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Pina Colada festival

4 August 2021

A FESTIVAL to honour a Cheshire town's unheralded and lesser-known musical stars is finally coming to fruition.

Northwich will hold its first ever Pina Colada festival on Saturday, August 21 - with the town becoming a tribute to the tropical cocktail and the man whose famous song made the drink a household name across the world.

Rupert Holmes wrote and sang "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)" which went on to be the last number one of the 1970's in the US Hot 100 and also topped the charts across the border in neighbouring Canada.

Read more at: Chester Standard