What’s On Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th March

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Don’t miss our What’s On section for all the best in entertainment across the Fylde coast.

SATURDAY

Rock and pop

SKA FESTIVAL. Fifteen hours of ska, reggae blue beat and more with Roddy Radiation (from The Specials), Rico Rodriguez (The Specials and Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra), Blackpool’s own Ska Face, Stone Foundation, The Communicators, The Estimators, Offbeat Offensive, Addictive Philosophy, Ska-Waddy and others. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queens Promenade, Bispham. 11.30am to 2.30am.

ELEVATION ST PATRICK’S DAY PARTY. Hailed as one of the best U2 tribute bands around. Plus three course meal. Sands Venue, Central promenade, Blackpool.

HOW SWEET IT IS. A tribute to all the great Motown hits – in particular The Temptations and Four Tops. Charter Theatre, Guild Hall, Preston. 7.30pm.

HOOKER. Original and rock covers. The Talbot Rock Club, Milbourne Street, Blackpool. 9.30pm.

COMPLEX. Pop and rock covers. Hambleton Sports and Social Club, Church Lane, Hambleton.

Theatre and shows

GOTTA DANCE! GOTTTA SING!. Shine Talent present a musical feast from the cream of Fylde talent. The Methodist Church, Queensway, Poulton. 7.30pm.

THE WORKS. Showcase for the students at Phil Winston’s Theatreworks – and one of the most exciting shows of the year. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 7.30pm.

WE’LL MEET AGAIN DIAMOND JUBILEE SHOW. Matinee performance bringing on back the good old days of wartime songs and camaraderie. Lowther Pavilion, West Beach, Lytham.

FOR ENGLAND AND KING GEORGE. The Lancastrian Players present Alistair Faulkner’s play. Cleveleys United Reformed Church Hall, Rossall Road, Cleveleys. 7.30pm

Pubs and bars

LOVE TRAIN. DJ Scotty and duo with the best of 70s soul and Motown. The Victoria Bar, North Euston Hotel, The Esplanade, Fleetwood.

CALLIGAN AND WOLSKI. Rock and pop duo. Burn Naze, Gamble Road, Thornton. 8.30pm.

Pubs and clubs

MISS DELIA DECK - LIVE AND LOUD. Popular drag queen. The Washington, Topping Street, Blackpool. From 8.30pm.

Nightclubs and dance

SEASIDER SOUL CLUB. Dance to your favourite Northern Soul, Motown and Philly tunes. The Seasiders Bar, Blackpool FC, Bloomfield Road, South Shore. 8pm to 2am.

Other

KARAOKE. The Crazy Scots Bar, Rigby Road, Blackpool. Until 4am

Social clubs

THE BLUE PIG ORCHESTRA. Stanley Ward Conservative Club, Common Edge Road, Marton.

ST PATRICK’S PARTY. With Pineapple Jack. Carleton Bowling & Social Club, Maycroft Avenue, Carleton. Details, (01253) 882264.

CLAIRE BRADY. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621168.

HEATHER DEE. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341647.

LISA YOUNG. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 762186.

RICKY ARON. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.

TONY MITCHELL. Layton Institute, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. Details, (01253) 391774.

LEE RONSON. Claremont Conservative Club, Westminster Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 620981.

JIM FORREST. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 341441.

WILL BARROW. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 357519.

TAM RYAN PLUS NICKY NEWSOME. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

MIKE ENFIELD. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 623784.

JOE BLACK. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, facing Cleveleys Bus Station. Details, (01253) 852450.

CLAIRE ENFIELD PLUS GARETH & HALEY. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.

DARREN SHAW. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 624208.

STEVEN HAYLES. Comrades of the Great War Club (Blackpool) Ltd, 116 Adelaide Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 625841.

KENNY M. Knott End WMC, Salisbury Avenue, Knott End. Details, (01253) 810362.

TONY G FORD. St Annes Conservative Club, 314 Clifton Drive North, St Annes. Details, (01253) 723471.

SNEAK PREVIEW. Highfield Road & Rec., 79 Highfield Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 342389.

OLD BONES. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 622979.

EMMA NORMAN. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. Details (01253) 852709.

TERRY ON THE ORGAN. Blackpool RBL Club, 33-39 King Street, Blackpool. Details (01253) 626308.

JOHN JEFFRIES. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.

Music

FYLDE SINFONIA. A programme of Elgar, Strauss and Brahms with solo French horn from Mark Harding. The United Reformed Church, St Annes. 7.30pm.

SUNDAY

Pubs and bars

PAUL WRIGLEY. Mother’s Day menu from noon to 6pm and music from 6 to 9pm. The Seven Stars, Stalmine.

Jazz, pop and rock

FRANK AND JANICE FYNN PLUS DEREK SUTCLIFFE. Parlk Art Deco Cafe, Stanley Park, Blackpool. 1pm

Theatre and shows

SLEEPING BEAUTY. Raymond Gubbay presents the acclaimed Russian State Ballet and Orchestra of Siberia in the ballet classic. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 7.30pm.

Comedy

Count arthur strong. Showbusiness legend and raconteur with a night of pure comedy genius. Lowther Pavilion, West Beach, Lytham.

Social clubs

DANNY ST JAMES. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341647.

KYLE THOMAS EXPERIENCE. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 762186.

LYNETTE MARIE. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.

GILLY MAXWELL. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 357519.

ROBERT LEE (LUNCH), MARTIN GREGORY LAMBERT (EVE). Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

GEMMA LOUISE DOYLE. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, facing Cleveleys Bus Station. Details, (01253) 852450.

WILL BARROW. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.

DARREN SHAW. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 624208.

TERRY ON THE ORGAN. Blackpool RBL Club, 33-39 King Street, Blackpool. Details (01253) 626308.