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Chris Farlowe will be playing dates throughout the UK and Europe in 2006 , supported by 

Norman's Web Site

2005 was a great year for gigs and 2006 promises to be even better.  Chris is in fine form and  he shows no signs of slowing down whatsoever!  The tour kicks off on 22nd March with dates throughout Germany and UK fans will get a chance to see Chris from the 27th April onwards.

More dates will be announced for the autumn so  watch this space to be sure not to miss out.  Easier still, you can sign up for our newsletter which will ensure you get the dates emailed to you as soon as they are announced.

See below for dates, venues and ticket information for all these events.  

The MOST up to date information is available from this official site ONLY.   All the very latest updates will be regularly posted on this page, so  check this page regularly. Fans that have joined the Mailing List will also receive news on tour dates as soon as they are announced.

TBA - To be Announced, TBC - To be Confirmed
* More info at the bottom of this page
Points to the next event taking place.

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Toni Weekes Music Agent

Date Town/City Club/Theatre Contact Tel Link
Thu Apr 27th Sunderland Quayside Exchange 0191 5144574
Fri Apr 28th Allendale Village Hall .
Sat Apr 29th Hailsham Pavilion 01323 841414

Thu May 4th Chester Alexander’s 01244 340005
Fri May 5th Darlington Arts Centre 01325 486555
Sat May 6th Lichfield Arts Centre 01543 262223
Sun May 7th Fleetwood The Marine Hall 01253 770547
Tue May 9th Worcester Huntingdon Hall 01905 611427
Thu May 11th Southend Riga Music Bar 07960 442331
Fri May 12th Wimborne Tivoli Theatre 01202 885566
Sat May 13th Swindon Arts Centre 01793 614837
Sun May 14th Bilston Robin 2 01902 401211
Thu May 18th Howden The Shire Hall 01430 431535
Fri May 19th Keighley (Private Function)
Sat May 20th Edinburgh The Liquid Rooms 0131 2252564
Sun May 21st Aberdeen The Tunnels 01224 211121
Wed May 24th London Borderline 020 75346970
Thu May 25th Fareham Ashcroft Arts 01329 310600
Fri May 26th Stratford Cox’s Yard 01789 404600
Sat May 27th Leicester The Musician 0116 2510080
Sun May 28th Milton Keynes The Stables 01908 280800

Sat Jul 29th Maryport Bitter & Blues Festival * 01900 602122

Sat Oct 7th Tring TBA .

Fri Dec 8th Hayling Island TBA .

Chris and Maggie Bell are Touring with The Manfreds
(Paul Jones, Mike D'abo, Mike Hugg, Tom McGuinness, Marcus Cliffe, Simon Currie and Rob Townsend)

Date Town/City Club/Theatre Contact Tel Link
Thu Oct 5th DARTFORD Orchard Theatre 01322 220 000
Fri Oct 6th BOURNEMOUTH Pavilion Theatrel 0870 111 3000
Mon Oct 9th MANCHESTER Opera House 0870 401 9000
Tue Oct 10th BUXTON Opera House 0845 1272 190
Sun Oct 15th SALISBURY City Hall 01722 434 434
Mon Oct 16th NORTHAMPTON Royal and Derngate 01604 624 811
Wed Oct 18th CHELTENHAM Town Hall 01242 227 979
Thu Oct 19th BASINGSTOKE The Anvil 01256 844 244
Fri Oct 20th IPSWICH The Regent 01473 433 100
Mon Oct 23rd CAMBRIDGE Corn Exchange 01223 357 851
Tue Oct 24th PORTSMOUTH The Guildhall 0239 282 4355
Thu Oct 26th PETERBOROUGH The Broadway 01733 316 100
Sat Oct 28th BARNSTAPLE Queens Theatre 01271 324 242
Tue Oct 31st EASTBOURNE Congress Theatre (TBC) 01323 412 000

Wed Nov 1st SOUTHEND Cliffs Pavilion 01702 351 135
Thu Nov 2nd CHATHAM Central Theatre 01634 338 338
Fri Nov 3rd TORQUAY Princess Theatre 0870 241 4120
Sat Nov 4th WORTHING Assembly Hall 01903 206 206
Tue Nov 7th SOUTHPORT Southport Theatre 0870 607 7560
Wed Nov 8th STOKE ON TRENT Victoria Hall 0870 060 6649
Thu Nov 9th HALIFAX Victoria Theatre 01422 351 158
Fri Nov 10th BIRMINGHAM Alexandra Theatre 0870 607 7533
Sat Nov 11th PRESTON Guildhall 01772 258 858
Sun Nov 12th GRIMSBY Auditorium 0870 060 2331
Thu Nov 23rd TUNBRIDGE WELLS Assembly Hall 01892 530 613
Fri Nov 24th NOTTINGHAM Royal Concert Hall 0115 989 5555
Sat Nov 25th CROYDON Fairfield Hall 0208 688 9291
Sun Nov 26th SKEGNESS The Embassy 01754 768 333
Mon Nov 27th LEEDS Grand Theatre & Opera House (TBC) 0870 122 2817
Tue Nov 28th SHEFFIELD City Hall 0114 278 9789
Wed Nov 29th YORK Grand Opera House 0870 606 3595

Fri Dec 1st GLASGOW Royal Concert Hall 0141 353 8000
Sat Dec 2nd DUNDEE Caird Hall 01382 434 940



Date Town/City Club/Theatre Contact Tel Link
Fri Jul 28th Tetbury TBA .

Sat Aug 26th Hastings TBA .



D: Germany, H: Hungary, N: Norway


Date Town/City Club/Theatre Contact Tel Link
Sat Mar 18th N Eidsvoll (Norway) Eidsvoll Rock & Blues Club 63963919
Wed Mar 22nd D Bonn Harmonie (WDR-Rockpalast) 0228614042
Thu Mar 23rd D Ladbergen Galerie Strathwork 05485965335
Fri Mar 24th D Flensburg Roxy .
Sat Mar 25th D Kellinghusen Ulmenhofschule .
Sun Mar 26th D Bochum Bahnhof Langendreer 02346871620
Tue Mar 28th D Wendelstein Jegelscheune 09129401127
Wed Mar 29th D Karlsruhe Tollhaus 0721964050
Thu Mar 30th D Jünkerath Gasthaus Schmengler .
Fri Mar 31st D Koblenz Café Hahn 026142302


Sat Apr 1st D Lorsch Musiktheater Rex 0625588665
Sun Apr 2nd D Kelheim privat .
Tue Apr 4th D Fulda Kulturkeller 0661240230
Wed Apr 5th D Marburg KFZ 0642113898
Thu Apr 6th D Leipzig Spizz Jazzkeller 03419608043
Fri Apr 7th D Berlin Quasimodo 303128086
Sat Apr 8th D Forst Manitu 03562665274
Sun Apr 9th D Wolfenbüttel KuBa Kulturhalle 0533127787
Wed Apr 12th D Hamburg Landhaus Walter/Downtown Bluesclub 040275054
Thu Apr 13th D Melle Havanna 05427955113
Fri Apr 14th D Oldenburg Charly´s 04412171630
Sat Apr 15th D Worpswede Music Hall 04792950139
Sun Apr 16th D Kassel Fiasko 0561281989

Sun Jul 2nd H Paks (Hungary) Gastro Blues Festival * Fax: +36 75 412190




D: Germany, A: Austria

Date Town/City Club/Theatre Contact Tel Link
Wed Sep 6th D Lorsch Musiktheater Rex 0625588665
Fri Sep 8th A Veit Burgkulturfestival .
Fri Sep 15th D Worpswede Music Hall 04792950139

Visit Wednesday 12th April
Landhaus Walter
(Downtown Bluesclub)
Tel: 040275054
Visit Thursday 13th April
Tel: 05427955113
Visit Friday 14th April
Tel: 04412171630
Visit Saturday 15th April
Music Hall
Tel: 04792950139
Visit Sunday 16th April
Tel: 0561281989


THE 14th GASTROBLUES FESTIVAL - PAKS - Mon 26th - Fri 30th June, Sat 1st - Sun 2nd July 2006

There is still half a year left before the Festival, but in the background the preparations
has been started. We now have contracts with the following famous musicians and groups:

Fri 30th June

Tens Years After

Nina Van Horn
Sat 1st July


BPS Trio - consisting of:

Andrea Braido (Ramazotti, Celentano, Zucchero)

Carl Palmer (ELP, Asia) 

T. M. Stevens (Joe Cocker, Steve Vai)
Sun 2nd July

Keith Emerson Band

Chris Farlowe with The Norman Beaker Band

Against the Grain


7030 Paks Dózsa György út 79.
Fax: +36 75 412190
E-mails:  -
Websites:   -

Gárdai György 
Nemes Nagy Péter
Balogh Pálné, Pannika 
Cooking competition: 
Tóthné Német Irén


THE 8th MARYPORT BITTER & BLUES FESTIVAL - UK  Fri 28th, Sat 29th and Sun 30th July 2006

Delta bluesmen Honeyboy Edwards, Homesick James, Robert Lockwood Jnr are the proposed headliners for the 8th Maryport Bitter and Blues Festival. Other proposed artists include Eric Sardinas, Tony Joe White, Geno Washington and The Purple Aces and Hamilton Loomis, all from the US and Paul Jones and Dave Kelly, Chris Farlowe with The Norman Beaker Band and Trafficker representing some of the best of British Blues. A major act for the Sunday will be announced soon. The major sponsors of the 2006 festival are Jennings Brewery, The Northern Rock Foundation, and West Lakes Renaissance.

Main Marquee Programme:- 

Fri 28th July

Sat 29th July

Dave Kelly & Paul Jones (UK)
Honeyboy Edwards, Homesick James & Robert Lockwood Jnr (US)
Chris Farlowe with The Norman Beaker Band (UK)
Sun 30th July


TICKETS: will be available from either of the two outlets listed below. 

The Carnegie Theatre, Finkle Street, WORKINGTON, Cumbria CA14 2BD 

01900 602122 (Credit Card facilities) 

Maryport Festivals Ltd, Project Office, Martime Museum, 1 Shipping Brow, Maryport, CA15 6AB

01900 817200 (No credit card sales) 

Main stage tickets will also be available in the marquee.

Trail wrist bands are also available from the Tourist Information Centre, Senhouse Street, Maryport and The Maryport News, Senhouse Street, Maryport.

For further information, please contact or contact the Festival Office on 01900 602122.



Previous Tours
Chris with the Manfreds UK 1999 Chris with the Manfreds UK 2000 Chris & Norman Beaker Band - Glory Bound Tour 2001 Chris & Norman Beaker Band - Glory Bound Tour 2002 Chris & Norman Beaker Band - Farlowe That! Tour 2003
Chris & Norman Beaker Band - Farlowe That! Tour 2004 Chris & Norman Beaker Band - 50 Years of Farlowe Tour 2005