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Live/Wire The AC/DC Show
Date: 16th February 2018
Details:  Live/Wire is The AC/DC Show. The unique six-man tribute to rock music’s greatest band AC/DC, complete with cannons, a wall of Marshalls’ and over two hours of High Voltage Rock ‘n’ Roll.

The AC/DC story is over forty years in the making, with two specific eras and the band cover both these as always with both ‘Gary’ Bon Scott and ‘Pete’ Brian Johnson present to take you on the Rock and Roll train for a night to remember. Originally fronting AC/DC was legendary front man Bon Scott, a wild man of rock and roll, whose untimely death shocked the world in 1980. This event came at a time when the band was sampling global success for the first time. Gary delivers songs from the Band’s first half dozen albums from Dirty Deeds to Highway to Hell with Bon’s inimitable attitude and style. Pete, then dons the flat cap as Geordie vocalist, Brian Johnson, whom AC/DC turned to in order to fill the void left by Bon. Brian’s searing vocals Iced Back in Black, one of the best-selling rock albums of all time! Brian has now been with AC/DC for well over thirty years and like a good wine he’s matured with age. Pete brings the Live/Wire show bang up to date with classic ‘Brian’ songs and includes some tracks from AC/DC’s recent and hugely successful new album, Rock or Bust.

The band aim to put you slap bang in the middle of the show with hit after hit, and you are expected to join in! There’ll also be one or two gems thrown in for the aficionados! We’d be hung, drawn and quartered if we didn’t play all the classics, Back in Black, Rosie, Highway to hell are all there, and the songs keep on coming until the cannons fire ceremoniously to bring the evening to a superb crescendo. If by this time you are still standing…we salute you! Long Live AC/DC, Long Live LIVE/WIRE

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.

Doors: 7:30pm

£15/£13

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

The Lancashire Hotpots
Date: 17th February 2018
Details:  A Citadel 30th Anniversary Event

Local legends The Lancashire Hotpots return for another night of music and laughter. This night is always a sell out so early booking is advised. Support comes from the Kings of Clubland Stu Penders & Spladoosh

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.

Doors: 7:30pm

£13

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Speed Dating in Manchester
Date: 20th February 2018
Details:  Manchester Speed Dating

How speed dating in Manchester works
A great event to go to is Speed Dating in Manchester. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the Speed Dating evening. The Speed Dating in Manchester will commence with the speed dating then taking place for the remainder of the evening.

How many dates will I get at a Manchester Speed Dating event?
You will normally get between twelve and fifteen dates depending on the venue location at one of our Speed Dating in Manchester events. Occasionally we go up to twenty dates. Any more and you would probably be exhausted.

What if I like someone at the Speed Dating in Manchester event?
If you like someone at the Manchester Speed Dating event, simply enter a tick on your Speeding Ticket corresponding to the person you like to indicate you may want to see that person again. The following day you can either sign in to the web site and enter your choices directly, or call the office and one of the team will enter your ticks for you to match you up with others from the Speed Dating in Manchester.
The Speed Dating in Manchester is a speed dating event brought to you by Slow Dating on http://www.slowdating.com/speed-dating/speed-dating-in-Manchester.aspx

Book now today: Manchester Speed Dating
Venue:  Walrus
Website:  Click to visit

Who's Who
Date: 24th February 2018
Details:  Formed in West London in 1996, Who’s Who, the longest established Who Tribute Show in the UK, have received incredible reactions across Europe and beyond for their exciting live performances. Widely respected and acknowledged by members of The Who, as the group that most interprets the songs of Pete Townshend and the legendary live performances of The Who, with honesty and integrity. Giving nothing less than 100% during a performance, Who ’s Who ensure that a night to remember is guarantee. The band celebrated the 40th anniversary of "Live at Leeds" in 2010, touring extensively and performing the whole of "Tommy" to audiences in the UK and Europe, amid critical acclaim.

Raw Power, Passion and Soul, that's what defines the members that make up Who’s Who. Their longevity and chemistry together as a unit is unchallengeable - 13 years in a stable line-up, the longest ever for any Who type band; and from that comes an understanding of each other as players; much like The Who themselves. Any player will tell you that you cannot buy chemistry, and it serves as a testament to the reputation they have worked extremely hard to cement.

Who's Who plays to its strengths, which is its collective talent as players and performers. The music will always come first - there are no wigs or "stick on" sideburns here.

As history rolls on; they have proved to be an essential ingredient to fans of The Who and the musical legacy it's left behind.

Under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony upstairs.

Doors: 7:30pm

Tickets: £13 ADV/£15 OTD

For more information or to book tickets over the phone please contact the Box Office on 01744 735 436 or send us an email at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Luke Daniels & Nancy Kerr
Date: 9th March 2018
Details:  Two of the British folk scene’s top performers have teamed up for a limited number of shows this year to perform their own and each other’s music. BBC award-winning Luke Daniels was recently described by fRoots magazine as “genius” for his intriguingly varied songs and ingenious compositions for his electrophon machine which combines Victorian clockwork technology and specially manufactured steel discs with which Luke plays guitar, piano, melodeon and sings. Nancy Kerr is one of the most celebrated folk musicians of her generation, and has to date won 6 Folk Awards from BBC Radio 2: 2015 FOLK SINGER OF THE YEAR • HORIZON AWARD 2000 • BEST DUO 2003 and again in 2011 with James Fagan. This new duo show promises to be a stunning mix of contemporary folk music and inspired instrumental virtuosity.

*Please Note – Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

For further information and to book tickets, please call The Citadel Box Office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  Doors: 7:30pm

£14 ADV / £16 OTD
Website:  Click to visit

The Floyd Effect
Date: 10th March 2018
Details:  The music of Pink Floyd as it was always meant to be heard

Having toured since 2007, The Floyd Effect is renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the band’s members are top quality musicians with pedigrees that stretch across all manner of musical genres, and they faithfully recreate the music and intensity of a Pink Floyd concert without recourse to backing tracks, racks of computers, or other technological wizardry. Every note that you hear is played and sung by the band, making each concert a genuine ‘live’ experience; powerful, immersive and emotional. And, of course, the music is supported by a dramatic light show that incorporates the iconic circular screen, two sets of projections, smoke and lasers.

Sit back and enjoy the Floyd Effect as the band presents a musical journey through the Pink Floyd canon including a complete performance of Dark Side Of The Moon – unbroken, as it was always meant to be heard.

Unless you were there the first time around, the music of Pink Floyd was never as real as this.

As a show this was as good as it gets. The timing, delivery and recreation of the Floyd sound was faultless, and many tracks took me to places I had forgotten existed as the sound washed over me.

Unbelievable! I heard The Floyd Effect for the first time last night. To say I was blown away would be an understatement. Terrific music, brilliantly performed reducing me to tears. I did not ever expect to hear this wonderful music performed live in this way. Thank you for a truly fabulous evening.

I had the good fortune to see the original Pink Floyd twice. The Floyd Effect are as good as the original line up and, with the intimacy of the venue, it’s like being in the front row. They were stupendous. I would urge any Floyd fan to make the effort to see them. You will be elated.

*Please Note – Not suitable for under 12s, under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony

Website: www.thefloydeffect.com
Twitter: @thefloydeffect
Facebook: facebook.com/floydeffect
Facebook Fan Page: facebook.com/FloydEffectFans
Twitter Fan Feed: @FloydEffectFans
Direct link to promo reel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZ_zBQpclMw

Doors: 7:30pm

£19.50

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Speed Dating in Manchester
Date: 27th March 2018
Details:  Manchester Speed Dating

How speed dating in Manchester works
A great event to go to is Speed Dating in Manchester. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the Speed Dating evening. The Speed Dating in Manchester will commence with the speed dating then taking place for the remainder of the evening.

How many dates will I get at a Manchester Speed Dating event?
You will normally get between twelve and fifteen dates depending on the venue location at one of our Speed Dating in Manchester events. Occasionally we go up to twenty dates. Any more and you would probably be exhausted.

What if I like someone at the Speed Dating in Manchester event?
If you like someone at the Manchester Speed Dating event, simply enter a tick on your Speeding Ticket corresponding to the person you like to indicate you may want to see that person again. The following day you can either sign in to the web site and enter your choices directly, or call the office and one of the team will enter your ticks for you to match you up with others from the Speed Dating in Manchester.
The Speed Dating in Manchester is a speed dating event brought to you by Slow Dating on http://www.slowdating.com/speed-dating/speed-dating-in-Manchester.aspx

Book now today: Manchester Speed Dating
Venue:  WALRUS
Website:  Click to visit

Martin Barre Band
Date: 6th April 2018
Details:  In association with Classic Rock Society

A Citadel 30th Anniversary Event

Martin Barre has been the guitarist of Jethro Tull for 43 years, his sound and playing having been a major factor in their success. Album sales have exceeded 60 million units and they continue to be played worldwide, representing an important part of classic rock history.

Martin’s guitar playing has earned him a high level of respect and recognition; he was voted 25th best solo ever in the USA and 20th best solo ever in the UK for his playing on ‘Aqualung’. His playing on the album ‘Crest of a Knave’ earned him a Grammy award in 1988. As well as numerous Jethro Tull albums, Martin has worked with many other artists including Paul McCartney, Phil Collins, Gary Moore, Jo Bonamassa and Chris Thompson and has shared a stage with such legends as Hendrix, Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin.

As Jethro Tull are taking a long break from touring, Martin has put together a band to play the “classic” music from the Tull catalogue. His band is a total commitment to give the Tull fans and a broader audience the chance to hear tracks not performed for many years. The band includes top musicians from a similar background.

With support from This Winter Machine

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.

Doors: 7:30pm

£18

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Stevie Nimmo
Date: 14th April 2018
Details:  A Citadel 30th Anniversary Event

Stevie Nimmo has been successfully recording and touring for the last two decades.

Born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland there was always music around as Stevie grew up. Stevie never had any guitar or singing lessons but throughout the family there were plenty of people who sang or played some kind of instrument to learn from.

After a diagnosis of cancer in 2009 and subsequent surgery resulting in the loss of his voice for over 2 months, Stevie, now living in France, was forced to ease back on his touring schedule with The Nimmo Brothers spending some months in recovery following this major operation. During this period, focusing on the style of music Stevie listens to ’off the park’, he wrote the songs that now make up The Wynds of Life. For Stevie song writing isn’t something that you plan, it’s something that you need to do. As Stevie says; “When you have that something inside you, that feeling be it happy or sad, you just have to let it out. It’s an extremely emotional process and my only way to do that is through song”.

In January 2010 Stevie recorded his first solo album The Wynds of Life at The Zone recording Studios outside Austin, Texas with an A-list of Austin’s finest musicians. Michael Ramos – Keys, George Reiff – Bass, Lloyd Maines – Steel Guitars, Pat Manske – Drums, and as a special guest guitarist David Lee Holt from Storyville. George, Lloyd and Pat are also featured on the current Courtyard Hounds release.

Fleshed out with pedal steel, banjo, accordion, B3 and Wurlitzer, amongst other instruments, The Wynds of Life falls just as easily under the Americana banner with its roots, country and gospel influences as it does in Stevie’s more familiar blues setting.

Stevie’s second album was released on Manhaton Records on 4th March 2016 and has gone on to garner reviews including ‘Blues album of the Year’
In 2016 Stevie was also nominated at the British Blues Awards for ‘Best Male Vocalist’, ‘Best Guitarist’ and ‘Best Songwriter’ with The Nimmo Brothers nominated in ‘Best Blues Band’

‘Man that guy can sing!’ David Grissom (storyville)
‘Stevie’s voice is at times gritty, other times emotional but all times perfection!’ Maverick magazine
‘Stevie possesses a great depth to his work. He has come through with an album befitting those lending support and that pretty much says it all.’
‘Muscle Shoals at its peak would be proud of having recorded this track!’ Flyinshoes review

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.

Doors: 7:30pm

£12 ADV/£14 OTD

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.

Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Arena
Date: 20th April 2018
Details:  A Citadel 30th Anniversary Event

The Classic Rock Society are pleased to announce the long-awaited return of prog-rock legends ARENA to the Citadel stage. Formed back in 1995 by ex-Marillion drummer Mick Pointer and keyboard virtuoso Clive Nolan, they were joined two years later by John Mitchell on guitar, forming the trio which is still at the heart of the band to this day, now joined by vocalist Paul Manzi and bassist Kylan Amos. A string of top quality albums have followed since then. The band have a new album due out for the tour, entitled Double Vision, and will also be celebrating the 20th anniversary of their classic 1997 album The Visitor. To reflect this, the band will be playing an extended set with no support, during which they will be playing The Visitor in its entirety! Don’t delay, this is bound to be in hot demand!

Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.

Doors: 7:30pm

£25

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

 
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