Top jazz man to perform in Exmouth

10:48 18 February 2014

Acker Bilk comes to Exmouth

Acker Bilk comes to Exmouth

Archant

One of Britain’s most successful jazz musicians will be performing in Exmouth this summer.

Acker Bilk’s career is one of British music’s success stories.

Acker Bilk and His Paramount Jazz Band first gained worldwide fame with the hit single Stranger On The Shore in 1962 - it stayed in the charts for 55 weeks and was the first number one hit in UK and USA simultaneously.

Since that time Acker and his Paramount Jazz Band have firmly established themselves as one of the most successful and best loved British jazz bands of all time.

Acker has received an MBE for his services to the music industry and was awarded at the BBC Jazz Awards for his unique contribution to jazz in the UK.

He will be performing at Exmouth Pavilion on Thursday, June 12,at 7.30pm, with tickets costing £18.50.

Contact the box office on 01395 222477 or visit the website www.ledtickets.co.uk

0 comments

More from Exmouth Herald

22:15
Exmouth CC line up before the start of the ECB Club T20 Finals Day

Exmouth suffered ECB T20 National Club heartache when they went down in the final to Ealing by a margin of eight wickets.

Read more
18:30
Couples Michael and Vivienne Gascoigne-Pees and Coral and David King are playing multiple roles in Radio Budleigh's 'Under Milk Wood'.

Radio Budleigh’s forthcoming production of Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood is now well into rehearsals at the Salterton Playhouse.

Read more
15:33
Exmouth skipper Gary Chappell (second left) being interviewd by SKY TVs Mark Butcher before the ECB Club Finals Day at Cardiff

Exmouth booked an ECB T20 Cup final berth at the Swalec Stadium, Cardiff as they defeated Pudsey Congs who hail from West Riding, Yorkshire, in the first of the days two semi-finals

Read more
15:07
Alex Lane with the trophy he won after securing the Slovak International Tournament

Alex and Ben Lane both came away with titles at the Slovak senior international tournament held last weekend.

Read more
15:07
Will Goulden, one of the Cockles summer signings with sponsor Gary Sharland of Gary Sharland Building Contractors

Exmouth have confirmed two more signings with the addition of prop Will Goulden and back three player Sam Conway to the Cockles squad.

Read more
14:38
Harry Tincknell

East Devon speed ace Harry Tincknell will start the penultimate round of the European Le Mans Series this Sunday (September 6), gunning for his first career podium at the Paul Ricard track in France.

Read more
14:38
Exmouth men's B crew in Rodney Bey beat Weymouth to the finishing line

The sea was calm, but it began to rain whilst as the Exmouth gig crew were setting up camp on Sidmouth’s Clifton Beach for the seventh round on the gig regatta circuit, writes Keith Cornish.

Read more
14:35
Budleigh Salterton tennis player Zac Brown

Ten-year-old Budleigh schoolboy Zac Brown has been crowned the Devon tennis Under-10 champion.

Read more
The Matthews Hall in Topsham was packed on Sunday for the Flower and Vegetable Show. Ref ext 8406-35-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

An annual horticultural photographic competition looks set to continue for another year after this year’s event was hailed as the best yet.

Read more
09:00
The Garden Pantry

Great British Life is offering a 12 month subscription to the Jam and Chutney Tasting Club with The Garden Pantry worth £120 to a lucky reader

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 10°C

Great British Life


Great British Life

Most read

Advertise
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Family Notices
Photo Orders
iwitness24
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Exmouth Herald e-edition today E-edition


Exmouth's trusted business finder