Internationally renowned singer, composer and actor David Essex has announced his first major tour in over four years. The 21 date UK tour taking place in November will see him perform much loved hits spanning over his entire 50 year repertoire, with the tour opening at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall.
David first shot to fame when he went to an audition for the London production of the musical Godspell and was chosen by enthusiastic US producers for the role of Jesus. He received major awards and some ecstatic reviews which saw him lead a cast at the Roundhouse and then at the West End for two years.
Since then David Essex has enjoyed a remarkable career that has combined concerts, records, theatre, composing, films and television with striking success. He has written, recorded and produced albums that have sold millions of copies worldwide. He’s also had twenty-three Top 30 singles in Britain alone. These include the Grammy nominated Rock On which not only topped the charts in Britain and the USA but sold over one million copies. Subsequent singles followed such as Lamplight, Hold Me Close and Gonna Make You A Star which made David a household name. Mayhem ensued throughout the UK, with crowds for his concerts resembling Beatlemania and traffic stopping whenever he appeared.
Where and when is David Essex performing in Manchester?
David Essex performs at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall on 2 November 2016. The Manchester gig is one of 21 dates he has announced:
The full tour listing:
2 November – Manchester, Bridgewater Hall
3 November – Cardiff, St David’s Hall
5 November – Nottingham, Royal Concert Hall
6 November – Sheffield, City Hall
7 November – Southampton, Mayflower THeatre
8 November – Birmingham, Symphony Hall
10 November – Leicester, De Montfort Hall
11 November – Newcastle, Theatre Royal
12 November – Hull, City Hall
13 November – Glasgow, Kings Theatre
15 November – Liverpool, Philharmonic Hall
16 November – Ipswich, Regent
17 November – Southend, Cliff Pavilion
18 November – Bournemouth, International Centre
20 November – London, Theatre Royal Drury Lane
21 November – Bristol, Colston Hall
22 November – Oxford, New Theater
24 November – Stoke, Regent Theatre
25 November – Harrogate, International Centre
26 November – Blackpool. Opera House
27 November – Wolverhampton, Civic Hall
When do tickets for David Essex at the Bridgewater Hall go on sale?
Tickets for David Essex performing at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall on 2 November 2016 go on sale at 10am on Friday 8 April.