Who’s playing at Nearly On The Beach Concert – The Stade Hastings 30th & 31st July 2016?



31st July 2016 Sunday Bands include: THE KAVEMEN, THE DO-THEYS, THE TABS & SWING STREET.


Also Music On Carnival Day – 16:30 to 18:00 on Sat, 6th Aug 2016 – 4.30pm to 6pm at the following locations:

East Hastings Angling Club – The Happy Endings
Winkle Island – The Fabulous Red Diesel
Stables Theatre Car Park – The Rhythm Section
Outside the Jenny Lind – Sambalanco
Outside the Lord Nelson – Ukulele Orchestra

Paul Smith… Is it on the beach or same as last year, if it is i aint going.

Alan Esdaile… Sorry Paul, It looks like its going to be on The Stade open space again and not the beach.

Roxine Lucas… What a shame! Better on the beach x

Mike Raxworthy… SATURDAY…They’ll be using my stage to crown the Carnival Queen at 1pm then we are straight on with our live music! 2pm: Zachery Dogwood: some originals plus their own tribute to David Bowie. 3.15: Sarah G and the other 3! 4.15: Some Cajun and Americana from Swamptown. 5.30: Local favourites – The Martin Blackman Band 6.45: Stax of Motown – 10 piece playing clasic Stax and Motown toons! Please come down – FREE entry but please give generously to our bucketeers….drink at our bar and buy our burgers, sausages or pulled pork, ise creams, popcorn or candy floss….every penny of profit goes to Hastings Lifeboat, Pett Level Lifeboat and The St Leonards Sea Cadets (some of the Lifeboatmen of tomorrow!).
You can even buy the T-shirt for £9.95 and get FREE tea or Coffee when you buy one of our mugs!

SUNDAY… Actually we are opening at 12 noon with some entertainment for children – face painting – Uncle Bumble and stuff….plus kidz ice creams ONLY 50p from our own outlet. At 1pm I have DJ Wendy May and her brilliant LOCOMOTION set – great music to start and also in between our bands! 2pm: it’s The Kavemen!…3pm: The Do Theys, come and see if they do or don’t! 4.15pm: The Tabs – rare chance to see this fantastic band for free! 5.45pm: The big, big band sound of Swing Street. Yes – it is all FREE ENTRY – but please give generously to our band of bucketeers. Last year we made a record £12,860 profit – which went to The Hastings Lifeboat, The Pett Level Lifeboat and the Sea Cadets. If you use our own reasonably priced bar, or buy our burgers, sausages or pulled pork, our ice creams, popcorn or candy floss, you’ll be adding to the fund – as every penny of our profits goes in the pot! See you later I hope!

Roxine Lucas… Fantastic! Hope u all have a brilliant day x

‘SCARBOROUGH FAIR’ (Trad) – by Terry Pack’s Trees

Terry Pack… Well here it is. ‘Scarborough Fair’ by Terry Pack’s Tree. Please share far and wide and don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel and mailing list for updates on videos, recordings and live shows.

Mike Curtis… Brilliant.

Alan Esdaile… Excellent. Very powerful. How many in the band now Terry?

Terry Pack… Between 26 and 42! 34 at Love Supreme.

45rpm Record Adapters, Spiders, Middles….


source:  70s 80s 90s kids this is how we rolled Facebook page.

thanks to Barry Newton for finding this.

Barry Newton… Now who has got the Whole collection ?

Alan Esdaile… Have not got all the colours but sure I have 4 different styles.

Leigh Weiland-Boys… Got a few in old juke box singles that I acquired back in the day!

Pete Shaw… I’ve got the 1961 Wurlitzer 2600S that required the centres to be taken out plus a 1965 Dansette player to put them back in!!

Mick O’Dowd… What would we have done without them. No good on auto-change record players though!

Pier Jam Hastings – Hastings Pier day-time electronic music event – 24th Sept 2016


Following on from the success of the Pier Jam events held at Blackpool’s iconic North Pier, Pier Jam are pleased to announce that the UKs most exciting series of day-time electronic music events; will head to Hastings for the first time, for an exclusive one-off party this Summer on Saturday 24th September when we bring you Area 10 with MK, Hannah Wants, Camelphat, KC Lights & More.

The event will feature two outdoor stages, where 2,500 party people will be able to soak up the sunshine, sea air and some of the best DJ talent around.

Tickets are on sale now with Early Bird tickets starting from just £15.

for more information… http://hastingspier.org.uk/event/pier-jam-hastings/