Please note Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott's performance will be rescheduled. We appreciate your patience while we work to confirm a new date and look forward to welcoming you back to our venue in the future.
The duo have kept ties since their Beautiful South days and with plans to release their fourth studio album, Manchester Calling, they are going from strength-to-strength.
Paul Heaton is one of the UK’s most successful songwriters with 15 million album sales under his belt. He first came to public attention in the early 80s as frontman of The Housemartins, best known for their third single Happy Hour and their number one acapella Isley Bros cover Caravan Of Love. After a short break, Heaton formed The Beautiful South in 1988, who went on to release ten hugely successful albums.
It was during this time that the duo now known as Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott became acquainted. Jacqui was with Beautiful South for six years, during which time she sang many of their signature hits including Rotterdam, Perfect 10, Don’t Marry Her and Dream A Little Dream’
Partnering up again with Jacqui in 2011, when she performed as part of Heaton's new musical The 8th.
"Jacqui is one of the best singers I've worked with and is also part of my past. It was only a matter of time before I asked her." Paul Heaton
It wasn't long after that they went on to release three acclaimed albums. With their new album, Manchester Calling, on the cards, this tour will be one of the best where fans can hear their favourites and the new from the acclaimed artists.
COVID Status Check
All ticket holders aged 18 and over, will need to provide evidence of their Covid status through one of the following:
- Proof of full vaccination
- Proof of a negative Lateral Flow Test
- Proof of natural immunity
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- Proof of medical exemption from vaccination
This evidence must be accompanied by photographic ID.
All ticket holders over the age of 18 will be required to complete a COVID Status Check on arrival