Catch the Fisherman's Friends singing live at these places

By Gay Bolton
Tuesday, 13th October 2020, 4:43 pm
Updated Tuesday, 13th October 2020, 5:43 pm

Britain’s oldest boy band Fisherman’s Friends, with a combined age of 401, will entertain fans around the country in 2021.

Their Unlocked & Unleashed tour will visit these venues:

April 9 - Manchester Bridgewater Hall

April 10 - Hull City Hall

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    April 11 - Brighton Dome

    May 6 - Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

    September 9 - Birmingham Symphony Hall

    September 10 - York Barbican

    September 11 - Edinburgh Queens Hall

    September 12 - Sheffield City Hall

    September 23 - Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

    September 24 - Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

    September 25 - Oxford New Theatre

    September 26 - Torquay Princess Theatre

    October 7 - London Palladium

    October 8 - Cambridge Corn Exchange

    October 9 - Ipswich Regent

    October 10 - Portsmouth Guildhall

    November 4 - Cheltenham Town Hall

    November 5 - Southend Cliffs Pavilion

    November 6 - Leicester De Montfort Hall

    November 7 - Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre

    December 2 - Cardiff St David’s Hall

    December 3 - Northampton Derngate

    December 4 - Plymouth Pavilions.

    Tickets on sale from Friday, October 16 from www.gigsandtours.com.

    For 40 years, the Fisherman's Friends have entertained crowds with their songs of the sea at the harbour in Port Isaac.

    “And now we can’t wait to show the rest of the country what they’ve been missing – singing live is in our blood, almost as much as the sea,” says bass man Jon Cleave.

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    A film based on the singers’ journey from seaside entertainers to recording stars brought the Fisherman’s Friends story to the world.

    Starring Daniel Mays, James Purefoy, Tuppence Middleton and Noel Clarke with cameo appearances from the group whose voices also appear on the soundtrack, Fisherman’s Friends took $10 million at the box office and saw the boys perform at the 2019 Cannes film festival as well as sell out another UK tour.

    This year, despite the best efforts of the global pandemic, the Fisherman's Friends have kept fans entertained in lockdown posting weekly songs and poems on their YouTube series ‘Mares Tales & Mackerel Scales’.

    They also played sell out summer shows at Cornwall’s iconic Minack Theatre and performed at screenings of the film at the Wavelength Drive-In Cinema in Watergate Bay.

    Next year filming begins on Fisherman’s Friends 2 as the boys return to the studio to record a new album, the follow up to the hit soundtrack album Keep Hauling that is well on its way to gold sales.

    (photo: Chris Hewitt)