Tributes are the real deal at Tamworth Assembly Rooms

Friday, 5th September 2014

From rock ‘n’ roll to hard rocking, from the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll to the Man in Black – there’s a tribute band to suit all tastes during the autumn season at Tamworth Assembly Rooms.

Two of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll legends of all time – Buddy Holly and Elvis Presley – come together on stage for the first time in The Buddy Presley Show on Saturday September 13.

The Buddy Presley Band is a five-piece outfit made up of seasoned musicians, joined by four-piece vocal group The Harmonaires, and singer Dave B, who all come together to treat audiences to the ultimate musical experience.

Tickets are priced at £14, £11 concessions and £8 for children. Doors open at 7.30 for an 8pm start.

The Bohemians

The Bohemians

Queen fans will be transported back to the 70s and 80s on Friday September 19, when The Bohemians return with an amazing show celebrating Queen’s finest live performances from 1973 to 1986.

The internationally-renowned Bohemians bring their new show, new costumes and new set to Tamworth, where they will recreate highlight of Queen’s performing career, including the Hammersmith Apollo show of 1977, the Crazy Tour in 1979, the Live Aid performance in 1985 and the Magic Tour of 1986.

All the great hits will get the audience rocking, including Fat Bottom Girls, Don’t Stop Me Now, A Kind of Magic, I Want to Break Free and One Vision.

Tickets are priced at £17.50 and £15 concessions. Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30 start.

Bee Gees Fever is set to sweep through Tamworth Assembly Rooms on Saturday October 4, when a stunning live tribute to the music of the Brothers Gibb takes to the stage.

From soulful ballads to high-energy disco classics, the band faithfully recreates the songs which made the Bee Gees musical legends.

Tickets to Bee Gees Fever are priced at £16 and £14 concessions. Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30 start.

BeeGees Fever

BeeGees Fever

One of the hot new shows set to draw the crowds is One Night of Tom Jones, with the hugely talented Glen Leon transforming himself into the Welsh sex bomb.

The show, which comes to Tamworth on Friday October 31, features Tom Jones classics from five decades, including Delilah, It’s Not Unusual, What’s New Pussycat, A Boy From Nowhere and many more.

Glen is joined on stage by the 13-piece Connection Orchestra, direct from the West End, with backing vocals from the award-winning Black Voices.

Tickets are priced at £18. Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30 start.

The largest touring Elvis tribute show in the UK is coming to Tamworth on Friday November 7. A Vision of Elvis, starring Rob Kingsley and his sensational band and singers, is recognized as Europe’s most authentic tribute to the King.

The show features all the classic hits from every Elvis era, backed by a world-class band and featuring full HD projection.

Tickets are £19.50 and £10 for children. Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30 start.

Purple Zeppelin brings together the sound of rock giants Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin on Saturday November 8, in a unique show dedicated to two of the greatest rock bands of all time.

Both Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin will be recreated by the same group of musicians – creating the best concert that never happened. They will be playing more than 30 classic Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin songs, and promise costume changes and authentic stage equipment.

Tickets for the show, which starts at 7.30, are £16 and £14 in advance.

The Rolling Clones

The Rolling Clones

World-famous Stones tribute band The Rollin’ Clones return to Tamworth Assembly Rooms on Saturday November 15 – 51 years after the real Rolling Stones played on the same stage.

The Rollin’ Clones will be re-creating the live power and energy of the Stones, playing many of their hugest hits. The band are widely regarded as the best Stones tribute act. The Daily Mail called them “without a doubt the most exciting tribute to the Rolling Stones”, while Empire magazine described them as “frighteningly accurate”.

Tickets to the show, which starts at 7.30, are £12.50 and £11 for concessions.

The ELO Experience takes to the stage at Tamworth Assembly Rooms on Friday November 21, when the audience will be treated to a two-hour trip through the music of Jeff Lynne and the Electric Light Orchestra, complete with hits including Mr Blue Sky, Living Thing, Telephone Line, Sweet Talking Woman and Wild West Hero.

Tickets are priced at £20 and £19 for concessions. The show starts at 7.30 and doors open at 7pm.

The only tribute to the Man in Black to be endorsed by the Cash family rolls into Tamworth on Friday November 28. The Johnny Cash Roadshow is fronted by Clive John who, along with The Spirit Band, truly captures the essence of what it was like to be at a real Cash show.

The Johnny Cash Roadshow – which also features Jill Schoonjans as June Carter Cash –  takes the audience from the 1950s right up to 2002, with all the greatest hits including Ring of Fire, Walk the Line and Jackson.

The show is so authentic that Cash’s daughter Roseanne described the likeness as ‘uncanny’, while Cash’s granddaughter Caitlin Crowell said: “Clive captures my grandfather just as he was.”

Tickets are priced at £18 and £10 for children. The show starts at 7.30pm.

Tickets to all shows are available online at, in person from Tamworth Information Centre in Corporation Street or by calling the Box Office on 01827 709618. Please note that there is a £1 transaction fee for phone and online bookings.