Red Sands Rocks

 

The perfect end to ‘Solid Gold Sunday’ as our hairiest presenter Roger brings a fine selection of classic tunes & unsigned acts on Red Sands Rocks broadcast from 2011 – 2012

Red Sands Radio Life Ring Logo

 

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"; } ?> Hungry Horse H Factor 2012 Fri 12/10/12

Hungry Horse Logo 1

The Hungry Horse franchise launched a National competition this summer to find the UK’s finest singers

Individuals and groups were invited to participate for a grand prize of £10,000 and a whole day in a top recording studio, the local final was held at the Hungry Horse (The Wheatsheaf) Whitstable at 20.00 hours on Sunday 7th October 2012

The Wheatsheaf

The Wheatsheaf

The local venue The Wheatsheaf, Hungry Horse, 74 Herne Bay Road, Swalecliffe, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 2LU

Judges

Judges

Entries from all regions were judged throughout the summer, the standard in our area was exceptional with four going through to the final regional heat

H Factor finalist Group 1

H Factor finalist Group 1

Above the local regional finalists Yazz, Ben, Debbie & Natalie

Natalie

Natalie

First set round one Natalie takes the stage for her first song

Ben 1

Ben 1

Ben sings his first number

Debbie 1

Debbie 1

Time for Debbie

Yazz 1

Yazz 1

The final finalist, Yazz

Judges Huddle

Judges Huddle

Difficult task, the judges huddle ahead of second round

Hungry Horse Logo 4

Ben 2

Ben 2

 Ben sings his second number

Debbie 2

Debbie 2

Debbie does round two

Yazz 2

Yazz 2

Yazz final offering

H Factor Announcement

H Factor Announcement

Announcement time

H Factor finalist Group 2

H Factor finalist Group 2

Tense moments

Natalie & Tammy

Natalie & Tammy

And the local regional winner is NATALIE

Tammy & Ben

Tammy & Ben

Ben looks happy as accepted on the Hungry Horse Music Academy whilst from one of 10 regional heats our winner Natalie will go through to the National final on Saturday 24th November 2012

Hungry Horse 2

The Horse gets the last laugh

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"; } ?> Mud Tug Mon 23/07/12

Evening mud tug, off of the Hotel Continental

Winning Tug of War team

Winning Tug of War team

Teams battling out on the flats of Whitstable Beach

Muddy Sunset

Muddy Sunset

Dirty, but rewarding

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"; } ?> Sunny Strolls Sun 22/07/12

Sun from end to end along Whitstable beach

Pint at Pearson's

Pint at Pearson’s

Visitors and locals mill around at the Oyster Stores by the Pearson’s Arms

Whitstable Harbour

Whitstable Harbour

The Skull & Crossbones certainly doesn’t scare off  Whitstable harbour visitors!

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"; } ?> Roger Rocks Mon 02/07/12

Creeping in on a Sunday evening Roger plays the rock you love

Here he shares a few pictures from his personal archive 

Roger Tower

Roger Tower

Roger Who?

Roger Who?

Roger Holiday Mood

Roger Holiday Mood

Roger 1 2 3

Roger 1 2 3

 

Roger Resting

Roger Resting

 

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"; } ?> Sunset Thu 28/06/12

The setting sun over Whitstable Harbour Basin makes an attractive picture

Harbour Basin Sunset

Harbour Basin Sunset

As nature winds down Roger winds up with Classic Rock to round off a Red Radio Sands Evening

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"; } ?> Firesky Mon 25/07/11

Firelight

Firelight

Whitstable is famed for incredibly beautiful sunsets over the bay which can be spectacular, the ‘Red Sands Rocks’ programme comes to a close as we delve into the history of our jingles with Norman Barrington

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"; } ?> Fiona & Ed Mon 25/07/11

Fiona & Ed

Fiona & Ed

Our Fiona ‘Shop Watch’ Glendining with long time partner Edward ‘Victoria Garage’

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"; } ?> Kelly’s at Belmont Mon 25/07/11

Kelly's Heros

Kelly's Heros

One of the three ‘Bands At The Belmont’ & featured during Sunday 24th July’s Red Sands Rocks – Picture by Dave ‘The Razor’

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"; } ?> Ben Russell & the Charmers Sun 24/07/11

Ben Russell & the Charmers

Ben Russell & the Charmers

Saturday the 23rd July’s evening of Roots Reggae at the Harbour Garden Cafe went down well & served again in Red Sands Rocks

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"; } ?> Rockin’ Roger Sun 24/07/11

Helloooo there!

Rockin’ Roger Dilley here! on the ‘Red Sands Radio Rocks’, we’ve lined up for you this week? 

Well, in our mix of great classic rock bands; Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Whitesnake, Guns ‘n’ Roses & Iron Maiden, but also a few old ones you haven’t heard for a while from The Faces, Argent and Steppenwolf…and maybe a few surprises too

We’ve featured  local bands every week, so this week, as it’s my last, we’ve got a bumper crop, well, we are in the Garden of England, after all, & we this Sunday’s the EPICentre Food Fair at the Harbour

Local groups: Fruitgroup, Anchors Away, Slyders, Full Circle, Blissful Mop & Kelly’s Heroes. The latter, of course have guested on the ‘Live Lunch’ & gigged at the Belmont, ‘should be a good night so let’s ROCK

P.S Well done to Hooligan Hadler, Jane & Julie for taking the Sunday Park Run, Phil achieved a time of 38′.2″ to cover 5 kilometers this morning

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"; } ?> Sunday 17th July Mon 18/07/11

Rogers take-away rock package this week had Rainbow, Guns n Roses, Whitesnake, Deep Purple, T Rex, Ozzy Osbourne (Roger likes him!) Cream, Led ZeppelinDio, Rolling Stones, Beatles, Kate Bush, Derek & the Dominoes, U2Blue Oyster Cult, Bachman Turner Overdrive, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Golden Earing, Ram Jam, Python Lee Jackson, Cozy Powell, David Bowie & unsigned Local band ‘The Flame Pilots’

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"; } ?> Red Sands Rocks Sun 10/07/11

Roger Dilley

Roger Dilley

The guy behind the big rock tracks on Sunday Evening; The giants, the unsigned & local talant. Makes Red Sands Rock

In the mix tonight Led Zeppelin, Status Quo, Guns n Roses, Whitesnake, ZZ Top, Slade, David Bowie, Rainbow, Ozzy Osbourne, King Crimson, Bryan Adams, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Judie Tzuke, Motoehead, U2, Eagles, Europe & local bands House of Rogues & Black Circles

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"; } ?> Call for local talent Sun 03/07/11

Roger Dilley featured local band the ‘Bad Apples’  send us your mp3’s & CD’s you might find yourself on ‘Red Sands Rcks’