After sell-out concert dates throughout the UK for years, Gest brings his brand new all-star show to Grimsby on July 3.
Gest said: “I have been to Grimsby many times but have never performed there and am thrilled to play in one of my favourite cities in the UK.”
The glittering bill includes the return of a legend in Dina Carroll, best known for hits like The Perfect Year, Escaping, Don’t Be A Stranger, Ain’t No Man, It’s Too Late, and Express .
Also on the bill will be Russell Thompkins, the original lead singer of The Stylistics, who will perform many of their biggest hits like I Can’t Give You Anything (But My Love), You Make Me Feel Brand New, Sing Baby Sing, Funky Weekend.
Other guests include Deniece Williams with hits like Free, Let’s Hear It For The Boy and Too Much, Too Little, Too Late , Billy Paul, famous for songs like Me & Mrs Jones, Let ‘Em In, Your Song, Let’s Make A Baby.
They will be joined by Peabo Bryson singing Beauty & The Beast, A Whole New World (Aladdin’s Theme) and Tonight I Celebrate My Love and The Tymes with songs like Ms Grace and You Little Trustmaker.
The special guests keep coming with Freda Payne and her hits Band of Gold and Deeper & Deeper, Melba Moore with this This Is It and Love’s Comin’ At Ya, Anita Ward with Ring My Bell and Fern Kinney with Together We Are Beautiful.
And topping the bill of Gest’s guests will be Rose Royce, featuring Gwen Dickey with huge hits like Car Wash, Love Don’t Live Here Anymore, Wishing On A Star and Ooh Boy.
Tickets for the night are £30 £30, £39, £49 and £69 and there is also the chance to get up close and personal with special £99 VIP Meet and Greet tickets which include pictures and autographs with the stars.
Tickets are available now on 0300 3000035 or online at www.grimsbyauditorium.org.uk or in person at the Auditorium box office, which has no booking fees.