Congress Theatre, Eastbourne – Saturday 11 September 2021, 7.30pm

HERMAN’S HERMITS; THE TREMELOES; MARMALADE; THE MERSEYBEATS; PJ PROBY; STEVE ELLIS; MAMAS and PAPAS uk; DAVE BERRY; GERRY’S PACEMAKERS

The 60’s are back at Eastbourne’s Congress Theatre with the ultimate music night out for fans of this iconic era of music, Sixties Gold (11 September) starring a host of original stars. The Congress Theatre is the perfect location with it’s refurbished 60’s interior it will jolt memories for those old enough to remember the music first time around and for younger audience members feel to immersed in the period – the decade that changed everything!

The line-up includes The Tremeloes who have sold in excess of 100 Million records worldwide, featuring the legendary Len “Chip” Hawkes and Micky Clarke with their huge No 1 Hits Silence Is Golden, Suddenly You Love Me, Even the Band Times Are Good, (Call Me) Number One.

Plus; Herman’s Hermits one of the biggest selling bands of the 60’s now celebrating their 55th anniversary. Formed in Manchester in 1964, the band has chalked up 23 Hit Singles, 10 Hit Albums, appeared in 3 major movies and have sold in excess of 75 Million records! Hits include: There’s a Kind of Hush, Silhouettes, Can’t You Hear My Heart Beat, Wonderful World, A Must to Avoid.

The ‘Liverpool invasion’ on the night begins with The Merseybeats an iconic band from Merseyside, with hit records that include Don’t Turn Around, Sorrow, I Think of You and Wishin’ and Hopin’.

Marmalade were the champions of the Scottish Beat in 1968, adding another dimension to the sound of the classic pop song, with great harmonies. Chart-toppers include: Lovin’ Things, Reflections of My Life, Falling Apart at The SeamsCousin Norman, and their Lennon and McCartney composed No1 smash hit Ob-la-Di Ob-la-Da.

The smash-line-up continues with 60’s Super Star Icon, PJ Proby, who was first invited to the UK by The Beatles, smash hits include Somewhere, Maria, Together and of course the biggest hit that started everything for him in the UK Hold Me. Steve Ellis, the original lead vocalist and founder of Love Affair who had five Top 20 singles, Rainbow Valley, Bringing On Back The Good Times, A Day Without Love including the classic No.1, Everlasting Love.

The individual style and voice of Dave Berry with his chart-topping hits The Crying Game, Little Things, Memphis Tennessee and MamaMamas and Papas uk, performing the wonderful hit songs; including Monday Monday, California Dreamin’, Dedicated to the One I love. Also joining the line-up are top musicians Gerry’s Pacemakers who will perform some of Gerry Marsden’s massive hits which include, I Like It, How Do You Do It, You’ll Never Walk Alone, Ferry Across the Mersey.

Sixties Gold, Congress Theatre, Eastbourne Saturday 11 September, 7.30pm, tickets £36 – £40 to book see eastbournetheatres.co.uk or call 01323 412000. (Line-up maybe subject to change).