ONE OF Britain’s first pop stars and rock and roll pioneer Marty Wilde will be making a special performance in Evesham next week.
Wilde with his band The Wildcats will be taking to the Evesham Arts Centre stage on Saturday, May 10 performing the music which launched an era in the industry – starting at 7.30pm.
Marty Wilde and the Wildcats will take audiences back through some of the most exciting music this country has ever experienced with a catalogue of hits such as Runaway, Last Train To Clarksville, Sea Cruise, At The Hop, Rubber Ball, Ghost
Riders In The Sky, Rawhide, Only Sixteen, Halfway to Paradise, Summer Holiday, Donna, Roll Over Beethoven & Born to Rock and Roll.
Wilde has been in showbusiness for more than 50 years as a musician, teen idol, songwriter and actor and has recorded dozens of hit singles, sold millions of records, played venues from tiny clubs to the London Paladium and had his music performed by acts such as Lulu & Status Quo to Nirvana and his daughter Kim Wilde.
Appearances on screen range from a regular spot on the BBC’s ‘6-5 Special’ to roles in films including ‘Stardust’. Today his hugely popular tours with The Wildcats give audiences new and old a chance to see a musical legend perform and a consumate entertainer at work.
Tickets cost £19.50 and are available by calling Evesham Almonry on 01386 446944 or by visiting www.eveshamartscentre.co.uk.