Put some sparkle in your life with these 5 big music shows

Derby LIVE are putting the sparkle in your life with these big, dazzling productions in Derby Arena and Derby City Centre.

The Ladyboys of Bangkok’s huge show returns to the Market Place on Friday 29 March, with The Greatest Showgirls Tour. Returning with more songs and big-scale musical production numbers than you could point a perfumed glove at The Ladyboys of Bangkok are bound to add a splash of colour to the black and white normality of everyday life. The show-stopping performances can be experienced from Friday 29 March to Sunday 14 April with tickets from £16 to £38.

On Friday 17 May audiences are in for a treat as the Elvis World Tour comes to Derby Arena. America’s finest, Shawn Klush and Dean Z, will come together in one phenomenal show. ‘The World’s Greatest Elvis’ Shawn Klush and the ‘Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Champion’ Dean Z will vividly bring Elvis Presley to life on the Derby Arena stage, backed by an incredible live band and orchestra. Tickets are available from £33 to £54.  

The world’s largest George Michael celebration, Fastlove, returns to Derby Arena on Thursday 16 May. This worldwide phenomenon brings to life a respectful and moving tribute to the late, great George Michael. On this year’s tour Ed Barker, George Michael’s saxophonist from the Symphonica Tour, will be joined on stage by George Michael’s backing singer and 2015 X Factor finalist Anton Stephans. This whole new vibrant show features songs such as I Can't Make You Love Me and I Knew You Were Waiting, as well as all the classics hits of Careless Whisper, Outside, One More Try and I’m Your Man! Tickets to see Fastlove are available from £29 to £35.

Fans of the film Bohemian Rhapsody will love seeing performances on the big screen brought to the stage in Killer Queen. On Saturday 18 May, Killer Queen will bring their expert musicianship, extraordinary energy and accurate portrayal of the world’s greatest live band to Derby Arena. Audiences will be captivated by this Queen Tribute royalty as they recreate the high energy, powerful phenomenon that was Queen live. Tickets are available for £26.

Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town on Saturday 8 June! The Derby Arena audience should be prepared for 40 back to back classic Motown hits, glittering costume changes, dazzling dance moves and outstanding musicianship in this explosive concert experience. This breath-taking concert spectacular will take the audience on a musical journey through all their favourite songs, including: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, Signed Sealed Delivered, I Heard it Through the Grapevine, Get Ready, Dancing In The Streets, My Girl, Blame It On The Boogie, Uptight, Endless Love, My Cherie Amor, All Night Long, Heatwave and many, many more. Tickets are available for just £30

Tickets for all shows can be purchased through the Derby LIVE Box Office on 01332 255800 or on derbylive.co.uk. They can also be purchased at the Sales and Information Centre, on the Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AH.

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