Hollies back for rescheduled gig

The Hollies
The Hollies

Veteran British pop group The Hollies return to the region for a rescheduled show next week.

The band were due to play the Milton Keynes theatre in March, but the show was cancelled after lead singer Peter Howarth became ill and collapsed outside the venue.

Having now fully recovered, the band will make their return to play dozens of their classic hits, including Carrie Anne, Bus Stop, Long Cool Woman, On A Carousel, and Hollies anthems He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother and The Air That I Breathe.

Since emerging as an important component of the 60s British pop revolution, The Hollies’ hallmark sound has not wavered during their 50 years of recording and performing around the world.

In 2010, they were honoured by the American Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame for their impact on the evolution, development, and perpetuation of the genre.

Having undergone numerous line-up changes during their career, The Hollies currently comprise of Howarth on vocals and guitar who is joined by guitarists and singers Steve Lauri and Tony Hicks, bassist and singer Ray Stiles, drummer Bobby Elliott and keyboard player Ian Parker.

The Hollies play the Milton Keynes theatre on Thursday, September 10.

Doors open at 7.30pm, tickets cost from £28.90 to £31.40 excluding fees.

Tickets are also now on sale for Jackson Live which is at the venue on Sunday, September 13.

The two hour show by Jackson impersonator Ben will feature all of the hits by the King Of Pop and include a live band and dancers.

Tickets cost £25.40 in advance before fees.

Doors for the show open at 7.30pm.

Motown’s Greatest Hits: How Sweet It Is is at the venue on Sunday, October 4.

Tickets cost £28.65 in advance before fees.

For more information and details about all forthcoming shows at the venue, visit www.atgtickets.com/venues/