The Drifters’ tribute musical Stand By Me is coming to Tunbridge Wells
PUBLISHED: 16:45 25 January 2017 | UPDATED: 16:45 25 January 2017
The show features well known hits such as There Goes My Baby, Dance With Me, and Sweets For My Sweet
Stand by Me, the musical history of The Drifters, a band which inspired early rock and roll and that was a forerunner to both the black music movement in 1950s America. And the show is coming to Tunbridge Wells in March.
Bringing a unique tribute to the icons, challenges, controversy, and conflicts and of course the vast succession of over 50 hits over the last six decades. The music sets the scene for our tribute within the lyrics, with well loved songs that transport you straight to Broadway, talk of growing up in 1950’s Harlem and even aspire to a black president of the United States.
This fast moving show features some of the groups most well known hits including Under The Boardwalk, Save The Last Dance For Me, Saturday Night At The Movies, Up On The Roof, Can I Take You Home Little Girl, Love Games, There Goes My Baby, Dance With Me, Sweets For My Sweet, There Goes My First Love, When My Little Girl Is Smiling, On Broadway, Money Honey, Every night’s A Saturday Night With You, Kissin In The Back Row, Come On Over To My Place, Down On The Beach, More Than A Number In My Little Red Book, Hello Happiness, and Like Sister and Brother.
The Drifters, were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988, are one of the biggest selling, longest serving bands of all time having sold an incredible 214 million singles and over 114 million albums worldwide – this is their musical histroy told through the music and anecdotes of the former members on screen. Featuring some of the original recording artists from the successful Stand by Me Album.
The show is coming to the Assembly Hall Theatre on March 24.
Tickets can be purchased from assemblyhalltheatre.co.uk