Fri 13 - Sat 14 Sep, The Core Theatre music
Barry Steele and friends return with 'The Roy Orbison Story'!
‘THE ROY ORBISON STORY - He’s the man with the sunglasses and the black suit who delivered some of the world’s darkest and most emotional ballads, yet Texas-born Roy Orbison remains one of the most distinctive looking, and sounding performers in modern music. The one and only Barry Steele takes on the role in The Roy Orbison Story. He comes with great credentials and a genuine admiration for the Big O. Now he is set to put the rock back into ‘Roy Orbison’ as he takes to the stage to commemorate this legend in ‘The Roy Orbison Story’ In Concert.
Get ready for an upbeat night of solid gold 60s hits and 80s contemporary genius as the Roy Orbison Story celebrates the musical legacy of The Big O. The production also features original material written but never sung by Roy Orbison and showcases elements of the orchestration new albums alongside chart busting hits originally made famous by Jerry Lee Lewis, Procol Harum, Del Shannon, Chris Isaak, The Spencer Davis Group and a stunningly brilliant accolade as the whole cast comes together to pay homage to the original super group ‘The Traveling Wilburys.’
Barry Steele has been stunning audiences with his uncanny ability to recreate the vocal talents of the legendary Roy Orbison, winning rave reviews across the globe.
"True Identikit Brilliance" – The Stage
"Roy Orbison was in the room" – The Shropshire Star
"The Caruso of Rock was back" – Grimsby Telegraph
"At the pinnacle of the show was Barry Steele, he was amazing" - Encore Magazine
"Can you tell the difference, because I can’t" – Dominic Cotter BBC