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Showaddywaddy perform live at Ropetackle celebrating an incredible 40 years together.

Long established as Europe’s most successful exponents of retro rock and roll, Showaddywaddy’s record speaks for itself! Over 20 top 40 singles, including 10 top 5 hits (Under The Moon Of Love, Three Steps To HeavenWhen, Hey Rock & Roll, You Got What It Takes) 15 massive selling albums (including the Christmas number 1 in 1978), in excess of 50 Top Of The Pops performances, and countless industry awards!

On the back of a rich and hugely successful career, and due to massive public demand, the band are continuing to tour extensively with a brand new show featuring an extended line-up.

Formed in September 1973, their appearance at Ropetackle forms part of a landmark new tour which will take the boys to every corner of the UK celebrating forty incredible years of rock and roll.

With a revitalized show, expect all the hits and many surprises along the way – rock and roll is alive and kicking in the hands of this amazing band – don’t miss seeing them perform live!

Please note, this is an all standing event.


Saturday 9th May 2015 -

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  •   A great local venue, always something on that appeals to all people. Lovely to have a local arts venue and not to have to go to Brighton

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  •   Just returned from our first visit to this place to see a band. The refreshment prices were good for a venue, half the price of places like the o2 or... read more

    Marc H
  •   We have been to the panto at the Ropetackle several times and this year it was as good, if not better than ever. It had all the ingredients we... read more

  •   Have been to several shows at Ropetackle Arts Centre. Plenty of variety for all tastes. It is great that you can sit in the comfort of a table and chair... read more

  •   Another great Sunday Jazz , just love the place, great place To go Sunday jazz is just a delight once a month

  •   Recently saw the South Coast Soul Review at Ropetackle and enjoyed a really good live band. Always a nice atmosphere and you can enjoy a drink inside the performance... read more

    Josie C
  •   Lovely little place for a relax and chill in a morning! Coffee cake and a magazine. Meeting friends and family - or just a little working morning on my own!

  •   A great local venue, always something on that appeals to all people. Lovely to have a local arts venue and not to have to go to Brighton

  •   This venue is great for a night out. They have an assortment of entertainment, we mainly see bands or tribute bands. The one in July was Eagles tribute and the... read more