What's On in Ashby this weekend?

By Graham Hill

23rd Feb 2023 | Local Features

Conkers hosts a David Bowie tribute on Saturday. Image: Pixabay
Conkers hosts a David Bowie tribute on Saturday. Image: Pixabay

This weekend's Ashby events cover a wide range of entertainment and sport - hopefully there is something for everyone.

Don't forget, you can advertise your event for free at Ashby Nub News - and reach thousands of our readers in the process.

Whether it is a gig, a comedy night, a pub quiz or maybe your monthly society meeting, just fill in the form HERE and we will list it for you in our What's On section.

A tribute to one of the biggest music stars of all time is being hosted by Conkers this Saturday.

Jean Genie will be performing live at the Moira venue.

Jean Genie was created by John Mainwaring and John Ford in 1993. An original recording artist in his own right, John has been signed by numerous record companies throughout his career – twice with Warner Bros.

John has worked with many household names such as Jarvis Cocker well as performing as David Bowie in Jean Genie, John is currently signed to Bucks Music Publishers.

His latest achievements have been writing three songs for Tony Christie's million selling album 'The Definitive Collection', plus numerous theme tunes for BBC radio.

In the late 1990s John was approached by David Bowie's most famous band of the 1970s, 'The Spiders from Mars' and was asked by them if he'd front the band and tour with them.

Obviously John's answer was 'Yes' and John remains to this day to be one of only a few tribute artists to tour and perform with an original artist's band.

You can find more details HERE.

There is live music in the town and nearby.

The Greyhound at Boundary has The Ska Man International playing on Friday night.

Details are HERE.

And on Saturday, the same venue hosts All of the Above.

The Midlands-based party and function band, will be playing feel-good tracks of Soul and Rock'n'Roll.

Details are HERE.

In Ashby, The Bowling Green pub has Warren Stanford playing live on Saturday night.

Details are HERE.

Brew in Market Street has its regular Lazy Sunday Afternoon session.

This weekend, Mark Sharp, Dave Monks and Issy Goodwin will be playing live.

Details are HERE.

Brew also has more pop-up food on Saturday.

Chef Stef will be there with their fabulous macaroni cheese and loaded fries delights.

Details are HERE.

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