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Music at Whitehaven Festival

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Three big concerts were part of the Whitehaven festival 2011.

The first was the Here and Now nostalgia concert featuring Boy George, T'Pau and Bananarama

Boy George

Also the RAF band performed after the veterans parade a series of Glen Miller big band numbers.

Throughout the weekend plenty of local bands performed on two other stages and altogether there was music to satisfy all tastes.

Jazz trio

Performing in the acoustic tent on the Bulwark with some old Jazz standards was this local jazz band.

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Also in the jazz idiom these musicians from the RAF band did a great job of proving they weren't limited to a regimented repetoir.

On the CFM stage by the hub The Might Boof productions put on a series of local artists including many of their established artists plus a few new-comers.

Claire Jackson

Singer

Callum Hurrell

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The Coal House Fairies

Coal House Fairies at the Festival

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Mike Proud

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Garry Kennedy band

Garry Kennedy band on CFM stage

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Gavin McKew

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The Lottery Winners

The Lottery Winners on the CFM stage

Lottery winners lead and vocals

lottery winners bass lottery winners drums

Emma Dockeray

Emma Dockeray

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External links

the official website www.thefestival.org.uk

 

Gavin McKew www.myspace.com/gavmckew

Garry Kennedy www.myspace.com/garrykennedymusic

 

WAWL 2011