WHAT'S ON AT THE STABLES

The Stables, Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, Milton Keynes 

June


Richard Durrant & Ismael Ledesma
Date: Tuesday 20 June, 8pm
Tickets: £15
Renowned guitarist Richard Durrant is a leading performer of the music of Paraguayan composer Agustin Barrios while Ismael Ledesma is one of Paraguay’s leading harpists. An official cultural ambassador for the country, he will be in the UK following solo performances in South America, Japan, Spain and Korea. This concert is a chance to witness a unique collaboration by two instrumental stars performing a riveting combination of virtuoso solos and duets.

 

 

Ian Hunter & The Rant Band
Date: Wednesday 21 June, 8pm
Tickets: £29.50 & £27.50
As leader of 1970s British rock legends Mott The Hoople, Ian Hunter is widely revered as one of rock‘n’roll’s most compelling performers, as well as one of its most articulate songwriters. And as author of such immortal anthems as All The Way From Memphis, Once Bitten and Cleveland Rocks, he remains a hero to fellow musicians and fans around the world. September 2016 saw two releases, a brand new studio album – Fingers Crossed – which gave Ian his first UK chart entry since 1976, and a 30 CD career-spanning box set – Stranded In Reality.

 

Sensation: The Music of The Who
Date: Friday 23 June, 8pm
Tickets: £18.50
Sensation hit the road to celebrate the music of timeless British band The Who with a unique concert. Book your tickets now for an amazing musical journey… from My Generation to Who are You via Tommy and Quadrophenia, all performed with maximum rhythm’n’blues. From the team that brought you the five-star production of Tommy at London’s Greenwich Theatre, the show promises a night of non-stop hits from one of the most influential bands of all time.

 

Hannah White
Date: Friday 23 June, 8.45pm - Stage 2
Tickets: £10 in advance, £12 on the door
Hannah White’s 2015 album Whose Side Are You On? was received to much acclaim. Acoustic magazine described Hannah’s voice as “arresting and wholly believable” while Fatea magazine described the album as being “full of heartbreaking honesty and emotional force”. A session for Whispering Bob Harris,
BBC Radio 2 play and TV coverage has given Hannah a wider fan base. She is a compelling performer and a story-teller with a voice that will stop you in your tracks.

 

John Verity
Date: Saturday 24 June, 8pm
Tickets: £16
John Verity has enjoyed a varied and amazing career, supporting rock luminaries such as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and The Who. For his performance at The Stables John will be accompanied by Bob Skeat (Wishbone Ash) on bass and drummer Liam James Gray. The show will feature tracks from John’s current album My Religion together with old favourites from previous JV albums.

 

 

Tom Korni
Date: Saturday 24 June, 8.45pm - Stage 2
Tickets: £10 in advance, £12 on the door
18-year-old Tom Korni sings and plays guitar while using his feet to play the drums. Since his sold out performance at The Stables in 2015 Tom has performed at venues and festivals across the country, supported Slade, Heather Small, Boney M and Alexander O’Neal and given his own 90-minute show at Canada Park, Canary Wharf. Tom will be performing his own award-winning music along with covers ranging from The Beatles to Queen and from Pink Floyd to Mark Ronson.

 

Cara
Date: Sunday 25 June, 8pm
Tickets: £17.50
Cara features four of Germany’s finest traditional musicians and Scottish singersongwriter and pianist Kim Edgar. The band performs an innovative blend of old and new material along with traditional and folk-pop stylings. Winners of two Irish Music Awards, Cara have toured the United States seven times and have played the main stages at the Milwaukee Irish Fest, Kansas City Irish Festival and Dublin Irish Fest. For tonight’s concert they will be showcasing material from their fifth studio album, Yet We Sing.

 

Sax Appeal
Date: Friday 30 June, 8pm
Tickets: £16.50
Sax Appeal brings together five of the UK’s finest sax players supported by a first-class rhythm section. The band will be performing an exciting evening of jazz, blues and funk along with original compositions by its leader Derek Nash. The ensemble has received both British Jazz (Small Group) and John Dankworth Awards. Derek is an award-winning saxophonist in his own right and received the British Jazz Award for best CD in 2012.


Box office: 01908 280800

Book online: www.stables.org 



 Box Office, Call 0844 871 7652 (bkg fee) or visit www.atgtickets.com /miltonkeynes (bkg fee)

 


 

June 


THE CARPENTER’S STORY

THU 29 APR 

This award-winning production features the vocals of international star Claire Furley as Karen Carpenter, and arrangements from live musicians. Includes (They Long To Be) Close To You, We’ve Only Just Begun, Yesterday Once More, Top of the World, and many more! 




 Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Box Office 0844 871 7607 or visit www.atgtickets.com/aylesbury  


June

BRIAN POOLE & THE TREMELOES

Tue 20 Jun 7:30pm

Tickets from £25.90
It is 54 years since Brian Poole & The Tremeloes recorded their first record. At this show we see Brian Poole, Len “Chip” Hawkes and Dave Munden, original singers of all the hits together again. Backing will be provided by hit recording stars Vanity Fare. A great evening of nostalgia taking you back to the Swinging Sixties. A show not to be missed!

 
NATIONAL THEATRE: SALOME LIVE SCREENING
[Second Space Show]
Thu 22 Jun
7pm
Tickets from £16.50
An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world.



THAT’LL BE THE
DAY
Sat 24 Jun
7:30pm
Tickets from £26.90
The UK’s No.1 Rock ‘n’ Roll variety production That’ll Be The Day returns with another brand new show! This year’s production features a fresh new line-up of sensational classic gold hits, spanning the 50s right through to the 70s, mixed as always, with even more hilarious comedy!


ROYAL OPERA HOUSE: OTELLO LIVE SCREENING
[Second Space Show]
Wed 28 Jun 7:15pm
Tickets from £16.50
Antonio Pappano
conducts a new production of Verdi’s thrilling Shakespeare-inspired opera directed by Keith Warner, starring Jonas Kaufmann and Gregory Kunde in the title role.

 


THE BIG CHRIS BARBER BAND
Wed 28 Jun
7:30pm
Tickets from £24.90

Chris Barber OBE is one of the last British Jazz legends. He has been active in the music scene with promoting recording and releasing music with his big band. Chris will be celebrating his 68th anniversary and 100 years of Jazz. A milestone not to be missed.