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Get to know our 2019 Festival Neckliners!

Updated: May 28, 2019

With less than one week to go until the Rock and Bowl team start to build the festival, we wanted to share the latest news about our Green Monkey Stage neck line acts!

Saturday: Ego Friendly

A Shropshire-based Indie Rock/Pop covers band with a comprehensive set list that includes songs by the likes of The Killers, Stereophonics, Jam, U2, Kings Of Leon etc:

Jason Goddard -Vocals & guitar Verge Madeley - Guitars & BVs Stu Carroll - Drums & percussion Steve Lloyd - Bass & bad BVs

Sunday: Hipster

With their mix of rock, pop and indie covers, they know all the best songs to get you dancing and singing along. Always an exciting and energetic crowd-pleaser, we welcome back our extended festival family members to the centre stage!

Since forming in 2000, they've played at well over 1000 weddings and events. They were the headline band at Batman Live World Premier after party. They performed for HRH Prince Harry at New Year's Eve in 2011.

"You guys were amazing. Absolutely awesome" - HRH Prince Harry

"simply the best GNR tribute out there!"

Formed in 2009, Guns or Roses began extensive rehearsals to launch themselves as the ultimate tribute to the Hollywood hellraisers. Now ten years on, they have firmly established themselves as one of the best tribute bands out there.

They have headlined festivals in Norway, Switzerland, Belgium, Bulgaria, as well as the UK and Ireland. They appeared at the legendary Isle Of Wight Festival in 2017 where they played to a packed out, at-capacity Electro Love tent and were invited back again in 2018. They have even headlined a festival at Donington, home of the infamous Monsters of Rock!

But their biggest audience undoubtedly came in 2015 when the band were chosen to appear in an episode of 'Don't Tell the Bride' as the show moved to BBC One. Steve, the groom, being a lifelong Guns N' Roses fan decided to plan the wedding loosely based on the November Rain video. Complete with a choir accompanying them, the band broke into 'Sweet Child of Mine' as bride Nicki entered the church for her walk up the aisle. The episode aired to 3.2 million people, making it the highest ever watched episode at the time and Steve and Nicki have remained good friends with the band ever since.

Performing all the iconic hits that everybody loves, from 'Welcome to the Jungle', 'Sweet Child of Mine', 'Paradise City' and 'November Rain' - Guns or Roses can make you believe you're watching the original band and some fans even rate them as better than the real thing! A force to be reckoned with, Guns or Roses have to be seen to be believed!

Rock and Bowl Festival Tickets

This year’s Rock and Bowl festival will be taking place from 25th to 27th May 2019.

If you haven’t purchased your Rock and Bowl Weekend Pass yet, you can do so now by following this link.


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