Join us for the best kept secret on the South Coast!

BRINGING RETRO NIGHTS

TO THE SOUTH COAST

LAST FEW TICKETS!!!

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PLUS SUPPORT FROM 2 GREAT BANDS

Friday 20th December

70's Glam Rock chart-toppers Mud play all their hits like The Cat Crept In and Tiger Feet.

Supported by one of the South Coast's up and coming bands We Are Robot and rock band Vambo.

Supporting our chosen charity Variety Wessex, it's the best Retro Christmas party on the South Coast!

Limited tickets just £25

Show starts 7.30pm

LAST FEW TICKETS!!!

Our special retro and cabaret evenings bring some of the biggest retro names in the music business back to the stage, whilst helping to raise funds for our chosen charity.

 

MUD

Friday 20th December 2019

A Christmas 70's party with original 70's glam rock chart toppers Mud. Supported by We Are Robot and Vambo...

One of the most successful bands to come out of the 70's, these glam rockers had hit after hit with chart topping success with catchy tunes to fill any dancefloor. Between 1973 and 1976 Mud were hardly ever out of the UK charts, notching up eleven top ten hits, including three number ones (Tiger Feet, Lonely This Christmas, and Oh Boy). The two remaining original guitarists Ray Stiles and Rob Davies are joined by ex Glitter Band drummer Pete Phipps.

Supported by rock band Vambo and We Are Robot, this is one Christmas party you won't want to miss!

Ticket price

£25

CLIFF BENNETT & REBEL ROUSERS 

Friday 27th March 2020

Support by the Revolvers, the UK's No.1 60's tribute band...

One of the most under-rated R&B singers of his generation, Cliff Bennett and his group, the Rebel Rousers brought their innovative brass sound introduced  the British youth scene to soul music. So popular were they that they were the first British band to be signed to the Motown label. Under Brian Epstein’s guidance, they supported the Beatles across Europe and charted with hits like ‘One Way Love’ and ‘Got To Get You Into My Life’, the latter produced by Paul McCartney!

The Revolvers consist of four Young guys with an unrivaled, burning passion for the greatest musical decade of all time..... We are of course referring to the 1960's. 

Having played over 1500 concerts, worldwide "The Revolvers" continue to wow audiences with not only their incredible musical talents but also with their unmatched authenticity. 

From the meticulously sourced costumes that they wear to the vintage musical instruments that they use, this really is a fantastic 1960's retro show not to be missed!

Ticket price

£20

FOUNDATIONS

Friday 23rd October 2020

The Foundations were one of the biggest groups of the Swinging Sixties!!!

International chart-toppers like Build Me Up Buttercup and Baby Now That I've Found You plus a string of other hits like Back On My Feet Again, Any Old Time (You’re Lonely And Sad), In The Bad Bad Old Days (Before You Loved Me) and “Born To Live, Born To Die.

Now original lead guitarist/vocalist Alan Warner is keeping the magnificent sound of The Foundations alive with a group of hugely talented musicians.

Supported by Soul with Soul's Ritchie Penrose covering some of the greatest Soul and Motown classics, this guy just oozes class and style...

Soul & Motown music at its finest!

Ticket price

£20

KIK DEE

Saturday 22nd February 2020

Kiki Dee will be performing her intimate acoustic set accompanied by Carmelo Luggeri at the Forest Arts Centre...

For almost two decades, Kiki and Carmelo have been touring their spellbinding acoustic live show across the UK and Europe. Performing in this stripped back fashion allows each of their exceptional talents to shine through and create a wonderful and warm sense of intimacy for the audience.

2019 marked Kiki’s 55th year in the music industry and has cemented her status as one of the UK’s finest and most revered vocalists. The duo’s latest critically acclaimed album “A Place Where I Can Go”  features 11 tracks including the haunting duet “Horses” with Scottish singer Eddi Reader.

Join Kiki and Carmelo for an acoustic journey of stories and song which include unique covers of songs by artists such as Kate Bush and Frank Sinatra and of course Kiki’s own hits “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”, “I Got The Music In Me” and the stunning “Amoureuse”.

Book your tickets to see Kiki Dee and Carmelo Luggeri at Hampshire Cultural Trust's Forest Arts Centre, New Milton now! 

Ticket price

£20

TBA

Friday 19th June 2020

TBA

Ticket price

£20

SHOWADDYWADDY

Saturday 19th December 2020

​The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World' is a bold statement but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title for the last 4 decades!!!

Chart topping 1970's legends Showaddywaddy will be the stars of our 2020 Christmas Retro night held at New Milton Memorial Centre in aid of our chosen charity, Variety Wessex. 

Selling more than 20 million records, the Leicester Rock 'N' Rollers have toured all corners of the World bringing their dynamic and uplifting show featuring all of their biggest hits, many of which reached number one in the pop charts of Europe. 'Under The Moon of Love', 'Three Steps to Heaven', 'Hey Rock &Roll', 'When', 'Blue Moon', 'You've Got What It Takes', 'Pretty Little Angel Eyes' and many, many more.

So come and join the top Retro 'Dancin' Party' in the South this Christmas in what is going to be a sell-out event you won't want to miss!!!

Ticket price

£25

MERSEYBEATS & NEW AMEN CORNER

Friday 28th February 2020

 A fantastic double bill from two of the most exciting 60's groups on the circuit...

The Merseybeats can only be described as one of the most powerful and exciting acts performing live music, they still continue to enthrall thousands of fans World-wide,  they are one of the most popular and authentic sixties bands still performing 50 years on! The Merseybeats performance is spectacular and pulsating experience, classic hits' Think Of You' 'Wishin & Hopin' and 'Sorrow' are combined with emotive ballads and explosive pyrotechnic sets. 

NEW AMEN CORNER

Also on the same bill, we have The New Amen Corner who have emerged in the last couple of years as arguably the hottest band on the 60’s circuit. The band has an unrivalled ability to so perfectly recreate the sound and atmosphere of that momentous period 50 years ago when music sent good vibrations across the world. The original Amen Corner was one of the biggest influences on the sixties pop scene to ever come out of Wales. 

Cliff Bennett - Vocals, Geoff Nichols (BBC Rock School) Drums,  Pete Pritchard (23 years with Scotty Moore) Bass, Dave Forristal (Finnegan’s Commitments) Keyboards. Lars Lundquist (Long time member) Lead Guitar, Bob Lovett (Long time member) Trumpet, Damián Hand (ex James Hunter Band) Sax, Aaron Liddard (Amy Winehouse Band) Sax.

Cliff crowned his success with The Rebel Rousers in 1966 with a song written exclusively for him by Lennon & McCartney - "Got To Get You Into My Life" which reached No. 3 in the UK charts, creating a unique British soul sound. Their other hits include: "Back In The USSR", "One Way Love" and "I'll Take You Home".

 

Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers were the first London band to be signed by The Beatles manager,Brian Epstein. Their innovative brass sound introduced British youth to soul music. Within three months of Epstein's management, the band had their first UK hit single with “One Way Love” and a tour of Germany with The Beatles. They were the first British band to be signed to the Motown label.

 

Supporting our chosen charity Variety Wessex, we have a raffle on the night and fancy dress is encouraged, so come along to a great swinging night of 60's nostalgia!

Ticket price

£20

DAVE BERRY & THE CRUISERS

& THE FOURMOST

Friday 28th August 2020

Dave Berry & the Cruisers plus Liverpool legends The Fourmost play in a fantastic 60's double-header.

A unique, and charismatic performer, Dave Berry performs a mixture of hard R&B and pop ballads. He was extremely popular in Britain, and on Continental Europe. He had an unusual ambition for a pop performer trying to make a name for himself - to appear on TV completely hidden by a prop. In his own words, to "not appear, to stay behind something and not come out". As a rule he did a good job; hiding behind the upturned collar of his leather jacket, or even wrapping himself around, and effectively behind, the microphone's own lead. His early hits name checked his so-called backing band, The Cruisers, although their supposed creditable presence is difficult to ascertain.

"The Crying Game" (1964), "Mama" (1966) and "This Strange Effect" (1965 - the latter written by Ray Davies), are among his best-remembered hits. Indeed, "This Strange Effect" became a massive Number One hit for him in Holland and Belgium, countries where he still enjoys superstar status, resulting in a Special Award from Radio Veronica, Holland, for their best selling pop single of all time.

Another one of his songs, "Don't Gimme No Lip Child", was covered by the Sex Pistols. His stage act, drawing largely on Elvis Presley, and Gene Vincent, provided an inspiration for Alvin Stardust. Such was his enigmatic, and unconventional presence, that several punk rock acts, such as the Sex Pistols, later acknowledged him as an inspiration.

The Fourmost has its roots steeped in the eclectic 1960’s Merseybeat boom and was part of the Brian Epstein stable along with The Beatles, Billy J Kramer, Gerry and The Pacemakers and others. The band has evolved from enjoying 1960’s chart hits such as Hello Little Girl (no.9) and A Little Loving (no.6) and less popular songs as Baby I Need Your Lovin, Here There and Everywhere and a cover of George Formby’s Auntie Maggie’s Remedy.

A great double bill of 1960's performers on one stage!

Ticket price

£20

 

OUR RETRO NIGHT VENUES

HIGHCLIFFE SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB

"The friendliest club in the South"!

Highcliffe Sports & Social Club,
387 Lymington Rd,
Highcliffe,

Dorset

BH23 5EG

01425 273827

NEW MILTON

MEMORIAL

CENTRE

New Milton Memorial Centre,
Whitefield Rd,
New Milton,

Hampshire

BH25 6DE

01425 629451

We also have acts appear at the Forest Arts Centre in New Milton (See their website for more details)

As featured in DORSET Magazine's March 2019 issue

All shows are 18+ to purchase alcohol.

VIP tables available upon inquiry for some acts.

DID YOU KNOW?

You do not have to be members to get into any of our retro nights

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Dress Code

Smart casual and fancy dress is encouraged at our normal retro nights (non-cabaret) so to get your fancy dress head over to our partners Hollywood on our Retro page.

tickets

Tickets are available online via our website, Eventbrite, See Tickets or by the following...

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Monday - Thursday 10am-3pm, 6pm-11pm

Fri - Sat - 10am - 11pm

Sun - 10am -10.30pm

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01590 679104

Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm. Saturday 9am - 1pm.

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Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm

Saturday 8am - 11am

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