15 May / Lancashire to host Mod’s 50th birthday bash
From The Jam, featuring Bruce Foxton, right, headline the opening night supported by The 45’s and The Universal.
Saturday features The Itch, The Kast Off Kinks (featuring former members of The Kinks), The Small Fakers, Steve Ellis’ Love Affair and Bad Manners featuring Buster Bloodvessel. MC and DJ, Northern Soul’s Roman, will be keeping the atmosphere going with musical interludes from the era.
Organisers Pendle Leisure Trust and Doc Redeye Events, are teaming up with Cheeky Northern Monkeys Scooter Club who will descend on Colne and Nelson Rugby Club for their annual weekend. So, dig up your Vespa or Lambretta from the bottom of the garden, get the classic mini out of storage, put on your Ben Sherman, Fred Perry or Harrington jacket and join all the 21st Century Mods at Colne, for the first ever North by North-West Festival.