Next year's tour dates for Martin Kemp's Back to the 80s show

Thursday, 18th June 2020, 9:14 am
Updated Friday, 19th June 2020, 8:49 am

Actor, pop star and Gogglebox regular Martin Kemp has rescheduled many of his Back to the  ’80s DJ set for next year.

Set to be the biggest 80s part to hit town next year, the one and only Spandau Ballet legend and TV heart-throb will play pop music from the decade of leg warmers and shoulder pads.

As the hitmaker behind Gold, True and other classics, it’s safe to say Martin is something of an expert when it comes to that decade for pop music.

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“This show will be a lot of fun and the ultimate return to the ’80s,” he said.

“Music is everyone’s life soundtrack and transports us all to the best times of our lives. I think we all need that right now.

“Expect one of the most euphoric nights you’ve had since the ’80s.”

Alongside his famous role as bassist in the iconic new wave outfit Spandau Ballet who have sold millions of records worldwide, Martin is also a huge TV personality who has starred in the likes of The Krays and EastEnders.

He hit the headlines with his appearances on Channel 4’s Celebrity Island With Bear Grylls last year, and with his famous son Roman on Celebrity Gogglebox.

Martin has also released an album In The Swing Of It with his wife of 31 years Shirlie, of Wham fame.It includes covers of The Way You Look Tonight, Nice Work If You Can Get It and You Make Me Feel So Young.

He started the Back To The ’80s tour last year but its progress was put on hold at the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

Dressing in the fashion from the decade for the night is an absolute must, so don’t forget to dig out those leg warmers, shoulder pads and other stylistic stunners that helped you stand out from the pack in that iconic era.

“With a reputation for huge singalongs all night long, this night promises to be the biggest ’80s night ever,” said Kemp.

Tour dates for 2021:January 8 – Weymouth PavilionJanuary 9 – Barnstaple The FactoryJanuary 22 – Watford PryzmJanuary 23 – Whitby Pavilion ComplexJanuary 29 – Worthing Assembly Hall & Richmond RoomJanuary 30 – Holmfirth PicturedromeFebruary 10 – Edinburgh The Liquid RoomFebruary 11 – Glasgow Òran MórMarch 6 – Castleford Civic CentreMarch 12 – Cleethorpes The BeachcomberMarch 26 – Doncaster The DomeApril 1 – Tenby De Valence PavilionApril 2 – Swansea Patti PavilionApril 9 – Sunderland Rainton ArenaMay 1 – Tiverton Community Arts TheatreMay 22 – Launceston Town HallMay 13 – Edinburgh The Liquid RoomMay 28 – Cottingham Civic HallJuly 31 – Telford Oakengates Theatre (The Place)

Tickets are available from the individual venues.