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We are delighted to announce that Strictly Come Dancing stars, Aljaz and Janette will be bringing their ‘Remembering Fred’ tour to Sage Gateshead in April.
Get ready to step back in time and relive special moments from the career of dancing extraordinaire, Fred Astaire. ‘Remembering Fred’ will take you on a magical journey of dance, live music and entertainment plus audiences will see and hear video footage of famous Fred Fans including Twiggy, Darcey Bussell, Don Black and Bruce Oldfield sharing stories.
Brought to life by the producer of Darcey Bussell and Katherine Jenkins’ Viva La Diva, ‘Remembering Fred’ will feature song and dance, celebrating the legacy of one of Hollywood’s true screen legends and entertainers.
Aljaz and Janette will be performing steps and turns from the golden age of Hollywood’s most celebrated dance routines. Audiences will hear from famous Fred fans who will share stories of how the screen icon touched their lives and discuss what made him so special.
The show, which promises to be a magical evening of top hat, white tie and wonderful tales, is backed by a full supporting cast of dancers, a live band and sensational singers. The cast will perform classics from the American Songbook, written by the likes of George & Ira Gershwin, Irving Berlin and Cole Porter.
‘Remembering Fred’ will feature classic songs including They Can’t Take That Away From Me, Night & Day, S’Wonderful, Cheek To Cheek, Puttin’ On The Ritz, Let’s Face The Music & Dance, The Way You Look Tonight, Top Hat, White Tie & Tails plus many more.
Gateshead International Jazz Festival, BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival and Folkworks Pass It On Festival take place on the south bank of the Tyne this Spring alongside Sage Gateshead’s usual programme of eclectic and high quality artists.
Get ready to put your dancing shoes on as we welcome a stellar line-up for a great night out!