Tributes to the stars at The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury
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Promotional Feature: There’s plenty of musical entertainment at The Roses Theatre this month, including tributes to The Kinks, Abba and The Beatles.
Dedicated Followers Of Fashion
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the release of the Kinks’ chart-topping single ‘You Really Got Me’, and the band’s legacy of classic songs will be celebrated at The Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury on Friday August 22. The Kast Off Kinks, featuring original and ex-Kinks members including Mick Avory, Ian Gibbons, and Jim Rodford (respectively the Kinks’ longest serving drummer, keyboard player, and bassist) will be joined on vocals and guitar by Dave Clarke who previously played with the Beach Boys, Tim Rose, and the Noel Redding band.
Fans can expect a lively performance of hits including ‘Sunny Afternoon’, ‘Dedicated Followers of Fashion’, ‘Lola’, ‘Waterloo Sunset’ and more.
Tickets cost £19 with concessions available.
Thank Abba For The Music
In 1974 a little known Swedish pop group swept to superstardom with their Eurovision entry, ‘Waterloo’. Forty years later, Abba remain popular as with a reputation as one of the most commercially successful groups in pop music history.
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Abba Reunion, at the Roses Theatre on Saturday August 23, is the creation of the Director, Producer and Choreographer of the award-winning Abba Mania Musical, and also stars the original Frida from the London West End cast.
Abba fans will have the opportunity to get together and re-live the phenomena that swept the airwaves and discos during the 70’s and 80’s in this tribute concert, featuring many of their hit songs including ‘Waterloo’ and ‘Dancing Queen’.
Tickets cost £18.50 with concessions available.
On Saturday August 30, Beatle-mania will hit the town of Tewkesbury as The Cavern Beatles present a night of rollicking rock ‘n’ roll dedicated to capturing the feel of Starr, McCartney, Lennon, and Harrison.
During a promotion at Abbey Road Studios in October 1992, The Cavern Beatles were used in a film made in conjunction with Apple to celebrate 30 years since the release of the ‘Love Me Do’ single, and in 2001 the group sang back up for Paul McCartney in New York City.
The Cavern Beatles draw on an extensive repertoire of hits and album tracks to recreate the Fab Four’s influential sound with passion and attention to detail.
Tickets cost £19.50 with concessions available.
All tickets can be purchased from The Roses Theatre Box Office on 01684 295074 or online at www.rosestheatre.org