Performances took place at Carnival City Festival Lawns in Johannesburg (31 January 2015), Grandwest in Cape Town (5 February) and Growthpoint Kings Park Stadium in Durban (7 February), and 80’s revelers enjoyeda massive line-up.
The performers were Billy Ocean (Caribbean Queen) – Go West (King of Wishful Thinking) – Nik Kershaw (Wouldn`t it be Good) – Heather Small from MPEOPLE (Moving on Up) –- Wang Chung (Everybody have Fun Tonight)) Plus Hazell Dean – Only in Cape Town and Durban (They Say It`s Gonna Rain). The show also featuredSA 80`s bands CINEMA (My Kind Of Girl) and FACE TO FACE (Here We are) – both SA BANDS performed in JHB and Durban only.
The other two international bands were Cutting Crew (I just died in your arms tonight) and Katrina – ex Katrina and the Waves (Walking On Sunshine).
Returning to South Africa for the third time the 80’s REWIND festival is the world’s biggest 80’s festival with three massive festivals in the UK, as well as events in Thailand and the United Arab Emirates. First held in August 2009 in England, the event’s following has grown massively over the last 5 years and is considered a highlight on the festival circuit.
Between these artists, they have produced massive chart toppers, sold millions of albums worldwide achieving Gold and Platinum Status and won numerous music awards. Billy Ocean is one of Britain’s biggest recording stars ever, having sold over 30 million records.