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Date: 07 September 2018 - 30 September 2018
Location: East Kilbride Arts Centre
Time: 10:00 - 20:00
Chookie 7-30 September 2018 10:00am-8:00pm Free admission East Kilbride Arts Centre
Growing up in the 1980's in East Kilbride, it's no secret that the town and its surrounding areas grew a fantastic music scene, with world famous bands like The Jesus and Mary Chain, Primal Scream, Aztec Camera and Orange Juice to name but a few.
The music of the time has had an everlasting impact on the artist Stephen McDermott, otherwise known as "Chookie".
Painted in timeless black and white, Chookie Mix is an exhibition of paintings using acrylics.
Musical influences include everything from Indie, Pop to Rock 'n' Roll and Soul with a few 'guilty pleasures' thrown in for effect.
Paintings include portraits of Leonard Cohen, Morrissey, the Gallagher Brothers, Paul Weller and Justin Bieber and more...
Chookie (Stephen McDermott) is a local artist who has recently started to paint portraits in acrylics. Formerly a Disney animator who has worked in the USA and Europe, Stephen has credits on many feature animated films including: Mulan, Tarzan, Balto and Lilo and Stitch.
The artwork displayed is for sale. Buyers may choose original paintings or prints to order.
Cost: Free admission
Date: 29 September 2018
Location: Hamilton Town House
Fastlove 29 September 2018 7:30pm £24.00 The Town House, Hamilton
Fastlove – A Tribute to George Michael
Get ready for an unforgettable evening with a global superstar, as he puts the Boom Boom into your heart in the all new production, Fastlove - A tribute to George Michael.
The show is packed with crowd pleasing anthems. From the Wham classics of the new pop revival to the chart-topping success of the eighties album Faith, plus the awesome tunes of the nineties and noughties.
This is a spellbinding experience you don’t want to miss. You’ll be getting up (to get down) to all your favourite songs: Careless Whisper, Freedom, Faith, Father Figure, Outside, Jesus To A Child, and many more.
Relive the passion, the flare, and the unique sensitivity of George Michael in this incredible concert sensation.
Disclaimer: This show is not affiliated with or endorsed by George Michael or his estate.
Available to book online or by calling The Town House, Hamilton on 01698 452299.
Date: 29 September 2018
Location: Village Theatre East Kilbride
The Bob Dylan Story 29 September 2018 8:00pm £17.00 East Kilbride Village Theatre
The Bob Dylan Story is the stunning and definitive live concert celebration of rock music’s greatest icon.
With classics like Blowin’ In The Wind, The Times They Are A-Changin’, Mr Tambourine Man, Like A Rolling Stone and All Along The Watchtower providing the soundtrack for a whole generation, it is not surprising that even The Beatles fell under the spell of rock music’s greatest icon.
Now Bob and “The Band” transport you back to the Nobel prize winner’s glory days with a truly authentic and affectionate celebration, complete with stunningly evocative visuals and authoritative insights into the stories behind the songs.
Featuring 25 of Dylan’s best-loved hits, The Bob Dylan Story is an absolute must see for even the most casual fan.
“Sounded as close to the man as it’s possible to get” – Scarborough Review
Available to book online or by calling East Kilbride Arts Centre on 01355 261000.