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Culture Club with Boy George

August 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Culture Club were one of the biggest pop bands of the 80s, racking up seven straight Top 10 hits in the UK and nine Top 10 singles in the US.

Central to the band’s appeal was the flamboyant front man Boy George, whose cross-dressing and heavy make-up created an image which was completely unique on the pop scene. George was also noted for his biting wit and frequently came up with cutting quips that won Culture Club media exposure on both sides of the Atlantic.

Although they drew influence from the ‘New Romantic’ movement, Culture Club was also inspired by the music and fashion of ‘Northern Soul’, which helped to create a broader appeal.

In 2014, the band reformed and announced a tour and a new album. A new picture of the four members was also posted on the band’s official website, and announced the list of the 11 UK concert dates. In mid-November 2014, two days before the start of their 21-date US and UK tour, Culture Club announced they had to cancel the tour due to George suffering from a serious throat condition.

Currently the band has re-announced their North American tour with scheduled dates in both Canada, and the United States, which will kick off in Vancouver on July 17th, 2015. This will be the first time the band has reunited in over a decade to come together and perform! In November 2014 they released their debut single, More Than Silence, from their latest album, Tribes, which is set to release later this year.



August 2, 2016
7:00 pm

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