What’s On This Weekend

Live Music in Blackpool

Vintage and Handmade Craft Fair

A Truly Scrumptious Craft Fair returns to Blackpool’s Winter Gardens this weekend after the hugely successful event in June of this year. The event is open from 10am through to 5pm on both Saturday and Sunday.

Altblackpool’s Fiona Jones gave us a great preview of what will be in store earlier this week.

Also part of the weekend will be a wide range of Singers, Dancers and Performers.

Here’s a short preview of a few of the acts:

Katie RyanSaturday 12pm

Singer/Songwriter from Preston who was recently reviewed by Ark Magazine:

“This girl isn’t driven by money, fame or glamour, but by a love of singing and performing. She wants to change people’s opinions on things and send out a message. This is the way music should be”.

Bill OrrickSaturday 2pm

Dark folk-pop with reverb-laden soaring vocals, soulful impassioned lyrics, and a penchant for strange chords on twangy guitars, set to self-made time-signatures.

Baxter Rose Saturday 3pm

A contemporary folk singer-songwriter from the hills of East Lancashire. A melody-laden blend of folk, country, and roots rock with hints of blues and soul.

Jamie BrewerSunday 2pm

Jamie is an acoustic guitarist who uses a variety of techniques to recreate a full band effect on one guitar, using a variety of tunings to provide rhythm parts, percussive elements and melodies from one guitar.  Having recently supported Jon Gomm, Jamie is one to look out for in the instrumental acoustic world.

Here is the list of entertainment taking place on the stage in full.


12pm-Katie Ryan

1pm-Kris Ball

2pm-Bill Orrick

3pm-Baxter Rhodes


12pm-Sadie Burgin

1pm-Simone villers

2pm-Jamie Brewer

3pm– Julie Hill-Perez

There will also be dance performances throughout Saturday by Anthony Swingjazz. Plus Jive Dance classes at 12pm and 4pm on Saturday (£5 per session).


Puppet Kings live at The Cedar Tavern

Sunday evening sees the newly re-opened Cedar Tavern host Brighton 3 piece, Puppet Kings. Taking influences from the likes of Foo Fighters and Megadeath to produce their own blend of Rock/Metal music. The band is on the last leg of their tour to promote their new single ‘Let The Right One In’ which has seen them play Sheffield, Bristol, London and Liverpool.

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