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Average White Band: Person to Person


Unfortunately this concert has been cancelled and will no longer be taking place this September. All customers affected are currently being contacted by our Box Office team. We thank you in advance for your patience and understanding whilst we work through this process.

One of the top Soul, R & B, and Funk groups, first known for the timeless instrumental hit Pick Up the Pieces.  The band’s future would lead to multiple gold & platinum albums and Grammy nominations with the legendary Atlantic label. They were the first Brits to simultaneously top the US Top 100 Singles, Albums and  R&B charts, before gathering similar worldwide honours.

Considering their Scottish roots, AWB’s influence on Hip-Hop, Rap, and modern R&B is a phenomenon shown by the hundreds of samples from their originals, by such as Erik B & Rakim, Beastie Boys, Tribe Called Quest, P-Diddy, Mark Ronson, Rick Ross, et al. Their dance hit Let’s Go Round Again remains a fixture of contemporary radio, streaming and the remix world.

Average White Band’s Scots originals Alan Gorrie and Onnie McIntyre lead today’s lineup with Freddy V & Cliff Lyons on horns, Rocky Bryant on drums and Rob Aries on keys, behind ace vocalist Brent Carter. They maintain their place at the top table of soul & funk music, much to the delight of eclectic and multi-generational audiences everywhere.

 

Mon
23
Sep 19
Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Derngate
Age: 14+ (under 16's to be accompanied by an adult)