The Wanted and 80s superstars to headline Castle Concerts
Boy band heartthrobs The Wanted are to perform at
Rochester Castle this summer.
Max, Nathan, Tom, Jay and Siva burst on to the pop scene
in 2010 with debut single All Time Low, which went straight to
number one on its first week of release, and was nominated for Best
British Single at the Brit Awards.
The band has now notched up four anthemic top
five singles and two number ones, and been viewed more than 30
million times on YouTube.
Now the boys are back in town to thank their legions of Medway
fans for all the support, headlining their own show on Thursday,
July 18, as part of the Rochester Castle Concerts.
On Friday, July 19 it’s time to party with a fabulous 80s Night
featuring Tony Hadley, ABC, and Go West.
As lead singer of New Romantic pioneers Spandau Ballet, Tony
Hadley has earned the accolade of being one of pop music’s greatest
vocalists, fronting countless smash hits including Gold, True, and
the epic Through The Barricades.
Martin Fry and
ABC will be showcasing hits Tears are not Enough, Poison Arrow, The
Look of Love and All of My Heart, while Go West’s Peter Cox and
Richard Drummie will get the crowds rocking to their massive 80s
hits including Call Me, Don’t Look Down and We Close Our
Fans are already booking fast to see legendary rockers Status
Quo who will kick off the Castle Concerts on Wednesday, July
Tickets are also on sale for the ever popular Castle Proms on
Saturday, July 20, when the Royal Philharmonic Concert
Orchestra and special guests will perform a rousing selection of
flag waving favourites including Land of Hope and Glory, Rule
Britannia and the 1812 Overture, complete with a stunning fireworks
Medway council’s portfolio holder for community services Cllr
Howard Doe said: “The Castle Concerts are unique among music
festivals in the south-east because of their initimate
setting and amazing atmosphere as well as the calibre of perfomers
who play here. It really is one of the few places you can really
get close up to some of the best live performers around, and we’re
very proud of this year’s line up which once again offers something
Tickets go on sale at 10am on Monday, March 4,
priced £35 for The Wanted, 80s Night and Status Quo and £30 for the
Call 01634 338338. Visit www.thecastleconcerts.co.uk.
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