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10cc, one of the most successful groups of the '70s, including the number one hits Rubber Bullets, I'm Not In Love and Dreadlock Holiday, as well as Donna, Art For Art's Sake, Good Morning Judge, The Things We Do For Love, I'm Mandy Fly Me, Life Is A Minestrone, The Dean And I and The Wall Street Shuffle.
Cornwall's 3 Daft Monkeys combine rousing vocals, frenetic fiddling, 12-string guitar, dancing bass and foot drum. Whatever your taste in music, their unique blend of high octane, funked-up folk is guaranteed to get you dancing!
Australian rock band, scored their first No.1 in the UK with She Looks So Perfect in April 2014.
Alfie Boe is one of 2011's huge success stories; selling out a 23 date UK tour and almost 700,000 copies of his albums Bring Him Home and Alfie, whilst also fitting in a critically acclaimed West End run as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables.
The tour follows the news of Alfie's new album 'Trust' which is due for release on November 11 2013. His new tour will see Alfie Boe draw upon his new album and previous repertoire. Alfie Boe has moved further away from his traditional operatic repertoire on 'Trust' the follow up to 2012's hugely successful 'Storyteller' and has never sounded so coolly contemporary. Working with legendary producer Larry Klein, Alfie applies his extraordinary voice to a soulful set of country and blues, folk and gospel, standards and originals such as, 'Georgia On My Mind', 'You've Got A Friend' and 'Glory, Glory Hallelujah'
Violin master and three-time Classic BRIT Award winner Andr? Rieu is delighted to announce his return to the UK and Ireland in December 2014
Five guys from Down Under have mastered Pink Floyd's whole sound and reproduce it with perfect covers of all the hits.
Barbara Dickson is one of the most enduring and popular artistes in Britain today. Born in Dunfermline, Scotland, Barbara's love of music was evident from an early age. Her first hit single, ?Answer Me', was released early in 1976. 1980 provided her with her first gold album. In 1985 Barbara's ?I Know Him So Well,' recorded with Elaine Paige was released. It reached Number One in the UK and went on to become a Top Ten hit around the world.
Dark and alluring on tape, and creating a unique live story before the story's truly yet begun, Ben Howard is deserving of the acclaim as a captivating, unique and clever young British songwriter. The 'Every Kingdom Tour' is his most extensive tour to date. With the anticipation levels of his debut record intensifying, these shows have been selling out an incredible pace. Get in there quick guys! Every Kingdom is the debut album that Ben has been brewing for at least a couple of years. It's careful attention to detail, with tight, homespun harmonies and folk-informed arrangements, could only have been fully realised after relentless road-testing of these songs on stages across the UK and Europe
4 piece boy band.
Beatles tribute band which faithfully recreate the sound and images of the Fab Four from their early 'moptop' days through Revolver and Sgt Pepper to their final performance on the rooftop of the Apple building. The atmosphere is perpetuated with the use of authentic instruments, costumes and backdrops and special effects, giving a nostalgic re-creation of the era. The band will be joined on stage by a nine-piece orchestra. Since the Bootlegs were formed in 1980, they have enjoyed spectacular success both at home and abroad. Their international reputation accelerated following a sixty date tour of the then USSR in 1982. They have performed in France, Spain, India the USA and before an audience of 18,000 in Manila.
Pink Floyd tribute band.
With their very own take on the British indie style, they perform their most recent album Endless Days Crystal Sky, a great evening for all music lovers.
At the age of 14, Cara won the acclaimed All Ireland Traditional Singing Trophy and from there went to earn her reputation as an outstanding vocalist with the young Irish band, Oiga. In 1995 Cara replaced Kate Rusby in the new folk super-group Equation, which helped them secure a major recording contract with Warner Music. Within a year she had left to pursue a solo career with musical partner Sam Lakeman and has also worked with Sinead O'Conner. Cara sings with such clarity, beauty and style, that she is certainly looking at a highly successful musical career.
Caz n Britney return from their 'cell' out run of Scottie Road The Musical to cross the barricades in a musical comedy adventure! Will Caz knock round for her half of Twix? Where is Britney's Sudocrem? What is an Allen key's importance? Hooked? Prepare for dry ice and drama and follow these bag for life owning heroines, as they rewrite 'her story' and get where dust wouldn't.
The original Cockney knees-up artists.
Eighties super group.
Soulful exponents of magical vocal harmonies and timeless classics such as Forgotten Town, Hooverville and Harvest For the World.
Celebrate in the most elegant style with this exquisite concert of carols and seasonal classics staged in full 18th Century costume in an evocative candle-lit style setting.
The UK's most renowned big band swings you back in time playing Glenn Miller's own original arrangements of favourite wartime chart-toppers & hits from the forties directed by legendary bandleader RAY McVAY. Plus a special Frank Sinatra anniversary celebration I've Got you Under My Skin Strangers in the Night Birth of the Blues New York, New York
The Barbican's traditional celebration of great classics and fun to see in the New Year!
Kick-off the festive season by tucking into our latest recreation of Yuletide entertainment.
Students, graduates and members of our junior academy will entertain you with song, music, dance and some illusion, too. This is an evening with something for everyone. With no linking storyline, it's a variety show in the truest sense. So come along and enjoy our box of delights - it's going to be a cracker.
Paul McCartney Auditorium
A concoction of trapeze artists, daredevil circus acts, sword swallowers, voodoo acrobats, extreme contortionists and vampires - the finest examples of extreme circus! This event is not suitable for under 16s.
The latest incarnation The Night of the Zombie is set in 2020, a decrepit & corpse ridden London, plagued by a swamp of Zombies. In a city ruled by the undead & climaxing in an awesome flaming apocalypse. The story twists and turns with grisly murders and sensational shock's - all interwoven with some of the greatest and most bizarre circus acts on earth, sword swallowers, knife throwers, daredevil balancing acts, astounding aerialists, a demon dwarf, a Guinness World Record holding ?hairculian' hair hanging beauty, Sinister Sisters, gyrating & fire limboing acrobats & much more.
Great musicians, a spectacular sound and lights show, and animations. Two and a half hours of classic rock's best bits including tracks by Supertramp, Dire Straits, Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, Steely Dan, Genesis, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Pink Floyd.
The Clone Roses are now regarded by many as the UK's no 1 Stone Roses tribute.
'Cloudbusting' are a group of five musicians who perform the music of the unique and incomparable Kate Bush. At a ?Cloudbusting' show you can expect all of her visual style, atmosphere and musical excellence, recreated live on stage.
Collabro are an English musical theatre boy band who took the Britain's Got Talent judges' and viewers' breath away with their renditions of classic tracks. Michael Auger, Richard Hadfield, Jamie Lambert, Thomas Leak and Matthew Pagan only formed a month prior to their audition for Britain's Got Talent and came together over their shared love of musical theatre.
In February, their lives changed forever when they performed ?Stars' from Les Mis?rables and received a unanimous standing ovation from the judges and audience at their first audition in London. Collabro progressed to the final of Britain's Got Talent and were cast the winners in front of 11 million viewers.
There is not a country in the world that doesn't know the names of Boy George and Culture Club. The Grammy Award winners have sold in excess of 100 million singles and over 50 million albums, making it as one of the biggest pop bands of the 1980s. They achieved seven straight Top 10 hits in the UK, had number 1 singles in over a dozen countries and multi platinum album sales across the world, and were first group since The Beatles to have three Top Ten hits in America from a debut album. They were also the first group in music history to have an album certified diamond in Canada.
Joining Culture Club on this tour will be very special guest Alison Moyet, well renowned musical icon, who has amassed sales of more than 20 million records both as a solo artist and half of influential duo Yazoo.
An award-winning artist, having won several prestigious Irish Meteor Awards including Best Irish Male and Best Traditional Folk Award, Damien's albums have topped the charts and achieved platinum status. He has been lauded by, among others, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, Billboard, MOJO and The Sunday Times, and supported such legends as Bob Dylan, Sinead O'Connor, Morrisey and Bruce Springsteen.
Damien Dempsey returns to Ireland for a huge Irish tour following the release of his latest album ?It's All Good, The Best of Damien Dempsey', a celebration of his career to date, including six top 10 studio albums over 15 years.
David Gray has 3 UK No.1 albums and has been twice winner of the prestigious Ivor Novello Award - in 2001 for his breakthrough single ?Babylon' and again in 2003 for the single ?The Other Side'. David has also won a GQ Award for Best Solo Artist (2002), a Q Award for Best Single (2001) and nominated twice for Best Male (2001/2003) at the Brit Awards, alongside a Grammy Nomination for Best New Artist (2002).
The band formed in 1985 and took their name from a Steely Dan song. After Our Town, their greatest hits album, went to No 1 in the chart in 1994 Deacon Blue called it a day and went out on a high. Now they are back..!
From Channel 4's Derren Brown Mind Control. Not suitable for under 12s
Get ready to enter a world of enchantment featuring the most magical moments from across the kingdom in Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice Festival. You'll be whisked away into the wintery world of the Academy Award winning and number one animated feature film of all time, Disney's Frozen, to join royal sisters Elsa and Anna, the hilarious snowman Olaf, rugged mountain-man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven as they help the sisters along the way in a story full of action, adventure, magic and unforgettable characters. Experience Disney's The Little Mermaid with a show-stopping performance by Sebastian as he breaks out of his shell to make waves with Ariel "Under The Sea!" Get tangled up with a chorus of harmless hooligans when they get a visit from the sassy and spirited Rapunzel and her charming ally Flynn from Disney's Tangled. And get swept away by Disney's Beauty and the Beast as the Beast and his castle's enchanted entourage take center stage in a spectacular show for Belle. It will be a magical mix of royalty when Disney On Ice brings this winsome wonderland to your hometown!
Over the course of his extraordinary career, Don McLean has sold over 40 gold and platinum records worldwide. The classic hit, American Pie was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002, and in 2004 Don himself was inducted into the Song Writers Hall of Fame. He has sold out arenas worldwide, performing 12 world tours and has performed more than 3,500 concert appearances.
The Doors were a celebration of all that was wild, weird and wonderful about 60 s L.A. The Doors Alive, the UK s premier Doors tribute band, recreate the look, sounds and vibe of a classic performance. Their energetic show is delivered with style and professionalism and is the ultimate Doors experience with a set list including; Love Me Two Times, Five To One, People Are Strange, Hello I Love You, Twentieth Century Fox, Riders On The Storm, The Crystal Ship, When The Music's Over, Unknown Soldier, Touch Me, Love Her Madly, Roadhouse Blues, Alabama Song, Back Door Man, Break On Through, Soul Kitchen, The Changeling, Gloria, L.A. Woman, Light My Fire, Peace Frog & Moonlight Drive.
With a remarkable resemblance to Kate Bush in vocal style and appearance, the extraordinary singer and performer Maaike Breijman brings the music of Kate Bush to live stages all over Europe. Dreaming of Kate is a rare opportunity for the audience to see Kate Bush's songs brought to life in a show with the attention to detail her music so deserves. Dreaming of Kate is not just a tribute band: it is a live experience.
Eddi Reader's rare blend of meltingly true vocals and towering romanticism combine with an astute, pragmatic nature to make her a unique and powerful figure in contemporary British music. She is one of popular music's most thrilling and affecting performers.
In 1970, in a city called Birmingham, a musical superpower was established. So significant were their creations, the effects of their writings can still be felt today. Performing all the hits from one of the greatest bands of the 70's and 80's...Live!
A seemingly endless list of hit records stormed the charts throughout the world. Radio broadcasts worldwide played hits such as Living Thing, Telephone Line, Wild West Hero, Sweet Talking Woman, and perhaps their most famous - Mr Blue Sky.
This five-piece cordially invite their listeners to Grandomina, the fictional world they chronicle in their music, providing what Rock Sound describes as: ?an instant antidote to everything predictable and mundane,' in the process.
You are invited to a lecture. You know that the subject is probably important and it would be useful to hear what the speaker has to say but you can't keep your eyes open. You will fall asleep and you will dream. But you won't be alone in your dream; everyone else will be there with you. And you will have a chaperone who knows the landscape and will attend to you. So nothing can go wrong...unless...no...just close your eyes.
Fiction is the second performance by Glen Neath and David Rosenberg using binaural sound and absolute darkness. It is an anxious journey through the sprawling architecture of our dreams and an exercise in empathy. Or it is an opportunity to get a 60 minute nap. Fiction is not suitable for insomniacs.
Former Marillion frontman whose solo material has built on his already solid reputation as a singer and songwriter. Fish's music defies trends and fashion and it's a brave statement.
Former Marillion frontman whose solo material has built on his already solid reputation as a singer and songwriter. Fish's music defies trends and fashion and it's a brave statement.
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.
Gogol Bordello is arguably the hardest working, and hardest rocking, group of our discordant new century, maintaining an onstage energy level that would send the average combo running for the emergency room.
Legendary Rock Vocalist and Rainbow frontman offers an accomplished set including such classics as Since You Been Gone and All Night Long. Since the Ritchie Blackmore s Rainbow days when he headlined the Castle Donnington ?Monsters of Rock Festival Bonnet has also fronted The Michael Schenker Group, Impelliterri and Alcatrazz with major success in Australia and Japan. He has released several successful solo albums with the collaboration of many rock heavyweights including Deep Purple Keyboard player- Jon Lord, Status Quo s Francis Rossi, drummer Cozy Powell, Slash and Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell to name a few. Supported by a superb band - Expect a night of live full-on classic rock!
Born in New York, raised in Boulder, Colorado, and a Nashvillian since the late 80's, Peters has accumulated accolades as a songwriter for artists as diverse as Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, The Neville Brothers, Patty Loveless, George Strait, Bryan Adams and Faith Hill. Of her music, the Associated Press said, "this is not jukebox music - the stuff that exists to fill in the pauses in conversation. This IS the conversation."
Is there really such a thing as a hillbilly band covering hard rock classics? You betcha. They're called Hayseed Dixie and they play Rockgrass. Kiss, Outcast, Led Zeppelin, Scissor Sisters, Darkness and Aerosmith get the Rockgrass treatment, and it's an irresistable sound! With fiddle, guitars, mandolin and banjo this hillbilly foursome is an awesome live band who have released 8 albums and live DVD entitled 'No Sleep 'til Liverpool'. Hayseed Dixie songs cover the four key elements of any song worth playing; - Drinkin', Cheatin', Killin' and going to Hell!
These Irish brothers have become a YouTube sensation. Drawing inspiration from their parents' record collection - Simon & Garfunkel and Crosby, Stills & Nash being particular favourites - they fuse classic and contemporary influences to create raw, folk-infused melodic pop.
One of the biggest bands to come out of the Eighties. The Human League formed in 1977 in the climate of punk, but it was in the eighties, with 'new romantics' and the addition of two unknown singers Joanne Catherall and Susanne Sulley that the band began to take over the charts. The image of two girls, two boys and Phil Oakey's lopsided hair-do caught the public's imagination.
Eagles tribute band. The classic line-up of Phil Aldridge, Keith Atack, Jeff Green and Darin Murphy - the founder members of the Illegal Eagles - was completed in 2010 by the addition of Garreth Hicklin.
Dublin-born Imelda May has the rare kind of raw talent and timeless glamour that truly illuminates the stage. You don't just watch Imelda perform, you experience it,. Whether it's her infectiously unique fusion of rockabilly, blues and jazz, her extensive self-penned repertoire, her sassy burlesque-inspired performances or her distinctive interpretation of classic standards, her appeal is both seductive and undeniable. As such, she is fast emerging as one of the finest vocalists from the UK Roots music scene today
West Indian born, Birmingham bred singer-songwriter. Effortlessly eclectic, Joan performs such classics hits as Love and Affection, Down to Zero and Drop the Pilot.
A host of favourites including 'Blue Danube Waltz', 'Radetzky March', 'Tritsch Tratsch Polka', 'Wine, Women and Song Waltz' and many more.
The Johnny Cash Roadshow celebrates the music of one of America s greatest music performers, delivering an energetic and entertaining show for all to enjoy, whether you re a Johnny Cash fan or not.
Three men are trapped in a joke. But they don't know how it goes... This show - some kind of absurdist escape movie - is based on an Englishman, Irishman and Scotsman joke gone wrong and explores our fascination with jokes; their structures, their prejudices and why we tell them in the first place. A collaboration with Brian Logan and Lloyd Hutchinson.
Work in Progress
After roaring onto the music scene in the late seventies as the lead singer of The Teardrop Explodes, Julian Cope promptly quit to pursue his solo career. One of England's last great eccentrics and a highly creative artist, much of his music is concept driven with ambitious lyrics and issues of personal import, such as the environment, politics and spirituality.
British indie rock band from Leeds. Named afetr a South African football club and formed in 1997 the Kaisers debut album, Employment, was released in 2005 enjoying international success and sales in excess of 3 million copies. Their single Ruby went to number 1.
Comedy band The Lancashire Hotpots combine Lancashire folk music with hilarious observations on contemporary life, singing songs about sat navs, online dating and goth music in traditional northern washboard style. The flat capped foursome only got together a year ago, but already they have become one of the north west's most in-demand live bands. Championed by Radio 1's Colin Murray, their hit song He's Turned Emo has been played nearly a quarter of a million times on MySpace.
Lionel's shows feature songs from one of the most loved repertoires in music spanning his entire career from the Commodores through to the present day. Lionel's performances have become renowned for being much more than just a concert - reviewers around the world have commented on the unique party atmosphere he creates as he unites the audience with songs like 'Dancing On The Ceiling', 'Say You, Say Me', 'Hello', 'Three Times A Lady', 'Easy' and 'All Night Long'. The show really does deliver on its promise of ALL THE HITS ALL NIGHT LONG.
The tour is a celebration of Lionel's incredible career. He has sold over 100 million albums worldwide whilst receiving prestigious awards along the way including GRAMMYs, American Music Awards, a Golden Globe and even an Oscar.
A one-off immersive show by Legends of Flight exploring daydreaming and the slips from reality that form part of our daily lives. Audience members will be invited to lie on the floor to view the projections on the ceiling.
Scottish pop icon and TV personality.
Her first live dates in ten years. The Shout singer, whose last UK tour was in 2004, will be embarking on an 18-date stint in support of her brand new album. The as yet untitled record is set to showcase a return to her soulful roots.
The smash hit show returns authentically recreating the sublime harmonies, slick moves, stylish looks and legendary musicianship that were the making of Motown.
Fans have been clamouring for the guys to take the Busted/McFly reunion to the next level and now they're going to, under the moniker McBusted, they will perform in arenas to their legions of fans across the UK who can expect a shamelessly nostalgic set full of everyone's favourite Busted and McFly hits, with a few surprise gems thrown into the mix. Together Busted and McFly have sold 15 million records worldwide and chalked up 14 number ones, 20 top 3 singles and 27 top ten singles.
Having supported the legendary Martha Reeves and The Vandellas, James Taylor Quartet, Big Country and performed extensively on the festival circuit with Wilco Johnson, Ginger Baker, Bill Wyman and many more, the award-nominated and critically-acclaimed 6-piece, soul/rock/blues outfit, return to unity for a special intimate performance.
Running in conjunction with the release of their brand new single (produced by Marc Joy - Radiohead, Oasis, Primal Scream) the 6-piece are to perform material spanning across their previous 3 records, as well as their forthcoming dual-E.P release. Not to be missed.
Mike & The Mechanics are an English rock/pop band formed in 1984 as a side project of Mike Rutherford, a founding member of Genesis, who became a successful band in their own right.
Regarded as one of the most innovative and successful rock bands in music history, The Moody Blues are musical leaders who can claim to have a following of mass proportions worldwide, spanning the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.
John Lodge said, 'Our Timeless Flight Tour returns to England and Wales in 2015. It is always special to me to be on stage in the UK. Every city on the tour seem to welcome the Moody Blues as their own, this is a very special feeling. To everyone who has been on this journey with us. Thank you.'
Legendary rock guitarist famous for work with Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen
In 1939 Florence is a young trainee nurse thrown directly into the harsh realities of work on the ward. She encounters the wrath of Sister Martin; endures and enjoys the pranks of fellow nurses, falls in love with her soldier sweetheart, Johnny; and confronts the heart wrenching inequalities in the use of the new super drug penicillin... will her dream of saving lives come true? A full-mask theatre production alive with visual inventiveness, evocative music and song, physical theatre and 1940s dance sequences. The work originates from the true stories of nurses at the former Worcester Royal Infirmary. At its heart, Nursing Lives is a human story that celebrates nurses at work and play during the years of World War II. Nursing Lives is funny, touching, at times harrowing, but always uplifting and unforgettable.
Approx. running time: 1hr 30mins (inc. interval). Minimum age recommendation: 12+
A tribute to the King.
Don't miss this remarkable Elvis show. It's like no other Elvis Presley show with the remarkable tribute artist Lee 'Memphis' King. Lee was awarded the ultimate accolade of World Champion Elvis Tribute Artist at the Collingwood Elvis Festival held annually in Canada; the largest and most respected Elvis tribute contest and Elvis festival in the world today. The show takes you from the '68 comeback special to the Vegas years. With a big band to recreate the Elvis Vegas years and Multimedia screens and projection, this is the biggest Elvis show to tour theatres in the UK.
Tribute to the legendary rockers Queen.
One Night Only is a feel good variety performance with some of your favourite Merseyside personalities as the stars of the show. This must see production includes show-stopping numbers from the world of musical theatre which has ?All That Jazz' and enough ?Razzle Dazzle' to leave you wanting more than one night only.
Solo debut from impressionist Luke Kempner, star of YouTube hit Downstairs At Downton, as well as West End shows Les Miserables and Avenue Q. As celebrities start appearing at the Abbey, cultures clash and eras hilariously collide in this brilliant new parody. Running time approx 105min (incl Interval).
Paloma's new album A Perfect Contradiction has already attracted critical acclaim, with Q awarding it 4 stars. The album, which follows 2012's double platinum selling Fall To Grace, features a roster of legendary music icons, singer-songwriters and producers including Pharrell Williams (who collaborated on first single Can't Rely On You), Diane Warren, Plan B, John Legend, Stewart Matthewman and Raphael Saadiq.
Legendary Sheffield-born singer, songwriter and former frontman of Ace, Squeeze and Mike & The Mechanics.
Veteran of a forty five year career, author of innumerable classic songs (including Gonna Be an Engineer and Ballad of Springhill), campaigner for women's rights, sister of Pete Seeger, partner of Ewan MacColl... Peggy Seeger is a musical legend.
With a string of hits, that include 'Without You I'm Nothing' and 'Twentieth Century Boy', Placebo's meteoric rise to fame has taken only a short time. They create a sound that is nakedly confessional and spiked with a powerful emotional edge.
There are those that rap, and those that rap well; then there are those that transcend the confines of hip hop culture to become credible, commercial, mainstream pop acts - Kanye, Jay-Z, Eminem, for instance. But it’s unfair to compare Professor Green to any of the aforementioned; utterly British, uniquely inimitable, if anything; his closest equivalent is Lily Allen.
Its fun all the way, as the Purveyors of Cool swing into town with a sensational show featuring the greatest music of the 20th Century.
Its fun all the way, as the Purveyors of Cool swing into town with a sensational show featuring the greatest music of the 20th Century.
Tribute band bringing the best Fleetwood Mac classics.
Bradley McIntosh, Hannah Spearritt, Jo O'Meara, Jon Lee, Paul Cattermole, Rachel Stevens and Tina Barrett exploded on to the pop scene in 1999 with ?Bring It All Back' ? their instantly infectious debut single which topped charts around the world. They followed up with hit after hit of essential, ubiquitous chart pop ? ?Reach', ?Don't Stop Movin', ?Never Had A Dream Come True' and of course ?S Club Party' ? storming charts and leading to global sales of over 10 million records. The band's celebrity status was also cemented with their own TV shows. Miami 7 and LA7 became record-breaking favourites on children's TV and were watched by more than 90 million people in over 100 countries ? LA7 remains the highest rating programme of all time on CBBC, while in America the S Club 7 TV shows went on to inspire a generation of TV hits such as High School Musical and Glee. With four multi-platinum selling albums, two Brit Awards, and nine number one international hit singles to their name, S Club 7 are household names that are once again ready to rise.
Sam Bailey stole the hearts of a nation on X Factor and since winning her feet have barely touched the ground.
Sam's album THE POWER OF LOVE, due for release on the 24th March, is the triumphant soundtrack of a woman who dares to keep on dreaming.
An evening featuring brand new work from upcoming companies and performers Brand new shows from local and national companies. See exciting excerpts of work in development followed by a Q&A and networking opportunities. More information on pieces performed on the night to follow.
The tour follows the release of The Script's highly successful fourth album, No Sound Without Silence which immediately shot to #1 on the UK iTunes chart. Their album is not only Top 10 in a further 42 countries, but their very catchy Top 3 hit Superheroes is currently the most played track on UK radio.
Formed in Coventry in 1979 The Selecter spearheaded the Two Tone movement along with The Specials and Madness. Fronted by Pauline Black, they first hit the airwaves with the classic On My Radio, as well as countless other hit singles. The band split at the height of their popularity in 1981 but reformed 10 years later.
Simple Minds are one of the UK's most successful rock groups to date. Having topped America's Billboard chart, the Glasgow band has achieved six no.1 albums in the UK and hit the top spot in countless places around the world including Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Australia and New Zealand.
One of the most popular bands of the past 25 years, Simply Red, fronted by the unmistakable Mick Hucknall, a catalogue of hit singles like 'Holding Back The Years', 'If You Don't Know Me By Now', 'Stars', 'For Your Babies', 'Fairground' and 'Angel' established Simply Red’s superstar status across the globe.
Since they burst onto the scene in 1985 with their seminal cover of 'Money's To Tight To Mention', Simply Red have made a string of classic, landmark albums that defined British R 'n B throughout the 1980s and 1990s, introducing a generation to the joys of soul music and Mick Hucknall's iconic voice. Now back in vogue with countless young artists name checking their influence, Simply Red are going through something of a renaissance being re-appraised as one of the great British bands. The band finished its initial, unbroken 25 year run with a concert at London's O2 Arena in 2010, and now the time has come to get back on stage together. 'I like an anniversary, and this is a big one', Mick Hucknall says, 'It feels like the right time'.
Disney's fabulous Frozen in sing-along form
Have you ever been to a musical film and had an uncontrollable urge to burst spontaneously into song? Well here is your chance to give full rein to your vocal chords and share a few of your favourite things with the audience. The original Julie Andrews film with all the songs especially subtitled for the occasion. In the spirit of the event you are strongly encouraged to get in the habit and don a wimple or anything creative made of old curtains.
A show featuring al the hits of the 60's.
The incendiary band's first new music in over six years, the fiercely anticipated, '5; The Gray Chapter' is set for release on 20 October
They say that if you remember the 60s you weren't there! Fill that gap in your memory with The Solid Silver 60s Show and relive the 60s with original artists singing their greatest hits!
Packed with hits, both new and old, taken from that unbelievable back catalogue, "Live In Concert" is a series of dates not to be missed. 2014 has been a vintage year for the band in every sense. March 2014 sees the "Status Quo Live In Concert" go on sale but also the valedictory dates from the Frantic Four line-up of the band. Additionally, the band's seminal 1972 'Piledriver' album - their first on the legendary Vertigo label - is being issued as a Deluxe Edition with bonus material by Universal. The band have also teamed up with the Wychwood Brewery to create the ?Piledriver' beer which is now on sale in thousands of pubs nationally. Support at all dates will come from Chas & Dave.
Stephen Langstaff has come a long way. In a handful of years he's gone from tentatively trying out his songs on the acoustic circuit in Liverpool to performing to 10,000 people and opening the Main Stage at the first Chester Rocks Festival. With a solid combination of talent and determination, he's racked up an impressive gig history: travelling around the UK playing both solo acoustic and full band shows, supporting the Lightning Seeds on a full UK tour and bagging slots at Latitude, Kendal Calling, Liverpool Sound City and Cornbury festivals.
Cited as the inspiration behind many new bands, The Stranglers have achieved thirty Top 40 hits and remained enormously influential throughout their long career.
After reforming in 1997 Carol Decker and the band promise all the top 10 hits including 'Heart and Soul' and 'China in Your Hands', plus new material from a forthcoming album.
Stan Boardman hosts a packed variety fund raising evening for Liverpool Heart and Chest Appeal including live music from Spinners Legend Hughie Jones. Dance company Growing Old Disgracefully perform after their triumph at Sadlers Wells Theatre. The Mersey Wave Choir will grace the stage. Stan Boardman will also host a live auction including items from LFC and EFC. Comedy, music, dance, theatre . . . There's a lot to get through!
Ice skating legends
Fans will hear about Jayne and Chris' career, from young skaters in Nottingham to the 1984 Winter Olympics at Sarajevo where they were awarded a maximum score for their Bolero routine. (note that this is not an Ice Show).
St George's Hall, St George's Pl, Liverpool, Merseyside L1 1JJ
The rich and beautiful culture of quintessential Han ethnic Chinese, which spans thousands of years is explored with elegant and engaging music, dance and poetry, traditional costumes and the tea ceremony.
Running time: 90mins + Interval
The Vamps are without a doubt the new band on everyone's lips. They have been causing a stir everywhere they go, with legions of fans following and pandemonium at every turn.
The Who hits 50 UK tour will see the band take their audience on an 'Amazing Journey' through their entire career from the days of The High Numbers to classic albums such as Who's Next, Tommy, Quadrophenia, My Generation and Live At Leeds, up to the present day.
A Tribute to Led Zeppelin.
You've taken the journey with them from the room to the arena, sat on the edge of your sofa during the dramatic six-seat challenge at bootcamp, travelled to judges' houses and will be tuning in to the studio shows; now is your chance to see The X Factor live.
Inspired by the origins of Christmas, Zagmuth blends song, clowning and movement bringing to life a new Christmas character on a winter wonderland adventure which sees a little girls wishes come true in the most extraordinary of places. Perfect yuletide entertainment for the whole family, the story of Zagmuth is waiting to be told to give you that warm festive feeling. Embrace the wonderment of Christmas with Take A Hint and the Lantern Theatre this December! An original Christmas show not to be missed!