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It may be Father’s Day on Sunday 19 June, but it doesn’t have to be just about the Dads! Whether it’s your dad, granddad, stepdad, uncle, brother or best friend, they all deserve a big thank you for everything they do, and a rocking night out with the boys (and girls) at Blackpool Grand Theatre is just the ticket.
The ultimate retro concert 80s Live dances into Blackpool Grand on Sunday 19 June itself so what better way to celebrate his special day? Get him to dig out the double denim, slip on some loafers and travel back in time to enjoy chart-topping anthems from artists including Duran Duran, Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Culture Club, The Human League, Tears for Fears and more! Move aside Doc, you don’t need The DeLorean to create this time machine!
A perfect boy’s night out:
More great gifts for men include the spectacular Bowie Experience celebrating the incredible Sound and Vision of David Bowie right through from A to Ziggy; run as fast as your Hot Legs will take you to Some Guys Have all The Luck – The Rod Stewart Story as Paul Metcalfe easily captures all the infectious energy and cheeky charisma of the legendary performer; spend One Night in Dublin with the multi award-winning Irish band Wild Murphys for an unforgettable night of toe-tapping music, banter and good old Irish craic; don’t let him miss Steve Steinman’s one and only Vampires Rock – Ghost Train featuring over 30 of the greatest rock anthems of all time from AC/DC and Meat Loaf to Bon Jovi and Guns N’ Roses; dust off his cowboys boots for the rootin’ tootin’ One Night in Texas packed with more country music hits than you can shake a Stetson at; celebrate 70 sensational years of rock and roll with Sun Records The Concert bringing back the sound of the trailblazing recording studio that was home to Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison and the late, great Elvis Presley, and sip Red, Red Wine, wind your waist and feel good with the hi-energy Absolute Reggae as Johnny2Bad and his 3 piece horn section recreate the million selling songs of the Reggae era from UB40, Aswad, Bob Marley and more.
Are one-night bands his scene?
The Grand’s superb new Summer of Sound hits just the right note for great gifts for men. Dress up in crepes and drapes for rock and roll favourites Showaddywaddy in a dynamic and uplifting live show featuring all their biggest hits; treat him to a well-earned trip to A Country Night in Nashville for an incredible night celebrating the joy of country music with the amazing live band Dominic Halpin and the Hurricanes and go Radio Ga Ga together for A Spectacular Night of Queen as this high-energy concert perfectly captures the pomp and brilliance of Freddie Mercury and his iconic British band.
The Boys are Back in Town for Rock For Heroes featuring over twenty classic rock songs from a seven-piece live band with amazing lighting and sound; let him live Life in the Fast Lane as the Illegal Eagles make a welcome return with their unique masterclass of musicianship; relive the Glory Days of The Boss once again as the incredible eight-piece tribute Sound of Springsteen returns to rock you with Bruce Springsteen’s greatest hits and deep cuts and Roll Over Beethoven! ELO Again is back with their stunning Re-Discovery Tour celebrating the truly universal music of Jeff Lynne and the Electric Light Orchestra, complete with famous orchestrations, soaring strings and some of the most unforgettable classic rock and pop songs of our generation.
Tickle his funny bone with a Grand night of comedy!
Buckle up for a comedy rollercoaster ride that will leave him breathless with laughter as top comics Jarred Christmas, Paul Tonkinson, Ninia Benjamin and Mike Gunn join together to bring Jongleurs comedy club to live to The Grand for one night only; Ah! go on and join seasoned stand-up star Joe Rooney for A Celebration of Father Ted as he reminisces about starring in the classic TV comedy before a showing of his hilarious episode; snap up tickets for the gloriously daft Milton Jones as ‘him with the shirts’ from TV’s Mock the Week reveals the truth about him being an international spy and more and laugh together as Saturday night TV legend Harry Hill starches up his big collar ready for the all-singing, all-dancing, one-man silly spectacular Pedigree Fun!
PS – There are still a few seats left for top TV comedian Jon Richardson with his hilarious new The Knitwit show in February 2023 …
There are also the magnificent musicals Boogie Nights, Dreamboats and Petticoats, Beautiful the Carole King Musical, The Rocky Horror Show, Titanic the Musical and Shrek the Musical; the chilling ghost story When Darkness Falls, the marvellously mysterious Sherlock Holmes and the Valley of Fear, Ian Hislop’s hilarious new play Spike, Agatha Christie’s thrilling murder mystery The Mousetrap and there’s still lots more to choose from! That’s some Grand gifts for men!
Visit blackpoolgrand.co.uk for full show listings and bookings or call the box office on 01253 290 190 for bookings and further information. The Grand Theatre’s special new Summer brochure is available HERE alternatively you can pick one up at the Box Office.
Treat your favourite man this June just for being them. And remember! You can say thank you any time of the year too with top tickets to a Grand night out!
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