Top Southampton venue offers strong January programme

The Brook in Southampton gets 2013 off to a flying start with an impressive line-up of gigs.

Brook spokeswoman Keri Millard talks you through the January programme:

FRI 04 – MONEY FOR NOTHING – Money for Nothing was formed in 2000 as a tribute to one of the world’s premier rock bands - Dire Straits. The abundant energy and the excellence and musicality of their performance makes Money For Nothing a must see for any rock enthusiast or Dire Straits fan - £10.00 adv / £12.00 door.

Doors open 8:00pm, on stage 9:15pm

SAT 05 – ATOMIC BLONDIE – Celebrating over 30 years of Blondie, do not miss this explosive tribute!! The show features all the classic hits including; Heart of Glass, Sunday Girl, Maria, Tide is High, Rapture, Hanging on the Telephone, Denis, Dreaming and many more - £10.00 adv / £12.00 door.

Doors open 8:00pm, on stage 9:15pm

FRI 11 – 10CC – Now in the 40th anniversary year of 10cc’s formation, 2012 sees Universal release a five-CD box set entitled Tenology, encompassing no less than 80 tracks picked by the four founding members. With four decades of song-writing excellence and a crack band of musicians behind him Gouldman confidently promises, “This is as near as you’re ever going to get to hearing the perfect 10cc. Hit after hit after hit. It’s relentless. We show no mercy.” - £25.00 adv / £29.00 door.

Doors open 8:00pm, on stage 9:15pm

SAT 12 – WORLD FAMOUS REDSOX – SAS Band Members Spike Edney, Jamie Moses & Some of the band return. If you love The SAS Band then you’ll love these! The ultimate party band, featuring Jamie Moses (Queen), Spike Edney (Queen), Johnny Marter (Marrilion, SAS Band) & Steve Stroud (Cliff Richard) - £13.00 adv / £15.00 door.

Doors open 8:00pm, on stage 9:15pm

FRI 18 – GUNS N ROSES EXPERIENCE – Feelin’ the rock with one of the most talked about Guns N’ Roses tribute act in Europe! With a true G’N’R sound and stage show, Guns N’ Roses Experience meticulously recreate every visual detail and every musical note to capture that reckless spirit of the original Guns N’ Roses legendary live performances. In an amazing bone crushing set, all the essentials are covered with breathtaking accuracy - £10.00 adv / £12.00 door.

Doors open 8:00pm, on stage 9:15pm

SAT 19 – ARE YOU EXPERIENCED? – Widely regarded as just about the best Jimi Hendrix tribute show you will see. Guitarist John Campbell bears more than just a passing resemblance and has drawn on his many years of playing in different bands and various styles to perfect his ‘Hendrix’ persona. When he plays his Strat behind his head and with his teeth, it brings a smile to the face of even the most finicky Hendrix fan. Catch Are You Experienced? when they come to town and relive the excitement and explosive stage show of the Jimi Hendrix Experience - £10.00 adv / £12.00 door.

Doors open 8:00pm, on stage 9:15pm

FRI 25 – FLEETWOOD BAC – Fleetwood Bac are the world’s first and finest Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band, endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself. The only Mac tribute band to authentically replicate the classic Stevie/Lindsey/Christine/John/Mick ‘Rumours’ line-up - £10.00 adv / £12.00 door.

Doors open 8:00pm, on stage 9:15pm

SAT 26 – TOO PETTY – Tom Petty with his band The Heartbreakers is one of the legendary figures in rock history: 80 million records sold, a Greatest Hits album that’s sold over 10 million copies, he remains hugely popular around the world and in the UK. Recreating the classic songs, the musicianship, and live shows is a new tribute band, Too Petty. £10.00 adv / £12.00 door. Doors open 8:00pm, on stage 9:15pm