A Very Special Event

A very special music event to celebrate John’s 70th Birthday, his life and legacy in his hometown of Redditch, Worcestershire, England. The recently installed John Bonham Memorial in the town centre will be handed over to Redditch Borough Council followed by a fantastic event nearby.  A stellar line up of Rock/Blues Artists and Special Guests, all with a connection to John and the Bonham family, will take to the stage in our massive festival marquee, commencing at 1.00pm and rockin’ until 11.00pm. Acts will be revealed via our twitter feed @JBonhamMF and facebook page John Bonham Memorial Redditch. Tickets £25 each (plus £1.50 booking fee) on sale from 12 noon on Friday 29th June 2018 via link from this website.

In aid of Teenage Cancer Trust West Midlands to support vital services in memory of John.

Numbers are strictly limited to 1000 on a first come first served basis. Over 18’s only. Proof of ID may be required. Standing Only John Bonham Memorial in Partnership with Heart of Worcestershire College

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The Lineup

Letz Zep

Letz Zep are the Official Number One tribute to Led Zeppelin and Baby They Ain’t Foolin’  An achievement marked by the Authoritative Ticketmaster Organisation, when they awarded Letz Zep with the status of both ‘The Most Popular’and ‘The Most Highly Rated’ tribute to Led Zeppelin in the UK today.


Experiencing Quill in concert will make anyone marvel at the magic of the performance! Quill has developed a unique musical style that has captured many varied influences. The artistry of guitar and violin harmonies is complimented by five vocal harmonies producing an exciting dynamic sound.  A stunning entertaining stage show, equal to any world class act! Featuring Bev Bevan.

Rebecca Downes

Birmingham-based Rebecca and her band are a ‘must see’ live act that often leaves newcomers simply blown away by the power of the performance. With her co-writer Steve Birkett alongside her, a very tight band behind, and Rebecca’s powerful voice to the fore a performance rooted in true Blues Tradition is in prospect.

Big Wolf Band

Big Wolf is a rock blues powerhouse, with a distinctive guitar style and an array of well self penned tracks, backed by the talents of Mick Jeynes(bass), Tim Jones(drums) and Paul Brambani(keys) the band delivers every time. Energy filled sets, Spontaneous improvised breaks, dynamic highs and lows, bringing a song down to a whisper before exploding with energy and power that capture the true meaning of live music!


British Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Band formed In The Mid 70’s cited as forerunners in the developing New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement of the late 70’s and early 1980’s. The original line up consisted of Mike “Taffy” Taylor (vocals), Geoff Nicholls (rhythm guitar and keyboards), Malcolm Cope (drums), Mick Hopkins (lead guitar) and Derek Arnold (bass guitar).

Arcadia Roots

“We’ve never been on X Factor or Pop Idol”. Arcadia Roots are a Worcestershire based band that deliver an exciting hypnotic blend of Trance, Dance, Reggae and Roots music. The bands vibe has been described as ‘earthy’, ‘psychedelic’ and ‘infectious’. This 4 piece dance band combine world, reggae and rock music to create a very unique & captivating sound.

Lenny James & the Gator Squad

Low down and dirty blues and R & B. For those who like their music Swampy, Loud, no none sense and dirty! The Lenny James & The Gator Squad band were formed around 2012 mainly by Colin Andrews (Harmonica player), suggesting that it would be nice to return to what we all started out playing years ago, namely R&B and Blues styles of music.

You Dirty Blue

Old friends Leon and Mart let loose as You Dirty Blue early in 2016, quickly gaining a reputation for their impressive high energy live shows, gloriously raw with sharp, polished edges that any true DIY artist needs to make their mark. After the release of ‘Pictures from Pages’, a six track introduction to the sound of You Dirty Blue, the band became well established within the bustling Birmingham music scene picking up support slots and holding their own alongside notable touring national and international bands.

More Announcements Soon

More acts and special guests to be announced.  Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for up to the minute announcements.  Please note the lineup is subject to change without notice.

The Venue

The venue is a marquee located on Peakman Street in Redditch Town Centre.  Information about parking will be posted soon.  There is a regular train service to Redditch from Birmingham New Street.

Peakman Street
B98 8DW