2025 Blackpool March Rock & Roll Weekender

ROCKIN' @ THE SAVOY - 13th Blackpool Weekender
28th - 31st March 2025


Friday 28th - Monday 31st March 2025 @ The Savoy Hotel Blackpool


Venture Away Music Weekends is delighted to announce a BUMPER 3 Night Rock & Roll Party Weekend in March 2025.
£265.00 per person - 3 nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast, 7 Live Sessions of Music from TOP UK Rock & Roll Bands, DJ, Dance Tuition, Clothes Stall, Record Hops, Glenn's Big Rock & Roll Quiz, Big Charity Raffle & More - Book Now for March 2025 - Deposit = £50 per person


Come & Join Venture Away Music Weekends at Blackpool for a Great Rock & Roll Weekender. We have booked 7 of the very best Rock & Roll Bands available in the UK today. Bands already booked to appear include - The Jive Romero's, Mark Keeley's Good Rockin' Tonight, The Firebirds, Glenn Darren & The Krew Katz, The Mee Katz, The Bobcats plus The Zodiacs - this is a weekend not to be missed. Capacity is limited to 250 persons so book soon to secure your places for 2025.

In addition to all the Bands we have a specialist Rock & Roll DJ for the weekend with superb music from DJ Teddy Boy Ty from Liverpool throughout the weekend, plus dance tuition on Friday (4-5pm) Saturday (10am - 1pm) & Sunday (3pm - 4pm) from Strictly Jitterbug. We are pleased to announce that DJ Teddy Boy Ty plus Strictly Jitterbug will be in attendance in March 2025.

Join us in 2025 for an action packed weekend of scintillating music, dancing and all round entertainment. The weekend is staged at The Savoy Hotel in Blackpool & the hotel is located on Blackpool seafront. All music, dancing and entertainment takes place in the superb Warbreck Ballroom which has a good size Dance floor ideal for the event.

In addition to the bands & dance tuition there will be a record stall as well as Vintage clothing/record stall present as well.

Seven Live acts will be joining us for the Rock & Roll Weekender at Blackpool 2025 including:

The Jive Romero's

Wow! What a band! Midlands band formed in 2000 playing American rock 'n' roll from the 1950s.

Top class Big Beat Rock 'n' Roll from one of the finest 1950s style Rock 'n' Roll bands around.
The Jive Romeros have truly mastered their solid swinging mix of classic American and early British Rock 'n' Roll styles, and have become the best band in their genre, always in demand for rockin' events where they always guarantee a packed dancefloor.

Following the addition of John Wallace on tenor sax in 2003, the Romeros changed direction to recreate the mid-'50s British rock 'n' roll and swing of the likes of Art Baxter & his Rock 'n' Roll Sinners, Tony Crombie & The Rockets, Tommy Steel & The Steel Men.

The members of The Jive Romeros are: Nobby Clark (vocals), John Wallace (tenor), Zac Zdravkovic (guitar), Rich Crabtree (bass) and Luke (Drums).

The Firebirds

A True 4 piece Rock & Roll band recognised as one of the finest Rock & Roll Bands in Europe. The Firebirds; Jim Plummer, Dan Plummer, Rich Lorriman and Paul Willmott are four first class musicians/vocalists able to cover the complete spectrum of music from the 1950s and 1960s, including rockabilly, doo wop, instrumentals and ballads.

Over the years, the band have a built a reputation in the country as the go to act when it comes to 50’s rock ‘n’ roll. This has led to the band being invited to perform alongside Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Lonnie Donegan as well as the Holliday Sisters (Elvis’ original backing singers) to name but a few.

As well as being incredibly popular in the UK, they continue to enjoy success on the European rock ‘n’ roll scene and are regularly invited to perform at Europe’s top rock ‘n’ roll festivals as well as headlining sell-out tours.

To date, the band have released three singles and twelve albums. The last five, recorded in their own studio and on their own label ‘Rockville Records’, include a Rock’n’Roll Special with Linda Gail Lewis the sister of ‘The Killer’ Jerry Lee, and two Doo Wop albums – the second featuring guest vocalist Den Hegarty of ‘Darts’ fame.

With the global commercial success of their back catalogue on music streaming services such as Spotify and iTunes, the band have embarked sell-out theatre tours across the USA as well as performing at music festivals across the country.

In addition, they have performed on tours of South America to packed out dance halls.

Their self-penned single ‘59 Ford has reached over 5 millions hits on Spotify and is recognised as a staple in any rockabilly collection.

The Bobcats

The Bobcats are a 1950s Rock & Roll , Doo Whop & Jive, rockabilly band and recognised as one of the top acts on the circuit and who have been performing for many years. The band members between them have a very wide range of experience ranging from playing in small private venues to performing all over Europe. The band covers a wide spectrum of music legends from the 1950's covering the Rock & Roll scene.

Darren Davis - Lead Singer

Darren is the voice of The Bobcats. He has one of the most recognised vocals on the Rock & Roll circuit. He has been singing since his early teenage years and his passion for the fifties music shows the minute he steps onto stage. Whether its Doo-Wop & Jive, Rock & Roll or Rockabilly, Darren lights up the stage as soon as he starts to sing. 

This larger than life character is our very own gentle giant and fun to be with .....

Mark Keeley's Good Rockin' Tonight

After a superb appearance at Blackpool in November 2021 -  this fabulous band is back once again @ The Savoy, Blackpool in 2024. 

Good Rockin’ Tonight have established themselves as the UK’s No1 Rock n Roll Show and are sensational whenever they appear. This band have been wowing audiences for the past 20+ years and long may it continue.

The band is fronted by the very talented and dynamic Mark keeley (lead vocals/Guitar/Piano) and they have even had TV appearances over the years as well.

This brilliant four piece is made up of Mark Keeley, John O’Malley, Kurt Simms & Daz Leggatt.

The Mee Kats

The Mee Kats started life in 2010 in NE England to perform 1950's rock n roll and rockabilly music. This rockin'
trio was developed by lead singer Colin Mee, who is a veteran of the UK rockin' scene, having played drums in well known rockabilly band the Sure Shots from 1984-1993. Colin is also lead singer of rockabilly trio The Skip Rats since 1987.

The other band members are Rob Brindley on lead guitar who hails from sunny Stoke who started his rockin' career with his band Ignition. Mandy Mee who plays double bass, started out playing with several bands before teaming up with husband Colin and forming hillbilly trio Root'n Toot'n alongside The Mee Kats.

To date The Mee Kats have five releases in the form of a 2 sided 7" vinyl 45rpm single, a 7 track CD "Everybody's Rockin....." a 14 track CD "All Dressed Up" and a 16 track CD "Let's Go Boppin". The 7" 45rpm features 2 tracks written by singer Colin Mee. "Rag Top Baby/Call My Name". The latest recording being a 14 track CD "Rocket Trip" released in October 2021.

Glenn Darren & The Krew Katz

Venture Away is delighted to welcome back this fabulous band with their charismatic leader Glenn Darren, Flat Cap Dave & Laura on the Bass plus the rest of the Krew Katz are certain to get you on your feet dancing the night away. This quality Rock & Roll band from Nottingham is known and loved by many.

Glenn will also be our compere for the weekend at Blackpool in 2025 and in attendance throughout the whole weekend, and we are sure he will be delighted to share stories with you all.

The Zodiacs


This outstanding band is making another appearance in Blackpool in 2025 and this is one gig you do not want to miss!

This band loves the music they play, and this is highly demonstrated when they are on the stage. The Zodiacs know well how to keep a dance floor filled, in fact the only complaint might be from the dancers wanting a break.

No wonder this band is known as one of the hottest rock & roll bands around.

Dance Tutors

We are pleased to announce that Alistair Fitzgerald from Strictly Jitterbug will once again be in attendance throughout the whole weekend at Blackpool. Join in the lessons from Alistair at Blackpool & your lives could be transformed forever. Whether you are a beginner or an intermediate dancer Alistair will teach you to move to the music. Venture Away are delighted to welcome back Strictly Jitterbug to Blackpool in 2025 - dance tuition is Friday from 4pm - 5pm, Saturday 10am - 1pm & Sunday 3pm - 4pm.

DJ FOR 2025 - DJ Teddy Boy Ty

Venture Away Music Weekends is delighted to announce that DJ Teddy Boy Ty from Liverpool will be joining us at Blackpool for the whole weekend playing all your favourite classic Rock & Roll tunes. Teddy Boy Ty is a regular on the Rock & Roll scene and is sure to fill up the dance floor till the early hours.

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All rooms in the hotel are En-suite and come with Colour T.V, Tea & Coffee Making Facilities, Biscuits, & Towels. All rooms are available on a Half-Board basis so breakfast & evening meal is included. Choose from a wide range of breakfast from the buffet in the mornings, and a selection of hot and cold food for a 3 course evening meal.


Seaview Rooms £30 supplement

No single supplements for the first 20 single rooms - £75 per room thereafter

Enjoy a 3 night stay on a half-board basis plus all the above entertainment for just £265.00 per person for the whole weekend. Deposit = £50 per person.


To make a booking for any of the 2022 Venture Away UK music weekends please call 01305 750797

All Deposits are non-refundable. All balances are due 8 weeks prior to the event, we are unable to refund final balances that have been paid within 8 weeks of the event.

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