If you love dancing in the isle then Blackpool’s Grand Theatre is the place to be – with a line-up of the best entertainment currently touring the UK
Sunday Night at the Grand, 10 March
Blackpool’s best loved variety show returns for a fifth year with local funny man Carl Schofield and Friends. An evening of unforgettable entertainment in conjunction with the Lyndene Hotel, Blackpool and Tower Top Entertainments. You’ll be taken through a journey of laughter with some of the North West’s funniest comedians, be swept of your feet by some astonishing vocalists and entertained by an array of show stopping dancers! Headlined by TV’s Comedy Legend Johnnie Casson, 90’s POP Boyband 911 and Britain’s Got Talent star ventriloquist Gareth Oliver.
Solid Silver 60s Show, 21 March
For over 30 years, the Solid Silver 60s Show has entertained the nation and celebrated the world’s most loved music. Known as an institution on the 60s circuit, Solid Silver 60s is the original and premier sixties show, bringing you classic hits performed by the original hit makers. This year 60s favourites Peter Noone, Brian Poole and Dave Berry with Vanity Fare unite for what could be the last ever Solid Silver 60s Show.
Showaddywaddy in Concert, 22 Mar
Known as the ‘The Greatest Rock ‘n’ 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.
Reach Out To Motown, 23 Mar
Original Drifters member Roy G Hemmings’ Reach Out To Motown is a celebration of 50 years of Motown, with hits by The Supremes, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and Lionel Ritchie to name but a few. This electrifying show features such classic hits as Baby Love, Dancing In The Street, My Girl, I Can’t Help Myself, I Heard It Through The Grapevine, Reach Out and more. Front man Roy G Hemmings has been the longest serving member of The Drifters and has appeared at prestigious venues around the world, including a memorable performance at the White House for the then president Bill Clinton.
Seven Drunken Nights, 7 Apr
Following its sold-out smash hit debut tour, Seven Drunken Nights, – The Story of The Dubliners heads to Blackpool in 2019 with an even bigger production. Direct from the West End, the show brings to life the music of Ireland’s favorite sons ‘The Dubliners’. Telling the story of a career spanning 50 years and evoking the spirit of Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Barney McKenna, Jim McCann, Ciaran Bourke and John Sheahan. This talented cast of musicians and singers bring the music of this iconic group to life.
The Illegal Eagles, 14 Apr
The World’s Official No.1 Eagles tribute returns in 2019 for another outstanding show promising more of their trademark musical prowess, acute attention to detail, and incredible showmanship. This phenomenal group of musicians have been touring for over two decades and remain true Eagles fanatics! Their longevity and continued international acclaim are due in no small part to their extraordinary mastery of the Eagles’ distinctive sound.
The Simon and Garfunkel Story, 12 May
Direct from a week-long run in London’s West End at the Vaudeville Theatre, a SOLD OUT Worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon and Garfunkel Story is back! Using huge projection photos and original film footage, this 50th Anniversary Celebration also features a full live band performing all of Simon and Garfunkel’s hits including Mrs Robinson, Cecilia, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Homeward Bound and many more. Get your tickets fast as this is an evening not to be missed!
The Solid Gold Rock ‘n’ Roll Show, 19 May
Marty Wilde, Eden Kane, Mike Berry, The Wildcats, and very special guest Little Miss Sixties Nancy Ann Lee join forces in celebrating Marty Wilde’s 80th birthday! The late fifties and early sixties were without doubt some of the most exciting and important years in the history of music. With the arrival of rock ‘n’ roll, a whole new pop culture was born. Performing their own hits and collaborating live on stage, Marty, Eden and Mike, teen idols of their day, show us how rock ‘n’ roll with its fusion of sound and rhythm shaped the style of music that we listened to then and still do today.
Steve Steinman’s Anything For Love, 26 May
Steinman brings you his brand-new production, Anything For Love, featuring MeatLoaf’s greatest hits with special guest star Lorraine Crosby, the female lead vocalist on Meat Loaf’s Grammy Award winning song and No 1 hit the world over “I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That)”.
Amongst her many achievements Lorraine can also be credited for her amazing vocals on the hit No 1 album Bat Out Of Hell II – Back Into Hell. Lorraine is well known for her live performances where many superstars, including Bonnie Tyler, have joined her on stage.
The Summer of Love, 2 Jun
An eclectic explosion of flowers, psychedelia, freedom, peace and love and, of course, timeless music that inspired a generation.
Join us for the greatest 60’s party in town – all the hits from one of music’s most influential eras, including California Dreaming, San Francisco, Turn Turn, Turn, Somebody To Love, Happy Together, Brown Eyed Girl, All Along The Watch and more than 40 classic songs from the summer that changed the world. With original 1960s film footage, incredible vocalists and a world class live band, this ultimate 60s party will have you dancing in the aisles!
Walk Right Back, 21 June
After a phenomenal sell out tour in 2018, Walk Right Back is…BACK! From the Producers of That’ll be the Day, the show tells the story of the most successful duo of all time – The Everly Brothers.
Featuring hits such as Bye Bye Love, All I Have To Do Is Dream and Cathy’s Clown, this unique concert-based musical entwines the wonderful, sad yet glorious story of The Everly Brothers around those trademark “harmonies from heaven”.