Global superstar Tom Jones is set to perform at Bitts Park – Carlisle on Sunday 26 July 2020 in what promises to be an unforgettable evening of entertainment and a return to Cumbria much to the delight of his fans.
Tom Jones’ 50+ year career has remarkably gone from strength to strength. Along with sustaining his popularity as a live performer and recording artist for five decades, he garnered at the age of 75, the best reviews of his career for his most recent albums Long Lost Suitcase, Spirit In The Room and Praise & Blame.
As he celebrates a landmark 80th birthday this summer Tom continues to delight fans across the globe; his distinctive voice and iconic records earning him a place as one of the best loved artists ever to emerge from the 1960s with an eclectic musical mix spanning pop, rock, soul, R&B, dance, country and gospel. With more than 100 million record sales under his belt, hits including It’s Not Unusual, Kiss, Delilah and What’s New Pussycat remain firm favourites with his fans.
Tom is indeed a living legend, one of the few musical artists whose profession began at the dawn of modern popular music who continues to have a vital recording and performing career to this day. His irresistible show traverses’ musical eras and genres, cuts across class divides and appeals to young and old, male and female, mainstream and cutting edge. Sir Tom has always been about the power of the song, the power of the voice.
With numerous tours the world over under his belt coupled with a legion of fans, his extraordinary career was recognised in 2006 through his knighthood from Her Majesty the Queen and a string of prestigious music awards, including BRIT Awards for Best Male and Outstanding Contribution to Music, a Silver Clef Award for Lifetime Achievement, the Hitmaker Award from the [US] Songwriters Hall of Fame, GQ Man Of The Year, and the prestigious [UK] Music Industry Trust Award.
Tom is also a popular TV figure, currently reprising his role as a coach on ITV’s The Voice, having returned after his huge success as the mentor for 2018’s winner Ruti Olajugbagbe, previously also mentoring Into the Ark who reached the final in 2017, and a successful season in 2019.
The concert at Bitts Park – Carlisle on Sunday 26 July 2020 will feature a collection of Tom’s most popular hits across the decades, including his latest albums.
Liz Doogan-Hobbs MBE, CEO of LHG Events, promoter said: “We are of course thrilled to be working with Sir Tom Jones once again, having promoted and produced concerts with him across the country for several years. Tom remains one of the most popular artists in the industry and we have seen first-hand how he truly captivates an audience. Fans in Carlisle are in for a treat with an evening filled with Tom’s most recognisable and popular hits. We are looking forward to seeing you all there and would urge you to buy your tickets early!”
Tickets for Tom Jones at Bitts Park – Carlisle on Sunday 26 July 2020 will go on General Sale on Friday 31 January at 9.00am.
Tickets are available priced from £39.50 + booking fee