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Patsy Cline poster

Friday 21 April 7.30pm

Patsy Cline and Friends
A M Productions

The Velvet Country voice of Patsy Cline caught the imagination of Sue Lowry who has been a lifelong fan of Patsy Cline and Country Music!

Patsy Cline was a record breaking recording artist spending 251 weeks in the Country Music Album charts in the U.S.A. A down to earth Country ‘Gal’ who could look good in Western wear or any evening dress, as she performed all the Country Ballard’s.

Sue Lowry with her powerful rendition of Crazy, Sweet Dreams & I Fall to Pieces will take you back to those Honky Tonk days of pure Country Music , songs include … Honky Tonk Merry go Round , She’s Got You, & Got a lot of Rhythm in my Soul .

Please wear your Western wear and join us for a Hayride of a Show!

Pure Country Magic!

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Tickets £18 concessions £17

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Garth Brooks Story poster

Saturday 22 April 7.30pm

Trevor Smith & Friends In Low Places
The Garth Brooks Story!

The Garth Brooks Story featuring Trevor Smith & his ‘Friends In Low Places’ band have been touring Ireland and parts of Europe for over 5 years now. This incredibly successful show pay’s tribute to the biggest selling solo artist of the 90’s and country music legend Garth Brooks! Trevor and his 8 piece band perform live all of Garth's greatest hits including Baton Rouge, The Dance, If Tomorrow Never Comes, Standing Outside The Fire, Thunder Rolls and many more as they take the audience on a journey through all of the pinnacle moments of Garth’s music career to date with their spectacular stage show. The show is renowned for it’s impressive stage production and the 'Friends In Low Places’ band which are considered one of the best country music bands in Ireland. Trevor Smith has been described as one of the few singers that still understands the importance of true showmanship and stage craft and he delivers every song with the same passion and understanding of the lyrics as Garth himself.

"Trevor Smith and his band are by far the closest thing I have witnessed to Garth Brooks. I thoroughly enjoyed every moment of the show and didn’t want it to end! There was something in it for everyone – brooks fan or not! I would highly recommend this show to any country music fan. Fantastic fantastic fantastic!!!" - Sunday World

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Classis Rock USA poster

Thursday 27 April 7.30pm

Classic Rock USA

Imagine a rock concert involving three of the biggest named rock stars of the 21st Century!

Classic Rock USA is a heart pumping; drum beating and pulsating rock extravaganza featuring over 25 hits from Bryan Adams, Jon Bon Jovi and the 'Boss' himself, Bruce Springsteen.

You will be taken on an epic journey of all things rock, as the totally awesome cast and band brings down the house with the very best selections of these 3 great artists including:

Born to Run, Thunder Road, Everything I Do, Summer of 69, Living on a Prayer, You Give Love a Bad Name, Bed of Roses and many more……

Get Ready to Rock out and Party On with……Classic Rock USA!!!

Tickets £18 concessions £17

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Jimmy Buckley photo

Tuesday 23 May 7.30pm

Jimmy Buckley

Jimmy Buckley is without a doubt one of Ireland's best loved And most respected performers. Jimmy has enjoyed many years at the top of his profession and received numerous awards including the prestigious Entertainer of the year in the RTE music awards. Jimmy possess a very rare talent, not only as a phenomenal singer but also as a hilarious mimic of other major stars. Jimmys show contains a wide variety of material, Country,Big Ballads and tribute medleys to the greats of country music Hank Williams & Charlie pride. Along with his magnificent band Jimmy will entertain you superbly and looks forward to meeting friends old and new.

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Friday 2 and Saturday 3 June 7pm

Dancemania

Dancemania invite you to the Webster Memorial Theatre for their 18th annual show! This years’ show - VIBEZ will consist of many dance styles from street, musical theatre, contemporary, tap, modern and more, with ages from three to adult performing. All dancers train weekly at Dancemania Dance Studio, Arbroath and boast a huge amount of local talent. A dance show with moves to envy and great VIBEZ it’s certainly a show not to be missed!

Tickets £10 concessions £8


The Opera Boys poster

Sunday 4 June 7.30pm

The Opera Boys

Leading men from London's West End combine in a powerhouse of vocal harmony to deliver a stunning blend of music ranging from Opera to Pop, and everything in between.

Operatic arias and classical favourites from 'Nessun Dorma' to 'Time to say goodbye' are mixed with showstoppers from 'Les Miserables' and 'Phantom of the Opera' right through to 'Jersey Boys'. The show also features brand new classical arrangements of modern day pop hits, all performed in The Opera Boys inimitable style.

With beautiful vocal arrangements, spectacular close part harmony and a great line in humour, The Opera Boys have been delighting audiences all over the world with their unique show combining beautiful, powerful and emotional music with funny, engaging and light-hearted entertainment.

Making classical music accessible to the masses, The Opera Boys combine their exceptional classically trained voices with their experience, showmanship and personality to deliver a wonderfully entertaining show not to be missed!

Tickets £18 concessions £16.50

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Legends of American Country poster

Tuesday 6 June 7.30pm

Legends of American Country

Following a sell out UK tour in 2016 direct from Ireland Europe's No 1 Country music show 'The Legends of American Country' returns for another fantastic night of toe tapping country classics. The 2017 tour will showcase highly acclaimed tributes to Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard and Alan Jackson and 4 brand new tributes to icons George Jones, Kenny Rogers, Patsy Cline and Don Williams in this must see extravaganza. The show features 3 fantastic singers in Rod Mc Auley Joe Moore and Tracey Mc Auley all backed by the superb Keltic Storm and coupled with an authentic stage set that will transport you all the way to Nashville and back. One things for sure if you like Country music this is the only show in town!

Tickets £17.50

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Appolinari Dance Studio

Friday 23 June 7pm

The Appolinari Dance Studio Presents An Evening of Dance

The programme will embrace all of the dance styles taught from Classical to Modern Ballet, Jazz, Latin, Tap and Hip Hop. Classes cater for pupils aged from three years to adult.

Tickets £11 on sale 1pm Tuesday 23 May


Dance JC

Saturday 24 June 2pm and 7pm

Dance JC - Movie Night

This is Dance JC’s first big show and involves all of their dancers from Arbroath, Friockheim and Forfar. Kids from three years old right up to adults will showcase their brilliant talents, with a special guest performance from Danny Laverty – come and have the Time of Your Life!

Tickets £9

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Friday 30 June 7.30pm

Stagecraft School of Dance

Please come and join us for an evening of dance with pupils of all ages showing off their new or improved skills.

Tickets £10 concessions £8


Saturday 8 July 7.30pm

Mary Duff Show

Come and enjoy the wonderfully emotive, yet quietly powerful voice of Irish artist Mary Duff, a small country girl from Ireland, who was discovered by accident when she was only twelve years old! Mary has achieved many television appearances and a second place spot on the Billboard World Music Charts, her success has also grown in the UK. Her album, The Ultimate Collection, features 40 of Mary’s best loved songs and was her first ever British chart hit.

Tickets £22 concessions £20

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Dreamboys poster

Thursday 13 July 8pm

The Dreamboys

The Dreamboys, the UK’s ultimate Magic Mike style show, are back and hotter than ever with a brand new show and UK tour for 2017.

The Dreamboys are without a shadow of a doubt the UK's top male strip show, perfect for a girls night out with all your friends. Their showcase is unquestionably the most famous male stripper act the UK has ever produced. With special guest appearances on some of the UK's biggest TV shows such as The X Factor, Britain's Got Talent, Celebrity Big Brother, Loose Women, This Morning, Geordie Shore and The Only Way Is Essex, plus massive sold out Worldwide tours, it's no wonder The Dreamboys have earned themselves the title of the only male strip group in history to have celebrity status.

If you're looking for the very best girls night out in the UK, look no further than these incredible stripping hunks. An action packed 2 hour show from start to finish, these boys will literally have you begging for more!!!

This is one action packed show full of Music, Muscle, Magic and Mayhem that will leave you breathless which you simply cannot afford to miss!!!

Book your Tickets now before it's too late!!!

Tickets £23.50 concessions £22.50

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The UpBeat Beatles

Sunday 16 July 7.30pm

The UpBeat Beatles

An evening of breathtaking harmonies and guitar solos all wrapped up in Scouse humour. As the name suggests, The Upbeat Beatles are a rockin’ band with tight musicianship and powerhouse vocals. You’ll be jumping from the word go! There isn’t a band to touch them - eight bars of Twist and Shout and you will know why. From the depths of The Cavern to the Apple Roof Top, through Beatlemania, America, Sergeant Pepper to Abbey Road, their attention to detail will draw you into the world of the Beatles like no other show.

Tickets £18 concessions £16

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Goldielocks and the three bears

Saturday 22 July 2pm

Goldilock's and The Three Bears Singalong

The much loved fairy-tale Goldilocks and The Three Bears comes to life on stage in an unforgettable live stage production of song and laughter that the children will love. Goldilocks, the Three Bears and Ruff the Dog perform live in this exciting and fun filled musical production which takes a few twists and turns along the way with other new puppet characters and hopefully a happy ever after.

Kids will learn that music can be found everywhere as they sing and dance to all their favorite songs. Throughout the show there are interactive moments that children and parents alike can enjoy. Watch your kids take part in action songs like 'Head Shoulders Knees and Toes', 'If Your Happy And You Know It' and Sing a rainbow as well as many other all-time children's favorites. With different adventures from every character, the show will have parents and children alike laughing, playing and singing. Featuring fantastic costumes, an amazing stage set and colorful lighting, it will be an experience for all the family to remember and cherish.

Tickets £10 Family ticket (admits four) £35

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Aberdeen International Youth Festival

Saturday 29 July 7.30pm

Aberdeen International Youth Festival (AIYF)
Music and Dance

Showcasing the breadth of performers both international and from the UK that participate in the festival each year, AIYF brings traditional dance from across the world for a highenergy evening with an eclectic mix of traditional music, song and dance performed by young artists.

Tickets £9 concessions £6

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Aberdeen International Youth Festival

Tuesday 1 August 7.30pm

Aberdeen International Youth Festival (AIYF)
GMO Orchestra

AIYF present this international 60 strong youth orchestra to the North-east of Scotland for the first time, with a repertoire including orchestral film music, classic and contemporary composers.

Tickets £9 concessions £6

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Friday 4 August 2pm

ARTMoves

AIYF present this international 60 strong youth orchestra to the North-east of Scotland for the first time, with a repertoire including orchestral film music, classic and contemporary composers.

FREE


Saturday 12 August 7.30pm

The Kilkenny's

The Kilkennys, Ireland's newest balladeers come from a city steeped in music, history and folk culture. Their tunes flow from the source Kilkenny, a wellspring of Ireland's oldest beer and finest music. The band's following is growing internationally and their upward curve has been sure and steady. With passion and pride, The Kilkennys play old Irish folk songs and new songs of their own.

Tickets £15

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Arbroath Instrumental Band

Friday 1 September 7.30pm

Arbroath Instrumental Band

Arbroath Instrumental Band have this year been crowned Scottish Champions 2017, as they celebrate 120 years. The band began as part of the Horticultural Society’s annual show, held at Gayfield Park on August 4th 1893, where there was a brass band contest between six bands.

Tickets £10


Wednesday 6 - Saturday 9 September 7pm nightly and 2pm Saturday Matinee

LimeLight Musical Theatre
Les Misérables - School Edition

Set against the backdrop of 4 August 1893 France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring the songs I Dreamed A Dream, Bring Him Home, One Day More and On My Own – Les Misérables is the show of shows!

Tickets £12

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Les McKeowns Bay City Rollers

Tuesday 19 September 7.30pm

Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers

Bay City Rollers’ icon Les McKeown is back on tour. It promises to be a unique voyage back to the 1970s with the thrill and excitement of Rollermania, performing all the original hits including Bye Bye Baby, Shang-a-Lang, Remember, Summerlove Sensation and Give A Little Love and new songs from the upcoming new Bay City Rollers’ album.

Tickets £22.50

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Tony Stockwell

Wednesday 20 September 8pm

Tony Stockwell, Psychic Medium

Remarkably compelling, amazingly detailed and always humorous.

The popular star of TV’s Street Psychic, Psychic Private Eyes and Psychic Academy, Tony Stockwell has a long established credibility as one of the top Intuitive Mediums and has shared the stage all round the world with international mediums such as Colin Fry, James van Praagh and Lisa Williams. Tony demonstrates his belief that those who have passed can communicate with their loved ones with detailed messages frequently including names, dates and locations and all delivered with emotion, sensitivity and empathy. The evening may include psychometry, photographs readings and psychic prediction.

Recent legislative guidelines insist that any Evening of Mediumship should be billed ‘for entertainment purposes’. Tony certainly uses his natural wit, showmanship and Cockney charisma to entertain but more important, Mediumship has the potential to change someone’s life and instil in them a sense of peace, comfort and purpose. We hope that nobody can fail to come away untouched by the experience

Tickets £22.50 concessions £19.50

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Notorious Dance

Saturday 23 September 2pm and 7.30pm

Notorious Dance

Notorious Dance are so excited to perform in their first dance show - Kings and Queens. The show will see dancers from the age of three showcase a dazzling performance! You don’t want to miss it!

Tickets £10 on sale 1pm Tuesday 6 June


Sunday 24 September 7.30pm

MAD About The Musicals

Starring Jai McDowall winner of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and Michael Courtney. Mad About The Musicals celebrates the very best songs from the shows we all know and love! Brought to you by a cast direct from the West End, including the amazing vocalist and the winner of Britain’s Got Talent Jai McDowall and musical theatre favourite Michael Courtney - come and enjoy a host of musical favourites including Les Miserables, Phantom of The Opera and Miss Saigon.

Tickets £22 concessions £21


Stars of Irish Music poster

Tuesday 10 October 7.30pm

Stars of Irish Country

Join 4 of Irelands favourite Country Music Stars all on one super show following a sell out Scottish tour last year featuring the popular Mick Flavin, Louise Morrisey, Stephen Smyth and Frank McCaffrey who between them have scored countless accolades, notched up over 30 No 1 songs and have toured all over the world to packed houses. Each of the 4 stars will showcase all there trademark hit songs in the company of fantastic live Irish Country band Keltic Storm! This show is sure to be a sell out so early booking is advisable.

Tickets £21.50

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An Evening of Dirty Dancing

Friday 20 October 7.30pm

An Evening of Dirty Dancing

Now in its 7th record-breaking year, An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show is a 5 star homage to the greatest movie soundtrack of all time. The original concert celebration of the iconic music from the multi-award winning soundtrack to Dirty Dancing. A high energy, emotional roller-coaster of an evening with breathtaking choreography and buckets of nostalgia. Includes the classic songs Big Girls Don’t Cry, Hey Baby, Wipeout, Do You Love Me, and many more. Put your dancing shoes on and get ready to have the time of your life!

Please note this production is not affiliated with Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story On Stage on tour in the UK and worldwide

Tickets £20 concessions £19

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Thank Abba for the Music poster

Saturday 28 October 7.30pm

Thank Abba for the Music

Grab your platforms and flares for a journey back in time to when ABBA dominated the charts and ruled the airwaves! Thank ABBA For The Music is a two-hour theatre spectacular that captures all of the magic and excitement of one of pop history's most successful and entertaining live bands.

Featuring all of ABBA's greatest hits, including Dancing Queen, Waterloo, Mamma Mia, Take A Chance On Me, Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! Knowing Me Knowing You, Fernando, Super Trouper and many more!

With stunning costumes, a seven-piece live band, interactive video projection, some tongue-in-cheek Swedish humour, and of course ABBA’s spectacular trademark harmonies - this is the ultimate feel-good party show!

ABBA and 70’s fancy dress optional … but encouraged!

THE BIGGEST PARTY WITH THE UK’S BEST ABBA TRIBUTE • The Sands Centre, Carlisle

YOU WERE AMAZING! • The Sage Gateshead

www.thankabbaforthemusic.co.uk

Tickets £18.50 concessions £17

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The Fureys

Friday 25 May 2018 7.30pm

The Fureys

Legends of Irish music & song The FUREYS, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘The Green fields of France’, ‘The old man’, ‘Red rose café’, ‘From Clare to here’, ‘Her father didn’t like me anyway’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, ‘Steal away’ etc return to Webster Memorial Theatre on Friday 25th May 2018 as part of their 40th Anniversary tour.

The band was formed in 1978 literally by accident. George, Paul and Davey were playing in Denmark with their own band called the Buskers and Eddie and Finbar, while touring in Germany were involved in a road accident. When George and Paul got news of the accident they immediately travelled to Germany to be with their brothers. They then decided that they should all be playing together and this was the start of the FUREYS.

Inevitably changes have occurred over 40 years. Their brother Paul died suddenly in June 2002 and Finbar left the band in December 1996, however George and Eddie have continued to delight audiences on their tours and have just released a new 40th Anniversary CD.

The oldest of the brothers, Eddie Furey left home in 1966 and travelled to Scotland at the time of the great folk revival where he met and shared accommodation in Edinburgh with then unknown folk singers Billy Connolly, Gerry Rafferty and Alex Campbell, now all famous in their own right. In 1969 he was the special guest for the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem throughout the USA and Canada. Dave Stewart from the Eurythmics has credited Eddie with teaching him his first chords on guitar when they met up in the North East of England while Dave was still a teenager.

Their emotive songs stir many emotions,tears and laughter, sadness and joy.

www.thefureys.com

Tickets £20

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The Webster Memorial Theatre, 64 High Street, Arbroath, DD11 1AW 01241 435800
info@webstertheatre.co.uk

Angus Alive