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Award Winning Out Of The Shadows return to Fletchers on Sunday 11 November

Come to the eagerly awaited return to King's Heath's Fletchers Bar of the award winning West Midlands group Out of The Shadows after their previous performances have had the audience dancing in every conceivable space! They will be supported by 16 year old singing sensation Matilda Pratt.

Expect to hear over 2 hours of great rock'n'roll music from Out Of The Shadows featuring some of the greatest vocal hits from the late 1950's onwards including Eddie Cochran's “Summertime Blues”, Cliff Richard's “I Could Easily Fall In Love With You” and Dire Straits' ”Walk Of Life” along with a string of top instrumental hits including The Shadows' “Apache” , “Wonderful Land” and “Cavatina – Theme From The Deer Hunter” and Fleetwood Mac's "Albatross".

Hailing from Stourbridge, they have regularly been voted Top Club Act by regional club entertainment officers and audience members.

If you have not seen them before, don't miss out again on another great Lazy Sunday Afternoon's entertainment brought to you by King's Heath Walk Of Fame.

Advance Tickets cost £4 cash from Kitchen Garden Cafe or £4.40 from www.wegottickets.com/event/451422.

Any remaining tickets will cost £5 on the door.

Support will be provided by 16 year old singer/songwriter Matilda Pratt who went down a storm at our Rolling Stones Fest in September and who will be performing a mixture of originals and covers.

 
Europe's No.1 Tribute Band The Stones headline RollKing Stones Fest on 30 September

Europe's leading Rolling Stones tribute band The Stones return to the Hare & Hounds after their sensational show last year in a concert to conclude King's Heath's 55th Anniversary celebration of The Rolling Stones first ever appearance in Birmingham at the now sadly burnt down Ritz Ballroom.

Our day long RollKing Stones Fest will take place on Sunday 30 September starting with an Afternoon Session featuring top local musicians at Fletchers Bar from 3p.m. to 6 p.m and ending with The Stones performing a two hour show at  7.45 p.m. at the Hare & Hounds next door to the old ballroom.

Formed in London in 1962 by Brian Jones after he met up with Mick Jagger and Keith Richards who had been childhood friends, the Rolling Stones started out as a blues group taking their name from the title of a song by Muddy Waters. For the whole of 1962 they played exclusively in the London area. But all that changed on 7 June 1963 after they released their first single a cover of Chuck Berry's "Come On". Just a few months later on 14 September 1963 they played one of their first ever gigs outside London and their first ever in Birmingham at King's Heath's Ritz Ballroom. Joining Brian, Mick and Keith on the tiny stage were Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts. The day after they returned to London to play at the Great Pop Prom at the Royal Albert Hall! When they next returned to Birmingham they played the much larger Town Hall and Hippodrome before going on to become the world's greatest Rock and Roll Band in the world selling over 200 million albums.

From 3 to 6 pm a fantastic line-up of great local musicians will perform their interpretations of classic Rolling Stones songs at Fletchers Bar & Eatery. including Acoustica, Acoustic Sunset, Goodall, Layla Tutt, Matilda Pratt, Mr Apollo,Harmonica Bob & Oz and 2 Stoned!

From 7.45 pm The Stones will bring to the stage at the  Hare & Hounds all the energy and excitement of a live Rolling Stones concert in a serious tribute to their music in a sensational climax to the One Day Mini Festival

Their repertoire covers songs from all periods of the Rolling Stones career, but the majority of songs are from the 1960's and 70's

Don't miss this unique event to commemorate the greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World's Birmingham debut.

"... history repeating itself" (Playhouse, Whitley Bay)

" The Rolling Stones, recreated to absolute perfection" (Winding Wheel Theatre, Chesterfield)

First 30 Tickets for the evening concert cost just £7.70 (then £9.90) from www.skiddle.com/e/13143772

Tickets are also available for £9 cash from Kitchen Garden Cafe.

£12 on the door.

Tickets for the afternoon session at Fletchers cost £4 in advance from the Kitchen Garden Cafe,

£4.40 fromwww.wegottickets.com/event/443051

£5 on the door.

Advance Ticket sales close at 1 p.m on Sunday 30 Sept.

Don't leave it to the last moment and pay more on the door! You really don't want to miss out on this special celebration of the day in 1963 that King's Heath first got stoned!!!

Please note that there is seating at Fletchers but tickets guarantee admission not a seat so come early if you want to be seated.

The Hare & Hounds is an upstairs standing and dancing venue just like the old Ritz Ballroom.

ABOVE: The Rolling Stones photographed at the Royal Albert Hall on 15 September 1963 the day after they made their Birmingham debut at the Ritz Ballroom.

 
The Mersey Beatles return to the Hare & Hounds on Sunday 10 June after last year's sold out show

ABOVE: The Mersey Beatles at last year's sold out Sgt Pepper 50th Anniversary Show


King's Heath Walk Of Fame are delighted to present the return of The Mersey Beatles to the Hare & Hounds after last year's sold out Sgt Pepper 50th Anniversary show. This year's show will celebrate "50 Years of Revolution" with highlights from The Beatles White Album and also the 55th Anniversary of The Beatles final appearance in 1963 at the now burnt down Ritz Ballroom next door to the Hare & Hounds on York Road.

The Mersey Beatles appearance will come shortly after they have completed a major 12 date U.S.A. tour.

Described by the British Beatles Fan Cub as 'the Best Beatles tribute band', The Mersey Beatles were all born and grew up in Liverpool. They were the resident band at the legendary Cavern Club for over 10 years and now regularly tour throughout Europe and the U.S.A.

John Lennon's sister Julia Baird comparing them to other Beatles tribute bands said 'The Mersey Beatles are the most authentic I've heard ... and I've heard them all'.

A British Beatles Fan Club review said 'The quality of the music was superb with each song reproduced in the original key with spot-on harmonies and perfect guitar solos that had the audience marvelling at the sheer quality of the talent on view'.

Joe Flannery, Brian Epstein's assistant, said 'When I saw them in The Cavern they perfectly recreated the atmosphere that the original Beatles produced. It was like listening to The Beatles again'.

Tonight's concert will include sections to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the White Album and the songs The Beatles would have played in 1963 when they made their final appearance at the Ritz Ballroom plus a great selection of their greatest hits.

Doors open 7 pm

On Stage 7.45 pm

Please note that the Hare & Hounds is an upstairs standing venue just like the old Ritz Ballroom where you can stand just a few feet from the stage

First 30 Advance tickets cost £12 + BF and then £15 + BF from

www.skiddle.com/e/13143730

Advance Tickets are also available for £15 cash from Kitchen Garden Cafe.


 
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