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The Shires (Acoustic)

Date: Thursday 27/01/2022
Doors: 19:00, performance starts: 19:30 (all timings are subject to change)
Location: The Auditorium, The Fire Station
Tickets: From £22
Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult

Please note that ticket holders will be required to comply with the latest government Covid-19 guidance at the time of the event and will be informed prior to the event of any additional safety procedures that are in place.

Join the UK’s best-selling country act and award-winning duo The Shires for an intimate, acoustic performance at The Fire Station, featuring their greatest hits and favourite tracks.

The Shires’ Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes have made huge waves both on home soil and across the pond becoming the first UK artists to win ‘Best International Act’ at the prestigious Country Music Awards.

The duo released their debut album, Brave in 2015 which soon reached GOLD-certified status and topped the UK country charts. A further two gold-certified albums and three Top 10 singles followed, firmly cementing their status as two of country music’s most prominent voices.

In 2020, Ben and Crissie released the acclaimed Good Years and in April 2021 they released a new version of their ballad track ‘On The Day I Die’ with American country superstar Jimmie Allen.

With support from Kezia Gill

Midlands-based singer/songwriter Kezia Gill has been singing professionally for over 15 years. Pulling influences from a wide range of genres including folk & Irish, country, rock and blues, her sound is completely unique and with her impressive vocal range, energy on stage and multi-instrumental talent, she makes every song her own.

This event is part of The Fire Station opening season – Firestarters. Firestarters is commissioned by Sunderland Music Arts and Culture Trust and supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

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