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Absolute Reggae



Friday 15th March 2024 at 7:30pm

For one night only

The music that has filled the airwaves since the 1970s is brought to life on stage with the Absolute Reggae show. This high energy show with a 10 piece band, includes a 3 piece horn section and 4 vocalists.

The Absolute Reggae show will have you singing along to great Reggae songs from Bob Marley, Aswad, John Holt, Pato Banton and UB40 to name a few.

Join us to get a Good Thing Going because you Can’t Help Falling In Love with Absolute Reggae!


Brandon McPhee



Thursday 14th September 2023 at 7:30pm

For one night only

Multi award winning vocalist and musician Brandon McPhee and his 5-piece band takes his show to English theatres.

The Brandon McPhee Show is a variety of songs and tunes, featuring – Country, Folk, 60s, Irish and Scottish music with songs from Manson Grant of (Manson Grant & the Dynamos fame) part of Brandon’s 5 piece band plus special guest Tony Allen from Foster & Allen fame.

At 10 years old Brandon picked up the 3 row button key accordion for the first time. By his 17th birthday he had won many competitions including the ‘All Scotland Senior Accordion Championship’. By now he was honing his vocal chords, a big fan of Johnny Cash, Don Williams and Billy Ray Cyrus. Taking two years vocal tuition to date he was won many awards for his singing
including Hot Country Tv Awards in Ireland Along the way Brandon recorded a duet with Foster and Allen, ‘Walking On The Waves’ reached No.1 in the Joyce Ramgatie radio airplay chart. Another highlight in Brandon’s career was performing for Prince Charles (now King Charles III) in Buckingham Palace.

Last November Brandon did a guest spot on Foster & Allen’s tour in England, and was well received by their audiences. Foster & Allen have recorded 52 albums over their career and had many No one hits. We are delighted to have Tony Allen being a special guest on the Brandon McPhee Show.

This is one of show you do not want to miss. Brandon McPhee and his Band with special guest Tony Allen.


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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"