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David Essex

David Essex Tour Dates and Upcoming Concerts

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On tour Yes
Followers 25,862
Category 70s, Decades, Pop, Rock
Concerts
Aug
27
Ipswich Regent Theatre
Ipswich
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Aug
28
Cliffs Pavilion
Southend-on-sea
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Aug
30
The Brighton Centre
Brighton
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Aug
31
Mayflower Theatre
Southampton
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Sep
01
Milton Keynes Theatre
Milton Keynes
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Sep
03
The Forum
Bath
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Sep
05
Princess Theatre
Torquay
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Sep
06
New Theatre Cardiff
Cardiff
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Sep
07
Swansea Arena
Swansea
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Sep
09
Liverpool Empire Theatre
Liverpool
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Sep
10
Venue Cymru
Llandudno
Tickets
Sep
12
Royal Concert Hall Notts
Nottingham
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Sep
13
Sheffield City Hall
Sheffield
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Sep
14
University of Wolverhampton at The Civic Hall
Wolverhampton
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Sep
16
The Bridgewater Hall
Manchester
Tickets
Sep
17
York Barbican
York
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Sep
19
O2 City Hall Newcastle
Newcastle Upon Tyne
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Sep
20
The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Glasgow
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Sep
21
Blackpool Opera House
Blackpool
Tickets
Sep
23
The London Palladium
London
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About David Essex
David Essex's first notable acting role was the lead in the stage musical, Godspell in 1971. Two years later, he starred in the film That'll Be The Day (1973) and recorded a major hit single, "Rock On" (which he wrote himself), in the same year. A second single, "Lamplight", also reached the British Top 10. In the 1970s, Essex emerged as one of the UK's top performers. His biggest hits during this decade included a pair of Number One singles : "Gonna Make You A Star" (1974), a satirical look at his success; and "Hold Me Close" (1975), a cheerful singalong. He also appeared in Stardust, a 1974 sequel to That'll Be The Day; the title song was another Top 10 hit. In 1976, Essex covered the Beatles song, “Yesterday”, for the musical documentary All This and World War II. Essex's pop idol looks gave him a strong female fan base and his British tours created scenes of hysteria reminiscent of Beatlemania. According to the Guinness Book of British Hit Singles - 16th Edition - ISBN 0-85112-190-X 'he was voted the number one British male vocalist in 1974, and was a teen idol for more than a decade'. In 1978, he appeared on Jeff Wayne's concept album, a musical version of The War of the Worlds, as the Artilleryman. The two album set remains a bestseller. In the same year, Essex played the character Che, loosely based on Che Guevara, in the original production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Evita, and his recording of the show's "Oh What a Circus" reached Number 3. Two years later, he starred in the film Silver Dream Racer; and the soundtrack song "Silver Dream Machine" was yet another Top 10 hit in the UK singles chart. In 1985, he wrote and starred as Fletcher Christian in the West End musical Mutiny!, based on the novel Mutiny on the Bounty by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall. The score produced two more hit singles, including "Tahiti," his tenth Top 10 success. Essex has continued to perform in all areas of show business, to varying degrees of success. A 1989 sitcom, "The River", achieved good ratings. In 1991, a compilation entitled His Greatest Hits reached Number 13; a 1993 album, Cover Shot, peaked at Number 3. His autobiography, A Charmed Life, was published in 2002, and became a bestseller. In 1999, Essex was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire. He still tours the UK on a yearly basis and releases albums through his website. Surprisingly, despite his long and thriving British career, he remains largely unknown in the United States. "Rock On" reached Number 5 in 1974, and was his only Billboard Top 40 hit single. The grandson of an Irish Traveller, Essex told Jake Bowers of the BBC's Rokker Radio, a programme for Gypsies and Travellers, on 30th July 2006, that he has always been openly proud of his Traveller roots, but that having moved to the US, Essex has said he feels it inappropriate for him to continue as Patron of Britain's National Gypsy Council, which works for equal rights, education, and services for Romany and Irish Travellers. In 2005, he appeared as a guest vocalist on Saint Etienne's album Tales from Turnpike House. Also that year, he appeared in the Channel 4 documentary Bring Back...The Christmas Number One. Essex was due to join the cast of soap opera EastEnders, in early 2006, as new character Jack Edwards. However, the role was expanded beyond the three weeks planned, and Essex was unable to commit the time. The role instead went to Nicky Henson. A model and recording of Essex is featured in the museum of West Ham United Football Club. In the recording, he explains his reasons for supporting West Ham and his love of the team. He remains a popular, hard working and respected star, who has nevertheless not achieved a more global presence.
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Genres
70s, Decades, Pop, Rock
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David Essex Tour Cities
Southampton, United Kingdom Brighton, United Kingdom Glasgow, United Kingdom London, United Kingdom Torquay, United Kingdom Cardiff, United Kingdom Blackpool, United Kingdom Southend-On-Sea, United Kingdom Sheffield, United Kingdom Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom Bath, United Kingdom Milton Keynes, United Kingdom Wolverhampton, United Kingdom Manchester, United Kingdom Ipswich, United Kingdom Liverpool, United Kingdom Swansea, United Kingdom York, United Kingdom Nottingham, United Kingdom Llandudno, United Kingdom

Frequently Asked Questions About David Essex

Concerts & Tour Date Information

Is David Essex on tour?

Yes, David Essex is currently on tour. If you’re interested in attending an upcoming David Essex concert, make sure to grab your tickets in advance. The David Essex tour is scheduled for 20 dates across 20 cities. Get information on all upcoming tour dates and tickets for 2024-2025 with Hypebot.

How many upcoming tour dates is David Essex scheduled to play?

David Essex is scheduled to play 20 shows between 2024-2025. Buy concert tickets to a nearby show through Hypebot.

When does the David Essex tour start?

David Essex’s tour starts Aug 27, 2024 and ends on Sep 23, 2024. They will play 20 cities; their most recent concert was held in Ipswich at Ipswich Regent Theatre and their next upcoming concert will be in Brighton at The Brighton Centre.

What venues is David Essex performing at?

As part of the David Essex tour, David Essex is scheduled to play across the following venues and cities:

2024 Tour Dates:

Aug 27 - Ipswich, United Kingdom @ Ipswich Regent Theatre
Aug 28 - Southend-on-sea, United Kingdom @ Cliffs Pavilion
Aug 30 - Brighton, United Kingdom @ The Brighton Centre
Aug 31 - Southampton, Hampshire @ Mayflower Theatre
Sep 01 - Milton Keynes, United Kingdom @ Milton Keynes Theatre
Sep 03 - Bath, United Kingdom @ The Forum
Sep 05 - Torquay, United Kingdom @ Princess Theatre
Sep 06 - Cardiff, United Kingdom @ New Theatre Cardiff
Sep 07 - Swansea, United Kingdom @ Swansea Arena
Sep 09 - Liverpool, Merseyside @ Liverpool Empire Theatre
Sep 10 - Llandudno, United Kingdom @ Venue Cymru
Sep 12 - Nottingham, United Kingdom @ Royal Concert Hall Notts
Sep 13 - Sheffield, United Kingdom @ Sheffield City Hall
Sep 14 - Wolverhampton, United Kingdom @ University of Wolverhampton at The Civic Hall
Sep 16 - Manchester, United Kingdom @ The Bridgewater Hall
Sep 17 - York, North Yorkshire @ York Barbican
Sep 19 - Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom @ O2 City Hall Newcastle
Sep 20 - Glasgow, Scotland @ The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Sep 21 - Blackpool, United Kingdom @ Blackpool Opera House
Sep 23 - London, United Kingdom @ The London Palladium
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