Tickets for four Cromer Pier shows up for grabs

The Fureys

The Fureys - Credit: submitted

Audiences will be lifting the roof on Cromer's Pier Pavilion theatre with a host of music shows.

Money for Nothing is a must see tribute show for all fans of rock music and Dire Straits taking place on Friday, April 15 from 8pm.

Dire Straits have sold in excess of 120 million albums worldwide and were the UK's first stadium rock band.

Their best selling album Brother in Arms sold over 30 million copies, making it the fourth best selling album in UK chart history.

For those who enjoy the sounds of Bluegrass there is Pete Brown's Newgrass Cutters who will be performing at the Pavilion Theatre on Saturday, April 16 at 8pm.

Pete Brown, son of veteran rock 'n' roll star Joe Brown, formed the Newgrass Cutters using the same musicians which tour with Joe, including the Nashville recording artist and banjo/mandolin virtuoso Richard Collins, Mike Nichols on bass, legendary drummer and vocalist Phil Capaldi and Pete Brown on guitar, lap steel and mandolin.

Kast off Kinks is formed of former 'Kinks' band members including original drummer Mick Avory, with John Dalton, Ian Gibbons and Dave Clarke.

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They will be bringing back to the stage the sounds and hits of the band including You Really Got Me, Waterloo Sunset, Lola and Sunny Afternoon, when they perform at the theatre on Sunday, April 17 from 8pm.

Legends of Irish Folk music The Fureys will make a welcome return to the Pavilion Theatre on Wednesday, April 20 from 8pm, with songs that will stir the heart and sole including The Green Fields of France, Leaving Nancy and Steal Away.

Their fan base includes top sports people and politicians and the band have performed for politicians including former Australian Prime Minister John Howard, former Irish President Mary McAleese.

More recently, Irish president Michael D Higgins attended their concert in Dublin's National Concert Hall.

The North Norfolk News in conjunction with the Pavilion Theatre has two tickets for each of the shows. To have a chance of winning see the April 7 edition of the North Norfolk News.

Tickets for the shows can be obtained from the pier box office on 01263 512495.