Published: 00:00, 16 July 2014 |
Updated: 09:19, 17 July 2014
Level 42 headlined the first Castle Concert at Rochester tonight in front of a large and enthusiastic crowd.
The Eighties hitmakers, led by bass player Mark King, rolled back the years with favourites including Lessons in Love, Something About You and Running in the Family.
They were supported by Shakatak at the event, hosted by kmfm's Andy Walker and Nicola Everett.
Their selfie from the stage is below - along with some of the dozens of pictures tweeted by fans at the event. Check back tomorrow for a full review.
Westlife lead singer Shane Filan heads the bill tomorrow for his first solo open-air concert in England.
Singer Ali Campbell said: “I don’t get tired of Red, Red Wine, Homely Girl or Kingston Town. I wrote all of the original tunes for UB40 and I love them all and am proud of what we did with them.”
UB40 will be supported by Soul Traders, a 10-piece band covering classics like Mustang Sally, I Feel Good, and Dock of the Bay.
The traditional Castle Proms is lined up for Saturday night with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra joined by tenor Noah Stewart, soprano Jo Appleby and the 130-strong Hertfordshire Chorus.
Buy tickets at the website www.thecastleconcerts.co.uk or call 01634 338338. Tickets can also be bought from the Central Theatre and Brook Theatre box offices or the visitors’ centre in Rochester. Tickets will be available for purchase on the gate on the evening (not UB40).
Once the big names have gone, the best young musicians in Medway will get their chance to shine on Sunday at Under Siege. The music begins at 1pm and entry is free.
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