SPENCER James, lead guitarist and vocalist of sixties supergroup The Searchers for more than 30 years, will make a return to Worcester later this month.
With the news the Liverpool super group will return to touring in 2023, the entertainment extravaganza next Saturday (October 23) will be a welcome warm-up for city music lovers.
Local impresario John ‘JB’ Banner has again renounced retirement to bring Spencer back to the Worcester stage.
Born in Leigh, near Worcester, in 1942, JB he has spent a lifetime involved with the entertainment industry and is, in fact, a fully City and Guilds qualified sound and vision engineer.
Spencer was the lead vocalist and guitarist with the legendary sixties group for more than 33 years and saw some phenomenal success with them over that period of time.
They performed at just about every prestigious venue in the world including Wembley Stadium, the National Indoor Arena. the London Palladium, Royal Albert Hall, Madison Square Gardens and Las Vegas.
The evening will also see Lewis Boulton, a 38-year-old accomplished acoustic blues musician from Malvern, take to the stage.
One of the finest local emerging musicians performing regularly in the Worcestershire, West Midlands and Wales, Lewis building a reputation as a talented guitarist and superb songwriter together with the emotional power of his vocals.
It’s billed as an evening of music at Huntingdon Hall not to be missed and tickets are £15.
Call the Worcester Live Box Office on 01905 611427 or visit www.worcesterlive.co.uk for more.