4 day Festival

The Castle Oldham celebrates it's 10th birthday with a four day festival.

By Matthew Tyas | November 3rd '11

A 4 day festival celebrating 10 Years of The Castle, Oldham.

The castle image

Kasabian, Ash, Babyshambles, The Fall, The Whip, Twisted Wheel, Nine Black Alps, The Frattelis, The Chameleons, Chad Smith from the Red Hot Chilli Peppers are amongst the thousands of bands who’ve performed at The Castle in Oldham which is about to celebrate it’s 10th year with a 4 day music festival.

The Castle’s Manager Steve Jones said ” We’ve always encapsulated the spirit of rock n roll at the castle and proudly have never been a pay to play venue. We have a proud tradition of musicians working at the castle on the bar before they made it big. Dave Jones from nine black alps and now the Cribs, Danny Saville from the whip both worked here for a number of years. How better to celebrate 10 years of rock n rolling than with 4 days of it – amongst the many acts, we’re thrilled to have The Janice Granham Band and Peter Hook & The Light closing the festival.”

The festival will take place on the weekend of: 10th / 11th / 12th / 13th Nov.

Thurs – 10th Nov: PLAGUES + ONE HANDED VICTORY DANCE
Fri – 11th Nov : THE TAPESTRY + THE FAYRE + GRAMOTONES
Sat – 12th Nov : GUILE + NO*TOKYO + BOURBON STREET BEAT .
Sun – 13th Nov : THE JANICE GRAHAM BAND + ENEMIES EYES + SIXTY SYNDICATE + DRINK AND DRIVE
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EXTRA SPECIAL DATE ANNOUNCED –
Wed- 16th Nov: PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT – Perform JOY DIVISION – LIVE
Inc: UNKNOWN PLEASURES – CLOSER albums. Plus classic tracks: WARSAW / DIGITAL / TRANSMISSION + LOVE WILL TEAR US APART

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RUNNING ORDER //
Thursday // 10th Nov
THE ABBEY INN PRESENTS – The Return Of JUKEBOX BREAKDOWN.
A night of Alt-Metal / Rock / Emo.
DJ’s COL / BENSON / ALEX HOLT / ZACKY SHPIEL will be bringing the rock back to The Castle Thursday.
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Live Bands: PLAGUES + ONE HANDED VICTORY DANCE

Friday // 11th Nov
STEVE ‘JONEZY’ JONES (Castle, Bulletproof, Tokyo Project, Fusion, Live Underground) + BILL MURRAY (Remake Remodel / The Rock N Soul Club) will be
raising the roof in the main room, playing the very
best in Alternative Indie/Rock N Roll from the 50’s up until present day.
THE ABBEY INN will again be presenting JUKEBOX BREAKDOWN in the Terrace Room on the Friday playing all the best in Alt-Metal / Rock / Emo.
DJ’s COL / BENSON / ALEX HOLT / ZACKY SHPIEL will be tearing it up all night in the terrace.
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Live Bands: THE TAPESTRY / THE FAYRE / THE GRAMOTONES

Saturday// 12th Nov
RICK LEES (The Children / Twisted Wheel) + BEN CARCAMO (The Children) will be hosting our FUNK N SOUL TERRACE ROOM.
STEVE ‘JONEZY’ JONES (Castle / Bulletproof / Tokyo Project / Fusion / Live Underground) + BILL MURRAY (Remake Remodel / ) will be raising the roof in the main room, playing the very best in Alternative Indie/Rock N Roll from the 50’s up until present day.
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Live Bands: GUILE / NO*TOKYO / BOURBON STREET BEAT

Sunday // 13th Nov
Manchester’s most talked about cool upcoming band:
THE JANICE GRAHAM BAND – LIVE
Plus brilliant local support bands:
ENEMIES EYES / SIXTY SYNDICATE / DRINK AND DRIVE

Wednesday // 16th Nov
PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT // Perform JOY DIVISION – LIVE
Inc: UNKNOWN PLEASURES – CLOSER albums. Plus classic tracks: WARSAW / DIGITAL / TRANSMISSION + LOVE WILL TEAR US APART

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