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Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings To Hit The Road

Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings To Hit The Road

[b]Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings[/b] have announced a mammoth UK tour for next year, taking his blues roots on the road from January to March.

The legendary musician, and former [b]Rolling Stone[/b] has collected together several veteran rhythm'n' blues musicians including Dr Hook's vocalist Dennis Locorriere, blues pianist Geraint Watkins, guitarist Albert Lee and Graham Broad to be the Rhythm Kings.

Bill Wyman explains the drive behind the new formation by saying:"The whole idea behind the band was to play music that we love and I think you can hear and feel that on our records. Playing live, doing gigs, means everybody in the band does it for the same reasons as I do; to have a good time and send the crowd home with smiles on their faces."

Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings are also appearing at the [b]Ahmet Ertegun[/b] Tribute concert, headlined by [b]Led Zeppelin[/b], taking place at London's 02 Arena on November 26.

The 32-date tour calls at:

[b]Glenrothes, Rothes Hall (January 24)
Harrogate, IC (25)
Milton Keynes, Stables (26)
Dartford, Orchard Theatre (28)
Barnstaple, Queen’s Theatre (30)£26.50
Gateshead, The Sage (February 1)
Glasgow, Royal Concert Hall (2)
Aberdeen, Music Hall (3)
Dundee, Caird Hall (4)
Llandudno, Venue Cymru (6)
Coventry, Warwick Arts Centre (7)
Ipswich, Regent (8)
Cambridge, Corn Exchange (9)
Truro, Hall for Cornwall (11)
Croydon, Fairfield Hall (12)
Nottingham, Royal Concert Hall (13)
High Wycombe, Swan (14)
Swansea, Grand Theatre (16)
Norwich, Theatre Royal (17)
Portsmouth, Guildhall (18)
Southend, Cliffs Pavilion (19)
Basingstoke, Anvil (21)
Malvern, Forum Theatre (22)
Buxton, Opera House (23)
York, Grand Opera House (24)
Salisbury, City Hall (26)
Brighton, Dome (27)
St Albans, Arena (29)
Sheffield, City Hall (March 1)
Salford, Lowry (2)
Northampton, Derngate (3)
Dorking, Halls (5)


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