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April 2019

The Cavern Beatles

Thu 25th April 7:30 pm

The Cavern Beatles is the only Beatles band fully endorsed and licensed by the famous Cavern Club in Liverpool. They bring to the stage the music that has now influenced 3 generations. Be prepared to enjoy all the hits of…

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May 2019

BMTC Presents Hello Dolly

Mon 6th May 7:30 pm ~ Sat 11th May 7:30 pm

Matchmaker Dolly Levi has decided widowhood has palled and that her next client will be herself.  Yonkers merchant Horace Vandergelder is to be her target.  In the course of a day that Horace spends in New York to look over…

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The Simon and Garfunkel Story

Fri 17th May 7:30 pm

The UK's biggest, most successful Simon and Garfunkel theatre show with a full live band. Featuring West End, award-winning leading man Dean Elliott (Buddy Holly in 'Buddy - The Musical') and a full cast of talented actor- musicians, 'The Simon…

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The New Jersey Boys

Fri 24th May 7:30 pm

The New Jersey Boys – a musical tribute to the West End stage show. If you are a fan of the West End show The Jersey Boys then don’t miss the chance to see where it all began with the…

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Cher – Turn Back Time

Sat 25th May 7:30 pm

A stunning tribute to the music of one of the greatest performers and singers of our time.Featuring highly acclaimed vocalist Micki Consiglio who delivers a powerhouse and uncanny performance as Cher. Backed by world-class musicians, backing singers and plenty of theatrics,…

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June 2019

Diva Mix

Sun 2nd June 2:00 pm

Using music of the most influential girl band in the world, Diva Mix brings a show like no other. This family show takes their audience on a journey through some of the greatest Little Mix hits from Wings, to Black…

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Rock & Roll Dreams Come True – Meat Loaf the Show

Fri 7th June 7:30 pm

“Rock’n’Roll Dreams came True" is a powerhouse performance about the life of the iconic legend Meat Loaf and the music of the maestro Jim Steinman, the man behind the musical masterpieces. Lee Brady dominates the stage with all of Meat…

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Shades of Orbison & Guests

Sat 8th June 7:30 pm

Shades Of Orbison are a live music trio celebrating the life and music of the iconic rock-balladeer... 'The Big O' Roy Orbison. Taking you on a journey through the decades of a true one-off. Featuring all the hits... Oh Pretty Woman, Crying,…

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The Drowsy Chaperone

Wed 12th June 7:30 pm ~ Sat 15th June 7:30 pm

Blackburn Gilbert and Sullivan Society proudly presents: The Drowsy Chaperone When wealthy widow Mrs. Tottendale hosts the wedding of the year, she gets a lot more than a write-up in the society pages: Janet Van de Graaff, glittering starlet of…

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Pure Bassey

Sun 30th June 7:30 pm

Pure Bassey is a smash hit theatre production that is widely accepted as the foremost tribute show in the world to Dame Shirley Bassey. The award winning Miss Julia Martin, who was recently voted by the Agents Association as the UK’s No1 Shirley…

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July 2019

The Killaz UK

Sat 13th July 7:30 pm

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…

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PQA Presents High School Musical Jr.

Sun 21st July 7:30 pm

The Pauline Quirke Academy Preston is proud to present High School Musical Jr.  It’s the first day after winter break at East High. The Jocks, Brainiacs, Thespians and Skater Dudes all find their cliques. Basketball team captain and resident jock,…

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August 2019

Elvis Remembered

Sat 10th August 7:30 pm

Elvis remembered takes you through the career of the King of Rock n Roll, Elvis Presley from the hits of the 50s n 60s to the concert shows of the 70s. Paul Molloy and The Memphis band bringing you a…

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The Wagon Wheels & Support

Sat 17th August 7:30 pm

The Wagon Wheels are six-piece band from the North of England with a steady loyal fan base. Their mature sound lies somewhere between a hint of Nashville blues with upbeat present-day swirling guitars and electronic samples that creates a foot…

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Steamy Windows

Sat 31st August 7:30 pm

Julia Martin presents  ‘Steamy Windows’ a tribute to the undisputed Queen of Rock’ Miss Tina Turner. This high energy production is one of Julia’s longest running tribute shows, performed around the world, with standing ovations and repeat bookings on every occasion. From its…

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September 2019

Opera Boys

Fri 6th September 7:30 pm

The boys are back with a brand new show full of opera, classical, west end and crossover as well as their unique, unrivalled on-stage banter. Combining 4 big voices with 4 big personalities The Opera Boys deliver a fabulous show…

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The History Of Queen starring Magic

Sat 7th September 7:30 pm

From “Seven Seas of Rhye” to “Made in Heaven” Magic will take you on a musical journey through the History of Queen. Freddie Mercury and Queen produced many hit records throughout their career and Magic give you a show covering…

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Simply Westlife

Fri 13th September 7:30 pm

Get ready for a ‘Bop Bop Baby’ with the sounds of a global boyband, as we enter a ‘World Of Our Own’ with the all new production, SIMPLY WESTLIFE - The U.K’s number 1 tribute to Westlife. The show is…

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Hits of Motown

Fri 20th September 7:30 pm

Both critics and fans agree that Roy G Hemming’s is a great showman and dynamic singer. Understood as the longest serving former member of legendary group, The Drifters, Roy had worked alongside founder Johnny Moore for more than 20 years.…

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Michael the Legacy – Cancelled

Sat 21st September 7:30 pm

This show has now been cancelled. Ticket holders will be contacted by the Booking Office, if you haven't been contacted, please call us on 01254 685500 Monday - Saturday 10am - 12:30pm or email boxoffice@blackburnempire.com 

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October 2019

Limehouse Lizzy

Sat 5th October 7:30 pm

Limehouse Lizzy continue to keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy alive, well and dominating stages worldwide. The band have also added a tribute into their show to ex-Thin Lizzy guitarist (and world…

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Whitesnake UK

Fri 11th October 7:30 pm

Whitesnake UK play tribute to the very best of David Coverdale's Whitesnake. From the early classic Moody/Marsden line-up to the present day USA incarnation; faithfully reproducing classic hit songs such as "Fool For Your Loving", "Is This Love" and "Here…

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Pinked Floyd

Sat 12th October 7:30 pm

A unique tribute to Pink Floyd based in North West England, Pinked Floyd have been entertaining audiences since January 2014 with an engaging audio and visual performance. An energetic show faithful to the studio and live albums of Pink Floyd.…

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Mark Anthony as Prince

Fri 18th October 7:30 pm

Mark Anthony as PRINCE Live Show hits the UK Theatre circuit in 2019 starring Mark Anthony as Prince. The Look, The Sound, you would think that Mark Anthony and his band were actually Prince and The Revolution! The show celebrates the life and…

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The Story of Guitar Heroes

Fri 25th October 7:30 pm

“If you like music and guitars you will LOVE this show!” We all love a bit of guitar wielding in a song, it’s iconic, soulful and – oh what a beautiful instrument! The Story of Guitar Heroes is an awe-inspiring,…

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Showaddywaddy

Sat 26th October 7:30 pm

‘The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World’ is a bold statement, but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title as they recently celebrated their 40th anniversary. Formed in the 1970s in Leicester from several local bands, they have sold…

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Joe Brown

Wed 30th October 7:30 pm

Rock 'n' Roll legend Joe Brown is to perform at the Blackburn Empire Theatre as part of big 60th Anniversary Tour with His Band. Truly one of the UK's best loved, enduring and most acclaimed musicians, Joe and his Bruvvers…

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November 2019

From Gold to Rio

Fri 1st November 7:30 pm

FROM GOLD TO RIO The newest and most exciting show to hit theatre land in many years. Celebrating the music of Spandau Ballet & Duran Duran, From Gold to Rio will take you on a nostalgic journey back to the…

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Bon Jovi Forever

Sat 9th November 7:30 pm

BON JOVI FOREVER ‘One wild night tour 2018/19’ The only Bon Jovi tribute show you need to see!A high energy, electric packed show guaranteed to raise your hands. BJF are committed to reviving the 80/90s style show, receiving rave reviews…

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The Rod Stewart Songbook

Fri 15th November 7:30 pm

100% LIVE SHOW FEATURING PETE McCALL AS ROD STEWART WITH A 5 PIECE BAND. Pete McCall is The Rod Stewart Songbook at all venues across the UK.  The consummate professional whose vocal ability and attention to detail shine through in every…

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Coldplace

Sat 16th November 7:30 pm

Formed by Coldplay fans, for Coldplay fans, Coldplace are a tribute band whose quality and experience on the tribute scene are second to none. In 12 years the band have over 600 gigs under their belts across the length and…

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January 2020

The Bob Dylan Story

Sat 18th January 2020 7:30 pm

A stunning and definitive live concert celebration of rock music’s greatest icon. A nostalgic review of hits including Like A Rolling Stone, Mr Tambourine Man, Blowin’ In The Wind, Knocking On Heaven’s Door, All Along The Watchtower, The Times They Are…

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Thank Abba for the Music

Fri 31st January 2020 7:30 pm

Grab your platforms and flares for a journey back in time to when ABBA dominated the charts and ruled the airwaves! Thank ABBA For The Music is a two-hour theatre spectacular that captures all of the magic and excitement of…

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February 2020

Barry Steele & Friends – The Roy Orbison Story

Sat 1st February 2020 7:30 pm

Roy Orbison, the man with the sunglasses, who delivered some of the world’s darkest and most emotional ballads remains one of the most distinctive performers in modern music.Barry Steele has been stunning audiences with his uncanny ability to recreate the…

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The George Michael Story

Sat 22nd February 2020 7:30 pm

Welcome to The George Michael Story with live shows at venues across the UK. The only truly accurate George Michael Show. The only touring show to perform George Michael’s hits in chronological order. The George Michael Story tells in detail,…

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March 2020

Jimi: Are You Experienced

Sat 7th March 2020 7:30 pm

Are You Experienced? are the world’s number one tribute to legendary rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix. Could anyone measure up to him? Well, when you listen to singer and guitarist John Campbell, you realise it can be done! The guitar work…

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The Counterfeit Sixties

Fri 27th March 2020 7:30 pm

Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain's No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties, with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period, from the…

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May 2020

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Buddy

Fri 29th May 2020 7:30 pm

Buddy Holly & The Crickets are brought back to life, as they looked and sounded in 1958 when they first toured the UK, by talented musicians Spencer J, JJ King, Gerry Slattery and Spencer Lingwood. Not a stage play, Spencer…

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September 2020

Carpenters Experience

Sat 19th September 2020 7:30 pm

When we were young we’d listen to the radio, waiting for our favourite songs. Now they’re back again, like a long-lost friend, all the song we loved so well... The UK's leading Carpenters show, featuring the amazing voice of Maggie…

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October 2020

The Counterfeit Seventies

Sat 10th October 2020 7:30 pm

Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music, and everything in between. Featuring the music of Slade, Sweet, T.Rex, The Bay…

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