WIN! See Scandinavian rockers Europe and Black Star Riders at Cambridge Corn Exchange

Europe will be at Cambridge Corn Exchange on March 11.

Europe will be at Cambridge Corn Exchange on March 11. - Credit: Archant

Europe, one of Scandinavia’s biggest Rock bands, return to the UK next month for 14 shows – and you could be at their concert in Cambridge.

Black Star Riders support Europe at the concert.

Black Star Riders support Europe at the concert. - Credit: Archant

Featuring all original members (Joey Tempest on vocals, John Norum on guitar, Mic Michaeli on keyboard, John Leven on bass and drummer Ian Haugland), they play Cambridge Corn Exchange on Wednesday, March 11.

Performing alongside them will be Black Star Riders, which features Thin Lizzy members Scott Gorham (guitar), Ricky Warwick (vocals) and Damon Johnson (guitar), alongside drummer Jimmy DeGrasso and new bass player Robbie Crane.

The tour will feature classic tracks from both bands and music from both acts’ forthcoming new releases.

Europe, best known for their hit The Final Countdown, have more than 20 million album sales to their credit. Their last album, Bag of Bones, was released in 2012.


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Black Star Riders released their debut album All Hell Breaks Loose in 2013 with a UK national chart placing of number 25 and many publications praising the release.

The tour is presented by Planet Rock.

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Tempest said: “This is going to be amazing – to be playing with Black Star Riders is going to make for the tour of the spring – just can’t wait to get back on the road!”

Gorham added: “When the idea of touring with Europe was presented we jumped at the chance.

“This is going to be a great tour and I can’t think of a better way to kick off the new album’s touring schedule.”

Tickets cost £28.50 (includes £2.50 booking fee). To purchase, contact the box office on 01223 357851.

• Two readers will win a pair of tickets to the concert. For a chance of winning, make sure you grab your copy of the Cambs Times or Wisbech Standard on February 27.

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