STEPBACK! The worlds biggest 80s concert comes to The Ricoh Arena Coventry on 14th October 2017! Bringing you some of the best loved stars from the coolest decade. This five hour live indoor 80s concert brings one of the strongest lineups ever seen together on one stage, featuring TONY HADLEY of Spandau Ballet, KIM WILDE, JASON DONAVAN, PAUL YOUNG, GO WEST, NIK KERSHAW, T’PAU & CUTTING CREW! So dust of the leg warmers, crimp those ponytails and get ready to enjoy an evening of nonstop 80s.
Tony Hadley is rightly regarded as one of pop music’s greatest vocalists. As part of pioneering New Romantic flag bearers Spandau Ballet, he has had numerous hits around the world such as Gold, Lifeline, Through the Barricades and the international number one True. He has now toured the world as a solo star for more than 20 years.
Kim Wilde became an instant new wave phenomenon in the ’80s and was ever present in the charts with smashes like You Came, You Keep Me Hangin’ On and of course the smash Kids In America
Jason Donavan 1st hit the UK, on our TV screens in a series, Neighbours. The nation fell in love with the on screen Romance, between Scott & Charlene, played by Kylie Minogue. 1985 saw him launch his pop career, He went on to release many chart hits, such as, “Nothing can divide us”, Too many broken hearts”, and of course “Especially for you” duet, with Kylie Minogue.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of Go West had their first hit single “We Close Our Eyes”. Other hits followed including “Call Me”, “Goodbye Girl” and “Don’t Look Down”, “Faithful” and the smash hit theme song in the film Pretty Woman “King of Wishful Thinking”.
Nik Kershaw first achieved chart success sin 1984 with “Wouldn’t It Be Good?”, followed by other classics such as “Won’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” and “The Riddle”. A prolific writer for other artists, Nik also penned the number one single “The One and Only” for Chesney Hawkes.
One of the 1980s teen idols. He is famous for such hit singles as “Love of the Common People”, “Wherever I Lay My Hat”, “Come Back and Stay”, “Everytime You Go Away” and “Everything Must Change”, all reaching the top 10 of the UK Singles Chart.Released in 1983, his debut album No Parlez, the first of three UK number one albums, turned him into a household name. His smooth yet soulful voice belonged to a genre known as “blue-eyed soul”. At the 1985 Brit Awards, Young received the award for Best British Male
T’Pau’s first single “Heart and Soul” was released in 1987 and initially found success in the US after being featured in a Pepe Jeans commercial, before charting in the UK. Their biggest hit “China in Your Hand” hit the top spot in the UK later that year, and stayed at number 1 for 5 weeks.
Cutting Crew are an English rock band formed in London in 1985. They are best remembered for their hit singles, “(I Just) Died in Your Arms”, “I’ve Been in Love Before”, “One for the Mockingbird”, and “Everything But My Pride”. The band had various number one hits, all over the world.
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