Soul legends Shalamar have announced a Greatest Hits Tour for 2024, celebrating nearly 50 years as a group and performing the iconic songs that have seen them sell over 25 million records worldwide.

The group will perform their greatest hits such as A Night To Remember, Take That To The Bank, Second Time Around, Make That Move, Dead Giveaway, Disappearing Act, Dancin’ In The Sheets, Over And Over, Friends and many more.

This tour will be extra special for the band, who will return to where it all began for them in the UK – the Dominion Theatre in London, where they will perform for the first time since a remarkable eight shows in 1982.

The band still comprise of original lead singer Howard Hewett, along with his singing and dancing partner Jeffrey Daniel. They are joined by Carolyn Griffey the daughter of the bands original record company owner Dick Griffey who put the band together.

Alongside their ubiquitous hits, Shalamar is synonymous with a huge dance craze that had never been seen before in the UK. Jeffrey Daniel brought the body popping phenomenon into Europe with a famed appearance on Top of the Pops and performed the first moonwalk on European TV. This performance changed music culture forever. Jeffrey has been an inspiration to millions of people across the world including the man he mentored; Michael Jackson.

In 2023 Shalamar were awarded a stone on the Camden Music Walk of Fame and were Soul Act of the year at the Boisdale awards. As well as selling out venues across the UK with their Friends’ 40th Anniversary Tour, the group performed to tens of thousands at BBC Radio 2 in the Park.

Special guest for the tour will be Gwen Dickey; The Voice of Rose Royce, famed for hits such as Wishing On A Star, Love Don’t Live Here Anymore, Car Wash, and Is It Love You’re After.

TOUR DATES 2024

May

Date Venue
Fri 31st Victoria Hall Stoke

June

Date Venue
Sat 1st Brighton Centre
Sun 2nd Bridgewater Hall Manchester
Tue 4th Victoria Theatre Halifax
Thu 6th New Theatre Cardiff
Fri 7th Derby Arena
Sat 8th Bournemouth Pavilion
Sun 9th Dominion Theatre London
Wed 12th Kings Theatre Portsmouth
Thu 13th The Alban Arena St Albans
Fri 14th Symphony Hall Birmingham
Sat 15th Beacon Bristol
Thu 27th Orchard West Dartford
Sat 29th Usher Hall Edinburgh
Sun 30th M&S Bank Arena Liverpool

Tickets are now on sale

www.shalamar.info.com

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