Who's on when this Christmas?

Playing the Greatest festive fun for all the family to enjoy.

Take a look at what's on Classic Oldies over the Christmas and New Year period.

We've got Christmas all wrapped up with the greatest Christmas music; good clean family fun; and everything you need to make your Christmas and New Year go with a bang.

Check out our special festive shows - Perry Como with the story of the first Christmas and Wolfman Jack on Christmas Day while on New Years Day Classic Oldies will take you back to a unique time with a revealing documentary - 'Elvis The Las Vegas Years'.

Santa listening to music

Christmas Highlights for 2018 on Classic Oldies

Sunday December 23rd

07:00 - 08:00 - Marmaladio
08:00 - 10:00 - Dennis Mitchell's Breakfast With The Beatles
10:00 - 12:00 - Greg Dukeson
12:00 - 16:00 - Golden Sunday with Tim Disney
16:00 - 18:00 - Chelle Fontaine
18:00 - 19:00 - 60s@6
19:00 - 20:00 - The Northern Soul Show with Peter Marsham
20:00 - 21:00 - Nostalgia Club with David Sibbald
21:00 - 22:00 - The Soul Shack
22:00 - 23:00 - Classic Cruisin'
23:00 - 24:00 - Nostalgia Club with David Sibbald
24:00 - 02:00 - Non-Stop Doo-Wop!
02:00 - 07:00 - Night Trax

Christmas Eve

07:00 - 10:00 - Greg Dukeson's Ultimate Oldies Breakfast Show
10:00 - 12:00 - Tim Disney
12:00 - 14:00 - Peter Marsham's Lunch With A Punch
14:00 - 17:00 - Paul Denton's Afternoon Oldies Party
17:00 - 18:00 - The More Music Hour with Marvellous Marvin
18:00 - 19:00 - Christmas Selection Box with Paul Denton
19:00 - 20:00 - The Northern Soul Show with Peter Marsham
20:00 - 22:00 - Peaceful Elvis
22:00 - 02:00 - Christmas Collection
02:00 - 07:00 - Night Trax

Christmas Day

07:00 - 09:50 - Christmas Collection Side 1
09:50 - 10:00 - Perry Como - The story of the first Christmas
10:00 - 12:00 - A Traditional Christmas with Peter Marsham
12:00 - 13:00 - Christmas Selection Box with Paul Denton
13:00 - 15:00 - Christmas Collection Side 2
15:00 - 17:00 - Wolfman Jack's Christmas Show
17:00 - 19:00 - Christmas Soul Shack
19:00 - 19:50 - Christmas with Elvis and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
19:50 - 20:00 - Perry Como - The story of the first Christmas
20:00 - 02:00 - Christmas Collection Side 3
02:00 - 07:00 - Night Trax

Boxing Day (December 26th)

07:00 - 10:00 - Christmas Collection Side 1
10:00 - 12:00 - A Traditional Christmas with Peter Marsham
12:00 - 15:00 - Christmas Collection Side 2
15:00 - 17:00 - Wolfman Jack's Christmas Show
17:00 - 19:00 - Christmas Soul Shack
19:00 - 19:50 - Christmas with Elvis and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
19:50 - 20:00 - Perry Como - The story of the first Christmas
20:00 - 23:00 - Christmas Collection Side 3
02:00 - 07:00 - Night Trax

Rest of Christmas Week

07:00 - 08:30 - Peter Mince Pie Marsham
08:30 - 12:00 - Tim Turkey Dinner Disney
12:00 - 16:00 - Greg Eggnog Dukeson
16:00 - 20:00 - Marvellous Mistletoe Marvin
20:00 - 23:00 - Chelle Figgy Pudding Fontaine
23:00 - 02:00 - David Sibbald
02:00 - 07:00 - Night Trax

New Years Eve

07:00 - 09:00 - Marvellous Marvin
09:00 - 12:00 - Greg Dukeson
12:00 - 16:00 - Tim Disney
16:00 - 19:00 - Chelle Fontaine
19:00 - 02:00 - Non-Stop New Year's Eve Party
02:00 - 07:00 - Night Trax

New Years Day

07:00 - 09:00 - Solid Gold Sixties with Geoff Dorsett
09:00 - 12:00 - Happy New Year from Classic Oldies!
12:00 - 14:00 - The Oldies Countdown: January 1959
14:00 - 18:00 - Jim Quin 'Tribute Show'
18:00 - 20:00 - New Year Soul Shack
20:00 - 21:00 - Elvis - The Las Vegas Years
21:00 - 23:00 - Peaceful Elvis
23:00 - 24:00 - Pop Bigalo's 50's Rock And Roll Show
24:00 - 02:00 - The Oldies Countdown: January 1959 (RPT)
02:00 - 07:00 - Night Trax

Classic Oldies Non-Stop New Year's Eve Party 2018 : New Year's Eve (7pm-2am)

Ring in the New Year and enjoy the non-stop party songs on Classic Oldies this New Year's Eve and New Year's Day from 7pm to 2am.



Elvis The Las Vegas Years

ELVIS - The Vegas Years

Presented by Classic Oldies' John Spencer : New Year's Day (8-9pm)

Classic Oldies is delighted to offer you 'Elvis, The Las Vegas Years' confirmation for an hour that Elvis, has not left the building!

As we hear, Presley's manager, Col. Tom Parker, was planning The King's return to live concerts with a series of shows at the International Hotel in Las Vegas in the summer of 1969. We join the rehearsals with comments from lead guitarist James Burton and legendary Presley road manager Joe Espisito. Elvis assembled a new live band for his first Las Vegas concerts. Key group members talk us through the set and the mood within the Presley camp with comments from vocal singers Myra Smith and Estelle Brown.

Presley completed his four week stint on 28th August 1969, when Elvis returned, January 1970 for his winter season, his entourage made a considerable impact, on life at the Hilton International Hotel. Valet Lonnie Pope and bell boy Dan Hakata relive their experiences of serving the king. They explain the routine in his 30th floor suite, Elvis would sit at the piano sing the ol' gospel songs of his childhood. Tony Brown played piano in Vegas on stage but at night would be in the suite singing with the King. Jerry Schilling one of Presley's inner circle and Memphis Mafia talks us through the events surrounding Presley's Las Vegas life style.

Of course the programme explores Presley's use of prescription drugs and his escalating weight. Group members talk about Elvis's personal problems and how it affected life on stage and off. Grappling with his weight and personal problems it was while preparing to play yet another series of concerts in August 1977, the Presley heart gave up in the bathroom of Graceland. Over thirty years later Elvis is an iconic figure, but his presence can still be felt on the streets of Las Vegas, in the bars and in the showrooms. It would be fair to say the King Of Rock N Roll changed the way we see the city.

Classic Oldies will take you back to a unique time with this revealing documentary - 'Elvis The Las Vegas Years'.


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