CANFORD ARENA – POOLE

20th of June 2020

CANFORD ARENA – POOLE  |  20th OF JUNE 2020

The Legends Festival UK Tour
Where the Music Lives On

THE ACTS

Killer Queen as Queen

Killer Queen have spent nearly 25 years travelling the world with their must-see tribute to Freddie Mercury & Queen. Their expert musicianship and extraordinary energy accurately portray one of the world’s greatest live bands. Killer Queen have rightfully earned the title of tribute royalty!

Playing to sell-out audiences across the globe, Killer Queen recreate the high energy, powerful phenomenon that was Queen, in an incredible production fronted by the outstanding Patrick Myers as Freddie Mercury. Time Out described Patrick’s resemblance to Freddie Mercury as ‘Spooky!’ 

Killer Queen have recently played such prestigious venues as Colorado’s The Red Rocks Arena, The o2 London, The Ahoy Arena and many other leading global arenas. 

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ABBA Mania as ABBA

ABBA MANIA is one of the world’s most successful touring shows. They join the Legends Festival direct from London’s West End. This award winning high-energy must-see show has smashed box office records around the world.

The show features all of ABBA’s most memorable hits including Waterloo (the Eurovision song contest winner 1974), Dancing Queen, Take a Chance, Money Money Money, Chiquitita, Voulez Vous and The Winner Takes it All, to name a few.

ABBA Mania allows you to experience how a LIVE concert would have felt all those years ago, bringing you the best in vocals, musicianship and musical arrangements. The production captures the true essence, energy and excitement of what it would have been like to have experienced this truly wonderful band LIVE in concert.

The show has recently toured internationally in regions as Venezuela, North America, Tahiti, Mexico, Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria, Holland, Denmark, Sweden, Luxembourg and many more, making this the world’s most successful touring ABBA show.

ABBA Mania as ABBA

ABBA MANIA is one of the world’s most successful touring shows. They join the Legends Festival direct from London’s West End. This award winning high-energy must-see show has smashed box office records around the world.

The show features all of ABBA’s most memorable hits including Waterloo (the Eurovision song contest winner 1974), Dancing Queen, Take a Chance, Money Money Money, Chiquitita, Voulez Vous and The Winner Takes it All, to name a few.

ABBA Mania allows you to experience how a LIVE concert would have felt all those years ago, bringing you the best in vocals, musicianship and musical arrangements. The production captures the true essence, energy and excitement of what it would have been like to have experienced this truly wonderful band LIVE in concert.

The show has recently toured internationally in regions as Venezuela, North America, Tahiti, Mexico, Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria, Holland, Denmark, Sweden, Luxembourg and many more, making this the world’s most successful touring ABBA show.

Absolute Bowie as
David Bowie

Absolute Bowie are widely recognised as the world’s finest David Bowie Tribute and winners of the ‘Best Band’ in the UK at the Agents Association of Great Britain Awards July 2018. Absolute Bowie have toured all over Europe for the last 11 years, faithfully performing the music of David Bowie with uncanny accuracy. The audience are taken on a journey experiencing the different personas of Bowie, from Ziggy Stardust and Aladdin Sane through to The Thin White Duke and the late 80’s.

Absolute Bowie has been voted by the public as one of the best tribute bands in the UK with their energetic (and theatrical!) stage show. Prepare to be taken from A to Z (Absolute Beginners to Ziggy!) with Station to Station in between.

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The Upbeat Beatles as
The Beatles

The Upbeat Beatles are one of the UK’s hardest working tributes to the Fab Four. They are in constant demand and their hard-earned reputation for authenticity and attention to detail has taken them around the world, playing to ecstatic audiences. These have recently included The Jordanian Royal Family, Hollywood film actor Michael Douglas, the Prime Minister of China and The Lord Mayor of London. Breathtaking harmonies, punchy musicianship and an acute attention to detail make for an uncanny resemblance to the originals – plus a touch of good old scouse humour, of course!

With the songs that changed a generation, from the opening bars this show will have you tapping your feet and dancing in the aisles, screaming like you did (or would have!) in ’63!
From the depths of Liverpool’s Cavern Club all the way up to that famous rooftop on The Apple Building, The Upbeat Beatles will take you on a Magical History Tour!

Since 1997 The Upbeat Beatles have been the best in the business at recreating the excitement, authentic sound and downright raw energy of the original Fab Four. 13 guitars, 5 costume changes, great powerhouse vocals and close harmonies, teamed with a driving backbeat to give you a show you’ll never forget. Whether you are a Beatles fanatic or simply a lover of good music – DON’T MISS THEM!

The Upbeat Beatles as
The Beatles

The Upbeat Beatles are one of the UK’s hardest working tributes to the Fab Four. They are in constant demand and their hard-earned reputation for authenticity and attention to detail has taken them around the world, playing to ecstatic audiences. These have recently included The Jordanian Royal Family, Hollywood film actor Michael Douglas, the Prime Minister of China and The Lord Mayor of London. Breathtaking harmonies, punchy musicianship and an acute attention to detail make for an uncanny resemblance to the originals – plus a touch of good old scouse humour, of course!

With the songs that changed a generation, from the opening bars this show will have you tapping your feet and dancing in the aisles, screaming like you did (or would have!) in ’63!
From the depths of Liverpool’s Cavern Club all the way up to that famous rooftop on The Apple Building, The Upbeat Beatles will take you on a Magical History Tour!

Since 1997 The Upbeat Beatles have been the best in the business at recreating the excitement, authentic sound and downright raw energy of the original Fab Four. 13 guitars, 5 costume changes, great powerhouse vocals and close harmonies, teamed with a driving backbeat to give you a show you’ll never forget. Whether you are a Beatles fanatic or simply a lover of good music – DON’T MISS THEM!

Wayne Dilks as
George Michael

Wayne Dilks has been performing his tribute show for the last 19 years. He has dedicated his professional career to perfectly performing the legendary music of George Michael. His critically acclaimed show has seen Wayne honour the musical legend all over the globe, including some prestigious venues. Recently he has undertaken a sell-out arena tour of the UK. 

On Christmas day 2016 the world lost a Legend. George Michael is one of the world’s most successful male artists. Regarded by many as the singer-songwriter of his generation, selling over 100 million records worldwide and encompassing eleven British No.1 singles, eight British No.1 albums and six US No.1 singles.

​Since 1982 George Michael’s music has provided a soundtrack to the lives of so many people. The music from his back catalogue has the ability to take you back in time, to a place or a memory, that is the power of his longevity. For most of us, George is more than a musical genius, he represents so much more. The award-winning Wayne Dilks captures the spirit of George Michael like no other. 

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Jimmy Love as
Elton John

Jimmy is the star of the hit theatre show ‘Rocketman’ which toured the UK in advance of the film. His authentic portrayal of Sir Elton John is the result of over 25 years in the entertainment industry. Respected as a vocalist since 1993, he quickly became regarded as one of the best impersonators in the world.

Jimmy has travelled across the globe with his flamboyant, top rated Sir Elton tribute. Accompanied by his own Rocket Band, Jimmy recreates that high-energy performance which made Elton a global star.

Jimmy was a cast member in the Legends multi tribute show in Blackpool for 10 years and used his time there to develop his impersonation of Sir Elton. From there he hasn’t looked back, playing to hundreds of thousands of adoring Elton fans.

Jimmy Love as
Elton John

Jimmy is the star of the hit theatre show ‘Rocketman’ which toured the UK in advance of the film. His authentic portrayal of Sir Elton John is the result of over 25 years in the entertainment industry. Respected as a vocalist since 1993, he quickly became regarded as one of the best impersonators in the world.

Jimmy has travelled across the globe with his flamboyant, top rated Sir Elton tribute. Accompanied by his own Rocket Band, Jimmy recreates that high-energy performance which made Elton a global star.

Jimmy was a cast member in the Legends multi tribute show in Blackpool for 10 years and used his time there to develop his impersonation of Sir Elton. From there he hasn’t looked back, playing to hundreds of thousands of adoring Elton fans.