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Music, Fri 21 Apr 2017

Hull City Hall

Hull City Hall

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Are you ready to rock & roll like it's the 1950's again? Two Pianos will take you back in time to celebrate the magnificent Sun Studios era, performing classic hits from Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Elvis, Chuck Berry and many more.Your evening will kick of to a rockin' start as two of the UK's finest and charismatic rock & roll pianists each individually perfom, along with a five piece band, a score of hits including Whole Lotta Shakin, Never Can Tell, Blue Suede Shoes, Roll Over Beethoven, Honey Don't, True Love Ways, Chantilly Lace, Johnny B Goode, Great Balls Of Fire, Oh Boy, Blue Berry Hill, Love Me Tender, You Win Again, Maybellene, plus many more! The evening will progress into a climatic and energetic piano duel between the two pianists, resolving into a memorable night of foot stomping rock & roll! A show that even The Killer himself thinks ROCKS! two pianosAl Kilvo is an Americana piano player from Hull, Yorkshire in England, who plays with a style and verve described as that of the 'Killer' Jerry-Lee Lewis himself. As a youngster, Al appeared in many line ups in his native Yorkshire UK before forming an original country-folk band with M.G Greaves and the Lonesome Too. He has toured nationally with Hull's own Beautiful South taking in major venues such as The Hammersmith Odeon and Edinburgh Playhouse. Al continues to home his skills in the musical styles of Americas southern states.In 2013 Al was invited to record an album with his close friend Johnny Pat in the world famous Sun Studios in Memphis TN with Kenny Lovelace and Robert Hall of The Jerry Lee Lewis band. Subsequently the event and recording have been brilliant and now Al and 'JP' are enjoying playing the music they love to a wider audience across Europe and the USA. Later in 2013, Al and JP performed in live venues on world famous Bourbon Street in New Orleans and Phil Brady's in Baton Rouge as they continue to sell the Americans back their music! Al also continued to perform all over northern England and appeared weekly with his Country band in Cottingham 'The Fork Handles'David Barton is a pianist and singer from Hull in East Yorkshire. From the age of eight, David developed a passion for the blues and boogie woogie piano, later discovering the art of rock & roll piano and likened to other artists such as Jools Holland, Meade Lux Lewis and Jerry Lee Lewis. At the age of 26, David has already performed alongside some of the world's most accomplished musicians, including jazz maestro Jamie Cullum, American blues guitarist Walter Trout and classical Mezzo-Soprano Katherine Jenkins to name a few. David has performed in venues around the country, including the prestigious Royal Albert Hall. 'He's better than me. I have a funny feeling he will have his own show here one day' Jamie Cullum, RAH London.

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Dates Times
Fri 21 Apr 2017

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Queen Victoria Square,
Hull,
HU1 3RQ

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Map reference: TA 095287  Lat: 53.74379 Long: -0.34060

By Road:
To Princes Quay Coach and Car Park - Approach the city centre along A63 east bound. As you come off the elevated section into the city centre you will see a large roundabout/junction with traffic lights. Go straight ahead at the junction taking the first left into Myton Street (signposted Princes Quay), this street is one way. Keep to the right hand lane and turn right into Osborne Street. The road bears to the right and becomes Waterhouse Lane.

By Public Transport:
From the station turn right. At the next set of traffic lights at the junction with Carr Lane/Anlaby Road take the middle lane to go straight on, take the next left into Osbourne Street, the road bears to the right and becomes Waterhouse Lane. To access the Princes Quay car park, take the barrier entry point on the left.

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