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Friday 16 June 2023   |   7:30pm
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Ellis Live presents:

Shalamar 'Friends' 40th Anniversary Tour

Plus Special Guest Jaki Graham


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Tickets – £38.00

June 2023 will see a series of UK and European dates on the Shalamar – Friends’ 40th Anniversary Tour. Shalamar will perform the entire album live – for the first time ever in their history as an act.

Friends is a platinum-selling album, featured four top twenty hit singles – ‘A Night To Remember’, ‘Friends’, ‘There It Is’ and ‘I Can Make You Feel Good’. The songs were huge and dominated the clubs and radio alike. Friends was the seminal album for the group and was put together by renowned producer Leon Sylvers.

The Friends album outsold OMD, Abba, Queen, The Rolling Stones, Culture Club and Meat Loaf – to name but a few. It was one of the best-selling albums of the year and has endured the test of time with songs that are still acclaimed today.

Shalamar will not just perform the album, but will also sing their greatest hits such as – ‘Take That to The Bank’, ‘Second Time Around’, ‘Make That Move’, ‘Dead Giveaway’ and many more.

Plus very special guest Jaki Graham performing all her greatest hits including: ‘Could it be I’m Falling in love’, ‘Mated’, ‘Set me free’, ‘Step Right up’, and many more.

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🚧 Construction works near Sage Gateshead

Site preparation works have now commenced on the NewcastleGateshead Quays development, to the east of Sage Gateshead. This means changes to the South Shore Road Car Park, pedestrian and car routes. Find out more.

Sage Gateshead food pop up - Kofta - web size

Need some thing to eat before the gig?
Our main restaurant may not be open for Shalamar ‘Friends’ 40th Anniversary Tour, but we still have plenty of options for you to enjoy. Our street food pop ups will be open and ready to serve up delicious meals. Plus, our café and bars are still open for snacks, hot drinks and alcoholic beverages. So come on down and enjoy the food and drinks we have to offer before your show.


Friday 16 June 2023


Sage One