Retrofest 2008 lineup announced

  • 17 April 2008

The bill for Retrofest, Scotland's annual festival of pop nostalgia, has been announced. The event, which moves to a new home at Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell from its old location at Culzean Castle, Ayrshire, is expected to attract 15,000 fans over the weekend of 30 and 31 August.

Acts lined up to appear already include 80s stars Boy George, The Bangles, Nik Kershaw, Kajagoogoo and Limahl, The Christians, Modern Romance and The Blow Monkeys, as well as 70s idols Boney M and 10cc.

This year's festival will also feature themed tents and events. These include a Retro Ritz Cinema, which will play period movies like Footloose and Back to the Future, and a Retro Rest Haven offering Duran Duran style 'Re-Re-Reflexology'.

Tickets cost £50 per day, or £80 for the weekend.


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