THIRSK PICNIC IN THE PARK ~ 9th July 2016!
11 years of Picnics!
Tickets: Adult tickets £24, Young Person 12-16 years £16, Under 11s go free (accompanied by an adult)
MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT FROM
THE ULTIMATE ELTON & THE ROCKET BAND: The Ultimate Elton, not only looks like his idol, but sounds like him too. Paul Bacon as Elton John does both! Paul’s performances often feature some of Elton’s actual clothes, bought from his ‘Out the Closet’ sales. The Ultimate Elton will entertain you with songs such as Your Song, Candle in the Wind, Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me, Sacrifice and Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word. He can also change the pace and get people on the dance floor with classics like Crocodile Rock, I’m Still Standing, The Bitch is Back and Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting.
ULTIMATE BOWIE: Ultimate Bowie has some 20+ years experience as a professional musician, working in bands as lead guitarist/vocalist and also as a solo performer, Ed Blaney put together the definitive tribute to David Bowie, one of his greatest influences throughout his career. You should prepare to be transported across 40 years of Bowie, from Spaceboy to Superstar, by Ed‘s Ultimate Bowie. Precise attention to detail has been taken under Ed’s musical direction of his seven piece band through to the costumes he wears to recreate Bowie in spectacular style.
SUPPORT from THE KATERINA REA TRIO: With support act The Katerina Rea Trio. From an early age Katerina Rea discovered that she had a natural singing voice with a range that matched some of the great singers like Aretha Franklin, Billy Holliday and having such an ability to cover any style of singing from Jazz, Soul, Funk and commercial chart material. Her trio is made up of Johnny Murphy on keyboards who has among many live appearances been resident Piano Bar man on the QE2. Accompanied on Double Bass by Neil Harland who has played with many great jazz, soul and funk and folk artists including Katherine Tickell, Smoove and Turrell and Above and Beyond’s 2016 World tour.
Thanks to our fantastic Sponsors in 2016:
Steve J Dresser Electrical Contractors Ltd – Beechwood Leisure – Darlington & Stockton Times – Todds Waste – Hillsprint – Selective Skips – C J Publicity – C B Furnishings & Calverts Carpets Ltd.