Mike Oldfield’s classic album Tubular Bells, performed live by Tubular Brass – a 28-piece brass band featuring some of the UK’s finest players and presenting a new score by acclaimed composer, conductor and arranger Sandy Smith.
Having established themselves across the UK as the leading tribute to The Beautiful South and the Housemartins with tours of O2 Academy and other prime music venues selling like hot stuff, the Teesside born band return for their biggest show in the area for years.
The Shee are an all-female Scottish-English folk ensemble who showcase powerful vocals and instrumental prowess. Their music features original compositions with a wealth of traditional material. Their mesmerising mix of Scottish folk, Gaelic song, and bluegrass has earned them fast growing recognition.
Many of the Blues Band’s 21st century fans weren’t even born when these five virtuosos, already music industry veterans, decided to fly in the face of musical fashion in 1979 and form a band ‘just to play the blues’.