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The Illegal Eagles 2019
Saturday 26 October 2019 • Caird Hall

Following continued public demand the World’s Official No.1 tribute to the legendary rock band return in 2019 for more stunning vocals, tight harmonies and awesome guitar riffs!

Featuring all of the Eagles’ classic hits including Hotel California, Take it to the Limit, Life in the Fast Lane, Take It Easy, Lyin’ Eyes, Desperado and many more!

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Beyond the Barricade

Beyond the Barricade

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Carole - The Music of Carole King

Carole - The Music of Carole King

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The Jimmy Shand Story

The Jimmy Shand Story

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Wet Wet Wet

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GEORGE - Celebrating the songs and Music of George Michael Monday 4 May 2020 • Caird Hall

GEORGE UK TOUR 2020

The definitive celebration of the music of George Michael
Featuring: Rob Lamberti With: The National Philharmonic Concert Orchestra & Former Members of the George Michael Band: Carlos Hercules and David Baptiste

DUNDEE CAIRD HALL
MONDAY 4 MAY 2020

Following its premiere earlier this year in venues around the UK, including a sell-out performance at London’s Eventim Apollo, George - the definitive show celebrating the music of George Michael – will return for a UK tour in 2020, including a performance at Dundee Caird Hall on Monday 4 May 2020, presented by LHG Live in association with Derek Nicol and Paul Walden for Flying High.

Featuring the incredible voice of Rob Lamberti, alongside the National Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, as well as long-time members of George Michael’s original band, the show has wowed audiences around the country and lifted them to their feet, in a dynamic show that tactfully and appropriately celebrates the career of one of the most gifted performers of a generation.

From Wham! all the way through to the diverse eras of George’s hugely successful solo career, including the timeless hits like Careless Whisper, Faith, Fastlove, Club Tropicana, and so many more, the show tells the story of George Michael in the vast repertoire songs that made him an icon to so many.

George instantly became a fan favourite across social media. Quite simply, as leading theatre blog West End Wilma called, ‘a… brilliant show…. nothing short of perfection, and what a magical way to pay homage to the late and great, Mr George Michael.’

Rob Lamberti is a star in his own right after featuring on the BBC’s ‘Even Better Than the Real Thing’ in 2017. Bearing a voice worthy of performing George’s remarkable catalogue of hits, he has gone on to establish a successful career playing homage to his hero. Rob also features in the upcoming Steve Coogan film ‘Greed’.

Joining Rob to make the show even more of a special occasion is the addition of two of George Michael’s long-time band members: David Baptiste and Carlos Hercules.

Saxophone player David Baptiste performed with George Michael since his Wham! days, including their heralded show in China when the group became the first Western pop group to perform in the country in 1984. He has also performed with artists such as Billy Ocean and Alexander O’Neal.

Carlos Hercules performed as the drummer in George’s band for several years and was the first drummer to perform at the new Wembley Stadium as part of George’s huge show there in 2007. Carlos has also performed with artists such as The Eurythmics, Beverley Knight and performed live at the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony.

Together, Rob Lamberti, David Baptiste, and Carlos Hercules will be joined by an incredible band as well as the National Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, in a unique, definitive and powerful celebration of the incredible music of George Michael.

Liz Doogan-Hobbs MBE, CEO of LHG Live said, “We are delighted to be bringing yet another concert to Dundee off the back of the hugely successful summer of LHG Live produced and promoted concerts in this wonderful city. The George Tour has enjoyed immense success across the UK, and we have no doubt that it will prove popular not just with George Michael fans in Dundee but with anyone who is looking for a brilliant night out. George Michael remains one of the most iconic music stars to come out of the UK, and the George tour is a true celebration of his brilliance.

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac Wednesday 27 May 2020 • Caird Hall

Chas Cole for CMP Entertainment present
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac - Live In Concert 2020

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, the world’s finest tribute to Fleetwood Mac, returns to the stage in 2020 with a brand new show celebrating the very best of Fleetwood Mac, including a very special blues set paying tribute to Fleetwood Mac's legendary Peter Green era.

Channelling the spirit of Fleetwood Mac at their very best, Rumours of Fleetwood Mac offers a unique opportunity for fans, both old and new, to rediscover the songs and performances that have ensured Fleetwood Mac’s place as one of the most loved groups of all time.

Personally endorsed by Fleetwood Mac founding member, Mick Fleetwood, Rumours of Fleetwood Mac is the ultimate tribute to one of rock and roll’s most remarkable groups.

Classic Rock Show Saturday 15 February 2020 • Caird Hall

Chas Cole for CMP Entertainment present
The Classic Rock Show 2020

The Classic Rock Fan’s Ultimate Live Jukebox!

The Classic Rock Show returns to the UK in early 2020 with an amazing new live production celebrating the very best of the best of Classic Rock.

Paying tribute to many of the world’s all time classic rock greats, The Classic Rock Show’s musicians power through legendary performances from the likes of Led Zeppelin, Dire Straits, Steely Dan, Eric Clapton, AC/DC, Queen, The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac and The Who, plus much much more.

Performed with note-for-note precision, bringing the original iconic and era defining recordings back to life on stage, with a sound and light show to match.

Anthem after anthem, riff after riff and solo after solo, The Classic Rock Show takes you on a musical journey through two and a half hours of Classic Rock’s finest moments culminating in a show-stopping guitar duel that is definitely not to be missed.

A real gem of a rock show - sore throat guaranteed!

Tickets Gold Circle £39.00 (Tickets £36.50 + £2.50 Booking Fee)

Standard Tickets £29.00 (Tickets £26.50 + £2.50 Booking Fee)

Wet Wet Wet Friday 8 November 2019 • Caird Hall

Wet Wet Wet are Graeme Clark, Tommy Cunningham, Neil Mitchell and Kevin Simm. The band are one of the most successful groups in British pop history with an amazing back catalogue of songs including three No.1s – Help From My Friends, Goodnight Girl and Love Is All Around. They have sold over 15 million records to date and played to more than four million people around the world.

Bombay Bicycle Club Plus Gengahr Tuesday 5 November 2019 • Caird Hall

Playing “I had the blues but I shook them loose” in full.

Tickets on sale Fri 5 July 2019 @ 10 am via Ticketmaster.

The Libertines plus Support Friday 6 December 2019 • Caird Hall

The Libertines are an English band that formed in London, England in 1997 and disbanded in 2004. They reformed in 2010 to play the Reading and Leeds festivals. The band released three full-length LPs, first two produced by Mick Jones of The Clash. Their third album was released after 11 years of silence - they reformed again in 2015. Centred around the song-writing partnership and chemistry between Peter Doherty (vocals/rhythm guitar) and Carl Barat (vocals/lead guitar), while backed by John Hassall (bass) and Gary Powell (drums), the band was one of the cornerstones of the English independent scene in the early 2000's.

New Year Gala Concert 5 January 2020

Sunday 5 January 2020 @ 3 pm

Programme to include:

J STRAUSS II Overture, Die Fledermaus (9’)
GRIEG Peer Gynt Suite No 1 (15’)
NIELSEN Overture, Maskarade (5’)
LUMBYE Copenhagen Steam Railway Galop (4’)
LUMBYE Champagne Galop (3’)
J STRAUSS II Roses from the South (7’)
J STRAUSS II An der schönen, blauen Donau (9’)

and songs by Lehár and Strauss

JOSEPH SWENSEN – Conductor
HARRIET EYLEY – Soprano

In keeping with tradition, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra offers a festive and light-hearted programme on the first of the year. Conductor Joseph Swensen is much loved by the Orchestra and audiences alike, and gives this year’s programme a Scandinavian twist with a smorgasbord of delights, including galops by Hans Christian Lumbye, as well as classic New Year favourites from, of course, the Strauss family!

Susan BoyleThe Ten Tour Tuesday 3 March 2020

Singing sensation Susan Boyle returns to the stages of the UK and with her dazzling new show, part of The TEN Tour celebrating an incredible decade in the music industry. Featuring her greatest hits and some phenomenal new genres of music, Susan Boyle will be sure to leave you in awe, just as she did ten years ago, stepping on to the Britain’s Got Talent stage.

Caird Hall wins Accessible Business of the Year 2019

At a glittering awards ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh on Wednesday 16 May 2019 The Caird Hall, Dundee's major Concert, Conference and Events venue, won the Women in Hospitality and Tourism Awards in the Accessible Business of the Year Category.

The Judges were very impressed with the outstanding list of improvements/adjustments/updates which have been made over the years to the Grade A listed building.

Susan Gillan, Caird Hall Manager said

“This is a great acknowledgement of the hard work which has taken place over the last 30 years. Over that time we have secured funding to transform the Caird Hall and make it accessible, not an easy task with a Grade A listed building. The work continues and we strive to ensure the Caird Hall is inclusive to all.”

The aim of the Women in Hospitality and Tourism awards is to help recognise and increase the number of women working in senior leadership roles across the visitor economy. They look to put the spotlight on women who have made an impact in their industry through innovation, best practice and delivering outstanding results.

The awards were created and are run by Business Women Scotland, an organisation that is dedicated to helping women find support and networking opportunities to allow them to strengthen their business. BWS run a series of Live Events and awards to celebrate and empower women in business while tackling the gender gap in enterprise.

The Friends of the Caird Hall Organ New website now live

The Friends of the Caird Hall Organ announce their new website is now live click on www.focho.org to view.

The new website designed by Tom Crielly is much more informative and interactive to take them forward to their 10 year Anniversary in 2020.

Caird Hall Conference Suite

Caird Hall is Dundee’s high-profile conference and concert venue, located in the heart of the city. Situated close to all travel links, with several car parking options nearby, and a range of accommodation within walking distance, Caird Hall is easily accessible for your delegates.

Rooms vary from Theatre style set-up accommodating 60 people, to a more intimate Boardroom layout for 14 people. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout, and our professional staff are available on site to assist with the organisation of your meeting.

For further information on rates and to view, please contact Caird Hall (01382) 434451 or email cairdhall@leisureandculturedundee.com

Russian State Ballet and Opera House The Nutcracker - A lavish Ballet for the festive season 24 November 2019

We welcome the return of the very popular Russian State Ballet and Opera House on their 2019 UK tour with their beautiful production of The Nutcracker -A lavish Ballet for the festive season.

Music by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky

Featuring live Orchestra with over 30 musicians

This is a vibrant and enchanting full touring ballet production with snow flurries, sweets, princes, magic and love are just some of the elements that will be brought together by this renowned Russian company. A highly accessible ballet, full of familiar music such as the Waltz of the Flowers and the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.

A magical start to the Christmas season for all.

The Nutcracker is an eternal seasonal favourite, directed and choreographed by the former award winning Bolshoi Ballet Soloist, Konstantin Uralsky.

This ballet continues to capture the hearts and imaginations of all generations across the world. It is a truly captivating piece of theatre, a wonderful introduction to ballet whilst retaining its appeal for anyone who is familiar with it.

For more information, please go to https://amande-concerts.co.uk

Tickets now on sale www.dundeebox.co.uk

Carole The Music of Carole King25 October 2019

This Show is the story of the career of one of the most successful and admired songwriters in the history of popular music…

With a cast of the UK’s finest musicians, singers and dancers, we tell the story of the music of Carole King, from its early beginnings in New York in that hotbed of creativity that was the Brill Building to life in LA, The Troubadour Club and the singer-songwriter movement of early 70’s California.

Featuring not only songs from the Carole King songbook but also songs that were written and recorded by some of the greatest artists and songwriting partnerships and iconic artists such as Aretha Franklin, The Drifters, The Shirelles, The Monkees, The Beatles, The Everly Brothers, Dusty Springfield, Little Eva, Herman’s Hermits and James Taylor.

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