Guests at our evening both our Fashion Show and Gala Ball will be treated to an evening brimming with glitz & glamour as well as celebrity guests, plenty of top entertainment.
These are bound to be the hottest tickets in town!
Headlining Maggie's on the Runway is: Multi-Million selling pop icon:
MR RICK ASTLEY
Following his recent sell-out UK tour iconic singer, songwriter, producer and performer Rick Astley is literally “flying” back to Manchester in June to support Maggie's on the Runway.
One of the music industry’s most distinctive voices, Rick Astley has left an indelible mark on pop-culture since his emergence into the limelight nearly three decades ago. With well over 40 million records sold, and an enviable back-catalogue of chart-topping hits, Rick remains one of the most successful solo artists to have emerged from these isles, holding the distinction of being the first male solo artist to see his first eight singles reach the top ten.
To support us Rick, will be taking time out from his sell-out concert tour to promote his new album, “50” inspired by his landmark birthday .– he turned 50 in February .
Released by BMGon 17th June, “50” is a blockbuster return to his musical roots, as Astley’s distinctive, soulful vocals meld with Gospel influences in a self-penned album that draws from his life and inspirations.
Around twelve models, will have the privilege of strutting their stuff on the catwalk to Rick's amazing tones at our Afternoon Fashion Show and in the evening he will return to perform at at our glitzy black tie gala ball.
DARREN PARKS- FASHION SHOW
Our Host for the Afternoon Fashion Show will be no other than the lovely Darren Parks from Smooth Radio. Darren presents the Breakfast Show every weekday morning from 6am. Darren's great personality and charm will ensure we are in for a fabulous afternoon.
Read more at http://www.smoothradio.com/
TED ROBBINS - GALA BALL
Ted Robbins, one of the UK's hardest working and best loved comic actors will host our Evening Gala Ball. Ted is best known for his role as villain Den Perry alongside Peter Kay in Phoenix Nights and more recently as Brendan Finch in Coronation St.
Ted recently made the headlines when he collapsed on stage during the recent Pheonix Nigts Tour in Manchester. he is now back fighting fit and will make sure that our Gala Ball will be a night to remember.
OUR TOP CALIBRE ENTERTAINMENT ALSO INCLUDES
MadHen - Gala Ball
Kicking off the evenings entertainment are Madhen. Renowned for their show-stopping high enery performances, Madhen are without doubt the best party band in the UK.
See for yourself......
MANCHESTER CAMERATA ORCHESTRA
Manchester Camerata is "Probably Britain's most adventurous orchestra" ( The Times). Founded in1972, the orchestra is home to some of the finest musicians in the world and uses music in most innovative ways to redefine what an orchestra can do. Always looking for new ways to bring audiences an participants even closer to music, they will pop up in all sorts of venues, from grand concert halls to nightclubs and collaberate with diverse artists - from classical legends such as Martha Argerich to iconic bands such as New Order. Their recent Hacienda Classical Concert at Manchester's Bridgewater Hall sold out on both evenings.
Musicians from the orchestra will be appearing at our event.
Also, by popular demand we are delighted to welcome back to the Concorde Hangar........
HOUSE OF ANGELS- Gala Ball
Since their formation in 2011, House Of Angels heavenly concoction of sexy house rhythms with the live addition of vocals, sax and violin has proven the perfect recipe for rocking parties across the globe. ...
With an impressive résumé that covers all possible corners, from corporate events to fashion shows, private parties to club nights, the Angels are quickly solidifying their reputation as the first choice for venues and event planners seeking high-glamour entertainment
HOA work with industry elite to produce a high-calibre live performance complete with first-class technical wizardry, sound & fx, lighting, costume and choreography. Renowned for their popular live arrangements of club anthems and dance floor classics, The Angels boast an ever-increasing repertoire of original material, skilfully engineered to raise the roof and fill the floor!
Oooh la la....the gorgeous ladies form Manchester's first Burlesque Nightclub Cirque will be performing especially for us at the Gala Ball and supporting a very special performance at the fashion show too!