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Fatman Scoop joins Charlie Sloth to Support Sean Paul in Coventry

Fatman Scoop will join Sean Paul for his summer gig in Coventry, it has been revealed. The American hip hop star joins BBC radio 1 DJ Charlie Sloth as Sean Paul’s special guests at his gig inside the Ricoh Arena’s Ericsson Indoor Arena on Sunday, 19 August. Around 2,000 pre-sale and early bird tickets sold […]

Sean Paul Comes to Coventry

  Chart-topping Jamaican rapper Sean Paul is coming to Coventry this summer. The Temperature star is playing in the Ricoh Arena’s Ericsson Indoor Arena on Sunday, August 19 and will be supported by BBC Radio 1 DJ Charlie Sloth, with two  special guest acts to be announced. Sean Paul shot to fame in the UK […]

The Selecter join Stepback 80s Concert at The Ricoh in December

One of the leading bands of the 2-tone era has been added to a 80s revival concert taking place in Coventry later this year. The Selecter – who rose to national fame in their home city of Coventry in the late 70s and early 80s – are performing at the StepBack 80s Concert at the […]

BOYZLIFE come to Rialto Coventry on 4th May

A super-group featuring former members of two of Britain’s most popular boybands will perform live in Coventry in May. Boyzlife, featuring Keith Duffy and Brian McFadden, formerly of Boyzone and Westlife respectively, will take to the stage at Rialto Reborn on Friday, May 4. The duo joined forces in 2016 and have since gone on […]

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Aug 2018

SEAN PAUL CONCERT

07:30 - @ Coventry :: Ricoh Arena

Worldwide superstar and Grammy-award winning Dance-hall & Reggae legend Sean Paul comes to Coventry to perform in his very first arena concert in the city at Coventry's Ricoh Arena. Sean Paul continues to be hugely successful, popular and globally recognised influencing and collaborating with artists from virtually all genres of music. Make sure you take this…

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NEW DATES FOR THE STEPBACK! 90s TOUR

Some of the biggest hits of the 90s will be brought to life at a revival concerts across the UK featuring a host of popular names. The StepBack 90s Concert – which takes place at The SSE Arena, Wembley,​ 11/10/18 – Ricoh Arena​, Coventry 13/10/18 – Motorpoint Arena Cardiff​ 14/10/18 – Motorpoint Arena Nottingham 6/12/18 and Echo Arena Liverpool​ 7/12/18 – […]

BLAZIN SQUAD Joins Line-up for the Stepback 90s Tour

Blazin’ Squad are the final act to be added to a revival concert taking place in Coventry. The band shot to fame in the early noughties and are performing at the StepBack 90s concert at the Ricoh Arena’s Ericsson Indoor Arena on Saturday, October 13. Blazin’ Squad had six top ten hits in the UK […]

Motown Legend Talks Ahead of Coventry Gig on March 10th

Motown’s original soul diva Martha Reeves says Coventry will be the “icing on the cake” as she gets ready to showcase some of her greatest hits on Saturday night. Best known for hits ‘Dancing on the Streets’ and ‘Heatwave’, Detroit natives Martha Reeves and the Vandellas will be performing at Rialto Reborn on Saturday, March […]

GO WEST Perform intimate Gig in Coventry

A popular 80s pop duo will be putting on a rare intimate performance in Coventry in preparation for the Stepback 80s Christmas concert. Go West will be performing live on stage at Coundon’s Rialto Reborn on Friday, November 30. Lead vocalist Peter Cox and supporting vocalist, guitarist and keyboard player Richard Drummie are fast becoming […]

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Oct 2018

Stepback – The 90’s Concert

19:30 - 23:00 @ Coventry :: Ricoh Arena

STEPBACK! The worlds biggest 90s concert comes to The Ricoh Arena Coventry on 13th October 2018! Bringing you some of the best loved stars from the coolest decade. This live indoor 90s concert brings one of the strongest lineups ever seen together on one stage, featuring PETER ANDRE, B*WITCHED,VENGABOYS, 5IVE, EAST17, SCLUB, BIG BROVAZ, BOOTY…

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Stepback the 80s is back and this time it’s Christmas!

The Stepback 80s Christmas Concert  is coming to the Ricoh Arena’s Ericsson Indoor Arena on Saturday 22nd December, which will see Tony Hadley, Bonnie Tyler, ABC and Go West all performing Christmas songs and some of their classic hits. Other artists include Katrina from Katrina and The Waves and Black Lace, with more big-name artists […]

B*WITCHED Join Stepback! 90s Line-up

Another star name has been added to the bill of a 90s nostalgia concert to be held inside the Ricoh Arena’s Ericsson Indoor Arena later this year. Irish girl group B*Witched, who have sold more than three million albums worldwide and saw their first four singles go straight to number one in the charts, will […]

MARTHA REEVES & THE VANDELLAS Live in Coventry

MOTOWN’S ultimate soul diva, Martha Reeves, and the Vandellas will be performing live at Coventry’s Rialto Reborn, on Saturday 10th March. This is your chance to see an unmissable show of non-stop Mo-Town magic as these divas perform live at the Venue In Coundon, Coventry. A fabulous evening of live music showcasing some of their […]

MOTORPOINT ARENA NOTTINGHAM TO STAGE 80s Stepback Concert

Some of the leading stars of 80’s music have been lined up to perform at a top revival gig at the Motorpoint Arena on Saturday, 27 October 2018.   Music fans will be able to turn back the clock with Tony Hadley, Sister Sledge, ABC, Paul Young, T’Pau, and Katrina from Katrina & the Waves […]

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Oct 2018

Step Back – The 80’s Concert :: 28th October 2018

19:30 - 23:00 @ Liverpool :: Echo Arena

STEPBACK! The worlds biggest 80s concert – bringing you some of the best loved stars from the coolest decade. This  live indoor 80s concert brings one of the strongest lineups ever seen together on one stage, featuring TONY HADLEY,  ABC, BONNIE TYLER, GO WEST, PAUL YOUNG, T’PAU, CHESNEY HAWKES & KATRINA (of Katrina and the…

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STEPBACK! is back and this time its 90s

The biggest hits of the 90s will be performed live at Ricoh Arena’s Ericsson Indoor Arena later this year. The StepBack 90s Concert will see Peter Andre, Venga Boys, 5IVE, S Club, East 17, Big Brovaz and Booty Luv take to the stage on Saturday, 13th October for an evening of nostalgia featuring some of […]

Echo Arena Liverpool Stages 80s Stepback! Concert

Some of the leading stars of 80s music have been lined up to perform at a top revival gig at the Echo Arena Liverpool on 28 October 2018. Music fans will be able to turn back the clock as Tony Hadley, ABC, Paul Young, T’Pau, and Katrina from Katrina & the Waves take to the […]

5ive Perform in Coventry

5ive headline Showtime Live, this well-known boy band sold over 20 million records in the 90s and 00s and starred in ITV’s The Big Reunion in recent years. Their songs include ‘Keep On Movin’ and ‘Everybody Get Up!’, and 5ive were amongst the biggest bands in the UK. The boys are still a huge attraction, appearing […]

A journalist review of The World Famous Elvis Show starring Chris Connor

Elvis surely was in the house By John Buck To say there was an expectant hush in the Kings Hall as the audience awaited “the King” aka Chris Connor to come on stage is a leeetle wide of the mark. There wasn’t a whisper, there wasn’t a hum there was just a loud “grace” from […]

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Oct 2018

Step Back – The 80’s Concert :: 27th October 2018

19:30 - 23:00 @ Nottingham :: Motorpoint Arena

STEPBACK! The worlds biggest 80s concert - bringing you some of the best loved stars from the coolest decade. This live indoor 80s concert brings one of the strongest lineups ever seen together on one stage, featuring TONY HADLEY,  ABC, BONNIE TYLER, GO WEST, PAUL YOUNG, T’PAU, CHESNEY HAWKES & KATRINA (of Katrina and the…

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The Rat Pack Swinging Christmas Show comes to The Albany Theatre on Saturday, December 2.

The kings of swing are heading to Coventry to kick-off the festive period this year. Britain’s longest running Rat Pack tribute group The Rat Pack will take to the stage at The Albany Theatre on Saturday, December 2 at 7:30pm. The Rat Pack Swinging Christmas Show features David Alacey as Frank Sinatra, Des Colman as […]

Thousands Flock To Stepback! 80s Concert

Generations united at the Ricoh Arena last weekend to see some of the biggest 80s music icons roll back the years. Around 8,000 people flocked to the Stepback 80s Concert at the Ericsson Indoor Arena to see a star-studded line up boasting Tony Hadley and Jason Donovan take to the stage. Others entertaining the crowd […]

“Daddy Cools” is the official after party for the STEPBACK 80S CONCERT

A one-off 80s music marathon is coming to the Midlands this autumn. The Stepback 80s Concert arrives at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena on Saturday, October 14 featuring some of the decade’s musical icons – including Tony Hadley, Jason Donovan, Go West and Kim Wilde – and it has been announced that the party is continuing afterwards […]

80s POP Sensation Sonia Talks about the upcoming Coventry Gig

Eighties pop star Sonia is promising a “trip down memory lane” when she performs as part of a bumper show celebrating the decade at a Coventry nightclub. Sonia will be joined on stage by fellow chart toppers of the decade Doctor and The Medics and Hazell Dean for the upcoming ‘That’s So 80s’ gig at […]

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Oct 2018

Step Back – The 80’s Concert :: 28th October 2018

19:30 - 23:00 @ Liverpool :: Echo Arena

STEPBACK! The worlds biggest 80s concert – bringing you some of the best loved stars from the coolest decade. This  live indoor 80s concert brings one of the strongest lineups ever seen together on one stage, featuring TONY HADLEY,  ABC, BONNIE TYLER, GO WEST, PAUL YOUNG, T’PAU, CHESNEY HAWKES & KATRINA (of Katrina and the…

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The Three Degrees Head To Coventry!

Celebrating 50 years since Valerie Holiday joined the group in 1967, all-star vocal trio The Three Degrees will head to Coventry this month for a special anniversary concert at the Albany Theatre. Taking place on Saturday 26 August, the gig will see Holiday and her bandmates Helen Scott and Freddie Pool take listeners on a […]

Heather Small performs live in Coventry on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

The iconic voice of M People will take to the stage for one night in Coventry next year. Heather Small will be performing live in a rare intimate gig at Rialto Reborn in Coundon on Saturday, April 28. It’s been 25 years since M People stormed the charts and Heather’s distinctive soulful voice was introduced […]

Boy Band “5ive” Live in Coventry

Announcement: 5ive – Coventry – Rialto Reborn – 24/3/18 5ive headline Showtime Live, this well-known boy band sold over 20 million records in the 90s and 00s and starred in ITV’s The Big Reunion in recent years. Their songs include ‘Keep On Movin’ and ‘Everybody Get Up!’, and 5ive were amongst the biggest bands in […]

Heather Small – The voice of M People – Plays Intimate Coventry GIG!

Announcement: M People’s Heather Small – Coventry – Rialto Reborn – 28/4/18 “It’s 25 years since Heather Small, ‘The Voice & Face of M People’, Released hit record  “Moving on Up” After over 11 million record sales plus Brit & Mercury Music awards, Heather Small is embarking on her nationwide Tour, which will be a […]

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Oct 2018

Step Back – The 80’s Concert :: 27th October 2018

19:30 - 23:00 @ Nottingham :: Motorpoint Arena

STEPBACK! The worlds biggest 80s concert - bringing you some of the best loved stars from the coolest decade. This live indoor 80s concert brings one of the strongest lineups ever seen together on one stage, featuring TONY HADLEY,  ABC, BONNIE TYLER, GO WEST, PAUL YOUNG, T’PAU, CHESNEY HAWKES & KATRINA (of Katrina and the…

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Stepback! 80s Concert

Eighties legend Tony Hadley says he’ll be sharing a “hybrid” of new tracks and classics when he plays in Coventry later this year. The former Spandau Ballet singer is part of a stellar line-up of acts that will be performing at eighties concert StepBack, which is being held at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday, October […]

Go West at eighties gig in Coventry

Pop duo Go West are riding the crest of an eighties revival wave as they prepare for a gig in Coventry later this year. Lead vocalist Peter Cox and guitarist and supporting vocalist Richard Drummie are set to play at the StepBack 80s concert at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday, 14 October, which is on […]

Experience the World Famous Elvis Show!

The ‘King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’ is set to make an unexpected appearance. Since bursting onto the Elvis impersonator scene in 2009, Chris Connor, from Manchester, has enjoyed a meteoric rise. He was voted as the best Elvis Presley tribute in the world in 2015 by an Elvis Presley fan poll, and is famed for […]

Aswad headline show in Coventry

British reggae superstars Aswad are ready to ‘Shine’ at their headline show in Coventry this month. The duo will bring their nostalgic summer vibes to the city when they perform at Rialto Reborn on Saturday, July 29. Aswad shot to fame in 1988 with the release of their huge hit ‘Don’t Turn Around’, which reached […]

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Oct 2018

Step Back – The 80’s Concert :: 27th October 2018

19:30 - 23:00 @ Nottingham :: Motorpoint Arena

STEPBACK! The worlds biggest 80s concert - bringing you some of the best loved stars from the coolest decade. This live indoor 80s concert brings one of the strongest lineups ever seen together on one stage, featuring TONY HADLEY,  ABC, BONNIE TYLER, GO WEST, PAUL YOUNG, T’PAU, CHESNEY HAWKES & KATRINA (of Katrina and the…

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Rialto Reborn under new management

A popular Coventry nightspot has been taken over by new management. Entertainment venue Rialto Reborn, based on Moseley Avenue in Coundon, is now being run by Dan Nelmes, who is also director of event organisers and promoters Showtime Promotions. Dan has worked with the venue since it re-opened in 2012, bringing acts such as Neville […]

Star-studded line-up unveiled

A Coventry entertainment venue has unveiled a star-studded line-up for the year ahead. Rialto Reborn, located on Moseley Avenue in Coundon, is set to host multi-million record-selling soul band The Real Thing, Chas & Dave, former member of The Drifters Ray Lewis and British reggae superstars Aswad. The announcement comes following a change in management […]

Ray Lewis performs in Coventry

Former Drifters lead-singer Ray Lewis says he doesn’t want to be “anything less than perfect on stage” when he performs live in Coventry this month. World renowned Lewis, who was lead vocalist for the iconic doo-wop and soul group in the 1970s and 80s, will take to the stage at Rialto Reborn, in Coundon, on […]

Legendary soul band The Real Thing perform

Legendary soul band The Real Thing say they will “elevate fans back in time” when they return to the Coventry stage. The multi-million record selling group return to the city with a performance at Rialto Reborn on Friday, March 31. Formed in Liverpool in 1972, the group are most famous for their three smash hit […]

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Oct 2018

Step Back – The 80’s Concert :: 27th October 2018

19:30 - 23:00 @ Nottingham :: Motorpoint Arena

STEPBACK! The worlds biggest 80s concert - bringing you some of the best loved stars from the coolest decade. This live indoor 80s concert brings one of the strongest lineups ever seen together on one stage, featuring TONY HADLEY,  ABC, BONNIE TYLER, GO WEST, PAUL YOUNG, T’PAU, CHESNEY HAWKES & KATRINA (of Katrina and the…

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Step Back Concert tickets go on sale

Tickets for a hotly anticipated revival gig featuring leading stars of 80s music go on general sale on Wednesday, March 1 at 10am. The StepBack gig will see top stars of the decade take to the stage at the Ericsson Indoor Arena on Saturday, October 14. Tony Hadley, Jason Donovan, Paul Young, T’Pau, Nik Kershaw, […]



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