With a new cd, GOLD- The Greatest Hits, featuring 42 feel good tracks across 3CDs, and a special vinyl pressing on 180g Gold heavyweight vinyl featuring all of the bands US and UK top 40 chart singles, plus 12” disco mixes out this summer, Shalamar are embarking on the 2nd leg of their ‘Greatest Hits 2019 Tour this Autumn and some 35 years after their major chart breakthrough with the million selling ‘Friends’ album Shalamar are coming to Crawley!
“Over the course of our career we’ve played shows in South London in Croydon, Clapham and Dartford and Brighton on the south coast, but never anywhere in the middle” said original member Jeffrey Daniel, “However, this years [sic] as part of our tour, we specifically asked our promoters to find us some new theatres to play, and Crawley was recommended as a great area for the ’80s Soul crowd – so here we are, at The Hawth in Crawley on October 31st – Its Halloween, so expect a (spooky) night to remember!”
With the band featuring original members Howard Hewett, Jeffrey Daniel alongside with Carolyn Griffey, daughter of Solar Records Founder Dick Griffey, then you can expect to hear all the big hits – There it is, I can make you feel good, 2nd Time Around, Take That to The Bank, Make That move, Dead Giveaway, Right in the Socket and of course A Night To Remember! and more!
Very special guest for the show will be British Soul star Phil Fearon & Galaxy who, like Shalamar, had a string of hit singles in the early to mid part of the ’80s; Tracks such as Dancing Tight, I can Prove It, This Kind of Love, Wait Until Tonight (my Love), You don’t need a reason, packed the dancefloors in clubs around the UK!!
Tickets are on sale now priced from £29.50 from www.hawth.co.uk