Young Performers Showcase at the Saddleworth Show 2019

Date published: 02 July 2019

Visitors to the Saddleworth Show Sunday (30th June) had some great entertainment with a range of musical acts on stage from 10.00am through to the close at 5.30pm.

Highlights included the famous Jubacan drumming band with their spectacular mix of Brazilian inspired music and dance complemented by crowd pulling favourites – the Crompton House and Music Centre Rock Bands, the Oldham and Saddleworth Rock Choir, Mahdlo singers and Rap Artists, Suzi’s School of Performing Arts, three Electric Guitar Groups EGG 1, EGG 2 and EGG 3, the Blues and Band Club and Ukelele Groups from Mossley and the University of the 3rd Age U3A.

Special performances were give by finalists in the competition to open the successful Wellifest event which was held the previous day and on the Bass Guitar by gifted instrumentalist Oli.

In the Young Performers’ Showcase the Adjudicator Clara Darcy, well-known for her celebrated performances in Chicago and Brassed Off among many others, complimented the performers for giving us the best array of talent ever and trophies were awarded to Crompton House Rock Band Tortured Demons, singers Milly and Cara from Mahdlo and Maddison Peacock – a Wellifest finalist. 

Director of the Showcase, Mel Farrar, said “This year’s exceptional line up fully met our expectations and, with almost 300 performers on stage, visitors to the show had a brilliant musical experience throughout the day."

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