Stand By Me, A Celebration of Ben E King and The Drifters, is the phenomenal musical history of a group that helped define Atlantic Records, inspired early rock and roll and was a forerunner to early Motown.
This is a remarkable tribute to the musical icons, their challenges, controversies and conflicts, plus their massive succession of over 50 hits in six decades.
The Drifters, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988, are one of the biggest selling,longest serving bands of all time having sold an incredible 214 million singles and over 114 million albums worldwide.
This is their musical history told through the music and anecdotes of the former members on screen.
Featuring some of the original recording artists from the successful Stand By Me album, not to be missed, this is a show that will have the audience on their feet remembering some of the greatest hits of all time.
The music sets the scene for a tribute within the lyrics, with well loved songs that transport the listener straight back to Broadway, life in 1950s Harlem and the heady days of disco and the northern soul scene.
This fast moving show features some of the groups most well known hits including Under The Boardwalk, Save The Last Dance For Me, Saturday Night At The Movies, Up On The Roof, Sweets For My Sweet, There Goes My First Love, Kissin In The Back Row, Down On The Beach, More Than A Number In My Little Red Book and so many more.
Stand By Me, A Celebration of Ben E King and The Drifters will be at Watford Colosseum at 7.30pm on Friday July 28. Tickets £28.50, concessions £27.50.
Available from the box office 01923 571102 or book online at www.watfordcolosseum.co.uk