The South come to Morecambe's Platform this Saturday

The South (featuring members of The Beautiful South) play at Morecambe's Platform this Saturday.

By Michelle Blade
Wednesday, 25th May 2022, 12:30 pm

With the slow return to normal on the live music front, The South can get back on the road and do what they do best - perform the songs of that great British pop institution, The Beautiful South, to the thousands of fans of these timeless classics.

The South are an impressive nine piece band who feature former members of The Beautiful South including singer Alison Wheeler and lifelong sax player Gaz Birtles.

Since Dave Hemingway, the original singer, left the group at the end of 2016, Gaz has moved across to front the band with Alison and taken on vocal duties.

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The South (featuring members of The Beautiful South) play at Morecambe's Platform venue this Saturday.

Since the demise of The Beautiful South in 2007, this live band have spent 11 years touring the theatres and festivals of the UK up and down the country, bringing back the full sound and arrangements of these treasured songs - A Little Time (the number one single), Perfect 10, Rotterdam, Song For Whoever, Old Red Eyes Is Back, Good as Gold, Don't Marry Her plus many more singles and album tracks as well as a few choice South originals.

These songs span an impressive 18 year career starting way back in 1989.

The South are: Alison Wheeler (Vocals), Gaz Birtles (Vocals), Phil Barton (Guitars), Steve Nutter (Bass), Dave Anderson (Drums), Karl Brown (Percussion), Gareth John (Trumpet), Su Robinson (Sax) and Andy Price (Keyboards).

The South play at The Platform in Morecambe this Saturday, (May 28).

For tickets visit here call the box office on 01524 582803 or email [email protected]