60's Nights & Cabaret nights
Over the many years we have been hosting live 60's groups,soul artistes and great comedy at the Legion, they have proved to be hugely successful. You're guaranteed a top quality live act along with a great atmosphere and real value for money. It's always best to book first or phoning to check availability. Get your tickets early to avoid disappointment!
Doors for all events open at 7.30pm and evenings finish at Midnight. Most events are open to non members contact Steve 01525 237923
Saturday 15th September - One of the sixties circuits premier bands
The Fortunes are one of the UK's premier harmony groups. A string of hit records including You've Got Your Troubles, Here It Comes Again and Freedom Come Freedom Go, have stood the test of time and still top the play-lists on any radio station. Ask any '60s group who they most admire for their vocal talents and The Fortunes would come out on top. Their last CD sold over 100,000 copies and 'It's The Real Thing' Coca Cola advert is, of course, sung by The Fortunes.This evening will consist of the band playing two 45 minute sets
Saturday 13th October - Top tribute to one of the most successful bands of all-time
Abba Fever, formed in 1996 by Steve Nelson (keyboards) and Pat Rudge (drums), has now been performing for longer than the real Abba!
This award-winning five piece tribute band with five part harmonies, the show transports you back to the 70’s through the biggest hits of the world’s favourite band. Live vocals, stunning musicianship, authentic costumes and exciting choreography all contribute to a spectacular show which gets audiences to their feet night after night.
Saturday 10th November - Son of legendary 'King of Skiffle' Lonnie Donegan
Pete Donegan is a singer, songwriter and musician who has come from a great show business pedigree as he is the son of the legendary King Of Skiffle, Lonnie Donegan. Pete's singing and writing style crosses genres from Country to Blues, from Folk to Reggae and even a pinch of Jazz if your not careful. While obviously Pete is creating a a name for himself as an artist in his own right he is extremely proud of his father's legacy and does carry the torch by performing some of his fathers great hits.
SATURDAY 1st DECEMBER - WE WELCOME BACK 'ALVIN PRINTWHISTLE' (ELVIS TRIBUTE)
We welcome back Alvin for what is now becoming an annual event. Always a fantastic night when Alvin's in the building. The ultimate Elvis tribute combines hilarious comedy and wittiness, together with his sensational vocal talent.
Monday 31st December - Welcome in 2019 in the company of a great entertainer
GRAHAM JAMES (Ex Union Gap & The Fourmost)
It's always a pleasure to welcome back Graham as we are always assured a fantastic night in his company. A true professional who will cater for all tastes and ages. Just the sort of act you want on New Years Eve. Come along it's bound to be a superb night.
TICKETS £15 Members £17.50 Non Members
ANOTHER GREAT YEAR OF TOP ENTERTAINMENT
SATURDAY 9th FEBRUARY -
A SUPERB LOCAL BAND - CARNABY STREET
With it’s energetic mix of well loved classics from the 60’s era with a bit of glam rock and soft melodic rock from the early 70’s plus some late 50’s songs from Elvis Presley and The Everly Brothers, thrown in for good measure, Carnaby Street can be relied upon to get the party dancing and singing along.
Carnaby Street's playlist comprises classic covers from the 60’s and early 70’s including songs from The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Searchers, The Kinks, The Shadows, Roy Orbison, Credence Clearwater Revival, Elvis Presley, The Bellamy Brothers, The Mavericks,The Monkees, and a bit of Glam Rock from T. Rex, The Sweet and many many more. £7.50
SATURDAY 9th MARCH -
SIXTIES BAND - THE TORNADOS
The band will not only feature 'The Tornados instrumentals that they are best known for but vocal classics that The Tornados features on Billy Fury, Johnny Leyton plus many more ........
With athentic equipment capturing the Joe Meek sound at his infamous studio at 304 Holloway Rd, London. £15.00
SATURDAY 13TH APRIL -
PAYING TRIBUTE TO FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS -'THE RAGDOLLS'
A celebration of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons presented by Europe's number one tribute 'The Ragdolls'. The Ragdolls will take you on a musical journey through the sounds odf one of the most successful bands of all time.Classic songs such as 'Sherry' 'Walk like a man' 'Oh what a night' and so many more. The first part of the show will take you back to where it all began, performing the classic 50's songs the 'Four Seasons' started off singing. Hits such as 'Still of the night' 'Oh Carol' 'Teenager in Love' and 'Why do fools fall in love'. With slick choreography and recognisable falsetto this really sets the scene for a great night. Acoustic versions of songs are the highlight in this part of the show which demonstrates the diversity and harmonic sounds as once done by the great band themselves.
The second part of the show is truly party time, where all the famous hits come out, such as, 'Can't take my eyes off you' 'Lets hang on' 'Ragdoll' 'Grease' 'Working my way back to you' plus loads of others.
The Ragdolls are undoubtedly Europe's premier Frankie Valli tribute show. £17.50
SATURDAY 11TH MAY - THE DREAMERS + TRIBUTE TO THE EVERLY'S - THE TEMPLE BROTHERS
The Dreamers remain one of the best known bands on the sixties music circuit. Changes to personnel during the fifties years are of course inevitable but one member remains Alan Mosca who has been in the band as 'Freddie & the Dreamers' and the 'The Dreamers' for over 40 years. Alan is joined by Colin & Steve Temple and newest member Nicky Walker. With their unique harmonies and musicianship they add an extra dimension to 'The Dreamers' and along with the hits of The Freddie & the Dreamers' days and songs from the 50's and great sixties numbers a great evening of nostalgia is in store. Support from the evening is the wonderful tribute to The Everly Brothers featuring The Temple Brothers. £15
SATURDAY 15TH JUNE - THE WELCOME RETURN OF TOP DUO - '2TONE'
2Tone create an unmistakable party feeling wherever they play with their lively approach. The songs they sing and their performances are always received with a tremendous response. Davis and Ryan's love of life shines through as the sing the greatest of classics from Soul, Reggae, pop and swing there's always something for everyone. These guys never disappoint £13.50
SATURDAY 13TH JULY - MIKE LEIGH'S DIAMOND NIGHTS - TOP TRIBUTE TO NEIL DIAMOND
Mike Leigh is the UK's premier Neil Diamond tribute and' Diamond nights' is a stunning show featuring the superstar's very best songs. This is the Neil Diamond concert you have always wanted. Mike will also be doing a dance set. £10
SATURDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER - ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S BEST 60'S TRIBUTE BANDS
' THE REVOLVERS'
Forming in the summers of 2006, The Revolvers consist of four young guys with an unrivaled, burning passion for the greatest musical decade of all time .... We are of course referring to the 1960's
Having played over 1500 concerts worldwide 'The Revolvers' continue to wow audiences with not only their incredible musical talents but also with their unmatched authenticity. From the meticulously sourced costumes that they wear to the vintage musical instruments that they use. This is really is ashow not to be missed. Think back to an era when Rubber Soul by The Beatles was high in the charts, the Mini was the car to have- as was the skirt- and great music filled with guitars and harmonies could be heard from most radio's.
The Revolvers are bringing the great music of the sixties back to life with songs from such artists as Small Faces, The Kinks, The Beatles, The Who, Spencer Davis Group, The Rolling Stones and many more......
The Revolvers have performed at famous venues such as The Cavern, Hampton Court, and have toured parts of America and Europe. They were also handpicked to perform at the Premier after party of 'Made in Dagenham' film in the West End! £15
SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER - 'AFTER THE BREAK'
(SOUL DUO FEATURING ROY CARTER EX HEATWAVE)
This duo featuring Roy Carter an iconic name amongst Motown singers. Roy is known for his involvement with many legendary soul acts including Stevie Wonder and Janet Jackson. Having excelled in various roles for bands like Heatwave, The Foundations and The Drifters, audience have been eager to see the legend in action. Tonight Roy is part of a superb Duo 'After the Break' £12.50
SATURDAY 9TH NOVEMBER - TOP 60's BAND
'THE FOURMOST + EXCELLENT COMEDY FROM TANK SHERMAN
The Fourmost, 60's band, had it's roots steeped in the eclectic 1960's Mersey beat boom as part of the Brian Epstein stable along with The Beatles, Billy J Kramer, Gerry & the Pacemakers and others.
The band have evolved from enjoying 1960's charts hits such as 'Hello Little Girl (No 9) and A little lovin (No6) and less popular songs including 'Baby i need your lovin' and 'Here There and Everywhere'.
During the 70's and early 80's the band played mainly on the cabaret circuit where it struggled to compete for appeal with disco, funk, glam rock and punk.Since the mid 1980's the band has enjoyed a golden era as part of a wider 60's revival scene and is now one of the most authentic 1960's bands currently on the circuit today, from their Vox amps and Ludwig drums down to their Italian made slim fit suits and Cuban heel boots.
The evening also features the hilarious comedy of Tank Sherman. Tank has worked alongside Jethro, both live, on TV and on five DVD's, won an ITV talent contest, Performed on TV and been in panto with Jimmy Osmond. Tank was the star act at the Ossmington pigeon fanciers ball where he had the audience eating out of his hand!! £17.50
SATURDAY 7TH DECEMBER - TOP 'ELVIS' TRIBUTE - ALVIN PRINTWHISTLE
In what is becoming an annual event we welcome back the very popular 'Alvin Printwhistle'. Come along and experience the music that created a true rock 'n' roll legend. Well known and highly respected Elvis tribute artist,West End performer, as well as radio and national television celebrity+ a brilliant comedian Alvin presents his ultimate Elvis tribute show which will have you rockin and rollin the night away and lots a great humour thrown in as well. £12.50
TUESDAY 31ST DECEMBER - SEE IN THE 2020 IN THE COMPANY OF A SOUL SENSATION
Building up a great following we are very pleased to bring you sensational soul artist 'Steve Williamson Steve's set will feature classics of soul & Motown from such artistes as 'The Temptations', The Drifters, Otis Reading to name a few + Steve's tribute to Luther Vandross which Steve has received rave reviews for. Come along and dance sing and join us for what is going to be a superb evening. Please book early as our last two New Years eve party have sold out by mid October.
Tickets £15 members £17.50 non-members