Big names in Peterborough? It’s Not Unusual as Tom Jones announces city gig

His Mama Told Him Not To Come - but music icon Sir Tom Jones will still be swapping the Green Green Grass of Home for the Green Green Grass of the ABAX Stadium

Monday, 28th January 2019, 12:19 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 7:26 pm
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Sir Tom is the latest big name music act to come to Peterborough in recent years, following in the footsteps of Sir Elton John, Bryan Adams and Steps. The concert will take place at the ABAX Stadium on Thursday, July 11 this year, with Welsh legend Sir Tom performing some of his biggest hits - as well as songs from recent albums. Liz Doogan-Hobbs MBE, CEO of LHG Live, promoter said, “We are delighted to be working with Tom Jones once again. He remains one of the most popular artists in the industry and truly captivates his fans whenever he takes to the stage. Peterborough is a vibrant place. and we are certain that the concert is going to be greatly welcomed, promising an evening filled with Tom’s most recognisable and popular hits. We are looking forward to seeing all his fans there.” Along with his huge back catalogue - he has sold more than 100 million records and had 36 top 40 hits, Sir Tom is now also known as a judge on ITV talent show The Voice. Tickets go on general sale on Friday February 1 at 9am. Standing tickets are available priced at: £39.50 + booking fee (Bronze), seated tickets are priced at £50.00 + booking fee (Silver) and £65.00+ booking fee (Gold). They will be available from www.ticketmaster.co.uk Sir Tom’s performance is not the only big concert at The ABAX this summer - R ‘n’ B star Craig David will also be taking to the stage at Peterborough United’s home ground on Saturday, June 8.

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Blue and Steps concert at the ABAX Stadium. Steps on stage EMN-180306-082547009

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Blue and Steps concert at the ABAX Stadium. Steps on stage EMN-180306-082641009
Blue and Steps concert at the ABAX Stadium. Steps on stage EMN-180306-082305009
Blue and Steps concert at the ABAX Stadium. Blue on stage EMN-180306-083009009
Blue and Steps concert at the ABAX Stadium. Blue on stage EMN-180306-083148009
Blue and Steps concert at the ABAX Stadium. EMN-180306-083053009
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Elton John concert at the ABAX Stadium. EMN-171106-212809009
Elton John concert at the ABAX Stadium. EMN-171106-214013009
Elton John concert at the ABAX Stadium. EMN-171106-214102009
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