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Villamartin Plaza summer 2020 live music calendar sees stars

ONE OF THE COSTA BLANCA'S FAVOURITE social destinations has revised their summer 2020 entertainment schedule, with some acts on the Villamartin Plaza live music performance roster returning from last year, and some surprise stars due to take centre stage this summer.

The Plaza, as it is known locally, is renowned for its annual summer entertainments calendar and legendary charitable events, raising more than €50,000 last year for worthwhile local causes.

And despite the turbulent start to the year, they've pulled out all the stops to provide three months of world-class entertainment for the forthcoming 2020 summer season.

Local acts will perform alongside international musicians, and the live music schedule kicks off slightly later than anticipated next month due to the global pandemic that's blighted the world during the first half of 2020.

Villamartin Plaza Summer Live Music Calendar 2020

Villamartin Plaza, summer 2020 live music calendar

Al Joel and Dave McLeod are currently scheduled to open the music season with performances on Tuesday 14th July. The Time Bandits and Villamartin Plaza favourites, Ges Rogers Union Gap, will round out the first week's line-up.

And just one week later, London based street-singer Rob Falsini will grace the Plaza's hallowed centre stage. The musician is used to the rigours of live performance and has honed his edgy vocal rhythmic tone on the cobbled streets of Covent Garden Piazza in the nation's capital city.

The British capital legend has built up a strong global following of dedicated fans and for one night only, he'll leave London's grey skies behind for an evening at Villamartin Plaza performing live on Thursday 23rd July.

August promises a rich mix of local acts and familiar names such as Rebecca Holt, Conecta2 and De Polis. One particular highlight of the summer calendar is the appearance of the world's most respected Bon Jovi tribute band, Bon Giovi, who promise authentic renditions of the band's American rock anthems.

Villamartin Plaza Summer Live Music Calendar 2020

Bay City Rollers, rolling at Villamartin Plaza

Finally, September will see a string of famous names hit the Plaza's centre stage, with X-Factor stars Steve Brookstein and Andy Abraham, swiftly followed by the Three Degrees and their fabulous band.

Villamartin Plaza will close the 2020 season in an inimitable style, with a performance by Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers. The group closed out last year´s season and will return to Villamartin Plaza to reprise their role.

The Bay City Rollers are a Scottish pop-rock band known for their worldwide teen idol popularity in the 70s. Over the years they have been called the “tartan teen sensations” and “the biggest group since the Beatles”.

The group's line-up experienced many changes over the years, but lead singer Les McKeown kept the band “rolling” releasing a studio album “The Lost Songs” in 2016.

Villamartin Plaza Summer Live Music Calendar 2020

Live music on the Costa Blanca this summer 2020

The band will take a break from their 2020 international tour: a gruelling 27-date one-night-only live music extravaganza that takes in venues across Canada during the spring, Australia during the summer, and Villamartin Plaza on Thursday 24th September.

President of the Villamartin Plaza, Casey Shaddock, stated “Everyone asks ´How can you top 2019s music?´ Well, we have, and 2020 brings one of the strongest line-ups of live music in all of Spain and beyond!”

The summer line-up promises tribute acts, rock and pop, Northern soul, and with the overwhelming success of last year's Summer Nights program, we're confident that the Plaza's management team will be bringing awesome live music and entertainment to midweek's throughout the summer.

Events at Villamartin Plaza are always well subscribed, and booking for any of this year´s events is strongly recommended. Find out about Villamartin Plaza's summer schedule by visiting the official website.

Villamartin Plaza Summer Live Music Calendar 2020

JULY
14 Al Joel / Dave McLeod
15 Time Bandits
16 GES ROGERS UNION GAP
21 Brendan Carr as George Michael
22 Jason Isaacs
23 ROB FALSINI AND FRIENDS
28 Something Else / Ireland
29 Best of British
30 The Cages
AUGUST
04 De Polis, Police Tribute
05 Scott Dee as Engelbert Humperdinck
06 Brit Pop Band
11 Austin Slack and Band
12 Al Joel / Rebecca Holt
13 BON GIOVI, BON JOVI TRIBUTE
18 After Midnight
19 Retrospect
20 Smooth Operator UK
25 Conecta2
26 DJ Dean Alexander
27 The Galaxys
SEPTEMBER
01 Mr Shifty
02 Paul James Allen / Tiny Lou
03 FLEETWOOD BAC, FLEETWOOD MAC TRIBUTE
08 Jim McMail
09 DJ Night
10 ANDY ABRAHAM & STEVE BROOKSTEIN
15 The Cages Unplugged
16 Melissa Fanning / Nigel Burchill
17 THE THREE DEGREES & THEIR FABULOUS BAND
22 Alan Scott / Dan Davy
23 DJ Night
24 LES MCKEOWN’S BAY CITY ROLLERS

Looking for holiday ideas and travel inspiration? Find out more about our favourite recommended things to do on the Orihuela Costa or join the La Zenia community Facebook group and find out what's going on in the local area.

Photo credit: Les Mckeown / Bon Giovi / The Three Degrees / Union Gap / The Bay City Rollers

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6 COMMENTS

    • Hi Casey, thank you for your lovely comments – praise indeed. Your legendary efforts, your honourable charitable work, and your contributions to promoting Villamartin Plaza and the Orihuela Costa area, deserve to be broadcast as far and wide as possible. Thank you to you and your team for another outstanding year of entertainment excellence.

  1. Please can you tell me if these events will still be on with his pendemic, also are they free to attend? do you need to pre book. TIA

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