Sun 22nd Oct at 7:30pm
@ Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, Cardiff
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Legends Live: Suzi Quatro, David Essex, The Osmonds, Hot Chocolate
"Tony Denton Promotions are delighted to bring these four iconic artistes together for the Legends Live arena tour 2017, the tour features Suzi Quatro, David Essex, The Osmonds & Hot Chocolate. This not to be missed tour will be kicking off at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on Friday 13th October and culminates at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on Sunday 22nd October.
Suzi Quatro - Between 1973 and 1980, Suzi Quatro featured in the British charts for no less than 101 weeks, and has sold to date over 55 million records, and still counting. Her hits include the No 1 “Can The Can”, that went on to sell two and a half million copies worldwide. Other hits include “48 Crash”, “Too Big”, “Devil Gate Drive”, “Daytona Demon”, “The Wild One”, “She’s In Love With You”, “If You Can’t Give Me Love”, and a million seller in the U.S.A., “Stumblin In” a duet with Chris Norman. From 77-79 Suzi spread her wings and landed a part on the worldwide hit TV Series ‘Happy Days’, playing leather tuscadero opposite Henry Winkler and Ron Howard. She continued to act in other shows including, Minder, Dempsey and Makepeace, and more up to date, Absolutely Fabulous and Midsomer Murders. She has an on going career with Radio Two having done her own weekly programs, and many special documentaries including Elvis Presley, Otis Redding, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison and Patsy Cline.
David Essex – From hit records to hit musicals David Essex OBE has had one of the most enduring careers in music, stage & screen. He scored two number 1 singles with “Hold Me Close” & “Gonna Make You A Star” and a string of hits including “Lamplight”, “Silver Dream Machine”, “A Winter’s Tale”, “Stardust”, “Rock On”, “Oh What A Circus”, “Tahiti” & “Rolling Stone”. He has starred in the films Silver Dream Racer, That’ll Be The Day & Stardust” and appeared in Eastenders as Eddie Moon.
The Osmonds – For over five decade The Osmonds have been entertaining sold out crowds but it was in the 70’s they escaladed to one of the biggest bands in the world. Osmondsmania took hold and the hits kept coming, “Down By The Lazy River” was their first UK hit followed by “Crazy Horses”, “Let Me In”, “Going Home”, “The Proud One”, “One Bad Apple” & the monster number 1 “Love Me For A Reason”. The have recorded over 50 albums and sold over 100 million records, 59 of those reaching gold and platinum status.
Hot Chocolate – In 1970 Hot Chocolate had their first hit with “Love Is Life” which reached number 6 in the charts, this was the first of many that continued until the late 90’s. In all they achieved 27 top 30 hits, including the number 1 “So You Win Again”. The band became the only group, and one of just three acts that scored a hit in every year of the 70’s in the charts (the other two being Elvis Presley and Diana Ross). “You Sexy Thing” became the only track to reach the top 10 in 1970s, 1980s & 1990s and was used in the soundtrack to The Full Monty. A few of their biggest hits include “No Doubt About It”, “It Started With A Kiss”, “Girl Crazy”, “Brother Louise”, “Everyone’s A Winner”, “Emma” & “Put Your Love In Me”.
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Leather-clad 70s glam rock-pop goddess and occasional Radio 2 presenter with her series 'Quatrophonic'. In 2014 Suzi celebrated 50 years in the music industry and released a deluxe 4-CD retrospective set, including the two UK no.1 singles 'Can The Can' and 'Devil Gate Drive'. Still wowing fans in her 60s, Suzi shows no signs of stopping. "I will retire when I go on stage, shake my ass, and there is silence," she says.
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David enjoys a remarkable career that has combined concerts, records, theatre, composing, films and television with striking success. He has written, recorded and produced albums and singles that have sold millions of copies worldwide and has had twenty-three Top 30 singles in Britain alone.
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The Osmond Brothers – Alan, Wayne, Merrill, and Jay - recorded their first record album in 1963, and since that time with the addition of Donny, Marie, and Jimmy, collectively and individually, the family has had approximately 200 albums released.
The Osmonds have had a phenomenally successful recording career, having sold over 100 million albums worldwide and 59 gold and platinum award records to their credit. Their 1974 hit, ‘Love Me For A Reason’, went global again over 20 years later, when covered to huge success by Boyzone.
Merrill found success on his own and recorded several solo projects as well. Jay fronted the band with the Global hit ‘Crazy Horses’ (their biggest international hit) a song ahead of its time written by the band about pollution. The Osmonds have also proven to be very talented and successful song writers, and have penned a majority of their biggest hits – including ‘Down By The Lazy River’, ‘Let Me In’, ‘Goin’ Home’, ‘The Proud One’, ‘I’m Still Gonna Need You’, etc.
With each album recorded, The Osmonds’ talents and abilities continued to grow musically and they still know how to touch the hearts and souls of their fans. No other musical group or family can match their harmonies. Through it all, The Osmonds have never stopped recording and continue to experience great success worldwide! The best is only yet to come!
The Osmonds are still as active now as they ever were, and are still fronted by Merrill and Jay.
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Hot Chocolate are one of the only bands to have hits each year in the 70s, 80s and 90s. The group have sold over 15 million records in The UK alone. They have also seen their greatest hits albums hit Number 1 in the charts three times - 1979, 1987 and 1993. Some of those hits include So You Win Again, Brother Louie, Everyone's A Winner, No Doubt About It, It Started With A Kiss and from the film The Full Monty, You Sexy Thing. The band are now fronted by Kennie Simon.
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