Enjoy sixties hits on Northampton stage

Sixties Gold takes to the Derngate stage on Thursday October 6 at 7.30pm
Sixties Gold takes to the Derngate stage on Thursday October 6 at 7.30pm

Sixties Gold returns to Northampton’s Royal & Derngate next week with The Searchers, P J Proby, Wayne Fontana, Gary Puckett & Union Gap and Brian Poole & The Tremeloes.

The show is billed as the ultimate line up for lovers of ‘60s music.

Liverpool band The Searchers, originally tipped to be as big as the Beatles, took their first single to number one and followed this with five more top five hits which spent a total of 128 weeks in the charts. Well-loved numbers include Needles and Pins and Sweets For My Sweet.

Fellow Liverpudlian stars Brian Poole & The Tremeloes also feature and are famous for having 21 hits that spent more than 220 weeks in the UK charts.

Also on the bill is the controversial and ponytailed P J Proby, whose trouser-splitting shocked the nation, was a Melody Maker teen idol award winner in 1964 and spent 91 weeks in the charts.

They will be joined by Wayne Fontana, originally from Manchester, who spent more than 75 weeks in the British charts with hits such as Game Of Love, Um Um Um Um Um and Pamela Pamela.

Completing the line-up are special guests direct from America, Gary Puckett & Union Gap, who enjoyed a UK number one with their first single.

Sixties Gold takes to the Derngate stage on Thursday October 6 at 7.30pm.

Tickets cost £33.50 before fees.

Killer Queen will be rocking the venue when the tribute act returns next week.

The band have been performing since 1993. Their expert musicianship, extraordinary energy and uncanny resemblance to the original band has led to sell-out shows across the world.

They play the Derngate stage on Saturday, October 8 at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £23.50 before fees

To book tickets for either show, call 01604 624811, or visit www.royalandderngate.co.uk. A booking charge of £3 applies for all transactions of £15 and over. It does not apply to groups, members of the venue’s Friends scheme or disabled bookings.