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The Rolling Clones set to give festival-goers Satisfaction

Where: Abbey Grounds, Cirencester

When: Saturday and Sunday, August 24-25

The Rolling Clones are to top the bill as special guests on the Saturday night of this summer's Phoenix Festival in Cirencester.

The Phoenix Festival, now in its seventh year, is a totally free to enter, open to everyone, two-day local music and performing arts event held in the beautiful and historic Abbey Grounds.

The Rolling Clones are THE Rolling Stones tribute band and have been strutting their stuff across the globe for more than 20 years.

They have performed on nearly every continent and at some top class venues, including the UK's illustrious 100 Club London.

Enjoy the sounds of bluesy roots and psychedelic rock with their blistering set, to include covers of international hits Jumping Jack Flash and Paint It Black, as well as Sympathy for the Devil, Brown Sugar, Start Me Up, and classics such as You Can't Always Get What You Want and Satisfaction.

A spokesperson from The Rolling Clones said: "We are thrilled to be special guests at this year's Phoenix Festival and can't wait to see everyone having a good time with us. Come get some satisfaction!"

Get ready for a Rock 'n' Roll show with a chaser of sequinned glam all delivered with a cheeky smirk and a wink from band members "The Jaggernaut" and "Keef Ripoff", keeping it true to spirit of mischief making Jagger and Richards.

Glen Moreman, festival manager, said "We are very excited to welcome The Rolling Clones to top this year's Saturday line-up. They are a fantastic tribute to one of the greatest rock and roll bands in the world!"

The Phoenix Festival organisers have already announced thats Totally Tina, the UK's official number one Tina Turner tribute show, will be bringing the festival to a climax on Sunday, August 25.

Other exciting acts and events are set to be announced in the run-up to the festival in the coming weeks.

The Phoenix Festival was the brainchild of Ozone Youth Club and would not exist without the youth of Cirencester.

Young people and volunteers of all ages make it happen. Over 100 volunteers help out over the two days and an additional 50 for the week during the festival and pre-festival site build.

Over 15,000 people regularly attend The Phoenix Festival and sponsors, grants and donations keeps free entry.

Any performers, artists, bands, dance troupes, DJs or choirs etc. who are located in the Cirencester area (GL7 postcode) that want to play at the 2019 Phoenix Festival should get in touch via info@phoenix-festival.co.uk 

And to help keep the festival free, offers of in-kind, financial, or volunteer support are also always gratefully received.

For more information, visit the festival website www.phoenix-festival.co.uk 

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