This summer The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show will welcome the arrival of six Sydney showmen who call themselves ‘Furnace and The Fundamentals’ as they perform live to a Cheshire crowd. This exciting new band has a penchant for over the top antics and is well known for its raucous live shows with an exhilarating, non-stop party set of the greatest songs of all time, accompanied by a mind-boggling, memory-triggering matrix of music footage on the big screen, light-up suits, inflatables and more dance-floor anthems than you can count.
Thousands of fans across Australia and the UK have seen Furnace earn their reputation as bona fide party starters, including show-stopping performances at Falls Festival, St Kilda Festival, Edinburgh, Perth & Adelaide Fringe, New Year’s Eve on Sydney Harbour and countless packed club shows, including Sydney’s iconic Enmore Theatre and London’s Electric Ballroom.
Nina Barbour, Bolesworth International's Show President said:
"We are so excited to be welcoming Furnace and The Fundamentals to Bolesworth this year. This band is proving a sell-out internationally with performances that are exhilarating and high energy. We can’t wait to see the crowd on their feet and partying to their soundtrack this summer.”
Providing an eclectic blend of the best songs ever written, delivered with all the character of the original and twice the energy, Furnace and the Fundamentals give the people what they want – better than they remembered it. From Beyonce to The Beatles, Mark Ronson to Michael Jackson, The Lion King to Dirty Dancing - their immense repertoire spans countless hits, performed with their incredible musicianship and a stunning stage presence. This band is unlike anything seen before, musical chameleons with a sense of humour his band is tight, energetic and engaging.
Grown-ups can head to Club Boles to experience a packed schedule of live music every night including a high-energy disco night, a decadent ‘white’ party and a celebrity DJ from Ibiza.
Live music is just one of the many incredible elements of this stand-out summer show with an exciting mix of thrilling equestrian action on offer including show jumping, dressage and eventing as well as polo competition, along with an un-missable Puissance and Bolesworth's prestigious Elite Auction. And for those just wanting have a great time and be fully entertained the popular super-hero themed Mini Major and the new heart-pumping ‘Ride and Drive’ competitions will be making a return to wow the crowds.
Weekend show days will be filled with countryside fun for children with a vintage carousel, exotic animals, adrenalin-fuelled quad bike action, inflatables and zorb balls. Visitors will also be able to explore the luxury shopping area with unique gifts, artworks, clothing and accessories along with a selection of local produce, fine food and carefully chosen wines and spirits available.
Scheduled highlights include:
Wednesday 12th June
- CDI 3* Dressage Grand Prix
- Dressage Master class with Olympic Gold Medallist Carl Hester MBE
- 80’s theme at Club Boles
Thursday 13th June
- New for 2019 - Eventing Grand Prix part of a series
- CDI 3* Freestyle Competition
- White Party Night at Club Boles
Friday 145th June
- Bolesworth International Business and Networking Day with keynote speaker.
- CSI 4* Show Jumping and Puissance Competition
- The prestigious ‘Bolesworth Elite Young Horse Auction’
- Celebrity DJ at Club Boles
Saturday 15th June
- Bolesworth International - Ladies Day
- CSI 4* Show jumping
- Evening - Ride and Drive Competition and Polo Demonstration
Sunday 16th June
- Mini Major - Fancy Dress Competition
- Equerry Bolesworth International 4* Grand Prix
- Team Relay