Win tickets to see The Drifters at The Playhouse

PUBLISHED: 07:00 14 June 2012

The Drifters

The Drifters

The Playhouse

HAVING sold more than 200 million singles and 100 million albums, The Drifters will hit the stage in Weston once again next month.

The band, which has featured the likes of Ben E King, Johnny Moore and Clyde McPhatter, has a string of hits from 59 years of performing across the world.

And they will bring dozens of those classic hits to the stage at The Playhouse Theatre in High Street at 7.30pm on July 8.

The current line-up, featuring Michael Williams, Ryan King, Carlton Powell and Pierre Herelle will tour the UK in July following their highly successful gold album Up On The Roof.

The band has featured more than 65 vocalists and sold 214 million singles and 114 million albums.

The masquerade tour will feature both the band’s classic hits such as Under The Boardwalk, Down On The Beach, Kissing in the Back Row Of The Movies and Save The Last Dance For Me, as well as new tracks such as Do You Dream Of Me and The Whole World.

Tickets for the show, priced £24-25, are available from The Playhouse box office on 01934 611080 or at

n The Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse to offer three readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to the show.

To enter the competition simply answer the following question: What is the name of The Drifters’ new album?

Send your answer, along with your name, address and a daytime telephone number, to The Drifters competition, Weston, Worle & Somerset Mercury, 32 Waterloo Street, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1LW by 9am on June 22.

Alternatively, click on the link to the top right of this article to enter. Usual Archant rules apply and the editor’s decision is final.

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