Graze Festival in Twyford has announced the headliners for its 2018 Festival, to take place at Hazeley Fields on August 26th 2018.
Bringing the eclectic festival to its climax will be FROM THE JAM, featuring Jam bassist Bruce Foxton. In The Jam, Bruce and drummer Rick Buckler were the driving force, power and rhythm section behind singer, guitarist, and songwriter Paul Weller.
Bruce’s versatility is evident, taking lead vocals on “David Watts” (The Kinks) and writing “News Of The World”. Bruce is again friends with Paul Weller, which he emphasises is more important than music.
Vocalist Russell Hastings has been working with Bruce Foxton since 2007, when Russell and Rick Buckler were touring with The Gift which was formed in 2006. Russell has been the only frontman to work with Bruce Foxton since Paul Weller split The Jam in 1982 and has been earning respect from fans across the world as a frontman and with his guitar skills.
As a genuine Jam fan, his passion and understanding of The Jam’s history is second to none and has toured the world playing to packed houses of Jam fans.
Second on the bill will be a dance extravaganza courtesy of NEVILLE STAPLE of The Specials. Charismatic Neville was with the Specials from day one and presents, with his band, a storming show of Specials hits such as Ghost Town, Rat Race and A Message To You, Rudy. When The Specials split up, Neville departed with Terry Hall and Lynval Golding, to form Fun Boy Three. They had a string of chart hits, some in collaboration with the all-female trio Bananarama.
More great bands are being signed up by Graze Festival every day to add to the stunning bill.
Graze Festival, now in its fourth year, has established itself as one of Hampshire’s leading outdoor summer events with the emphasis on music, good food, family entertainment and generally having a good time. Graze is run entirely by volunteers and all profits are donated to local good causes.