The Roy Orbison Story

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Barry Steele & Friends

‘The Roy Orbison Story 30 year special’

Date: Saturday 21 October 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: LMSWorldwide LTD
Price: £21

Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison. He has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe-tapping sound of this music giant.

Barry Steele is quite simply unmissable, as he takes you on this specially produced musical journey in time, in which we celebrate the 30th anniversary of musical legacy of The Big O and The Traveling Wilburys.

The show also features chart busting hits originally performed made famous by George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Jerry lee Lewis, Del Shannon and of course the Big O, all backed by a big screen and phenomenally talented musicians resulting in an incredible fusion of ‘60s solid gold classics and ‘80s contemporary musical genius all on one stage.

‘This production really is very special, so come along and remember’

The Big O

‘True Identikit Brilliance’

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Maddy Prior in Concert

Date: Friday 27 October 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Park Promotions Ltd
Price: £17.50

A true legend of British music, Maddy Prior has built her career on exploring various musical avenues. Her latest album 3 For Joy is no exception, a further exploration of the tradition that she loves.

Together with new musical partners Giles Lewin (Carnival Band) and young accordion player Hannah James, Maddy returns to perform the music of England, the British Isles and Eastern Europe – all delivered in her own unique style.


Let’s Hang On

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Let’s Hang On

Date: Sunday 29 October 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Derek Block Concerts Ltd.
Price: Full £24.50 Concessions £23.50

This award-winning production, endorsed by Frankie Valli himself, celebrates the music of one of popular music’s most successful bands of all time.

Take a step back in time with an anthology of classic hits including Grease, December 1963 (Oh What a Night!), Sherry, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Beggin’, Walk Like A Man, Big Girls Don’t Cry, and many more, climaxing with a spectacular finale of, of course, Let’s Hang On!

Complete with a brand new stage design for 2017, prepare for an electric atmosphere and plenty of dancing in the aisles!

‘You guys are dynamite!’

Frankie Valli

‘These guys are absolutely brilliant’

The Paul O Grady Show

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Faith

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Faith – The George Michael Legacy

Date: Thursday 2 November
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Ellis Live Ltd
Price: £21

This is a stunning celebration of one the greatest singer –songwriters of all time. Featuring international George Michael tribute Wayne Dilks and his 8 piece band.
A musical journey of 35 years of hit records, from Wham to his solo career, the show uses actual video footage from The George Michael 25 live tour and is a 2 hour spellbinding spectacle of his songs such as, Club Tropicana, I’m Your Man, Faith, Fast love, Outside, Freedom, A Different Corner, Father Figure, Careless Whisper and many, many more.
If you are a fan and you know every word of these songs, join us on a journey and celebrate the incredible legacy George left us all.


Jackson

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Jackson

Date: Friday 3 November
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Sweeney Entertainment
Price: £22

Michael Jackson is not only remembered as one of the most influential artists of all time, but many of today’s artists have been inspired by his iconic style. His career spanned nearly five decades of music, and he was continually at the forefront of popular music.
Ben’s portrayal of Michael Jackson in his prime has to be the most vocally and visually accurate tribute to the King of Pop to have ever toured UK theatres.
Ben is joined on the stage by his incredible band and dancers who work their way through all the hits. He’s got the look, the moonwalk and the voice!
His renditions of Thriller, Beat it and Billie Jean are truly sensational. Jackson Live in Concert features all-live vocals, fabulous costumes and of course all the signature dance moves associated so fondly with the undisputed King of Pop. Pure MJ!


Dominic Kirwan

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Dominic Kirwan in Concert with Lisa Stanley

Date: Saturday 4 November
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Chimes International
Price: Tickets £25

Firmly established as one of Ireland’s greatest ever entertainers, Dominic Kirwan hits the road again in 2017 with a brand new show.
Accompanying Dominic in the 2017 tour will be Lisa Stanley, one of Ireland’s top female vocalists and star of TV Channel 389 Keep It Country’s…”THE LISA STANLEY SHOW.”
Dominic and Lisa bring their own inimitable style to the vast and rich musical heritage of their homeland. Mixed with the unique quality as versatile entertainers performing a selection of various musical styles, including, Pop, Country and Rock n Roll.
A show not to be missed.


Showaddywaddy

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Showaddywaddy

Date: Saturday 11 November
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Handshake Ltd
Price: All Tickets £21

‘The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World’ is a bold statement but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title for the last 4 decades!

Formed in the 1970s in Leicester from several local bands, they have sold more than 20 million records and have toured all corners of the world extensively.

Their live show is dynamic and uplifting featuring all of their biggest 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’!


The Big Band at Christmas

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The Big Band at Christmas

Date: Thursday 7 December
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Triangle Productions Ltd
Price: Full £21 Concessions £19

Swing into Christmas with the unique Five Star Swing Big Band show
– As featured at London’s Leicester Square Theatre and BBC “Children in Need”
Enjoy all your favourite Christmas songs with the dynamic Big Band treatment from Glenn Miller, Sinatra, Basie, Nat King Cole – jazzing up those Jingle Bells!

Superb – they swing like crazy!

Sheila Tracy, BBC


As seen at Dame Vera Lynn’s Charity Ball & Blackpool Tower Ballroom.

Swing and Song of the highest order

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Featuring Simone from the Ivy Benson Orchestra, and Chris Smith (Jnr) composer and arranger for the BBC Radio Big Band, Herb Miller Big Band (Glenn’s brother), plus Tony Bennett’s trombonist!


Maltby Miners An Evening of Carols

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An Evening of Carols and Christmas Music

Date: Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 December 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Maltby Miners Welfare Band
Price: Full £7 Concessions £5

Join us for the perfect start to your Christmas season. We promise plenty of Christmas cheer and merriment during an evening packed full with all your favourite seasonal songs.

Have a magical time singing along to lots of Christmas songs, by joining the ever popular Maltby Miners’ Welfare Band for an evening of carols and Christmas music. The award winning band, together with their compere Mark Taylor will ensure that the audience gets into the festive spirit throughout this entertaining concert.

Make sure you have Christmas all wrapped up with a fun evening celebrating the best festive music and songs.


Past Masters

Let’s Rock the Jukebox

Date: Saturday 13 January 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Past Masters
Price: £18

Past Masters make their third visit to the Civic with their live nostalgia show Let’s Rock the Jukebox, once again featuring the magic voice of Stan Fuller along with superb musicianship and first class presentation.

The songs are massive hits from the 50s, 60s & 70s and share memories of Elvis, Roy Orbison, The Everly Brothers, The Four Seasons, The Bee Gees, Beach Boys, Beatles, Tom Jones, Cliff Richard and The Shadows and much more.

If you were a young music fan back in the sixties and seventies this is the soundtrack of your lives and if you were there then, you should be here now !


Jimmy Osmond – Moon River and Me Tour

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Jimmy Osmond – Moon River and Me

Date: Friday 9 February 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Norwell Lapley Productions Ltd
Price: Full £30 Concessions £27.50
Groups Buy 10 get 11th free

VIP Package available for a limited number of seats price £75 –
Come and enjoy the sound check prior to the show. Meet Jimmy, have your photo taken with him, get an autograph, and hear him and the band sing a unique song that won’t be part of the show. Also get a complimentary CD. This package includes seats on B and C row.
This will take place from 5.45pm to 6.45pm when the main show starts at 7.30pm.

Direct from the USA, the only official Andy Williams tribute show starring Jimmy Osmond. This brand new show full of award-winning music, nostalgic footage and special memories of Andy Williams will touch your heart.

Jimmy Osmond began his performing career at the tender age of three with Andy Williams on his television series. This year marks Jimmy’s fiftieth anniversary in show business.

Jimmy will sing the songs that made Andy Williams so beloved by millions including Music To Watch Girls By, Happy Heart, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Almost There, May Each Day, Days Of Wine And Roses, and, of course, the song that was to become his theme tune, Moon River.

The youngest member of the world-famous Osmond family is joined by his singers and The Moon River Band, and, naturally, a show with an Osmond would not be complete without some of the chart-topping hits that made Jimmy and his brothers famous.

Come and relive the dream with Jimmy Osmond singing the songs of Andy Williams.


The Story of the Beach Boys

The Story Of The Beach Boys®
A Tribute

Date: Thursday 15 February 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Beach Boyz Tribute Band
Price: £21
Early Bird offer £19 if booked before 31 December 2017

Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows – Good Vibrations – I Get Around – Surfin’ USA – Fun Fun Fun – California Girls – Sloop John B and many more that you will surely know and by the end of the evening learn to love.

Guaranteed to leave everyone with a smile on their face, a song in their heart and a truly memorable live music experience to cherish, this is a band you do not want to miss.
You will be amazed at how just five performers can reproduce 100% live, the complex orchestral arrangements and intricate harmonies of America’s biggest ever pop group.


The Quo Experience

The Quo Experience

Date: Saturday 17 February 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Barry Collings Entertainments
Price: Full £21 Concessions £19

With such an impressive line-up of seriously experienced musicians and passionate Quo fans, along with an authentic stage show that includes a wall of white Marshall amps and cabs, Mark Bass cabs and the full five-piece Status Quo line up, The Quo Experience is fully armed to take the act as far as is possibly achievable in the tribute band industry. The Quo Experience is, however, not just another Status Quo tribute band – it is an ‘experience’; an ongoing chance to ‘experience’ the sounds and looks of “Britain’s biggest singles chart band of all time”!


The Carpenters Story

The Carpenters Story

Date: Saturday 3 March 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Derek Block Concerts Ltd
Price: Full £25 Concessions £24

The highly acclaimed Carpenters Story continues to surpass all others in their highly praised celebration of one popular music’s most best loved and successful duos, Richard & Karen Carpenter.

Sensational performer Claire Furley continues to surpass all others in her uncanny
portrayal of Karen Carpenter. Her stunning vocal harmonies, combined with state-of-the-art
video projection and lavish orchestra arrangements from LIVE musicians will on an
incredible journey through the uniqueness that truly was The Carpenters.

Including all of the favourite Carpenters hits (They Long To Be) Close To You, We’ve Only Just Begun, Superstar, Yesterday Once More, A Song For You, Rainy Days & Mondays, and many more!


Someone Like You

Someone Like You – The Adele Songbook

Date: Sunday 4 March 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Prestige Productions
Price: Full £20 Concessions £19

Returning to the Civic Theatre, Someone Like You (The Adele Songbook) is an immaculate celebration of one of our generation’s finest singer-songwriters.

Hand-picked by Adele herself on Graham Norton’s BBC ADELE Special, the outstanding Katie Markham has the show-stopping voice and captivating charisma to deliver all your favourite Adele hits in an enthralling concert performance.

The show faithfully recreates the magic of the three record-breaking albums 19, 21 and 25 – including Chasing Pavements, Make You Feel My Love, Set Fire To The Rain, Someone Like You, Hello, Rolling In The Deep and the multi-million seller Skyfall.

Someone Like You will take you on a soul-stirring journey from break up to make up!


Cilla & The Shades of the 60’s

Cilla and The Shades of the 60’s

Date: Tuesday 6 March 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Red Entertainment
Price: Full £19 concessions £17

This stunning and elegant review of the life of Cilla Black soars its way
through the 60s.

Cilla performs songs including ‘You’re My World’ and ‘Anyone Who Had a
Heart’ while the Shades trio swing through a decade of hits by Cilla’s friends
and co-stars such as ‘I Only Want to be With You’ and ‘River Deep Mountain
High’.

The effervescent Cilla & the gorgeous Shades trio rediscover one of music’s
most defining eras. They follow the life & career of the iconic Cilla Black while
their stories reflect on some of the biggest 60s stars. Featuring brand new
arrangements of music from artists including the Beatles and Dusty
Springfield.

An unforgettable show that journeys its way through Cilla’s life and brings
audiences to their feet in celebration.
Relive the 60s in style and come to see the girl power show that is delighting
audiences all over the UK.