Tribute heaven for fans of these top acts

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Derby LIVE has a fantastic selection of pop and rock tributes lined up for October.

The shows will feature music ranging froom the 50s right up to the present day.

There’s a chance to see a production of the West End show Jailhouse Rock, with original star Mario Kombou visiting the Assembly Rooms Assembly Rooms on Friday, October 11.

The Bon Jovi Experience will be recreating Bon Jovi live in concert when they visit the Darwin Suite at the Assembly Rooms on Friday, October 18.

The band will perform all of Bon Jovi’s greatest hits including Livin’ On a Prayer, Keep the Faith, Bad Medicine and You Give Love a Bad Name.

In 1980, the Eagles took a “14-year vacation” and returned with the now classic album Hell Freezes Over.

The Illegal Eagles, having no intention of taking any time off, are back at Derby’s Assembly Rooms on Wednesday, October 23.

The Illegal Eagles will bring fans all the classic songs including Hotel California, The Last Resort, Life in the Fast Lane, Tequila Sunrise, Oneof These Nights, Lyin’ Eyes, New Kid in Town, Take it to the Limit, Rocky Mountain Way, Witchy Woman, Heartache Tonight andsongs from The Long Road Out Of Eden album.

Roy Orbison and Friends is a show at Derby’s Assembly Rooms on Saturday, October 26. Barry Steele brings the life and character of Roy Orbison back to the stage.

Using original film footage and backed by a five-piece band,the show features classic hits from the 60s to the late 80s. Add to this the sounds of The Shadows, Ray Charles, Jerry Lee Lewis and a special guest tribute to Johnny Cash and you’ve gota spectacular fusion of good old rock n roll and contemporary musical genius all on one stage.

Celebrating the 50thanniversary of The Beatles’ first hits, from Please Please Me and Let It Be,local lads Hey Beatlesprovide an evening of harmonies and the swinging 60s sound at the Guildhall Theatre on Friday, October 25.

On Thursday, October 31, The Temple Brothers will be recreate the unique harmonies of The Everly Brothers, who were one of the greatest duos to come out of the 1950s.

With live acoustic guitars, all the hits areperformed in the original keys that The Everly Brothers recorded in, in their early years.

The spectacular two-hour show will take audiences on a walk down memory lane with hits like Cathys Clown, Walk Right Back, Ebony Eyes, Bird Dog, Dream, Let It Be Me, Love Hurts, Devoted To You, Til I Kissed Ya, Wake Up Little Suzie and many many more.

Tickets for all of these events are available through the Derby LIVE Box Office by calling 01332 255800.

You can also go online at www.derbylive.co.uk.