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Led Into Zeppelin
Date: 7th October 2017
Details:  Led Into Zeppelin are one of the UK's leading tribute bands. The four-piece recreate Led Zeppelin's back catalogue note for note in a tremendous and rousing gig which will evoke memories of the real thing.

The band comprises Paul Bradshaw as Robert Plant on vocals, Bram Duckworth as Jimmy Page on electric guitar, Nigel Clutterbuck as John Paul Jones on bass and David Holt as John Bonham on drums.

Paul has toured all over Europe since the 1990s and is recognised as one of the best Robert Plant impersonators in the music business. Bram Duckworth is an accomplished musician who can play the guitar in any style from jazz to rock. You can also expect Bram to emulate Jimmy Page's stage presence, complete with high jumps. Nigel Clutterbuck has played bass for over 30 years and performed alongside 1980s rock band Dare, which was fronted by former Thin Lizzy keyboardist Darren Wharton. Finally, drummer David Holt is completely self taught and has worked with Craig David, Simply Red and The Stone Roses among others.

This intimate gig at the Citadel will include classics such as Kashmir, Stairway to Heaven, The Rain Song and Whole Lotta Love. A must see event for Led Zeppelin and rock music fans everywhere, Led Into Zeppelin will not disappoint!

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

Doors: 7:30pm

£15

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

Bootleg Blondie
Date: 13th October 2017
Details:  BOOTLEG BLONDIE is the official Debbie Harry & Blondie tribute band and the only Blondie tribute to play the legendary CBGB’s in New York City before its demise in 2006. CBGB’s was the Holy Grail of American Punk and New Wave, where the real Blondie first kicked off their career.

The Bootlegs have played the Isle Of Wight Festival, the 100 Club and the Hammersmith Palais in London, The Electric Ballroom, Eric’s in Liverpool, and have opened up for amongst others The Undertones, Slade, Bad Manners, The Beat, Heaven 17, Toyah, Hazel O’Connor, Tony Hadley and can be seen at all the major venues and festivals around the UK and Europe.

Debbie Harris and the boys have met the REAL Blondie and are officially endorsed by the band. Debbie Harry got in touch in 2006 when she heard we were playing CBGB’s in New York City to wish us good luck with our show and when Clem Burke, Blondie's charismatic drummer, found out that we were making a replica of his Premier drum kit, he arranged for us to meet him to sign our bass drum skin. ‘During the 2010 Blondie tour of the UK we took Clem out for a trip around London in our tour bus, he signed that too!!!!’

In 2014 Clem invited Debbie and Andy to a recording session at the Foo Fighters’ famous 606 Studio in Los Angeles, where they saw Clem and the awesome Neve mixing desk in action!

Debbie and Andy got married in March 2016 and to their great delight received two video clips from both Blondie and Debbie Harry herself congratulating them on their wedding day. What a wedding present!

And probably the best Xmas present in the world ever was in 2016 when Clem Burke came along to a Bootleg Blondie gig and actually got up and played drums on stage with the band. Afterwards he said that watching and playing with Bootleg Blondie was very emotional. We were very touched by his presence!

Debbie Harris, lead vocalist of Bootleg Blondie, has the looks, the voice and the attitude of the original Blondie bombshell and like her heroine is typically outrageous on stage. She has been known to wear dustbin liners, thigh length boots and t.shirts with more holes than t.shirt! Debbie's pride & joy is her guitar which she plays at every show and is signed by all the Blondie members.

Debbie Harris is the niece of the celebrated singer and actress Shani Wallis who played Nancy in Lionel Bart’s musical film 'Oliver'!

‘Good luck with your show!’ DEBBIE HARRY

'Playing with Bootleg Blondie was very emotional' CLEM BURKE

'Hey Debbie and Andy congratulations, rock the house!' DEBBIE HARRY AND BLONDIE

www.bootlegblondie.com

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

Doors: 7:30pm

Tickets: £12

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

Handmade Fair
Date: 15th October 2017
Details:  Vibrant Vintage are hosting 5 handmade fairs at the Mercure Georgian House, Blackrod, Bolton. This is a brand new venue for 2017. The fairs have a wide selection of stalls selling handmade cushions, cakes, chocolate, crafts, paper craft, jewellery, knitted items, pens, wood craft, button craft, jams, cards and much more.

All items sold are made by the stall holder meaning that this is a true handmade fair with lots of talented people. Plus there will be craft demonstrations, such as rag rug or spinning guild. Finally, you can take a break from shopping by sitting back and relaxing with a cup of tea and cake at the venues café.
10am to 4pm
Venue:  Mercure Georgian House
Manchester Road
Blackrod
BL6 5RU

Fleetwood Bac
Date: 27th October 2017
Details:  FLEETWOOD BAC

MAC ARE ... BAC! ! !

Presented by GS Promotions

FLEETWOOD BAC are the world’s first and best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band, endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself, the only Mac tribute to authentically replicate the classic 'Rumours' line-up.

Over the last few years they have received rave reviews from 'The Stage' newspaper, the U.K.s leading Fleetwood Mac fansites, the official Stevie Nicks website; and from ecstatic audiences wherever the band played, wowing audiences as far afield as Dubai, St. Tropez, the Cayman Islands and Monte Carlo, and twice selling out the world-famous Minack Theatre in Cornwall.

Fleetwood Bac have also been rated by The Times newspaper as one of the U.K.'s top 5 tributes, alongside The Bootleg Beatles, Bjorn Again and the Counterfeit Stones.

Fans include original Mac bassist and biographer Bob Brunning, who joined the band several times on stage, and Peter Green's official biographer Martin Celmins.

The sound, the look, the mystical atmosphere and on-stage chemistry are all portrayed with the passion and energy that got the seal of approval from ‘Big Daddy’ Mick, and built up an excellent reputation amongst Mac fans through numerous tours, festival appearances, corporate events and TV and radio slots all over the U.K. and Europe.

The Fleetwood Bac show focuses on the ‘Rumours’ era of the band (still the 5th biggest-selling album of all time). It also features several songs from the Peter Green days, plus some of Stevie’s biggest solo hits, in either a theatrical 2-hour show, including costume-changes and an acoustic section, or a one-hour Greatest Hits Show, specially tailored for corporate events.

Songs featured (all UK and US hit singles) include: Dreams, Don’t Stop, Go Your Own Way, You Make Loving Fun, Tusk, Gypsy, Everywhere, Oh Well, Rhiannon, Little Lies, Black Magic Woman, Seven Wonders, Say You Love Me, Big Love, Oh Diane, Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around, Albatross, Sara, Man Of The World, Hold Me, Green Manalishi, Need Your Love So Bad, The Chain etc…

What people have said about Fleetwood Bac:

‘ Keep up the good work! Much luck.’ - Mick Fleetwood

‘Loved the show, really enjoyed playing with you.’ - Bob Brunning, original Fleetwood Mac bass player, and author of ‘Fleetwood Mac: Rumours And Lies’

‘Stevie looks fabulous... Lindsey’s act is well sussed... Mick is entertaining to watch throughout... Christine is unbelievably accurate... first-rate.’ - Martin Celmins, Peter Green’s official biographer.

'Musical archaeologists reconstruct their favourite rock mammoth with painstaking accuracy.'-

The Times

‘Spot on. A thoroughly professional and entertaining evening. Fans of the real thing will certainly not be disappointed.’ - The Stage.

www.fleetwoodbac.com

www.facebook.com/fleetwoodbac

www.youtube.com/fleetwoodbac

fleetwoodbac@aol.com

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

Doors: 7:30pm

Tickets: £15 ADV/£18 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

Merry Hell
Date: 28th October 2017
Details:  North West folk-rockers Merry Hell return for another of their “Merry Helloween” concerts at The Citadel. The band will be playing old favourites as well as new tracks.

Merry Hell are an 8 piece band formed in 2011 from the ashes of 90’s folk/punk group The Tansads and featuring 5 original members. Since signing a record deal with Mrs Casey Records, the band have gone from strength to strength releasing two previous albums and an EP. The band now tour annually and have supported the likes of Bellowhead and Richard Thompson.

This show will almost certainly sell out so don’t miss an incredible evening of musical entertainment and ensure you book early.

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

Doors: 7:30pm

Tickets: £11 ADV/£13 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

Bonfire, Fireworks & Live Music
Date: 4th November 2017
Details:  BONFIRE, FIREWORKS & LIVE MUSIC

Black Peas - Hot Chocolate - Treacle Toffee - Toasted Marshmallows - Warm Winter Cider - Hot Pot

The Bonfire will be lit at 5pm.

The firework display will begin at 7pm.

GOLD FROM STONE from 9pm
An energetic Rock band from Leyland, Lancashire. They are a 5 piece band who love nothing more than entertaining and rocking out.

Own fireworks and sparklers are not permitted.

Under 18's must be supervised by an adult and must leave the premises no later than 11pm.

Free Entry
Venue:  Brown Cow
The Green
Eccleston
Chorley
PR7 5TP
Website:  Click to visit

China Crisis
Date: 10th November 2017
Details:  After a sell out tours of the UK and America in 2015, China Crisis return in support of their new album ‘Autumn in the Neighbourhood’, their first album of new material in 20 years. Eddie Lundon and Gary Daly are the founder members of the band which started in Kirkby, Merseyside back in 1979. Known for their string of hit singles, including African & White, Chrstian, Working with Fire and Steel, Black Man Ray and Wishful Thinking, the band will be performing these classics and more, alongside tracks from the new album.

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

Doors: 7:30pm

Tickets: £18

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

Carl Palmer
Date: 17th November 2017
Details:  “In Memory Of Keith Emerson, Greg Lake & John Wetton”.

Presented by The Classic Rock Society.

Rock legend and drummer extraordinaire Carl Palmer brings his 2017 tour ‘In memory of Keith, Greg and John’ to St Helens, with a show filled with the music of Emerson, Lake And Palmer, along with a couple of King Crimson pieces in honour of John Wetton.

Carl says: “The up and coming tour in November is a celebration of the music I have made over the years with Keith and Greg and also John Wetton who has died this year. These are three very important people in my life .And all three died within a ten month period of each other it was a great loss to us all. I look forward to playing some of the music I personally made with all of them over the years on my November tour.”

This rare chance to see one of rock’s biggest names celebrating this great music ‘loud and proud’ with his astonishing band at The Citadel is an evening not to be missed!

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

Doors: 7:30pm

Tickets: £25

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

Handmade Fair
Date: 19th November 2017
Details:  Vibrant Vintage are hosting 5 handmade fairs at the Mercure Georgian House, Blackrod, Bolton. This is a brand new venue for 2017. The fairs have a wide selection of stalls selling handmade cushions, cakes, chocolate, crafts, paper craft, jewellery, knitted items, pens, wood craft, button craft, jams, cards and much more.

All items sold are made by the stall holder meaning that this is a true handmade fair with lots of talented people. Plus there will be craft demonstrations, such as rag rug or spinning guild. Finally, you can take a break from shopping by sitting back and relaxing with a cup of tea and cake at the venues café.
10am to 4pm
Venue:  Mercure Georgian House
Manchester Road
Blackrod
BL6 5RU

Lancashire Day with live music from Marauder
Date: 25th November 2017
Details:  Lancashire Day allows us the opportunity to declare that we are proud to be Lancastrians. It commemorates the day in 1295 when Lancashire sent its first representatives to Parliament by King Edward I of England to attend what later became known as The Model Parliament.

Come and savour the real taste of Lancashire... Lancashire Hot Pot - Lancashire Cheeses - Lancaster Bomber - Thwaites Original

Event starts at 6pm - Free Entry

Live Music from local band Marauder - 9pm
Venue:  Brown Cow
The Green
Eccleston
Chorley
PR7 5TP
Website:  Click to visit

 
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