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The Killaz UK



Saturday 13th January 2024 at 7:30pm

For one night only

Bringing a completely new way to experience the Killers, The Killaz UK are the ultimate tribute to the live shows of the Killers.

By using absolutely no pre-recorded backing tracks, The Killaz UK can interact with crowds in a completely organic way, just like the Killers.

For further authenticity, The Killaz UK bring a replica of the Killers famous ‘K’ sign, complete with multi-channel light setup synchronised to the show.

As a 5 piece band, The Killaz UK create a powerful multi-layered sound that brings to life even the most complex Killers songs.

Recreating performances of hits such as ‘Mr. Brightside’ and ‘When You Were Young’ and even extended live versions of songs such as ‘Human’ and ‘Smile Like You Mean It’ The Killaz UK ensure the best Killers live tribute experience.





Saturday 29th April 2023 at 7:30pm

For one night only

This tour marks the 50th Anniversary of Showaddywaddy. ‘The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World’ is a bold statement but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title for the last 5 decades!

Formed in 1973 in Leicester from several local bands, they have sold more than 20 million records and have toured all corners of the World extensively.

Their 50th Anniversary Concert will be a dynamic and uplifting show featuring their greatest hits, many of which reached number one in the pop charts of Europe. ‘Under The Moon of Love’, ‘Three Steps to Heaven’, ‘Hey Rock & Roll’, ‘When’, ‘Blue Moon’, ‘Pretty Little Angel Eyes’ and many, many more.

So come and join the ‘Dancin’ Party’… ‘You’ve Got What It Takes’!


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The Drifters – In Concert



Saturday 8th April 2023 at 7:30pm

For one night only

The Drifters are back on tour in the UK performing all their classic hits. ‘Saturday Night at the Movies’, ‘You’re More Than A Number,’ ‘Come on Over to My Place’, ‘Under the Boardwalk’, ‘Kissin’ In The Back Row’ and many more.
The legendary group have been inducted into the Rock & Roll of Fame, performed for the President of the United States and listed among the Greatest Artists of All Time by Rolling Stone magazine.
Under the guidance of Tina Treadwell (daughter of the group’s original founders, George & Faye Treadwell) The Drifters have enjoyed a remarkable resurgence in recent years with multiple successful UK tours including headline shows in major arenas and, most notably, the world famous Royal Albert Hall in London for the ever first time in the group’s glittering career.
“I am thrilled with the success of our recent UK tours and we invite you all to join us in continuing to celebrate this incredible and everlasting story of The Drifters.” Said Tina, speaking about the tour


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A Beautiful Noise – The Definitive Neil Diamond Tribute



Saturday 23rd March 2024 at 7:30pm

For one night only

From London's West End, this internationally acclaimed production celebrates the music of Neil Diamond. From the hits he penned during his time in the Brill Building, to the Jazz Singer and countless live concerts, Neil Diamond is a musical icon, selling over 130 million albums throughout his exceptional career.

This is the only show starring the extraordinary FISHER STEVENS undeniably one of the BEST Neil Diamond impersonators you will ever see! Together with the amazing cast of professional musicians and singers who performed at the Lyric theatre in London's Shaftesbury Avenue.

★★★★★ "The legendary music of Neil Diamond is brought to life for a night you won't forget, and as tributes to the greats go, you'd struggle to get more bang for your buck in the West End." Broadway World Review – 2019

Join us in celebrating all the classic hits. This musical adventure, unrivalled by any other, revisits more than five decades of sparkling musical gems including, Love On The Rocks, Sweet Caroline, Forever In Blue Jeans, Song Sung Blue, I am …I Said, America, Cracklin Rosie, Red Red Wine, I’m A Believer and many more.

★★★★ A Beautiful Noise "The atmosphere is electric. In lieu of the great man him-self, A Beautiful Noise is a worthy tribute to Neil Diamond and his legacy to music"

★★★★ Designed to be a crowd-pleaser, you will leave the theatre feeling uplifted and highly entertained by it all – oh and singing 'Sweet Caroline'!

★★★★ "A consummate showman, he has the relaxed stage presence that wins us over from the start"

★★★★ "With his sincere and charismatic stage presence Fisher Stevens may as well be the real Diamond, the audience is putty in his hands"


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Fleeting Rumours



Friday 6th October 2023 at 7:30pm

For one night only

Fleeting Rumours are the North’s premier Tribute band to
Fleetwood Mac.
Getting that special blend of vocals, guitars, keyboards, and drums to an
exceptional level of authenticity.

Every member of the six-piece band are seasoned musicians and singers renowned
in their own field.
Fleeting Rumours cover all decades of Fleetwood Mac’s back catalogue. Including
the early years with Peter Green performing songs like “Black Magic woman” and
“Oh Well”.

The performance is based around the songs from the album Rumours but the band
also play hits from Stevie Nicks solo career, before moving on to songs like
“Sweet Little Lies” and “Everywhere" from Tango in the night.
Fleetwood Mac is one of the biggest bands in the world and the Rumours album
selling over 100 million copies worldwide.

Fleeting Rumours focus on bringing the history of the hits to the performance
and show “Big Love” and authenticity to Fleetwood Mac.


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The UK Rock Show



Friday 9th June 2023 at 7:30pm

For one night only

The UK Rock show will transport you back to the 80s heyday of classic rock, combining the feel of a rock festival with the atmosphere of a top end rock arena tour. Expect fireworks, amazing lighting and exacting attention to detail as this amazing 5 piece band, who have numerous recording credits and having travelled the Globe extensively, re-create hits from rock gods such as Journey, Aerosmith, Def Leppard, Bon Jovi, Kiss, AC/DC, Van Halen and many more! If you are a fan of live classic rock this is the show for you!


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The Ultimate Meat Loaf Anniversary Show



Friday 11th August 2023 at 7:30pm

For one night only

Hailed as the most authentic tribute to Rock Legend Meat Loaf.

On what will be Meat Loaf’s 1st year anniversary of his sad passing, Carl John & The TCM band celebrate the life & music of Meat Loaf.

The show takes you through Meat Loaf’s career from Bat Out Of Hell to Meat’s final album Braver Than We Are.

Including songs such as Anything For Love, Bat Out Of Hell, Modern Girl, Two Out Of Three, For Crying Out Loud, Out Of The Frying Pan to name a few.

Dead Ringer features The TCM Band & singers, a 7 piece accompaniment to tribute artist Carl John.

Dead Ringer is fronted by Carl John star of The King & Queens show at Central Pier in Blackpool. Carl has received so many 5* reviews for his portrayal as Meat Loaf.

Every aspect of the show is created to be as close to a Meat Loaf concert as possible.

Vocally, musically & most importantly the energy & feel of a Meat Loaf Show.



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Brandon McPhee



Thursday 14th September 2023 at 7:30pm

For one night only

The Brandon McPhee Show is a mix of tunes & songs, some his favourites, others requested by people attending his shows. This show a mix of Scottish, Irish, Country and Folk music. A few surprises as well. Also featuring vocals from Manson Grant part of the 5 piece band.

Brandon’s first interest in music, he was 10 years old, influenced by his grandad he took up a 3 row button box by the time he was 17 he had won many competitions. His first at the age of 11, later 3 times gold at the Royal National Mod and then at 17 the Jimmy Shand shield for the ‘All Scotland Senior Accordion Championship’.

Around this time he took an interest in singing, had vocal tuition for almost 3 years, now in his mid 20’s his voice has matured, his continued practise and dedication to music has earned him many awards for his vocal ability as well as his accordion. ‘Walking On The Waves’ a single he recorded with Foster and Allen reached No1 in the Joyce Ramgatie radio airplay chart, also in December coming in at No38 in a similar chart in Tasmania, Australia 2019.

Also to date this track has streamed/downloads over 120 thousand times. At 17 years old Brandon and his band sold out the most prestigious theatre in the highlands of Scotland, Eden Court, Inverness, the youngest ever to do so. He has appeared in Ireland with Daniel O’Donnell on TG4 ‘Opry Le Daniel’, also shown in Scotland, has played for Prince Charles nine times to date including Buckingham Palace. Brandon has also written and recorded 4 songs one of which is on his latest CD “Mr Country” – ‘Let’s Start Again’