Amongst the many plus points that have drawn us back again and again to Rockaway Beach is the timing. No better time than the first weekend of January to kick-start the gig year. But as well as that it seems to set something of a template for the year, helping us start to shape our plans for the new music landscape and present and early opportunity to schedule in bands we want to place on the 2023 agenda.
The line-up is traditionally a mix of ‘legend’ bands (this year OMD, Peter Hook & The Light, The Undertones, The Beat) interspersed with a range of new acts to discover or revisit. Two stand-outs already in the diary for Spring gigs: Personal Trainer & Hamish Hawk