Musical Entertainment at Motors - Photo by Graham Huntley
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Welcome to Eastbourne's Magnificent Motors

Music on the Western Lawns

Musical Entertainment at Motors - Photo by Graham Huntley

Magnificent Motors will be returning in 2021 and provide the perfect accompaniment to the classic cars, we also have a fantastic selection of music on the main stage located on the Western Lawns.
The Live Music Stage caters for all tastes from jazz, blues and swing to rock, funk and indie-pop providing the soundtrack to the vintage weekend. Music starts at 11.15am each day and continues through to the close of the festival at 5.00pm.


Please note music timings below are from 2019.

Saturday 2nd May

In association with the Premium Blend Radio Show on Hailsham FM, we have a great & varied line up of musical entertainment, showcasing some of the brightest local acts:

11.15-12.00 - TBC

12.15-13.00 - Harry Court

13.15-14.00 - Bourne Blue
Bourne Blue are a blues rock band from Eastbourne, East Sussex. Playing a musical mix of blues rock infused with hints of jazz and funk.
Formed in early 2019 this 5 piece cover band play blues rock favourites from Eric Clapton, Cream, B.B.King, Lynryd Skynryd, J.J.cale, John Mayall, Free, and Jimi Hendrix to name but a few.

14.15-15.00 - Pandamonium

15.15-16.00 - Audio 51

16.15-17.00 - TBC

Live music at Magnificent Motors

Sunday 3rd May

Join us for a great day of musical entertainment:

11.15-12.00 - Bourne to Sing Choir
Bourne to sing are a community choir Led by Kerry Evenden based in the St Anthony's area of Eastbourne. We rehearse term time Mondays from 8.00-9.00 at St Anthony's centre. It is a relaxed and informal choir that requires no audition to join, just a positive energy and a love of singing! We sing a variety of songs both accompanied and A Capella in styles ranging from Gospel, Pop, Folk, Soul and Rock. A lot of the song choices are nominated by choir members! We also have our own house band comprising of Peter Martin, Tony Burnett and Stewart Grimes who accompany us for most of our fundraising concerts and open mic nights.

12.15-13.00 - Nothing is Real

Local Beatles cover band, named from the lyric of Strawberry Fields Forever and dedicated to performing classics from all eras of the Fab Four's career.

13.15-14.00 - Strum N Bass


14.15-15.00 - Dr G’s Snake Oil Co.

15.15-16.00 - Zachary Dogwood

Hailing from Eastbourne and Brighton, Zachary Dogwood are a fabulous post-punk new wave outfit that play dramatic finely crafted songs full of arty duende making you think they’ve been holed up in an ‘80s Berlin-bar with Nick Cave and David Bowie. Excited to be back at Magnificent Motors again.

16.15-17.00 - Printers Playhouse Ukulele Army

Printers Playhouse ukulele army is a community run group of ukulele enthusiasts, hosted every Tuesday by the glorious Supreme Leader. All music tastes are catered for and they hold a themed evening one Tuesday a month, from decades, genres and seasonal themes.

Live music at Magnificent Motors
Harveys Dray Horses
Harveys Florrie

Harvey's Dray

Come and see the Harvey's Dray, the traditional way Harvey's transport their award winning beer. 


Funfair attractions at Magnificent Motors - Graham Huntley

Grab your refreshments from Harvey's Hop Bar, wander the delights of the market and enjoy classic and vintage bus rides and fairground rides! Look out on the Western Lawns for more information.

The impressive seafront cavalcade is not to be missed, taking place each morning at 10am. Grab your spot and admire the classic cars on their seafront journey from Fort Fun Car Park along Royal Parade to the Western Lawns.