- Saturday 5 May
- From: 12:00pm, Stage: to 5:00pm
- Venue: Castle Street
- Adv Tickets: FREE!
Saturday Street Fest
Saturday is party day with lots going on around town and 2 marquees on Castle Street to host 5 top entertainment bands, all FREE! Bring the children and have a great time.
12noon to 1pm
Wrong Direction - Clitheroe Barbers Shop Choir
Wrong Direction is a group of seven amateur actors who have set up as a barber’s shop choir with a repertoire of nearly 30 songs combining traditional Barber Shop classics with hits from the 70’s re-written in
Barber Shop style. Puts a smile on your face!
1pm to 2pm
St Christophers CE High School, Accrington
St Christopher's CE High School Swing Band are frequent festival performers. Talented young musicians will be playing a section of jazz from the swing era. Expect a quality performance from a fine band.
Band Director/Teacher - Helen Davies
2pm to 3pm
The Cassis Collective Quartet
We welcome a new band to the festival. The Cassis Collective Quartet is a classic jazz duo of guitar & violin, plus double bass, and French singer. The band will play songs from the early jazz years up to the present day - played with sophistication. Sure to entertain on the street!
3pm to 4pm
Blufunk Syndicate is a fortress of 20% jazz & 80% funky tunes. Directed by local band leader Paul Rigby, and featuring stunning vocals from Abigail Fielding, the band covers classic tunes by James Brown, Herbie Hancock, Sting, and Stevie Wonder. Dancing tunes!
Band Director - Paul J Rigby
4pm to 5pm
Yellow & purple suits means Blowjangles are back in town bringing the Saturday Street Festival to a close. Not many better ways to "Enjoy Yourself" standing in front of a Castle Street marquee ready for the high impact of a Blowjangles concert.