Tickets have gone on sale for a spectacular open-air concert by rock band Texas with lead singer Sharleen Spiteri in Leeds city centre on Friday, July 31.
The band is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a live appearance at the 5,000 capacity Millenium Square outdoor arena. Part of the Millenium Square Summer Series, the concert will include the band’s million-selling hits such as ‘Say What You Want’, ‘Black-Eyed Boy’, ‘Summer Son’, ‘I Don’t Want a Lover’ and ‘When We are Together’ as well as new material from the latest album ‘Texas 25’.
Michael Taylor, MD of the show’s producers Easy Theatre, said: “Sharleen is renowned as one of the greatest modern British front-women. As well as enjoying everyone’s favourite Texas hit songs, we are looking forward to a fabulous evening in the company of the band’s lead singer, entertaining a capacity crowd in her own inimitable style.”
Sharleen said: “The music sounds better than it’s ever done so let’s see where we go from here. The plan is that this will lead onto a big Texas journey.”
Over the past quarter-century, Texas have recorded six number one albums and sold 38 million records worldwide. The band’s album ‘Texas 25’ contains four new songs and highlights from the greatest hits.
lThe gates will open at 6pm and the music will start at 7.30pm. Tickets for the show are available from 0844 539046, 0113 2243801 or online at www.leeds.gov.uk/texas.