The Drifters are back on tour in the UK with a brand-new show performing all their classic hits from the last six decades. Over 60 dates have been announced for 2018 including one-night only at The Auditorium at Echo Arena on Sunday 22 April.
The legendary group has previously been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, listed among the greatest artists of all time by Rolling Stone magazine and have produced an incredible list of hits – including; Saturday Night At Movies, Come on Over to My Place, Stand By Me, Under the Boardwalk and many, many more!
Now in their 65th Anniversary year – The Drifters are back on the road with a line up hand-picked by Tina Treadwell herself – President of the Treadwell Entertainment Group and owner of The Drifters name.
Tina’s father started the group with Clyde McPhatter and brought in several greats thereafter such as Johnny Moore and Ben E King. Her mother Faye was later responsible for bringing the group to the UK and overseeing hits such as More than a number and Kissin’ in the back row.
After the passing of her parents, it was down to Tina to continue the legacy of The Drifters name. Now, in the group’s 65th anniversary year, Tina has announced a brand-new show with over 60 UK tour dates along with further international tours and other projects, soon to be announced.
Tina, who previously worked for Disney as an executive producer and casting director, believes this current line-up is one of the best to date and looks forward to the upcoming concert tour. “I am very excited that now in our 65th anniversary year we have a new show for the fans who we invite to join us in celebrating this incredible and everlasting story of The Drifters.”