Top jazz man to perform in Exmouth

10:48 18 February 2014

Acker Bilk comes to Exmouth

Acker Bilk comes to Exmouth

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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

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