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Joe Brown 60th Anniversary Tour

19 Oct 2019
  • Approx 2hrs, including interval
  • £31
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Mercury at Abbey Field
Mercury at Abbey Field


Mercury at Abbey Field

This event will take place in our new location 'Mercury at Abbey Field'.

This is a state-of-the-art pop-up theatre that will house a limited season of shows from Autumn 2019 and is situated on Abbey Field in Colchester.

The site will be a fully enclosed and heated temporary theatre, with dedicated parking and coach drop off points and is accessible for those on foot from Circular Road East Lower.

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Premier rock ‘n’ roll legend Joe Brown has gone from strength to strength as his contemporary achievements continue to gather momentum.

Joe’s Very Best Of album achieved Gold Record Status, staying eight weeks in the Top 20. In the same year, his 50th anniversary was celebrated with a wonderful sell-out show at the Royal Albert Hall. His new Ukulele Album caused a similar stir internationally and broke new territory in the download market, where he is now a Spotify Legend.

Joe continues to break box office records and recently received the coveted MOJO Outstanding Contribution To Music Award, as well as a much deserved MBE.

Joe won over a whole new generation of fans after performing on Later With Jools Holland and closing the show at the Concert For George Harrison. Those who witnessed his critically acclaimed set at Glastonbury Festival or have previously caught him on tour will already know what a terrific live talent he is.

In 2017, Joe broke tradition and toured without a band, only taking US legend Henry Gross along. Their Just Joe double CD release and two tours they undertook together in 2017 and 2018 both broke new ground. They were rapturously received by audiences who came in record numbers to confirm that as a raconteur, Joe is second to none, and as a performer he is comfortable both solo or with a band.

For this tour, however, Joe now has an eclectic new band with a different line up, including fiddle virtuoso Tom Leary, ace bass player Andy Crowdy and Joe’s twenty-seven year stalwart band member: drummer, percussionist and singer Phil Capaldi.

Joe, who now splits his time between the UK and Nashville, combines together timeless classics, rockabilly, gospel, country, bluegrass and rock ‘n’ roll, which are all interwoven with his effervescent delivery and humorous reminiscences. This sensational musical journey is not to be missed!

Presented by Joe Brown Productions Ltd


Mercury at Abbey Field
  • Abbey Field, Circular Road East Lower, Colchester, CO2 7SZ

Box Office: 01206 573948

The Mercury at Abbey Field has an increased seating capacity of over 800 seats and will be completely undercover, fully heated, with full bar, kiosks and toilets. The Mercury are confident that this temporary venue will offer a stunning, fully-accessible and unique theatre-going experience for their valued customers, combining the high level of service and facilities they have come to expect from the theatre, with an unforgettable new style of venue.

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