Get gee-d up for some great music

EVEN The Bee Gees think they are like them – and you can't get a better endorsement than that.After seeing tribute group Bee Gees Magic perform, Maurice Gibb's reaction was "absolutely brilliant" and Barry Gibb said, "Wow! Fantastic.

By Richard Cornwell

EVEN The Bee Gees think they are like them – and you can't get a better endorsement than that.

After seeing tribute group Bee Gees Magic perform, Maurice Gibb's reaction was "absolutely brilliant" and Barry Gibb said, "Wow! Fantastic."

The real Bee Gees appeared with Bee Gees Magic at an event organised by Heart Radio and many fans were lost for words at how good a tribute it was.


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Almost every supergroup today breeds a host of lookalike and soundalike bands.

There are a number of sets of The Beatles, Stones and Abba doing the rounds, and even modern groups still in the charts seem to spark tributes.

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It's a great way to get to see your heroes if you have little or no chance of ever seeing them perform, and if you're a dedicated fan, it provides an excellent evening's entertainment of your band's best songs . . . and if you just half-close your eyes . . . it could be them.

Bee Gees Magic are heading for Felixstowe's Spa Pavilion on Saturday April 6, curtain up at 7.30pm.

They have been praised for really capturing the sound of the Bee Gees, who have been having top ten hits worldwide since the late 1960s, and they perform all the band's most well known numbers.

The group have obviously impressed and their concerts have included one before 30,000 people at the Light and Water Festival at the Morecambe Bay Arena, and also ones at London's Battersea Park and The Forum.

On Sunday April 7 Joe Longthorne will be on stage at the Spa with his amazing array of impressions of singing stars.

His impersonations include Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones, Elvis Presley, The Rat Pack, Neil Diamond and Barry White.

He has a loyal entourage of fans who travel the width and breadth of the country to see him perform, and he has released videos and several platinum disc winning albums. The show starts at 8pm.

n Tickets for Bee Gees Magic are £13 and £11, and for Joe Longthorne £16.50, £14.50 and £12.50, available from the Spa Pavilion box office on 01394 282126.

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