60's Nights & Cabaret nights

Over the many years we have been hosting live 60's groups,soul artistes and great comedy at the Legion, they have proved to be hugely successful. You're guaranteed a top quality live act along with a great atmosphere and real value for money. It's always best to book first or phoning to check availability. Get your tickets early to avoid disappointment!

Doors for all events open at 7.30pm and evenings finish at Midnight. Most events are open to non members contact Steve 01525 237923

 

2019

ANOTHER GREAT YEAR OF TOP ENTERTAINMENT 

 

SATURDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER - ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S BEST 60'S TRIBUTE BANDS 

                                                                               ' THE REVOLVERS'

Forming in the summers of 2006, The Revolvers consist of four young guys with an unrivaled, burning passion for the greatest musical decade of all time .... We are of course referring to the 1960's

Having played over 1500 concerts worldwide 'The Revolvers' continue to wow audiences with not only their incredible musical talents but also with their unmatched authenticity. From the meticulously sourced costumes that they wear to the vintage musical instruments that they use. This is really is ashow not to be missed. Think back to an era when Rubber Soul by The Beatles was high in the charts, the Mini was the car to have- as was the skirt- and great music filled with guitars and harmonies could be heard from most radio's.

The Revolvers are bringing the great music of the sixties back to life with songs from such artists as Small Faces, The Kinks, The Beatles, The Who, Spencer Davis Group, The Rolling Stones and many more......

The Revolvers have performed at famous venues such as The Cavern, Hampton Court, and have toured parts of America and Europe. They were also handpicked to perform at the Premier after party of 'Made in Dagenham' film in the West End!   £15

 

SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER - 'AFTER THE BREAK'

 (SOUL DUO FEATURING ROY CARTER EX HEATWAVE)

This duo featuring Roy Carter an iconic name amongst Motown singers. Roy is known for his involvement with many legendary soul acts including Stevie Wonder and Janet Jackson. Having excelled in various roles for bands like Heatwave, The Foundations and The Drifters, audience have been eager to see the legend in action. Tonight Roy is part of a superb Duo 'After the Break'  £12.50

 

SATURDAY 9TH NOVEMBER  - TOP 60's BAND

'THE FOURMOST + EXCELLENT COMEDY FROM TANK SHERMAN

The Fourmost, 60's band, had it's roots steeped in the eclectic 1960's Mersey beat boom as part of the Brian Epstein stable along with The Beatles, Billy J Kramer, Gerry & the Pacemakers and others.

The band have evolved from enjoying 1960's charts hits such as 'Hello Little Girl (No 9) and A little lovin (No6) and less popular songs including 'Baby i need your lovin' and 'Here There and Everywhere'.

During the 70's and early 80's the band played mainly on the cabaret circuit where it struggled to compete for appeal with disco, funk, glam rock and punk.Since the mid 1980's the band has enjoyed a golden era as part of a wider 60's revival scene and is now one of the most authentic 1960's bands currently on the circuit today, from their Vox amps and Ludwig drums down to their Italian made slim fit suits and Cuban heel boots.

The evening also features the hilarious comedy of Tank Sherman. Tank has worked alongside Jethro, both live, on TV and on five DVD's, won an ITV talent contest, Performed on TV and been in panto with Jimmy Osmond. Tank was the star act at the Ossmington pigeon fanciers ball where he had the audience eating out of his hand!!    £17.50

 

SATURDAY 7TH DECEMBER  - TOP 'ELVIS' TRIBUTE - ALVIN PRINTWHISTLE

In what is becoming an annual event we welcome back the very popular 'Alvin Printwhistle'. Come along and experience the music that created a true rock 'n' roll legend. Well known and highly respected Elvis tribute artist,West End performer, as well as radio and national television celebrity+ a brilliant comedian Alvin presents his ultimate Elvis tribute show which will have you rockin and rollin the night away and lots a great humour thrown in as well.    £12.50

 

TUESDAY 31ST DECEMBER  - SEE IN THE 2020 IN THE COMPANY OF A SOUL SENSATION

                                                                                  STEVE WILLIAMSON

Building up a great following we are very pleased to bring you sensational soul artist 'Steve Williamson Steve's set will feature classics of soul & Motown from such artistes as 'The Temptations', The Drifters, Otis Reading to name a few + Steve's tribute to Luther Vandross which Steve has received rave reviews for. Come along and dance sing and join us for what is going to be a superb evening. Please book early as our last two New Years eve party have sold out by mid October. 

Tickets £15 members £17.50 non-members

 

 

OUR GREAT LINE-UP OF ENTERTAIMENT FOR 2020

 

 

 Saturday 8th February –

Billy Lee - Tom Jones + Friends – Sounds of the stars

After Billy's appearance on "Stars In Their Eyes" in 1998, He has taken the country by storm with the most dynamic impersonation ever of the Welsh singing star. Billy's show has taken him all over the World. With a repertoire which includes; it’s Not Unusual, Kiss, Delilah and Sexbomb, Billy never fails to get an audience up for a good time. When impersonating a "superstar" with a voice like Tom Jones, the most important thing is being able to musically "pull it off" and Billy does this with surprising ease, even to the point of being asked to "demo" recordings for the man himself.

Billy also features a set featuring his vocal impressions of top stars such as Dean Martin, Johnny Cash, Nat King Cole & Elvis.    Tickets £10

 

  Saturday 14th March

            Christopher Nott – 70’s Night

Stars In Their Eyes finalist Christopher Nott will be bringing the hits of David Essex to life at the RBL. The two sets feature some of David Essex’s greatest hits – from ‘Gonna make you a star’ to ‘High Flying Adored ‘– as well as hits from The Osmonds, David Cassidy, Barry White and more!   Tickets £12.50

 

 

Saturday 11th April – The New Pacemakers + Ali James

After spending many years on the British 60’s music scene in various bands, the four guys have come together to create ‘The New Pacemakers’. A musically tight four piece with powerful instruments and finely crafted harmonies, the boys play an array of classic hits from the ‘golden era’ of the sixties.A thoroughly professional show taking you through a musical journey. Plus ‘Watch out gentlemen’ she’s back, yes, the hilarious comedy/ vocalist Ali James makes a welcome return. Are we safe to walk to the bar during her set?  Tickets £20

 

 

Saturday 16th May – Abba Fever

A 4 piece live band with 4 part harmonies the show transports you back to the 70’s through the biggest hits of the world’s favourite band.

Live vocals, stunning musicianship, authentic costumes and exciting choreography all contribute to a spectacular show which gets audiences to their feet night after night. We are pleased to welcome back this superb band Tickets TBC

 

 

 

Saturday 13th June –The Beatles Experience

The Beatles Experience are just the perfect Beatles show. They take great care in making sure they have the authentic look and sound of the Beatles. The stage costumes are exactly the same design, all the equipment is authentic and of the era of The Beatles including Vox amps, Ludwig drums, Rickenbacker and Gretch guitars and the famous Hofner violin bass. Attention to detail is of prime importance to the band who have spent many hours perfecting the art of the Beatles. Indeed Steve who plays ‘Paul’ taught himself to play left-handed which has greatly enhanced the look and feel of the show.


To top it off, an explosive performance is given, from the word go they put in 100% effort. The show is performed with all the enthusiasm and energy of the Beatles in the heyday of Beatlemania. Going all out to engage and captivate the audience so that they leave feeling ecstatic and thoroughly satisfied that they have just seen the closest thing to the Beatles live in concert.

The show features hits such as; She Loves You, Twist & Shout, I Wanna Hold Your Hand, Can't Buy Me Love, A Hard Day's Night, Help, Get Back, Back In The USSR, Let It be and Hey Jude.  Tickets
£ TBC

 

 

Saturday 11th July  - Closer 2 Home Duo – Featuring Graham James

Graham James a familiar face at the RBL club returns, but this time not as a solo act but along with another excellent vocalist Simon Lee. Together they formed Closer 2 Home duo in 2019 and are already doing fantastically on the club circuit. Singing a selection of superb floor-fillers from Graham’s days in bands like Union Gap & The Fourmost and through the great decades of classic hits. This will be a night not to miss  Tickets £12.50

 

 

Saturday 15th August  - Gary Beckwith – Charity event

Join us for our annual charity event. Charity yet to be announced. We will once again be in the company of the very talented Mr Gary Beckwith who will be singing a selection of 50’s and sixties classics. Always a popular artist. Hope you are able to join us to raise money for a worthy cause. 

Entry payable on the door or reserve a table  £7.50

 

 

Saturday 12th September – An outstanding night of Soul/ Motown

Featuring Uche Eke & Evah Morgan

Two of the most highly thought of soul artistes on the cabaret/ club circuit will make this a truly memorable night for lovers of classic soul and Motown. Evah Morgan is a soul diva and no doubt one of the best soul singers this country has produced. Her sultry warm voice delivers passion, sensitivity and raw emotion as she performs songs made famous by Dianna Ross, Aretha Franklin and many more. Uche has garnered success and fame over the years and performed for the famous chart band Hot Chocolate, alongside Roy Hemmings and Ray Lewis of  The Drifters and New Drifters fame respectively. He has also seen stage time performing as the unforgettable Sammy Davis Jnr with Premier Music’s The Rat Pack Party. As if that weren’t enough, Uche also finds time to perform with The Stylistics tribute band ‘Sing baby Sing’. This is a solo event for Uche and with his vast repertoire it’s bound to be a fantastic night for dancing.  Tickets

Saturday 10th October – The Bootleg  Bee Gee’s                                    

These undisputed masters of melody bring to you a hugely entertaining, totally convincing show of magic and music of the Bee Gees, world renowned superstars.

Dominating the hearts of millions, the music of the Bee Gees is uncannily reproduced with this brilliant interpretation as hit after hit is performed with perfection in this sensational fast moving production.

Immaculately presented, the accuracy and quality of the Bootleg Bee Gees is so close you will imagine it’s the real thing.

Your eyes and ears will deceive when you witness the falsetto of Barry, the soaring vocals of Robin and the sweet harmonies of Maurice, brought to you by this stunning threesome.

Without question the Bee Gees were one of the most accomplished groups ever with their sheer diversity of talents.  Now once again, The Bootleg Bee Gees will take you back in time to recall such great songs as Massachusetts, Night Fever, Stayin’ Alive, How Deep Is Your Love, Jive Talkin’, Tragedy, I’ve gotta get a message to you, and many many more wondrous pop melodies.

You can sit back, sing along or dance but above all enjoy the music. Tickets £15

                                                                        Saturday 14th November – A fantastic tribute to ‘The Cavern Club ’ Featuring ‘The Mersey Legends & Kate Bell in ‘The Cilla Show’

The Mersey Legends have a reputation for being able to recreate the accurate and authentic sounds and arrangements of the sixties Liverpool music; and have a repertoire covering the popular hits and dance music of most of the known sixties, Liverpool bands. The band use the authentic instruments and musical arrangements to ensure that the sounds are just as they were in the sixties. The band's repertoire is selected to ensure that everyone will be up and dancing from the very first notes and will be able to sing along with every song! The Cilla Show by Kate Bell is an authentic, respectful & professional tribute to the much loved, national treasure Cilla Black

Featuring the amazing vocals and talent of Kate Bell, will take you back to the golden musical era of 60s & 70s, taking you on a journey of Cilla's life   Tickets £20

 

 

 

         Saturday 5th December  -  Alvin Printwhistle

We welcome back Alvin for what now seems to be an annual event. As one of the most respected Elvis Tribute Artistson the circuit today, Alvin has been an avid Elvis fan since his early childhood and has included a tribute to Elvis in his shows since 1980. It is important to note that Elvis Presley himself had a great sense of humour and although a ‚tribute show‚ there is a strong emphasis on humour, (you will discover that you do not need to be an Elvis fan to enjoy)an Alvin‚ show, in comparison to a lot of other Elvis Tribute Artists, it has to be said, leans very much on the fun element, and with the audience being encouraged to participate, the formula for a great night is guaranteed. Tickets £12.50

 

 

New Year’s Eve – Vivo – A fantastic party band                                 

Music ranging from standards through 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s right up to the present day. Vivo, comprising of drummer / vocalist Keith Slater and guitar / vocalists Ian Price and Mark Willis, are a first class, self-contained trio. These three guys have a reputation for great musicianship, professionalism and a versatility that’s astounding! Between them they have appeared on national television and radio and toured internationally with top entertainers.They have a vast experience of virtually every popular musical genre ranging from, country, reggae ,rock, pop, funk, disco.....you name it these guys can play it! Vivo can cover it all from Evergreens right up to modern day classics.

It’s gonna be an excellent party night with the band doing 3 x 45 minute sets.   Tickets £25