Posted: 11/08/10 by Wicksteed Park Ltd
On Friday 3 September 2010, the one and only Joe Longthorne will be performing at Wicksteed Park, along with guest DJ Bill Burton. Tickets for this event are £16.50 each.
Joe Longthorne began his career over three decades ago with appearances on Junior Showtime, followed by a grounding on the tough Northern club circuit. His big break came in 1981 when he was a finalist on London Weekend Television’s Search for a Star - this lead to appearances at the London Palladium with Bob Hope and The Talk of the Town. A short time later, Joe received the Variety Club of Britain award as Most Promising Artiste of the Year. Television specials in the UK and USA followed.
Joe’s repertoire of voices is endless and includes hundreds of the world’s top singers, however, he is perhaps best known for his impersonation of Shirley Bassey who has commented, "Joe can do me better than I can do myself".
During his career, Joe has received gold and platinum discs for his albums, enjoyed sell-out concerts at the Royal Albert Hall, as well as touring Australia several times. Now Joe is looking forward to new challenges, new songs to sing and new audiences to thrill.
Tickets for this event and the others hosted by M.A.D. Entertainment Agency can be purchased online at www.wicksteedpark.co.uk, in person in the Box Office or by phoning 01536 512475. Bar snacks will be available to purchase on the night.