WHAT’S ON MARCH: Shakin’ Stevens comes to City Halls, Glasgow & Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh in March
Shakin’ Stevens recently announced an 18 date tour for March 2019 with dates in Edinburgh and Glasgow on the 16th and 17th. The platinum-selling entertainer and performer will be joined by his band to perform fan favourites, surprises and, of course, his much-loved hits including ‘Oh Julie’, ‘Hot Dog’ and ‘This Ole House’.
Talking about the new tour Stevens says:
“I’ve been going through my catalogue of songs in preparation for the tour, and re-introducing myself to the many and varied styles of music I’ve recorded during my solo career. From country rock to Cajun, classic rock to Latin, and blues to Americana I’ve had the pleasure of re-discovering the “jewels” from my repertoire that are so well-liked. Of course there’ll be hits and some songs that I haven’t performed live on stage for a decade or two….so some surprises! I’ve also included well-known songs from other artists whose work I admire, together with album tracks and newer songs, bringing it right up to date! I can’t wait to get back on the road and to have a great time with the audiences.”
Tickets are on sale now, and are available from the venue box offices www.BookingsDirect.com and select authorised agents.
The UK’s biggest-selling artist of a decade, with 33 hit singles and four UK No. 1s to his name, and chart-toppers around the world, recently returned to the UK charts with the release of his acclaimed 2016 album ‘Echoes of Our Times’. Inspired by Shaky’s research into his family history and uncovered tales of wartime heroics, salvationists and strife in the copper mines of Cornwall, and with influences from blues, folk and Americana as well as his trademark rocking style, it was one of the most surprising and acclaimed albums of the year.
Sat 16 Mar EDINBURGH Queen’s Hall 0131 668 2019 thequeenshall.net
Sun 17 Mar GLASGOW City Halls 0141 353 8000 glasgowconcerthalls.com