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Published on 26 February 2020
Event date: 06/11/2020 19:30 Export event
**RESCHEDULED TO 26 FEBRUARY 2021**
All original tickets remain valid.
BOOTLEG BLONDIE is the official Debbie Harry & Blondie tribute band, the only Blondie tribute to play the legendary CBGB in New York City before it's demise in 2006 and unique in that not only have they had the honour to be thanked on Blondie’s 11th album ‘Pollinator’ but have actually toured the UK with one of Blondie’s founding members, legendary and celebrated drummer Clem Burke, to celebrate 40 years since the release of Blondie’s iconic album Parallel Lines! This turned out to be a whirlwind of sell out shows, press interviews and fab reviews. They drove nearly 3,000 miles and played to over 4,000 people who were singing along to every word of the songs! On a day off during the tour Andy Harris (the Bootleg’s guitarist) and Clem wrote a song. They went into a studio in south London and recorded the track ‘Enigma Soho Au Go Go’. Debbie Harris (the Bootleg’s lead singer) put down some vocals and the single was released in April online and on vinyl on Pop-Up Music. Awesome!
Debbie Harris and Bootleg Blondie can be seen at all the major venues and festivals around the UK and Europe having played the Isle of Wight Festival, the 100 Club, the Hammersmith Palais, the Electric Ballroom London, Eric’s Liverpool and have opened for amongst others The Undertones, Slade, The Beat, Bad Manners, Heaven 17, Toyah, Visage, Hazel O’Connor, Tony Hadley, Bananarama, David Essex, Nick Kershaw and Chas and Dave!
Debbie Harris, lead vocalist of Bootleg Blondie, has the looks, the voice and the attitude of the original Blondie bombshell and like her heroine is typically outrageous on stage. She has been known to wear dustbin liners, thigh length boots and t.shirts with more holes than t.shirt! Debbie's pride & joy is her guitar which she plays at every show and is signed by all the Blondie band members. She appeared recently in the Mail On Sunday EVENT Magazine and performed on two shows for BBC1 when she was picked out of 15,000 applicants to represent Debbie Harry on ‘Even Better Than The Real Thing’ hosted by Paddy McGuinness which attracted an audience of 10 million viewers!
Debbie Harris is the niece of the celebrated singer and actress Shani Wallis who is best remembered for her performance as Nancy in Lionel Bart’s musical film 'Oliver'!
‘Good luck with your show!’ DEBBIE HARRY
'Playing with Bootleg Blondie was very emotional' CLEM BURKE
‘Thank you for your support’ CHRIS STEIN
'Hey Debbie and Andy congratulations, rock the house!'
DEBBIE HARRY AND BLONDIE
Tickets are £15.00 (£17 on the door) and are available online and direct from OFS.
THIS IS A STANDING SHOW
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**RESCHEDULED TO 5 MARCH 2021**
Original tickets remain valid.
Banjo fuelled Rockgrass where AC/DC meet Hank Williams
POSTPONED: A Game of Two Halves
**THIS SHOW HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO 23 APRIL 2021**
original tickets will remain valid for the new date.
A game of Two Halves – An Evening with former Carlisle United Owner Michael Knighton to celebrate 25 years since the Blues' trip to Wembley for the 1995 Football League Trophy Final.
Tickets are £12 and are available via OFS and Online.
THIS IS A SEATED SHOW
POSTPONED: Carlisle Gin Festival
**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO 16/17 APRIL 2021**
JOIN THE GIN PARTY ATMOSPHERE AND BE SPOILT FOR CHOICE WITH OVER 100 CAREFULLY SELECTED GINS UNDER ONE ROOF!
Friday 2 October - Evening: 6pm to 10.30pm
Saturday 3 October - Afternoon: 12noon to 4.30pm
Saturday 3 October - Evening: 6pm to 10.30pm
Tickets are £12.50 (+ Booking Fee) and are available online.
CANCELLED: The Smiths Ltd
**THIS SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED**
With an authenticity and provenance that’s hard to beat The Smiths Ltd are the ultimate tribute.
The Smiths Ltd were formed in Manchester, UK the hometown of The Smiths.
After an extensive search to find the perfect Morrissey, the band played their first gig to an audience of avid Smiths fans. The response was spectacular, and the band now plays at venues and festivals all over the UK. Highlights include playing in front of a 2500 capacity crowd at The Manchester Academy to over 4000 on the main stage at Bestival, Camp Bestival and Kendal Calling.
Tickets are £12.50 (£15.00 on the door) and are available online and direct from OFS.