Joe Longthorne Presents…
An exciting new venture for Joe Longthorne is announced today with the news that he is to present a series of Sunday shows at VIVA Blackpool commencing early in 2014.
Joe and his management company Tour Management, in association with VIVA BLACKPOOL, are to launch “Joe Longthorne Presents…” a blockbusting Sunday concert once a month at VIVA, the NO 1 top rated live entertainment venue in the North West.
Joe gets the season off to a flying start with an opening double barrelled spectacular weekend of shows on 8th & 9th February 2014. The first show on Saturday 8th is “David Gest’s Legends of Soul Live Concert” the line-up includes David Gest himself, the legendary Dennis Edwards and Temptations Review, Sheila Ferguson, Eddie Holman, Percy Sledge, Gwen Dickie of Rose Royce plus a special guest appearance by Joe himself.
On Sunday 9th Feb Joe has Richard and Adam signed up. The Welsh singing duo hold the record for the longest running album at No 1 on the UK album chart in 2013 with “The Impossible Dream”. ”I am really delighted to bring these boys back to Blackpool”. Joe commented “They performed at my birthday party in 2012 and have a great talent; I’m delighted at their success”.
The one and only Buddy Greco is lined up for Sunday 30th March 2014. Since the release of his first single in 1946, legendary singer and pianist Buddy Greco has experienced a truly incredible career that has seen him forge one of the longest recording histories of any living artist, encompassing international touring, millions of record sales and countless appearances on radio, television and in films. He has performed at some of the most prestigious venues around the world with some of the most famous artists and bands of all time including Dizzy Gillespie, Cole Porter, The Beatles, Dusty Springfield, Marilyn Monroe and his close friends Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr.
VIVA Director Martin Heywood adds “This is further proof that Blackpool has such a varied and vibrant entertainment scene. We’re proud to be bringing these ‘real big name artistes to Blackpool Promenade and hosting the different types of audience coming to see them. We’re kicking off 2014 with a real stellar line up of soul legends with David Gest and Joe working together to bring these real stars of the stage to town. It really is amazing considering we’re still a new venue on the scene and we hope it will firmly put us on the map for the right reasons!”
Tickets are now on sale and further announcements will be made on many more big names being signed up to appear with Joe Longthorne at VIVA Blackpool! The box office can be contacted on 01253 297 297 for more details or visit www.vivablackpool.com