Leas Cliff Hall shows
A wide variety of music shows will be staged at Folkestone’s Leas Cliff Hall this autumn and winter. Here are some of the highlights.
Indie band the Kooks are set to sell out the venue for their visit in December which is part of the Brighton fourpiece’s 10-date UK tour.
They sold out their Listen tour across the country last year and have since taken the show to Australia, Europe, USA and South America.
The band, led by vocalist and guitarist Luke Pritchard, first thrilled a sell-out crowd at the Folkestone venue in 2006, upon the release of their debut album Inside In/Inside Out.
They perform in Folkestone on Monday, December 14. Tickets, priced from £23.25, go on sale at 9am today (Wednesday).
Exactly 40 years after ABBA recorded their signature tune, Dancing Queen, the ABBA Reunion Tribute Show will be at the venue from 7.30pm this Friday.
This show will feature this classic number along with other favourites such as Mamma Mia.
General tickets are £22.40 to £23.90, plus £2.85 transaction fees, with reductions for theatre card members.
The English country pop duo The Shires will be at the venue from 7pm on Wednesday, October 7.
Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes are described as having their hearts in the Home Counties and their heads in Nashville, home of country and western music.
They became the first British country band to reach the UK albums top 10 with their debut album, Brave, released this March. Tickets are from £15.
The music of the Piano Man comes to Folkestone in a tribute act.
Elio Pace will reproduce the music of Billy Joel at the venue from 7.30pm on Sunday, October 11.
The show, called the Billy Joel Songbook, includes the New Yorker’s signature tune, Piano Man, his only British number one single Uptown Girl, My Life and Just the Way You Are. Pace will be backed by a six-piece band. Tickets are from £19.
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will appear at the venue at 7.30pm on Saturday, February 6 with the evening featuring Grieg’s Piano Concerto with Ivana Gavrić as the pianist. The conductor is Grzegorz Nowak and the opening piece will be Mendelssohn’s Fingal’s Cave and Sibelius’ Finlandia.
The show closes with Beethoven’s Symphony No5. Tickets are from £11.
For tickets for all these shows call 0844 871 3015 or visit www.atgtickets.com/ folkestone