BOYZONE LIVE AT DERBY

31/05/2017

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BOYZONE LIVE AT DERBY

IRISH POP SUPERSTARS ANNOUNCE SELECT SHOWS IN 2017 AND ARE COMING TO THE 3aaa COUNTY GROUND SATURDAY 16 SEPTEMBER

Irish pop sensations Boyzone are set to play a headline show on Saturday 16 September 2017 at The 3aaa County Ground, home of Derbyshire County Cricket Club.

This will be one of only a handful of dates that Boyzone will play in 2017 making this an unmissable night.

Boyzone said “We’re really excited to be back out playing live. It’s going to be great to entertain fans for a select number of shows this summer and we can’t wait to treat the East Midlands to what promises to be a superb night at the 3aaa County Ground in Derby. Next year we’ll celebrate our 25th anniversary, which is something we’re very proud and incredibly excited about. Long may this incredible journey continue.”

Twenty-four years, twenty five million record sales, seven hit studio albums, six UK #1 singles and hundreds of thousands of ticket sales later; Ronan, Keith, Mikey & Shane are Boyzone and are still going strong.

With their 25th anniversary due in 2018, the guys have taken a moment to stop and look back at what is an amazing achievement in the ephemeral world of pop music.

Their debut album, ‘Said And Done’, crashed into the UK #1 spot in 1995, followed by their first UK #1 single ‘Words’ off their second album. With sold-out shows and top selling singles as far afield as Asia and right across Europe, everything Boyzone touched turned to gold.

The band played their last sell out show as a group in 2000 before moving on to focus their attentions on solo careers, acting, theatre performances and reality TV.

In 2008 the band reformed and their ‘Back Again: No Matter What’ tour was described as what both audiences and critics agreed was their best show yet.

Following the tragic passing of band member Stephen Gately there was uncertainty about the future of the band, and whilst Ronan, Mikey, Shane & Keith have kept themselves busy outside Boyzone, 2017 will see the Boyz from Dublin set off across the UK for a series of outdoor summer shows.

Boyzone are only performing select shows in 2017 making their show at The 3aaa County Ground, home of Derbyshire CCC, a key date for your calendar.

Tickets for Boyzone at The 3aaa County Ground on Saturday 16 September go on sale from 9.00am on Friday 2 June. Tickets are priced from £37.50 + booking fees.

Full details are available from
www.derbyshireccc.com

Promoter Liz Doogan-Hobbs MBE, CEO of LHG Live said: “We are thrilled to be working with Boyzone once again, and are delighted that, out of a very select number of UK shows this summer, we are working with Simon and his team to develop The 3aaa County Ground, for what is sure to be a wonderful evening in September”.

Simon Storey, CEO of Derbyshire County Cricket Club: “We’re delighted to be welcoming Boyzone, one of the most decorated boy bands of all time, to The 3aaa County Ground in September as our second major concert this summer.

“It will be another great community event that will provide Derby with an opportunity to come together, while also attracting thousands of people to the city with all the economic benefits that brings.

“The concert, which is expected to sell quickly, will be a great occasion for the East Midlands and the perfect way to end a special summer for the Club.”

Tickets for Boyzone at The 3aaa County Ground will go on sale on Friday 2 June at 9am from:

www.ticketmaster.co.uk

www.lhgtickets.com

www.derbyshireccc.com

www.boyzonenetwork.com/

Pricing

General Admission: £37.50*
Platinum View: £50.00*

*All tickets are subject to a 10% booking fee and postage costs

Children under 16 may be asked for ID and must be accompanied by an adult.

Accessible tickets are available directly from The 3aaa County Ground

Ticket office number is 01332 388101 / on the website derbyshireccc.com

or email info@derbyshireccc.com for general enquiries

Hospitality Packages
A variety of hospitality packages are available, priced from £120 per person, full details at derbyshireccc.com tel. 01332 388105 or email hospitality@derbyshireccc.com

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Notes to Editor:

Press image…

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The show is being promoted and produced by LHG Live by arrangement with Solo.

Promoter – LHG Live is the UK’s leading producer of ‘music with sport’ events as well as one of the country’s premier producer and promoter of a range of outdoor and indoor music events. With over 20 years’ experience in its field, having reached the top 20 of the UK’s Fast Track 100, as well as its CEO Liz Doogan-Hobbs MBE having won the ‘Nat West Everywoman of the Year’ as the UK’s leading female entrepreneur, the company continues to develop key partnerships in British sport and music alongside delivering a great variety of events and shows.

For all press enquiries please contact:

Ruth Parrish: Ruth@lizhobbsgroup.com or T. 01636 555 666, ext. 1

Gemma-Louise King: gemma@lizhobbsgroup.com or T. 01636 555666, ext. 3


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