Big Country was formed in 1981 by guitar playing founder members Stuart Adamson and Bruce Watson, who both originated from the band's hometown, Dunfermline in Scotland. They were then joined by drummer Mark Brzezicki and bass player Tony Butler who completed the award-winning band.
Regarded by many as a classic, the multi-million selling album Steeltown went straight to the number one slot in the album charts when it was released in 1984, produced by Steve Lillywhite. The band will perform songs from the album as well as their classic hits and live favourites such as Fields of Fire, Chance, Where The Rose Is Sown, Wonderland, Look Away and many more taken from their eight other studio albums which include The Seer, Peace In Our Time and the triple Grammy-nominated The Crossing.
They are the only Bon Jovi tribute band in the world to have actually played and shared a stage with Jon Bon Jovi himself! Recreating the excitement of Bon Jovi and performing all the great hits Livin’ On a Prayer, Keep the Faith, Bad Medicine, You Give Love a Bad Name and many more.
Thijs Van Leer formed Dutch Progressive Rock Band Focus back in 1969 and for a few years at the start of the seventies the band became one of the major international attractions, with several best-selling albums and singles. The band finally split in 1976 and Van Leer pursued a solo career. More recently he reformed Focus with new musicians and a new album, recapturing the spirit of the old band but reinterpreted for a new generation of listeners.
Paying tribute to two of the biggest rock bands of our time Foreigner and Journey, and performing one classic rock anthem after another including ' Waiting for a Girl Like You', 'I Want to Know What Love Is', 'Cold as Ice', and 'Don't Stop Believing', this amazing new spectacular show is every bit as good as the real thing!
http://www.whatsonstage.com/holmfirth-theatre/shows/from-the-jam_155899/From the Jam
Featuring Bruce Foxton from the original line up of The Jam and from Stiff Little Fingers. Playing classic The Jam hits such as Down In The Tube Station At Midnight, Going Underground, Town Called Malice and The Modern World as well as songs from Bruce Foxton's solo career.
http://www.whatsonstage.com/holmfirth-theatre/shows/keep-it-cash_154037/Keep it Cash
Europe’s leading tribute to the music of Johnny Cash, booked by 20th Century Fox to promote the film ‘Walk the Line’, have been likened to seeing ‘The Man in Black’ in his full glory days. The great man’s music is brought to life by Keep it Cash, famed for their exact soundalike qualities. Critically acclaimed lead vocalist Dave Burnham, fronts a rhythm section made up of top professional musicians and in the depth of his natural baritone voice, the ghost of Cash lives on in one of his greatest admirers.
Concert by this 70s singer/songwriter - the one with the hair!
After the Sold Out success of his 2015 Restless Years tour, Grammy award winning, international chart-topping, British music legend Leo Sayer is returning to the UK for another series of concerts. Known the world over for his army of hits which include Thunder In My Heart, Moonlighting, One Man Band, I Can't Stop Loving You and the transatlantic number ones, When I Need You and and You Make Me Feel Like Dancing; Leo is very excited to be back in his home country and looking forward to giving his audience an high energy concert of his much loved greatest hits.
The biggest pop sensation of the 1970s invites you to take a trip back in time for an evening of hit songs and teenage memories. Les McKeown was the original voice on every Bay City Rollers hit worldwide and now he will be joined by his fellow Bay City Rollers to relive the songs and excitement that sold over 300 million albums worldwide. The Bay City Rollers enjoyed five years of unprecedented success when they dominated the pop music charts across the globe with number one hit singles in over 40 countries, filling the biggest stadia wherever they went. Their first two albums, Rollin' and Once Upon A Star, stayed in the UK album charts for 99 weeks between 1974 and 1976 by which time the group were also consistently in the US top ten with songs such as Saturday Night, their first US number one I Only Wanna Be With You and Rock and Roll Love Letter.
Donald Fagen and Walter Becker have created some of the most influential music of the century. Inspired, classy and distinctive music which is still in demand - witness the recent release of the first new Steely Dan album since the early eighties. Nearly Dan catch the groove of the Dan with unerring accuracy, from the early seventies vinyl masterpiece of Can't Buy a Thrill to the super cool Aja and Gaucho.
Famous for their catchy pop versions of old ?50s US rock ?n roll songs as much as their flamboyant Teddy Boy look, dance routines and numerous television appearances, Showaddywaddy will take to the Pitlochry stage for the first time in what promises to be a finger clicking, side-stepping, rock ?n roll evening. From a catalogue of hits from over 30 years (their first single, Hey Rock ?n Roll was released in 1974), they perform timeless pop favourites such as Under The Moon of Love, Heartbeat and Blue Moon.