All announced acts for the Scarborough Open Air Theatre 2013 season.
Status Quo 27th July – £35 per ticket (Tickets on sale)
Brit Award winning and triple platinum album selling rock band Status Quo, whose famous ‘Rockin’ All Over The World’ track is instantly recognised around the globe, is the first act to be announced for next summer’s line up at Scarborough Open Air Theatre.
On Saturday 27 July, Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt, Andrew Bown, John ‘Rhino’ Edwards and Matt Ledley will rock the stage with one of their legendary live performances, treating fans to many of Quo’s most popular hits from the last 50 years.
Status Quo’s total world-wide record sales exceed 118 million units. The band has recorded 64 British hit singles, more than any other band, with 22 of those reaching the UK Top 10. Quo’s 1990 ‘Rockin’ All Over The Years’ album sold over 1.1 million units in Great Britain, attaining triple platinum sales status. The album spent over six months in the British Albums Chart, including ten weeks in the Top 10. World-wide sales of the album exceed seven million.
McFly 30th August – £32.50 per ticket (Tickets on sale)
On Friday 30 August, band members Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones, Dougie Poynter and Harry Judd will wow fans with energetic performances of a string of their hit records, recorded since the band formed in 2003.
McFly has sold more than 10 million records worldwide. In 2005, the band won the Brit Award for Best British Pop Act. Their debut album, Room on the 3rd Floor, debuted at number 1 in the UK Album Chart and is certified as double platinum. It led to them earning an award from Guinness World Records for the youngest band ever to have an album debut at number 1 – a title they took from The Beatles.
By November 2010, McFly had eighteen consecutive top twenty singles, seven of which reached number 1 in the UK Singles Chart and fifteen of which were consecutive top ten singles. The band has just released their ‘Best of’ album ‘Memory Lane’.
Leona Lewis 12th July – £35 (Tickets on sale)
Leona Lewis is to play Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre on Friday 12 July 2013. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Monday 21st January.
Leona Lewis first came to prominence after winning of the third series of The X Factor in 2006. A multi-platinum selling artist and three-time Grammy Award nominee, Lewis’s most successful single, “Bleeding Love”, reached number one in over 30 countries around the world, and was the best-selling single worldwide in 2008.
She was proclaimed “Top New Artist” by Billboard magazine in 2008. Her two albums Spirit and Echo, released in 2007 and 2009 respectively, have collectively sold in excess of 10 million copies worldwide and topped the charts in numerous countries. Lewis’s debut tour, The Labyrinth, took place in 2010. As of December 2001, Lewis has sold over 20 million records worldwide. Her third album Glassheart was release 12 October 2012. It was preceded by the single “Collide”, which became her seventh top-five hit in the UK. With the release of Hurt: The EP and “Trouble”, Lewis has had nine top-ten hits in the UK.
The Wanted June 14th – £32.50 (Tickets on sale)
The Wanted are set to perform at the Scarborough Open Air Theatre. As of writing this is their only UK tour date. The Wanted are an English-Irish boy band, formed in 2009 who made their debut release in July 2010. The group consists of members Max George, Nathan Sykes, Tom Parker, Jay McGuiness and Siva Kaneswaran and are currently signed to Island Records and in the US Mercury Records.
Their debut album, The Wanted, was released on 25th October 2010 and peak at #4 in the UK. The album had three UK top twenty singles released from it. Their debut single, “All Time Low” which hit the UK #1 spot, “Heart Vacancy” which reached #2 and “Lose My Mind” which managed a peak of #19 in the UK.
Happy Mondays 22nd June – £32.50 (Tickets on sale)
Happy Mondays are an English alternative rock band from Salford, Greater Manchester. Formed in 1980, the band’s original line-up was Shaun Ryder on lead vocals, his brother Paul Ryder on bass, lead guitarist Mark Day, keyboardist Paul Davis, and drummer Gary Whelan. Mark “Bez” Berry later joined the band onstage during a live performance after befriending Shaun Ryder and served as a dancer/percussionist. Rowetta Satchell joined the band to provide backing vocals in the earl 1990s.
Olly Murs 6th June – £35 (Tickets on sale)
Olly Murs rose to fame after finishing as the runner-up in the sixth series of The X Factor in 2009. In late August 2010, Murs released his debut single “Please Don’t Let Me Go”, which debuted at number one on the UK SIngles Charts, becoming Murs’ second number one single after releasing “You Are Not Alone” with the other series 6 finalists. He is currently signed to Epic Records in the United Kingdom, Columbia Records in the United States, and Syco Music.
Katherine Jenkins 3rd August – £38.50 (Tickets on sale)
Katherine Jenkins is a Welsh lyric mezzo-soprano. She came to wide public attention in 2003 when she sang at Westminster Cathedral in honour of Pope John Paul II’s silver jubilee. Since 2004, she has released numerous albums that have performed well on British and foreign charts. In both 2005 and 2006, her album received Classic Brit Awards as Album of the Year. She has also been seen widely in concert, including concerts for British troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and has sung at sporting events, on television shows and in support of many charities.
The Saturdays 23rd August – £32 (Tickets on sale)
The Saturdays are an English-Irish gril group based in London, England. The band formed in 2007. The band rose to fame with the release of their debut single “If This is Love”, which gave them their first top-ten hit. They later released their debut studio album Chasing Lights. It was accredited platinum certification by the British Phonographic Industry, while “Up”, “Issues” and “Just Can’t Get Enough” all received silver certifications. To date, the band have released thirteen singles in the United Kingdom; eleven of which have become top-ten hits.