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What’s HOT at the White Rock

HOT’s Paul Way-Rider takes a look at some of the shows on offer at the White Rock Theatre for the coming month.

The SouthThe South – Wed 11 May

To celebrate their belated 10th anniversary and over 30 years since The Beautiful South released Song For Whoever, The South are back on tour and coming to Hastings.

The South are an impressive 9-piece band that feature former members of The Beautiful South including singer Alison Wheeler and lifelong sax player Gaz Birtles.

The band are keeping alive all those timeless songs such as A Little Time (the number one single), Perfect 10, Rotterdam, Old Red Eyes Is Back, Good as Gold, Don’t Marry Her plus many more! More info and tickets

Go West and Paul YoungGo West and Paul Young  – Thurs 19 May

Hitting the road on a double bill tour, these two heavyweight Brit Award-winning chart-toppers will be performing all their hits on a bumper bill of nostalgic pop!

Expect to hear Go West hits such as We Close Our Eyes, Call Me, Don’t Look Down and King of Wishful Thinking.

Paul Young found solo fame with the seminal album No Parlez and follow-up hits Wherever I Lay My Hat, Love of The Common People, Every Time You Go Away and Everything Must Change. More info and tickets

The Magic of MotownThe Magic of Motown – Fri 20 May

Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town! Seen by over one million people worldwide, this stunning production is the slickest Motown show you’ll see all year!

Celebrate the sound of a generation as the timeless music of Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, The Supremes, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, The Jackson 5, Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson and many more is sensationally recreated for you by an exceptionally talented cast and band. More info and tickets

Radio GagaRadio Ga Ga -Sat 21 May

Be part of the ultimate celebration of one the biggest bands to have ever graced the stage – Queen!

Radio Ga Ga recreates the magic, fun and showmanship of the band’s touring days, as they played to millions of people every year.

Join us as we take you on a journey through the decades, bringing you all 26 UK Top 10 hits and fan favourites such as Crazy Little Thing Called Love, I Want to Break Free, Somebody to Love, We Are The Champions, We Will Rock You and of course Bohemian Rhapsody, all performed live with an electrifying band. More info and tickets

VorticeDracula: A Vortice Dance presentation – Sun 22 May

The prestigious Portuguese dance company Vortice presents a modern take on Dracula.

The creators of this unforgettable work of art show us all the faces of Dracula as Vortice Dance brings the legend to life in this stunning dance spectacular.

The show is a luxurious visual tale about submission and domination, featuring music by Philip Glass, Serghei Rachmaninoff and even Lou Reed. More info and tickets

ShalamarShalamar and Special Guests – Wed 25 May

Shalamar featuring Howard Hewett, Jeffrey Daniel and Carolyn Griffey come to Hastings on the Shalamar Songbook Tour 2022.

As Shalamar, Howard Hewett and Jeffrey Daniel sold over 25 million records worldwide. Their live show includes multi-million selling hits, such as A Night To Remember, I Can Make You Feel Good, Make That Move, There It Is, Dead Giveaway, I Owe You One, The Second Time Around and many more.

Special guests are Phil Fearon and Galaxy, instantly recognisable for hit singles Dancing Tight, What Do I Do?, Everybody’s Laughing, I Can Prove It and This Kind of LoveMore info and tickets

Glenn Miller Big Band SpectacularThe Glenn Miller Big Band Spectacular – Thurs 26 May

The music that filled the dancehalls during the Big Band era is brought to life again by The Moonlight Serenade Orchestra. The hardest swinging big band in the UK recreates the million-sellers of the 40s and 50s. A big band show to get you in the mood! More info and tickets

Primal ScreamPrimal Scream – Fri 27 May

A very limited amount of seats in our dress circle are available for this intimate concert ahead of the iconic rock acts huge Screamadelica live dates.

Be quick if you want to experience their celebrated live performance. More info and tickets


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Posted 20:14 Saturday, May 7, 2022 In: Performance

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