Digbeth Nightclub brings the magic of 60s Woodstock to the world
Owlstock features live performances from tribute acts to Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Muddy Waters and local artists, with DJs spinning Woodstock sounds, street food and more
A Birmingham club brings the magic of the famous Woodstock festival of the 60s to Digbeth and London – and to the whole world, thanks to The Night Owl TV!
Woodstock revolutionized festivals when he was in New York State in 1969. More than half a century later, Owlstock would recreate the sounds and the memories with a host of tribute acts to Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Muddy Waters and local artists, with DJs spinning Woodstock sounds, street food and more.
The Night Owl – a soulful and retro club – in Digbeth will host the festival on August 28 from 2pm. So if you want to let your hair down and dance to some old tunes, the club’s dance floor is the right place to get your moves out.
The club takes its name from the Northern Soul song of the same name by Bobby Paris and was the first purpose-built Northern Soul and Motown club. Since opening in 2015, it has expanded its musical genres to Motown, Ska, Funk, Disco, Garage, Psychedelia, Rock and Roll, Britpop, Indie, Tribute Bands and DJs. local.
Who is performing on the 28th?
Are you experienced? (tribute to Jimi Hendrix)
The Daybreakers (performing Muddy Waters’ Electric Mud in its entirety as well as their own material)
Acoustic Who (A not so acoustic tribute to The Who)
Midlands-based blues duo The Preach
There will also be DJs Alexandra Rose, Richard Bamber and many more on the decks throughout the day, playing an eclectic mix of 60s and 70s, psychedelia, rock and more.
Food and more
Dining by Dalton returns this year and will serve the most delicious street food around. If last year’s menu that included standard and vegan chicken tikka dishes is anything to go by, there will be lip-smacking appetizers on the site.
The Night Owl will also serve its signature cocktails as well as Woodstock-themed specials.
Is this the first time that Owlfest has taken place?
Owlstock began in 2019 as a celebration of 50 years of the iconic Woodstock festival. The festival is bigger this year with live performances taking place in both their Birmingham and London venues, as well as live broadcasts on Night Owl TV. You can also watch the festival live stream from Finsbury Park on the screens in Digbeth Hall.
If you can’t attend, you can watch all bands from both teams live on Night Owl TV.
Why is Woodstock still famous?
The Woodstock Music and Art Fair attracted over 400,000 people between August 15 and 18, 1969. It changed the face of rock and roll and is known as a landmark event in popular culture. There were thirty-two acts including Santana, Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin and Ravi Shankar. It was a pivotal event for the counterculture generation and is still vivid in people’s memories after decades.
You can buy your Birmingham Owlstock tickets here.
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