Music 2022

Crick is proud to be Britain's biggest inland waterways festival, but the Crick experience wouldn't be complete without a full weekend of music entertainment. Enjoy a wide selection of music performed live in the Wheatsheaf Marquee in the afternoon and evening. Each evening builds to the appearance of a headline act.

Entry to the evening entertainment is included in the price of your ticket - making a trip to Crick Boat Show incredible value for money.

Headliner Friday 3 June

Absolute Bowie

Absolute Bowie

DrFeelgood-on-stage-400.jpgNow in their 13th year, the UKs 'Best Bowie' act offer an electrifying performance and theatrical mid-set costume ch-ch-ch-anges.

Absolute Bowie will take you on a musical journey through the greatest hits of David Bowie with their stage show.

Featuring the incredible vocals of John O’Neill as David Bowie, the five-piece band perform with incredible musicianship and attention to detail.

Prepare to be taken from A to Z (Absolute Beginners to Ziggy!) with Stations to Station in between. So don't miss out - don your glittery dancing boots, paint a flash on your face and buy your tickets because the planet Earth is blue and there's nothing else left to do...

Dr Feelgood


Headliner Saturday 4 June

Amy - A Tribute

Amy - A Tribute

An 8-piece tribute act with full brass section Amy - A Tribute celebrate the songs of Amy Winehouse

Whether it be from her BBC concerts or staying true to the original recordings, the band's goal is to recreate the sound of Amy Winehouse and bring you the Winehouse/Ronson style, with a full horn section, including baritone sax and flute.

Amy - A Tribute - the band


All evening entertainment is included in the price of your day/weekend ticket, making a visit to Crick Boat Show excellent value for money.

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