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An Evening with: Elvis Costello

An Evening with Elvis Costello

Wednesday 1st Jun 2022

location_city St George's Hall, Bristol

£20.00

Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello is an influential, London-born singer-songwriter, real name Declan MacManus.

Costello, who emerged in the mid 1970s, is known worldwide thanks to hits including 'Oliver's Army', 'Alison', 'I Don't Want To Go To Chelsea' and 'Shipbuilding'.

He had also recorded under the name of The Imposter and also with The Attractions, and collaborated with a number of high profile artists including a songwriting partnership with Paul McCartney.

His backing band, The Imposters include Steve Nieve - keyboards, Pete Thomas - drums and Davey Faragher - bass (ex-Cracker).

Releases include the debut album, "My Aim Is True" in 1977, followed by: "This Year's Model" (1978), "Armed Forces" (1979), "Get Happy!!" (1980), "Almost Blue" (1981), "Trust" (1981), "Imperial Bedroom" (1982), "Punch the Clock" (1983), "Goodbye Cruel World" (1984), "Blood & Chocolate" (1986), "King of America" (1986), "Spike" (1989), "Mighty Like a Rose" (1991), "The Juliet Letters" (1993), "Brutal Youth" (1994), "Kojak Variety" (1995), "All This Useless Beauty" (1996), "When I Was Cruel" (2002), "North" (2003), "The Delivery Man" (2004), "Il Sogno" (2004), "Momofuku" (2008), "Secret, Profane & Sugarcane" (2009), "National Ransom" (2010), "Look Now" (2018), "Hey Clockface" (2020), plus 2022's: "The Boy Named If".

St George's Hall

Great George Street
Bristol
BS1 5RR

Website

https://www.stgeorgesbristol.co.uk

Telephone

0845 40 24 001