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The Bandstand Welcomes The Boss for the First Time

12 September 2018

Two legends of Americana will be making their debut at the Bandstand on the weekend of 21 and 22 September both famed for having made their mark on US music and culture.

Glory Days at the BandstandOn Saturday 22 September, Glory Days will be evoking the sounds of iconic US rocker Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. Audiences are sure to enjoy this tribute to The Boss as the group play the sing along hits including ‘Born to Run’, ‘Dancing in the Dark’, ‘Born in the USA’ and ‘Streets of Philadelphia’

With his distinctive vocals and energetic stage performances, Springsteen has sold more than 135 million records worldwide and more than 64 million records in the United States, making him one of the world's best-selling artists of all time.

Glory Days line up line-up is exclusively composed of experienced concert musicians able to recreate some of the classic songs and performances that were, and still are, Springsteen’s trademark.
They are not content to just play the songs, they also manage to recreate an authentic Springsteen “experience” by adding the little details that put Springsteen shows and songs in a category all of their own.

The famed vocal harmonies of vocal folk rock super-group, Crosby, Stills and Nash will be celebrated on Friday 21 September with a tribute performance from The Marrakesh Express. Telling the story of the formation of this super-group and including songs from The Hollies, The Byrds and Buffalo Springfield, the band will take the audience back to a time of protest, revolution and great music.

Marrakesh Express at the BandstandTickets cost £7.95 in advance (child £5.95) and doors open at 7pm for an 8pm performances. Friends of Eastbourne Bandstand card holders receive 10% off their ticket.

The Traditional Afternoon will once again entertain audiences with the sounds of brass and silver band music. On Sunday 23 September, it is the Wadhurst Brass Band that will be providing the music from 3pm.

A truly iconic tradition that is celebrated every Wednesday evening is the 1812 Fireworks and Proms Concert. On Wednesday 26 September, the Eastbourne Silver Band will be keeping audiences entertained with a concert of traditional proms favourites before the firework finale lights up the seafront sky.

Tickets for the Traditional Afternoon cost £3.50 (child £2.00) and 1812 Fireworks and Proms costing £7.75 (child £3.75).

During September, the Bandstand is running a special ticket offer for Wednesday evening shows. Buy one adult ticket (early bird adult tickets only) and receive one at half price, making two adult tickets just £11.63.

For more information or to book visit, the Seafront Office, Tourist Information Centre or telephone 01323 410611.

What’s On at the Bandstand 21-27 September

Crosby, Stills and Nash Tribute Concert
Friday 21 September 8pm (doors open 7pm)
With The Marrakesh Express
Tickets £7.95 in advance (child £5.95)

Bruce Springsteen Concert
Saturday 22 September 8pm (doors open 7pm)
With Glory Days
Tickets £7.95 in advance (child £5.95)

Traditional Afternoon Concert
Sunday 23 September 3pm (doors open 2.30pm)
With Wadhurst Brass Band
Traditional musical favourites from brass, concert and silver bands

1812 Fireworks and Proms Concert
Wednesday 26 September 8pm (doors open 7.30pm)
With Eastbourne Silver Band
Music from film and stage and all the best of modern brass repertoire, in a lively evening of proms music, topped with fireworks to the dramatic 1812 overture!
Tickets £7.75 in advance (child £3.75)

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