British Pop Rock The South perform one-night gig at Dubai Opera

Expect hit tunes Perfect 10, Rotterdam and Old Red Eyes this December

British Pop Rock The South perform one-night gig at Dubai Opera

This October is looking, as ‘90s British rock band The South would put it, Good as Gold, seeing as they’re performing a one night gig at Dubai Opera.

Set to belt out hits from their latest album Sweet Refrains and other nostalgic tunes, the nine-piece pop-rock band will be celebrating the previous ‘Beautiful South’ band legacy – get ready to dance.

Taking place at Dubai Opera on Wednesday December 11 from 8pm, expect to bust a move to A Little Time (their number one hit single), Perfect 10, Rotterdam, Old Red Eyes, Good as Gold and Don’t Marry Her.

Fronted by original singer of the multi-platinum selling UK band The Beautiful South, Alison Wheeler, and longtime saxophone player Gaz Birtles, the band now makes up nine different instrumentalists.

Two years after the split of ‘The Beautiful South’, The South was born in 2010, when singers Dave Hemingway and Alison Wheeler, alongside lifelong members Damon Butcher (keys), Gaz Birtles (sax) and Tony Robinson (trumpet) came along.

Making up the rest of the band in new keyboard player Andy Price, saxophone player Su Robinson and trumpeter Gareth John.

Tickets are priced from Dhs95, with a special early bird offer of 20 percent off on VIP (Dhs316) and Platinum (Dhs236) seats until Thursday October 17. Visit www.dubaiopera.com to get those tickets.

Fan of hip-hop trailblazers Arrested Development? They’re heading to The Irish Village for a one-night gig this October, and tickets for the big night are now on sale.

To The South we go.
From Dhs95. Wed Dec 11, 8pm. Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai, www.dubaiopera.com.

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