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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


blackburn-empire-A Beautiful Noise - The Definitive Neil Diamond Tribute

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"


blackburn-empire-An Evening of Magic with BGT Winner Richard Jones

An Evening of Magic with BGT Winner Richard Jones



Friday 28th April 2023 at 7:30pm

For one night only

Imagine being part of an exclusive audience lucky to witness more than just a magic
show !

Richard Jones rose to fame as the only magician to ever win Britain’s Got Talent
and has since won the PRESTIGIOUS GOLD STAR accolade within the INNER
MAGIC CIRCLE, the highest honour in The Magic Circle.

Known as ‘THE MILITARY ILLUSIONIST’ he represents the very best in CUTTING

combines his training from his 12 years serving in the British Army using his
expert knowledge of deception to create a unique experience YOU WILL NEVER

Following his Headline SELL OUT with the biggest magic show in the West End,
Richard continues to astound audiences around the world with his incredible

An Evening of Magic…something for all the family.


blackburn-empire-Fleeting Rumours

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.


The Curse of the Haunted Pirate Ship



Sun 4th June at 1:00pm & Sun 4th June 2023 at 5:00pm

by Tom Rolfe Productions – 2 shows to choose from.

Ahoy there shipmates! Why not climb aboard the Naughty Nellie this August as Tom Rolfe Productions return with a swashbuckling summer pantomime for all the family!

Join Buckle the cabin boy and all the gang as they embark on an adventure amidst the high seas.

All is going well until the evil wicked sea witch Atlantica sets a crooked curse upon the ship resulting in chaos onboard deck! Will Captain Knickerbocker and his crew survive? Will there be buckets full of comedy? Will everyone live happily ever after? Find out by booking your tickets today! It’s the perfect summer treat!


Santa Rocks – A magical family Santamime



From Fri 8th December 2023 to Sun 10th December 2023

by Tom Rolfe Productions – 3 shows to choose from.

Santa Rocks….. Oh yes he does in our magical family Santamime!

Santa’s busy getting ready for the annual ‘Snow Ball’ and all is going well until the wicked Jack Frost zaps the North Pole of all it’s festive cheer! Luckily Santa has a jolly plan to keep everything under control and tries to raise enough festive cheer in time for the party!

Will Christmas be cancelled? Will everyone live happily ever after? Will all turn out well amidst a plethora of panto pandemonium? Find out by booking your tickets today for the ultimate festive treat guaranteed to have you ROCKING around the Christmas Tree!

Free gift for every child ticket purchased!


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Bolton Music Service Presents – Summer Rocks Showcase



Wednesday 5th July 2023 at 7:00pm

For one night only

Bolton Music Service Presents – Summer Rocks Showcase. An evening of spectacular performances featuring young musicians from across Blackburn with Darwen and Bolton.


Goldilocks and the Three Bears



Sun 16th April at 1:00pm & Sun 16th April 2023 at 5:00pm

by Tom Rolfe Productions – 2 shows to choose from.


Don’t miss this unique retelling of the much loved fairytale ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’ cram packed with amazing circus acts, hilarious comedy and the most adorable three bears in the whole of story book land!

Join Goldilocks as she sets out on a hilarious adventure to find a brand-new star attraction to save her family circus when she comes across a quaint little cottage in the middle of the forest.

Will she manage to convince the three bears to save the day with their awesome circus tricks?

Will everyone live happily ever after?

Find out by booking your tickets today for the perfect family treat this Easter. It’ll be… JUST RIGHT!