All over the UK, fans of 1960’s pop music will be relieved to turn back the clocks 50 years and let the good times roll again with some of the biggest stars of the era.

With over 20 UK top ten hits between them and many millions of records sold, PETER NOONE, CHRIS MONTEZ, BRIAN HYLAND, BRIAN POOLE and VANITY FARE embark on the legendary Solid Silver 60’s Show, a live rock ‘n’ roll concert which tours the UK, beginning on 5th March 2012 at The Colosseum, Watford.

Around 100,000 pop fans are expected to attend the most popular 1960’s live show in the country, which is now in its 27th year. The Solid Silver 60s Show has now had two of their own albums – released through Universal Music – which have sold over 150,000 copies.

Here are the tour dates:

Peter Noone (Herman’s Hermits)

Cover star of Time Magazine, ten UK Top 10 hits including ‘I’m Into Something Good’, ‘No Milk Today’, ‘Silhouettes’ and ‘There’s A Kind Of Hush,’ Peter (right) has sold over 60 million records worldwide. His band, Herman’s Hermits, were also huge across the pond where Peter became the youngest UK vocalist to top the US charts, aged just 15. The single, ‘Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter’, topped the US charts for three weeks and went on to sell 14 million copies worldwide. Not content with topping the charts on both sides of the Atlantic, Peter has also featured on Broadway as well as hosted VH1’s ‘My Generation’, the highest-ever-rated half hour retrospective of popular music.

Chris Montez

Born in Los Angeles, California, Chris Montez spent the 1960’s performing his hits such as 1962’s UK no. 2 classic, ‘Let’s Dance’.  Having toured with Clyde McPhatter, Sam Cooke and Smokey Robinson, Montez drew on his Hispanic roots and admiration of early rock ‘n roll icon Richie Valens to woo crowds all over the world with hits such as ‘Call me’, ‘La Bamba’ and ‘The More I See You’. During the height of his fame The Beatles supported Chris on his tour dates in the UK.

Brian Hyland

New Yorker Brian Hyland is often described as ‘chameleonesque’, for his ability to play a variety of styles, and instruments. His career has been varied and successful but it all started in the summer of 1960, whilst sharing a record label roster with Ray Charles and The Impressions, when Brian released ‘Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini’. The song would become Brian’s first hit single and was followed with ‘Ginny Come Lately’ and international smash ‘Sealed with a Kiss’. In fact ‘Sealed with a Kiss’ became a huge hit once more in 1989, when Jason Donovan’s cover version reached the UK no.1 spot, spending ten weeks in the charts. Brian Hyland’s pop music and teen heart-throb status has lead him to be described ‘as virtually defining the sound and sensibility of a pre-Beatles era’.

Brian Poole

Essex born Brian Poole formed The Tremeloes in 1958 and he was signed to Decca Records in favour of The Beatles. It’s one of music’s most fabled stories – and shows just how hot he and the band were. Recording huge hits and charting in the top ten four times in just two years with songs that are considered classics, ‘Do You Love Me’, ‘Twist and Shout’, Candy Man’, ‘I can Dance’ and 1964’s ‘Someone Someone’ represent some of the biggest hits of the decade.

Vanity Fair

Vanity Fare are as busy today as ever. Eddie Wheeler, Mark Dean Ellen, Bernie Hagley and Steve Oakman have clocked up over five million record sales, earning them two gold discs. Worldwide hits including ‘Early In The Morning’, ‘Hitching A Ride’, ‘I Live For The Sun’ and ‘Better By Far’ saw the band establish themselves across the globe, particularly in the USA, where ‘Early In The Morning’ and ‘Hitching A Ride were top ten hits and stayed in the charts for a total of twenty three weeks. The band will be providing the backing to all the artists on the tour.

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