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The Manfreds in Basingstoke

Thursday 21 Sep 2023 at 19:45This event has finished

The Anvil Basingstoke Hampshire

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If you are a fan of the 1960s pop group Manfred Mann, you will be delighted to know that The Manfreds, a reunion of former members of the band, are coming to The Anvil in Basingstoke on Friday, September 22, 2023.

The Manfreds

The Manfreds are a British pop group, formed in 1991 as a celebration of guitarist Tom McGuinness’s 50th birthday. They have been performing live ever since, showcasing their vast catalogue of Manfred Mann hits and well-known solo material.

The Manfreds feature original Manfred Mann founding members Paul Jones, Mike Hugg and Tom McGuinness, and former member Mike d’Abo, who replaced Jones in 1966. They are joined by Rob Townsend, formerly of Family, on drums, Marcus Cliffe on bass and Simon Currie on saxophone and flute. They have a natural charisma, sharp wit and musical versatility that keeps audiences captivated and entertained.

The Manfreds’ show at The Anvil is called Maximum Rhythm ‘n’ Blues, and it will feature some of their classic songs, such as Do Wah Diddy Diddy, Pretty Flamingo, Mighty Quinn, Ha Ha Said The Clown, and many more. You will also hear some of their solo hits, such as Handbags and Gladrags by Mike d’Abo, and Come Tomorrow by Paul Jones. You will also enjoy some surprises along the way too!

Venue Details

The Anvil is a 2 minute walk from the train station and a 6 minute walk from the bus station.
There is a taxi rank at the train station as well as a mini cab service.
The nearest car park is in The Malls, enter the car park via Alencon Link and keep right, there is a lift down to the Anvil.

Box Office Numbers
01256 844244
Box Office Hours
10:00 - 18:00 Monday to Saturday - Open until 20:00 on performance nights

Accessible Seating
The venue is accessible for wheelchair users. For further information please contact the venue on 01256 844 244

General Rules
No cameras
No video or audio recording equipment
No food
No smoking

Children Rules
Under 16's will not be admitted unless accompanied by an adult

Nearest Hotels
The Red Lion Hotel 10 Minute walk, 0.4 miles
Premier Inn - Town Centre 10 minute walk, 0.4 miles
The Village Hotel 17 minute walk, 0.8 miles

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