Events at the Cobo Bay Hotel
JT Summer Balcony Gigs
Cobo Bay Hotel has been providing great entertainment to locals & visitors alike for over 25 years, with top local & UK bands, including some of the best tribute acts in the world, playing to over 2000 people from our first floor balcony.
These events have become a major part of Guernsey summers and bring a real carnival atmosphere to the Cobo seafront, whilst raising much needed funds for local charities such as the Guernsey Cheshire Home. Due to the popularity of these events, a section of the Cobo Coast Road at the front of the hotel is temporarily closed off. If you are a resident and would prefer a more peaceful afternoon then we will be more than happy to arrange any trips or excursions you may wish to enjoy.
Book a table for lunch on The Beach Terrace beforehand to enjoy a special 3 course menu for £35 per person before enjoying a great view of the concert with drinks delivered straight to your table. As part of our ongoing sponsorship with JT, all gig-goers wearing a JT loyalty wristband will receive 15% off selected drinks during and after the music.
2015 Balcony Gigs sponsored by JT
Sunday 3rd May: Blondied supported by The Hevvy Bevvy Blues Band
(Reserve Day Monday 4th May)
The aim of Blondied is to faithfully recreate the sound of Debbie Harry and Blondie as well as the excitement and power of the band onstage for new and old fans alike to enjoy. The Blondied show includes all Blondie`s hits and more, from their raucous early records right up to the slick pop/rock that has become Blondie`s trademark in the 21st century. You can also expect to hear some of Debbie Harry`s solo hits, such as 'I want that man'.
Sunday 24th May: Robbing Williams supported by Element 6
(Reserve Day Monday 25th May)
Marc Hockley will be performing the former Take That man’s greatest hits along with his band, who are one of the most popular tributes in the UK, having racked up over 1,600 live shows.
Sunday 7th June: Fade2Grey supported by Stereofonics
Fade2Grey deliver an exhilarating live show bringing together songs by The Human League, Depeche Mode, Soft Cell, Gary Numan and many others in an unforgettable 1980’s electronica experience.
They will be supported by a fantastic tribute to the Stereophonics from Jersey, who perform their greatest hits regularly at The Doghouse as well as a wide range of upbeat covers as alter-ego ‘The Reasons’.
Sunday 26th July: Us4//U2 supported by City Limits
Us4//U2 were formed in the year 2000 and have performed shows all over the world, but more importantly have been an extremely popular fixture on Cobo’s Summer Balcony Gigs calendar for a number of years! Their show takes you on a journey through U2's career, delivering an energetic performance which has carved their reputation as one of the most sought after tribute bands in Europe.
City Limits are Guernsey's finest covers band, having been performing together for 27 years. Expect a diverse and brilliant set list that spans several decades, playing everything from Queen to Coldplay.
Sunday 30th August: Fleetwood Bac supported by Pete Frampton & Friends
(Reserve Day Monday 31st August)
Fleetwood Bac are the original and best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band. Endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself, and raved about by Peter Green’s biographer, Fleetwood Bac are the only tribute band to authentically replicate the classic Stevie Nicks/Lindsey Buckingham/Christine McVie/John McVie /Mick Fleetwood “Rumours” line-up. Expect the best of over three decades of Fleetwood Mac, who survived all the slings and arrows that the rock industry could throw at it, to produce timeless West Coast Rock. The Fleetwood Bac show also features several songs from the Peter Green days, plus some of Stevie's biggest solo hits.
Originally from Guernsey, Pete Frampton carved out a career abroad and returns each year by popular request, surrounding himself with legendary local musicians to jam on concert favourites such as songs from David Crosby, Steve Winwood and blues artistes such as BB King, Eric Clapton and Buddy Guy. Pete still likes to party on stage though and there will be no shortage of up-tempo material for everyone to savour
New Year's Eve Party at the Cobo Bay Hotel, Guernsey