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TT entertainment at the Villa Marina 3 April 2009

The Villa Marina and Gaiety Theatre is delighted to announce the entertainment schedule for TT 2009 at the Villa Marina and Gaiety Theatre. To book tickets, or for more information call the Ticket Hotline on 01624 694555.

Anyone buying a ticket for every concert in the Villa Marina Gardens (total price £80) will get free entry to the TT Party on Wednesday 10th June. Further details are available from the Ticket Hotline.

Tickets for all shows are on sale from Wednesday 8th April from the Ticket Hotline on 01624 694555, the Welcome Centre at the Sea Terminal or here at www.villagaiety.com.

Villa Marina Gardens Entertainment Schedule

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Fri 5th June
The TT festival at the Gardens will kick off
on Friday 5th June with a performance by
U2 UK, Europe's premier tribute show to
the Irish rock legends U2. It takes in the early
years of U2 and will run right up to the last
‘Vertigo’ tour.
Sat 6th June
The Fabulous Thunderbirds are one of the
finest examples of Texas roadhouse electric
blues. For over 30 years, The Fabulous
Thunderbirds have been the quintessential
American band. The group's distinctive and
powerful sound, influenced by a diversity of
musical styles, manifested itself into a unique
musical hybrid via such barnburners as
"Tuff Enuff", "Wrap It Up" and “Powerful
Stuff”– featured in Tom Cruise film, Cocktail.
The Fabulous Thunderbirds
Sun 7th June
Winners of the Prime Time BBC One show
'When Will I Be Famous' with a blistering set
Rock Bagpipes that astounded the viewers
and critics!
In 2004, the group appeared on the main stage
at T in the Park with the headline band, rock
group The Darkness.
The band features Stuart Cassells the BBC Radio
Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2005,
a twice world champion snare drummer and
with three of the band members being recent
graduates from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music
and Drama, the musicianship is first class. Stuart's
piping has featured on The Darkness album
'One Way Ticket to Hell and Back' and on the
soundtrack to the film 'Harry Potter and The Goblet
of Fire'. The group is in much demand performing
all over the world from the USA to China at the biggest
of events and festivals! Ewan McGregor recently booked
the band for his Burn's Supper in London and the band
were delighted to have him join us for a few numbers
on the snare drum!!! Putting a modern spin on incredible
piping and astounding drumming with an emphasis on
showing off and putting on a show guaranteed to amaze
any audience; The Red Hot Chilli Pipers really are a
genuinely unique experience.
Red Hot Chilli Pipers
Mon 8th June
Get your motor running for the musical trip of a lifetime
as the cast of Route 66 invite you to cruise along the
world’s most famous highway on a journey through the
best of American country, rock and pop in a spectacular
musical extravaganza.
Experience the sights and sounds of the road taken by
rock and roll pioneers from Chicago to LA, enjoying the
best of Americana from the 1950s to the present day
including classics from The Eagles, Cher, Bon Jovi,
Johnny Cash, Meatloaf, John Denver, Tina Turner,
Elvis Presley, Neil Diamond, Bryan Adams and
many more sing-along favourites.
A highly acclaimed cast of dancers, singers and
musicians, headed up by 1980s psychedelic rock star
Rev Dr Clive Jackson of Doctor and the Medics
(Spirit in the Sky), combine deft musical arrangements,
stylish choreography and fantastic multimedia effects in
a show that’s guaranteed to have audiences of all ages
on their feet.
For a rocking night out with friends, come get your kicks
down on Route 66.
Route 66
Tue 9th June
Whitesnake will be performing at the Villa Marina as
part of their World Tour on Tuesday 9th June. Tickets
go on sale on 8st April and will be £35. They will be
available to buy here at www.villagaiety.com, at the
Welcome Centre (Sea Terminal) or by calling the
Ticket Hotline on 01624 694555.
Wed 10th June
Featuring the TT prize presentations, the popular TT
chat show, meet the riders and live music.
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