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4 days, 27th – 30th September, 2024 from £229 per person
Andy Abraham has come from humble beginnings. Working as a refuse collector and bus driver before finding fame and fortune, Andy holds a natural charm reminiscent of the greatest soul and swing stars in history. Andy came to prominence entering ITV ’s X Factor in 2005. After wowing the judges with his rendition of ’Greatest Love of All’ in the first round he was selected by Sharon Osbourne to progress through to the show’s final stages. Andy astounded audiences and didn’t fall into the bottom two throughout the entire series. His incredible voice and stage presence brought life to numbers such as ‘Me and Mrs Jones’, ‘I Have Nothing’, ‘Easy Lover’, and ‘When a Man Loves a Woman’ taking him into the X Factor final, where he finished runner-up to Shayne Ward.Following this experience, Andy continued his musical quest releasing his debut album entitled, ‘The Impossible Dream’ in 2006. Andy reached number two on the UK Album Chart selling an astounding 176,000 copies in the first week, leading to Platinum certification. Dubbed the ‘voice of the people’, Andy is a soulful singer who performs searing soul numbers. The ideal addition to corporate events, weddings, and erudite musical performances, as a solo artist, Andy Abraham, is an unrivalled headliner. His appreciation for the golden era of Swing makes him a timeless act ideal for all audiences.
Earth Wind For Hire started as the band from the show “Don’t Walk … Boogie!” a production in London’s west end. They went on from there to become the best and most well-known live performers of 70’s disco. The group is a colourful 9-piece outfit, who encapsulate, through unique performances, those classic soul, funk and disco sounds from the 1970’s. Our funky vocalists are supported by an awesome band performing a nonstop, hi tempo back-to-back repertoire. The amazing show includes tributes to artistes such as Chic, Rose Royce, Sister Sledge, KC and the Sunshine Band, Donna Summer, Edwin Star, Sylvester and all the 70’s disco greats, including of course Earth Wind and Fire. The look is authentic and will transport you back to the funky dance floor grooves of the 70’s, discothèques.
Le Freak – Tribute to CHIC and Nile Rodgers high end tribute act. Top class vocals, same musical arrangements as seen at Glastonbury. Non stop hits by CHIC and Nile Rodgers featuring Sister Sledge, Diana Ross, David Bowie, Daft Punk, Modjo and many more. Le Freak deliver an outstanding high energy show. 100% live 8 piece funk & disco band, with live brass, exceptional vocals, Le Freak are guaranteed to get the party going!
HITZVILLE – Memories of The Drifters This fabulous quartet perform the hits of the American Drifters including ‘Saturday Night At The Movies’, ‘Under The Boardwalk’, ‘Come On Over To My Place’ and ‘Kissing In The Back Row’ and many more.
Bruce Parker – The California Soul Man, Inviting you on a musical journey through the hits of Soul, Motown, and a few surprises along the way. From Los Angeles, Bruce has touched the hearts of audiences the world over. Having worked with legendary Music Icons like Debbie Harry, Chaka Khan, and Michael Jackson, Parker presents himself comfortably to any audience and is a natural at engaging venue goers of all ages.
Nat Augustin, a seasoned professional who has been singing and entertaining up and down the country and around the world for many years has now brought his Tribute to Luther Vandross to fruition. Formerly of Imagination & Heatwave Nat has worked as musical director in Alexander O’Neals band for 9 years, played guitar for Whitney Houston opened up for Chaka Khan, Anita Baker and many more too numerous to mention. Nat a talented Artist and multi instrumentalist was signed to E.M.I & A & M records in his own right and had hits in Europe and America. Nat brings to you the classic smooth and powerful soulful sound of Luther Vandross’s voice to life. Nat has a similar tone to Luther which is so unbelievably close you’ll think he is miming. Bringing you the hits Never Too Much, Dance With My Father, So Amazing, Aint No Stopping Us Now, Give Me The Reason, Stop To Love and many more…
Evah Morgan is an award winning, talented singer/songwriter who is a graduate of ‘The Birmingham Music Academy’ where she picked up an award in 2003 for ‘Outstanding Vocal Artist of the Year.’ She has this unique vocal that suits many vocal styles. Her sultry warm velvet voice delivers passion, sensitivity and raw emotion which lets the listener visualize the lyrics of each song. Her talent has led her to perform at some of the country’s national and international top venues and holiday resorts including: Warner Hotels, Sensatory in Egypt&Tenerife. She has just recently been lending her talent by working as the vocal arranger for a Michael Jackson Tribute Tour and has also worked along-side Roy Carter from ‘Heatwave’. Although Evah can lend her voice to most styles of music, but it is R&B – Soul&Motown where her voice excels.
Sing Baby Sing pay tribute the hits of the Stylistics and the sounds of Philadelphia, offering a high-end sound and visual performance. The four-piece tight harmony band are first class vocalists and musicians who create and produce their own sound for hits like Betcha By Golly Wow, You Make Me Feel Brand New, Sing Babay Sing and more. They share a wealth of talent with experience gained in both the USA and UK that can be clearly seen in their performance. They interact with the audience and create a real professional, fun and party atmosphere.
Destiny Michelle is an International Award Winning Vocalist / Multi-Instrumentalist and DJ who has performed all over the world at prestigious events including The O2 Arena, Royal Albert Hall in London, Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and many more for HM the Queen and HRH Prince Philip. She has done numerous headline shows at The London Palladium, Wimbledon Theatre, Edinburgh Festival, 5* resorts and Cruise Ships to name a few for the general public, The Royal Family, Foreign Dignitaries and Members of State. Appearing singing Live on the BBC, ITV and Worldwide Stations.
Robin Lee’s professional career as a Marvin Gaye tribute act has seen him establish himself as one of the best Motown singers around. Originally from Sacramento, California, Robin became completely immersed in the local music scene upon arriving in the United Kingdom. His professional background as a top-quality soul and Motown singer has made him worthy of paying tribute to one of the most memorable veterans of the Motown sound – Marvin Gaye. Robin’s musical background is as interesting as it is extensive. Having made a name for himself working as an accomplished musician, songwriter and producer, Robin ran a very successful backing track business recording vast amounts of music in his very own recording studio.
The Soul Survivors are one of the country’s top exponents of classic soul music and good old British Rhythm & Blues. Taking their inspiration and material from such greats like: Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, The O’Jays, The Detroit Spinners, Isley Bro’s & Marvin Gaye and delivers it with great authenticity and enthusiasm. Soul has played a huge part in each member’s career, who all boast excellent musical pedigrees, working in bands with such names as Robert Plant, Mike Oldfield, Alvin Stardust, Jaki Graham, Steve Ellis, Mike D’Abo, Cliff Bennett, Steve Gibbons & Screaming Lord Sutch. Combining years of experience the band has performed in all types of venues, from small clubs to the Royal Albert Hall. They have appeared with: The Temptations, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, The Three Degrees, The Drifters, Johnny Bristol, Alexandra O’Neil, Marv Johnson, Geno Washington, Edwin Starr, Freada Payne, Eddie Holman, Jimmy James, The Real Thing, George McCrae, Gary U.S. Bonds & Sister Sledge -To name but a few!
DJ Phil Stevens has 20 years experience spinning the turntables at a wide range of events. His personal choice in music is from the 60s ,70s, 80s & 90s, making him the ideal choice for retro music events.
Pakefield is one of Pontins most peaceful resorts set in a picturesque seaside spot near Lowestoft, with beautiful gardens and grounds, it’s a great place to unwind and relax. Seaside towns, beaches and unspoilt countryside are all on the doorstep. Enjoy entertainment every night and day PLUS a choice of bars and eateries, an indoor swimming pool, snooker, pool, darts, short mat bowls, 9-hole pitch & putt, tennis court and more.
Classic standard Chalets (£229pp sharing a twin or double; £259pp in a single) are all single storey and situated on level terrain, in landscaped grounds just a short stroll from the main facilities and car parks. All chalets have TV, tea⁄coffee making facilities, heating, double glazing, en suite bath⁄shower and toilet. Bed linen, towels and electricity are provided. Check-in is from 4pm.
Upgraded Club Chalets (£274pp sharing a twin or double) are all single storey on level terrain in a garden setting, with facilities stated above plus sliding patio doors and an earlier check-in from 2pm.
Breakfasts and dinners are taken in the buffet-style cafeteria with views over the grounds to the sea.