open at 7.00pm with the concert kicking off at 8.00pm for an evening of entertainment. Ticket prices start at £7.75 for adults and £5.50 for children, with 10% discount for Friends of the Bandstand.
For more information please visit www.EastbourneBandstand.co.uk or telephone 01323 410611.
More Events at the Bandstand…
The Supremes Tribute Show
Saturday 20 May at 8pm
The UK’s top Motown and soul tribute act celebrates Diana Ross and the Supremes. The Arindell Sisters bring their unrivalled talent and harmonious vocals to classic hits still played 60 years after they were first released.
Supreme by name, supreme in quality, as the band plays all the greatest hits, including Stop in the Name of Love, Baby Love, Automatically Sunshine and many more!
Tickets £7.75 in advance (child £5.50)
Traditional Sunday Afternoon Concert with the Mayfield Band
Sunday 21 May at 3pm
Continuing with the Sunday Afternoon Concerts, the Mayfield Band feature this week to while away the afternoon. This traditional Brass Band based in the pretty village of Mayfield play a selection of music and a range of original brass band compositions and arrangements.
Tickets £3.50 (child £2)
1812 Firework Concert with Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band
Wednesday 24 May at 8pm
A fantastic evening of music, from the Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band, who were crowned Champions at the National Brass Band Championships. Featuring a wide repertoire of music ranging from traditional marches, to music from film and stage. As tradition, the event culminates in the weekly rendition of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, set against the backdrop of stunning fireworks.
Tickets £7.75 in advance (child £3.75)
For more information or to book tickets visit www.EastbourneBandstand.co.uk, telephone 01323 410611 or visit the Tourist Information Centre or Seafront Office.