The lineup for the ‘Fun Loving Memories’ Tour of Non-Stop Club Classics from the ’90s and ’00s at the Brighton Dome Concert Hall on Sunday 25th August has been announced. There are certainly some well known artists with nostalgic anthems that you know and love that will certainly get the party started over the August bank holiday Sunday.
As the tracks kick in you will be in no doubt as to the anthem. For instance, there’s Alison Limerick with “Where Love Lives”. Shena from J.X. with “(Dirty) Son of a Gun”, Tina Cousin with the No.1 single “Mysterious Times”. There’s even ‘The First Lady of House’ and singer with Soul II Soul – Kym Mazelle with “Young Hearts Run Free” and “Was That All It Was”.
If you’re after monster smash hits, then there’s Baby D with the No.1 “Let Me Be Your Fantasy” and “(Everybody’s Got to Learn Sometime) I Need Your Loving” as well as Rozalla with “Everybody’s Free (To Feel Good)”. Also present will be AMiR, remember this guys name. He is highly regarded as the new ‘Bruno Mars’.
Now its hands up in the air time as the multi-talented Sonique will be in attendance with her top ten singles “It Feels So Good”, “Sky” and “I Put a Spell on You”. Also with a rare appearance, you should get ready for Betty Boo with the classics “Hey DJ / I Can’t Dance (To That Music You’re Playing)” , “Doin’ the Do” and “Where Are You Baby?”.
To finish off – a South East Exclusive – Blackbox – with the singles “Ride On Time”, “I Don’t Know Anybody Else”, “Everybody Everybody” and “Strike It Up”.
It’s time to get the party started!
Tickets are available to get up personal with a standing room dance-floor area on the lower level in front of the stage or an upper seated area.
Travel links couldn’t be easier. There are direct trains to Brighton from London via London Bridge and London Victoria stations. Locally there are lots of buses stopping right outside the Dome. There are various NCP reasonably priced car parks nearby.
Doors open at 4pm with the party starting at 5pm through until around 10pm.
Purchase your tickets HERE or from your usual ticket agencies.
Want to know more about each artist that is appearing? Fancy listening to some of their famous hits? Then read on……………..
Black Box are an Italian house music group popular in the late 1980’s and 1990’s. Their first single “Ride On Time” was an international hit, making Top 10 in many countries around the world and No.1 in the UK, soon becoming the UK’s best-selling single of 1989. This was followed by singles “I Don’t Know Anybody Else”, “Everybody Everybody”, “Fantasy”, and “Strike It Up”, which became major worldwide hits. They went on to chart no less than 20 times worldwide. To date they have sold over 2 million albums and they have sold in excess over 3 million singles worldwide, a rarity for its time for a dance music act seen by very few artists to date.
‘Ride On Time‘
‘I Don’t Know Anybody Else‘
‘Strike It Up‘
“Let Me Be Your Fantasy” reached No.1 on the UK charts in November 1994. Their success continued with “(Everybody’s Got to Learn Sometime) I Need Your Loving” (a 1995 cover of The Korgis classic), “So Pure” and “Take Me to Heaven”, all included on their album ‘Deliverance’ (1996). At the first MOBO Awards show in 1996, Baby D won in the category “Best Dance Act”. They are still performing all around the world taking festivals by storm with their energetic sets, a must see for serious music lovers.
‘Let Me Be Your Fantasy‘
‘(Everybody’s Got To Learn Sometime) I Need Your Loving‘
‘Take me to heaven’
Tina Cousins is an English singer, songwriter and former model. She has had five singles in the Top 20 in the UK Singles Chart, both as a solo artist and in collaboration with others including “Mysterious Times” with Sash!, which reached number 2 in the UK in 1998. She has also achieved popularity in several other countries, including four Top 30 hits in Sweden, six Top 30 hits in Australia and seven Top 20 hits in Finland. Her other hit singles include “Pray” (1998), “Killin’ Time” (1999), “Forever” (1999), “Just Around the Hill” with Sash! (2000) and “Wonderful Life” (2005), and in 2009 recorded the monster track “Curious”.
In 2010 Tina released an amazing dance version of “Sex On Fire” formerly recorded by Kings of Leon, with rave reviews and sending her to the top of various dance charts worldwide. In November she toured Australia with the Vengaboys, Sonique, Whigfield and Joanne Accom and is still a firm favourite on the dance music tours.
Sash! feat. Tina Cousins ‘Mysterious Times’
‘Sex On Fire’
Rozalla is best known for her hit singles “Faith (In the Power of Love)”, “Are You Ready To Fly” and particularly “Everybody’s Free (To Feel Good)”, which has been remixed and re-issued several times, due to its staggering popularity. In December 2016, Billboard magazine ranked her in the top 100 most successful dance artist of all-time. Rozalla will also be previewing her new single “Turn On The Light” at the event . Rozalla has been In the charts no less than 15 times and is still a firm favourite at dance music events across the globe.
‘Everybody’s Free ( To Feel Good )’
‘Are You Ready To Fly’
‘Faith (In The Power Of Love)’
‘Turn On The Light’
Kym Mazelle is regarded as a pioneer of house music in the UK and Europe. Her music combines R&B, soul, funk, house music, disco, and pop. She is credited as ‘The First Lady of House Music’. Kym has hit the charts worldwide no fewer than 15 times with hits such as “Wait!” (duet with Robert Howard), “Got to Get You Back”, “Love Me the) Right Way” (with Rapination), “No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)” (duet with Jocelyn Brown), “Gimme All Your Lovin'” (duet with Jocelyn Brown), “Young Hearts Run Free”, “Missing You” (Soul II Soul featuring Kym Mazelle). Her stage presence is totally electric and she has the audience up and ready to party!
Young Hearts Run Free’
‘Was That All It Was’
‘Love Me the Right Way’
‘Gimme All Your Lovin”
Sonique, is a British singer, musician and DJ. She is best known for her 2000 international hit single “It Feels So Good”. She was also the lead vocalist on two S’Express singles, and the majority of the tracks on the group’s second album, “Intercourse”. She won the 2001 BRIT Award for British female solo artist in the process selling over 2 million singles worldwide and the albums “Hear My Cry” and “Born To Be Free” selling over 500,000. Sonique’s YouTube videos have also had over 10 million hits combined.
‘It Feels So Good’
‘I Put A Spell On You’
“When I heard his vocals and track “All or Nothing” he immediately caught my attention. “ – Noreen Khan, BBC Asian Network “AMiR puts in an incredible performance on all parts of the track, making the composition his own with typically funkadelic guitar licks and a distinctive bass-line, providing a silky groove foundation for AMiR’s powerful top line.” – Unsigned Music Awards. Born in North-London to a Punjabi father and a mother from the midlands, AMiR has always had a burning passion for music. Since the tender age of two, AMiR has been an all-out music obsessive. Spending his formative years learning guitar, piano and drums, AMiR has worked to become the complete musician. As an artist of Indian descent.
“I love I hope that my, incredibly western sounding pop music, can show people that your heritage needn’t define your path.” His songwriting talents have lead to opportunities to work with Grammy winning producers in the United States and Europe, including Peter and Daniel (Matoma, & Galantis, DFA) and Patrick Patrikios who write for (Little Mix).
Last year, AMiR launched his new sound with ‘Drench Me With Lust’ to critical acclaim. Spotify’s curation team got behind the track, boosting the track to over 100K streams in just over a week. Then, AMiR released the electro-funk single ‘All Or Nothing’ with a significant remix package. The release cemented AMiR as an artist on the rise, with regular plays via Kiss FM and a host of other national radio stations, ‘All Or Nothing’ entered the Urban Club Chart at No.7 as well as breaching the top 10 pop and urban charts. AMiR was shortlisted as one of BBC Asian Network’s Sounds of 2018. Of his music he says: “It sits between Bruno Mars and the weekend for me.”
‘No One Else’
‘Feel For You’
Alison Limerick is a British singer who has scored multi chart success in the 1990’s across the world with huge club anthems such as “Where Love Lives”, “Make It On My Own”, “Love Come Down”, “Put Your Faith In Me”, “Time Of Our Lives”, “Come Back (For Real Love)” amongst others. Alison has worked with many famous artists along the way with songwriters such as George Michael, Courtney Pine and Lamont Dozier She sang backing vocals on M People’s song “Melody of Life” from the album ‘Elegant Slumming’. She appears in the British movie ‘Collusion’ as the jazz singer and she is also notable as one of the (uncredited) singers heard performing the closing title song on each episode of ‘Blackadder the Third’.
Alison continues to record and sing live, for PA’s and with her own band. She can be heard singing soul and jazz, in various venues across Europe, and found being the Dance Diva in house music venues all around the world. If you have not seen Alison’s show this is a rare opportunity to see this amazing diva live!
‘Where Love Lives (Dancing Diva ’96 Re-edit)’
‘Make It On My Own’
‘Love Come Down’
SHENA from J.X
Disco, Nu-disco Artist Shèna (pronounced Shen-na) is an English house/Dance Diva and she will be performing at this year’s event and will be singing some of her biggest hits we all know and love.
Shena is best known for her collaborations as lead vocalist for the highly successful chart band JX.
There hits included: “Son Of A Gun”, “There’s Nothing I Won’t Do”, “You Belong To Me”, and “Close To Your Heart”.
Shena was also the lead vocalist for – Alex Gaudino (“Watch Out”) and Michael Gray’s dance classic (“The Weekend”) and the smash dance hit – Junior Jack Feat. Shena – “Dare Me (Stupidisco)”. Shena has also recorded under her own name Shena Winchester, and hit the charts on many occasions including “Can’t Stop The Rain”.
A huge star across the world Shena has recorded in excess of 200 singles, charting many times across the globe. We are fortunate to finally get to hear her live here in the U.K. If you have not seen Shena you in for a treat!! House & Disco all the way!
J.X featuring Shena ‘Son of a Gun’
J.X featuring Shena ‘There’s Nothing I Won’t Do’
J.X featuring Shena ‘You Belong To Me’
Junior Jack featuring Shena ‘Stupidisco’
‘Can’t Stop The Rain’
For only the 2nd time since the 90’s has Steve Rodway AKA “Motiv8” stepped back into the limelight to perform.
We all know and adore many of Motiv8’s remixes, including those he remixed or produced for Kylie Minogue, Erasure, The Spice Girls, Billie Piper, Heaven 17, Michelle Gayle, The Doobie Brothers, Mary Kiani, Robert Palmer, Saint Etienne, Pulp, Dubstar and The Pet Shop Boys, as well as Motiv8’s own singles such as “Rockin’ for Myself”, “Break The Chain” and “Searching For The Golden Eye”, one of Motiv8’s highest-profile works was composing and producing the song “Ooh Aah… Just A Little Bit” for Gina G. The song was the United Kingdom’s entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1996 and a subsequent UK No.1 and a huge international hit. As well as The Spice Girls international no.1 “Wannabe”. Motiv8 step out tonight with a medley of their greatest anthems.
Motiv8 ft Angie Brown ‘Rockin’ For Myself’
‘Break the Chain’
Motiv8 & Gina G ‘Ooh Aah Just A Little Bit’
Motiv8 Feat Jocelyn Brown ‘Riding On The Wings’
Betty Boo first came to mainstream prominence in the late 1980’s following a collaboration with the Beatmasters on the fantastic dance track “Hey DJ/I Can’t Dance (To That Music You’re Playing)”. Betty then went on to have worldwide successful as a solo artist with hits such as “Doin’ the Do”, “Where Are You Baby?”, and “Let Me Take You There”. Girl power really took off with Betty Doin the do way back then! She will step out onto the Brighton Dome stage in order to make a very rare appearance so make sure you go mad in the isles! Welcome back betty……
‘Doin’ The Do’
‘Hey DJ I Can’t Dance’
‘Where Are You Baby’
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