Newark Festival is delighted to announce the Concert in the Castle to be held against the spectacular backdrop of Newark Castle.
Sunday, August 27th, sees a fantastic line up of 80’s icons. Music enthusiasts are invited to an enchanting evening as legendary artists Nik Kershaw, Johnny Hates Jazz, Toyah, and Carol Decker of T’Pau, grace the stage for an unforgettable night of performances.
Renowned singer-songwriter Nik Kershaw, known for his chart-topping hits and timeless melodies, such as ’Wouldn’t It Be Good’ and “The Riddle”, will join the party, captivating the audience with his soulful vocals and magnetic stage presence. Kershaw’s profound influence on the music industry, coupled with his remarkable talent, promises to deliver an electrifying performance that will leave a lasting impression.
Joining the line-up is the iconic band Johnny Hates Jazz, whose unique blend of pop and soul has captured the hearts of music lovers worldwide. Their infectious energy and unforgettable ’80s hits will create an electric atmosphere, inviting the audience to dance and sing along to beloved classics such as “Shattered Dreams”, “I Don’t Want To Be A Hero” and “Turn Back The Clock”.
Adding to the excitement, the enigmatic Toyah will take the stage, bringing her powerful vocals and dynamic stage presence to Concert in the Castle. Toyah’s eclectic style and captivating performances have made her an enduring figure in the music industry, and her show promises to be an experience filled with energy and passion.
Completing the line-up is the talented Carol Decker of T’Pau, renowned for her distinctive voice and unforgettable songs such as “China in Your Hand.”