Suzi Quatro, David Essex, Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers and Smokie to play Birmingham

By Rebecca Stanley | Music | Published:

Suzi Quatro, David Essex, Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers and Smokie will come to Birmingham as part of Legends Live.

David Essex

Following the success of last year’s Legends Live concerts, the tour will return to the Genting Arena next year.

David Essex, now aged 71, is an English singer-songwriter, musician and actor - and is best known for hits including A Winter's Tale, Rock On and Gonna Make You A Star.

David Essex - A Winter's Tale

He has written, recorded and produced albums and singles that have sold millions of copies worldwide, and has had 23 top 30 singles in Britain alone.

American rocker Suzi Quatro is best known for hit songs such as Devil Gate Drive, If You Can't Give Me Love, Can the Can and Stumblin' In.

Suzi Quatro - Can The Can (1973)

The 68-year-old singer/songwriter has sold more than 50 millions records, and is known to be the first female bass player to become a major rock star.

Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers rose to fame when they released their debut single Keep On Dancing.


Bay City Rollers - Shang-A-Lang

This hit was followed by the likes of Remember: Sha La La La, Shang-A-Lang, Summerlove Sensation, Bye Bye Baby, All Of Me Loves All Of You, and many more.

Yorkshire rockers Smokie are best known for singles such as Needles And Pins, Lay Back in the Arms of Someone, and Living Next Door to Alice.

Smokie - Living Next Door to Alice (Official Video) (VOD)


In 2010, Smokie gained new chart success with brand new album Take a Minute.

Legends Live comes to Birmingham's Genting Arena on April 12.

For more information and to buy tickets, click here.

Rebecca Stanley

By Rebecca Stanley

Entertainment journalist for Express & Star and Shropshire Star. Contact me:


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