It was the third night of entertainment at the Coast 2 Coast festival last night with Jason Donovan as the headlining act and with Rhydian opening the evening accompanied by the lovely Sioned Terry.

I arrived at the Big Top at around 6:30pm for the evening’s entertainment, the venue was filling up and the organisers had sorted out rows of seats for people. No dance floor like the previous night for Bjorn Again, but people still got to their feet during the evening.

Rhydian Opens the Third Night of Coast 2 Coast

Rhydian - Coast 2 Coast (2)

Rhydian had a stellar performance on the third day of Coast 2 Coast, his vocal talents are amazing and the crowd in the big top loved his performance, after several songs he was joined by my good friend Sioned Terry as they performed The Phantom of the Opera, wow just wow Rhydian and Sioned blew the audience away with the performance, especially Sioned’s amazing vocals.

Then Rhydian did a mind blowing version of Nights in White Satin, in Latin and wow it was just as brilliant as the original by The Moody Blues, now that’s a version I could listen all the time.

Followed by a rendition of David Bowie’s, Heroes which he gave his unique sound and stage presence too, a lovely tribute to the late, great, Bowie and what a performance

Rhydian - Coast 2 Coast (3)

Suffice to say the audience had their hands in the air clapping to the performance, followed by a raucous round of applause and whistles.

Sioned returned to the stage to perform, I Have Dreamed from The King and I, which again was a sheer joy to listen to.

Rhydian returned to end his part of Coast 2 Coast with Dream the Impossible Dream to a standing ovation.

Jason Donovan Bringing the Coast 2 Coast Crowd to Their Feet

Time to leave the pit area and catch up with folks in the audience and grab a quick drink before Jason Donovan took to the stage.

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I have to admit, that I wasn’t about Jason’s performance, but I needn’t have worried. As soon as he got on the stage the audience left their seats and stood up to join in theĀ fun for the rest of the evening.

Many people edged forward between the first row of chairs and the pit barrier moving closer to the stage, then out came the mobile phones, so I expect there will be a lot of videos of the performance going around social media. If it hasn’t already.

Jason put on a great show, even I found myself dancing at one point, he certainly moves about a lot on the stage, I had to be on my toes to get the photos and to make sure that I didn’t bump into or fall over the other photographers. It did become a kind of choreographed ballet of camera moving in the pit!

So ends another enjoyable night of entertainment in the Big Top, one more night to go and that’s with UB40.

Karen Woodham
Karen Woodham is the founder and owner of the Blazing Minds, an avid blogger and photographer. She is also a Cinema reviewer, based at the Scala in Prestatyn and at the many Cineworld screens, where she reviews the latest movies, she has also had several articles published in various publications. In 2015 she became an Award Winning Blogger and also has her website listed as one of the UKs Top 10 Film Blogs.
Karen Woodham
Karen Woodham