Tamworth Theatre Talk: Boys in the Band

Boys in the Band: Taking the audience on a rocking ride through the music of some of the best-known boy bands.

Boys in the Band: Taking the audience on a rocking ride through the music of some of the best-known boy bands.

International hit show, Boys in the Band, celebrates the world’s greatest hits from the most iconic boy bands of the 20th century at Capitol Theatre Tamworth on March 5 at 3pm.

Billed as “the feel good show of the year”, this high energy concert features 50 years of hits including Walk Like a Man, Sherry, Can’t Buy Me Love, Let it Be, Hey Jude, Imagine, Blame it on the Boogie, ABC, Unchained Melody, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Staying Alive and medleys of the biggest hits the world has ever known.

After their appearance at the Capitol Theatre Season Launch in November, ticket sales are confirming their popularity. 

So for a great afternoon of entertainment with songs from Frankie Vallie, The Beatles, The Bee Gees, Jackson 5 and beyond… grab your tickets now. 

Backed by their live band The Players, Boys in the Band will have the audience dancing in the aisles!

he Spooky Men’s Chorale, tonight at Capitol Theatre has a diverse repertoire ranging from Georgian table songs to immaculate ballads, vaudevillian nonsense and a mock Sufi ode to the Bee Gees.

They have built a reputation for highly amusing and entertaining performances built on a solid musical base, under the leadership of Stephen Taberner. 

This super-sized men’s choir, full of all shapes and sizes have super-sized voices and a huge sense of humour.

Icehouse was formed by Iva Davies and are one of those bands who have managed to transcend age groups with a career spanning 40 years.

Generations of music lovers have been brought up with hits such as Crazy, Electric Blue, We Can Get Together, Great Southern Land, Hey Little Girl and Man Of Colours to name a few.

Icehouse have sold over three million albums locally, more than nine million internationally have achieved 28 platinum album sales in Australasia. They have had eight Top 10 albums and more than 30 Top 40 singles. 

Icehouse and Iva Davies have won many awards including the Countdown Award for the Most Popular Male Performer and ARIA Awards for the Best Album and Highest Selling Album for Man of Colours.

The band was inducted in the ARIA Hall of Fame in 2006. In June 2013, Iva was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for “significant service to the music and entertainment industry” as a songwriter and performer, and to the community.

Following the fashion of icons in the music industry, Icehouse celebrate 40 Years Live! when the tour visits Tamworth on February 25 at 7.30pm with guest artists Pseudo Echo and Mat McHugh at TRECC. 

Tickets for these shows and more are available online at entertainmentvenues.com.au, by phone on 6766 2028 or in person at Capitol Theatre Box Office or The Big Golden Guitar.