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ABC’s XYZ tour – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

£47.50
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ABC’s XYZ tour – Manchester

The XYZ tour kicks off in Manchester at Bridgewater Hall on Thursday November 2nd.

For tickets click here: TICKETS

TICKETS ON SALE 10AM FRIDAY 31 MARCH

Following an incredible 12 months including a critically acclaimed new album and nationwide sell out shows, ABC have announced a brand new UK tour for November performing all their greatest hits.  This new full band show will also see them being joined by non-other than Kid Creole and The Coconuts.

Of the new tour Martin Fry said: “ Here’s an opportunity to open up the ABC songbook and journey through all the hits. Lexicon to Lexicon. ABC to XYZ. See you there. ”

ABC were formed in Sheffield in the 1980’s when they decided they wanted fuse the world of disco funk with their own unique post punk vision.  ABC’s debut album ‘The Lexicon Of Love’ (‘82) went to No 1 and sold over a million records.  To date ABC have released 8 studio albums: ‘The Lexicon Of Love’ (’82), ‘Beauty Stab’ (’83), ‘How To Be A Zillionaire’ (’85), ‘Alphabet City’ (’87), ‘Up’ (’89), ‘Abracadabra’ (’91), ‘Skyscraping’ (’97) and ‘Traffic’ (’08). A mere 34 years since the release of their landmark debut album ABC returned with their resounding triumph “The Lexicon Of Love II’ which immediately entered into the top 5.

Joining the tour as special guests Kid Creole and The Coconuts who for over 35 years has been entertaining music lovers around the world. Kid Creole And The Coconuts was born out of the burning embers of the brilliant and trailblazing Dr Buzzard’s Original Savannah Band.

Born in the Bronx (New York), August Darnell (the Kid) is a man of multiple cultures, inclinations and personalities. His love of the big band tradition is evident: he travels with 10 musicians who all share his love of the ultimate musical tapestry. Their live shows have become the stuff of legend. ‘Annie I’m not your Daddy’, ‘Stool Pigeon’, ‘I’m a Wonderful thing, Baby’, ‘Endicott’, ‘My Male Curiosity’ and many more memorable tunes are guaranteed to make you shake your body. On joining the tour Kid Creole said:

“When I listen to the music of ABC, I am reminded of good times and delicious poison arrows. It is an honor to share the stage with Martin Fry. Music lovers, get ready for a funky good time! Hachachacha!”

 

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Details

Date:
November 2
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
£47.50
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.gigsandtours.com/event/abc/the-bridgewater-hall/1082616

Venue

Bridgewater Hall
Lower Mosley Street
Manchester, Manchester M2 3WS United Kingdom
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Phone:
+44 161 907 9000
Website:
bridgewater-hall.co.uk

Currently taking bookings.

Please contact Eva Tudor-Jones: kidcreoleandthecoconuts@gmail.com
UK Phone: +44 7889 742537
USA Phone: +1 808 2144647