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FRIENDS 35th Anniversary Tour
Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
Featuring HOWARD HEWETT, CAROLYN GRIFFEY, JEFFREY DANIEL and their amazing band that WILL make you feelgood. As Shalamar, Howard Hewitt and Jeffrey Daniel sold over 25 million records worldwide and collected no less than 100 gold, silver and platinum awards. They always whip the crowd into a frenzy with classics such as A Night To Remember, I Can Make You Feel Good, Friends, Make That Move, There It Is and I Owe You One. Howard and Jeffrey, together with Carolyn Griffey – the daughter of Solar Records founder Dick Griffey, bring an exciting blend of funk, disco and soul to every live show. One of the most powerful and energetic acts on the circuit today. As noted in the British Hit Singles & Albums, Shalamar were regarded as fashion icons and trendsetters, and helped to introduce 'body-popping' to the United Kingdom. Jeffrey Daniel brought street dance to the UK – he is noted as the dance mentor for Michael Jackson and the man that taught him the moonwalk. Howard Hewett is a one of the most iconic US soul artistes of all time, releasing numerous solo albums and collaborating or performing with some of the greats including Stevie Wonder, George Duke, Earth, Wind and Fire, Teena Marie, Anita Baker, Dionne Warwick, Deniece Williams and El Debarge. He was recently voted by Soul Tracks as one of the top 10 greatest male soul singers of all time. Special Guest: NATASHA WATTS Natasha Watts burst onto the UK Soul music scene back in 2009 with her first collaboration with Coolmillion and a track called (Show me) this track was to become quite a firm favourite within the UK soul music scene and this is the first stage of the solid foundations being laid by Natasha to ensure she is a well respected Uk artist! Teaming up with Coolmillion in them first years really helped Natasha to decide which direction she wanted to go in. Subsequent tracks followed (You & Me this Christmas & Born A Star ) Born A Star become the first release off of her self titled album released 2013 catapulting her into the hearts and souls of the Uk soul scene with huge support for the specialist radio station and a garage of interviews all crediting Natasha with great personality! Off the back of this album, Natasha become the support act for Ms Gladys Knight on her UK tour performing too well over 30,000 people up and down the country Natasha also had her own tours and shows all over the world from Angola to Moscow Germany to Miami and the length and breadth of Europe! Fast forward to 2016 Natasha drops her 2nd album (2nd Time Around) to rave reviews – UK numbers 1’s – magazine cover – credible duets – support slots with The Fatback Band Shalamar and a number of her own sell-out shows! To date Natasha has written and released well over 100 tracks, She continually strives to give her followers a better show andongs, Natasha lives to be on the stage and without a doubt, she was Born to be a star! Shalamar Friends The Robin 2