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Note for disabled ticket holders: Space will be at a premium for this performance, and so if you are attending in a wheelchair, we request that for your comfort and safety you let us know in advance, so that we can reserve space for you. You can email us at wmf@stgeorgesnews.org quoting your booking reference number.  Thank you for your understanding.


“Guaranteed to blow your mind...” PURE QUEEN is the UK's leading tribute to unarguably the greatest rock band the world has ever known fronted by one of the best Freddie Mercury impersonators in the world. A high-energy night of rock, not to be missed!

Mark Sanders (as Freddie) has been captivating audiences for years with his breathtaking solo act to Freddie Mercury and Queen (Pure Magic), and duo tribute act to Freddie Mercury and Brian May (Stereo Queen). With the untimely loss of the late great Freddie Mercury in 1991 there has always been a huge void to fill in popular music. So with endless studies of live shows Mark has recreated the very essence of Freddie’s stage charisma making him the number one Freddie Mercury impersonator. Production is flamboyant with an historical look at the legend that will endure and always remain timeless.

And now comes the latest string to his bow - the full band show, Pure Queen.

Featuring over 25 of Queen’s classic hits authentically reproduced and delivered with an explosive performance that will leave you rocking in your seats, it is a spectacle that is as close as you can get to the real thing!

LUNCHES SERVED from 12noon


12.30pm at St George’s Church:

HORNDEAN TECHNICAL COLLEGE


2pm to 4pm
at St George’s Church:

PAUL TAYLOR

on the Piano


Cream teas served




St George’s Church, Waterlooville, 7.30pm - 10pm - licensed bar opens 7pm.

TICKETS £6 IN ADVANCE, £7 ON THE DOOR




With many years of experience as a professional entertainer, including TV appearances, BBC 1's Tribute show “Even Better Than The Real Thing” with Paddy McGuinness, Mark has also rocked an enthusiastic crowd of over eighteen thousand at Leicester City Football Club. Now the full live band “Pure Queen” also features a sensational tribute to the legendary rock guitarist Brian May. Mark has also supported named acts such as Suzie Quatro and the Real Thing.

(This sensational professional show comes with an 8K audio Logic System and DMX lighting and smoke effects)

TESTIMONIALS

“Totally awesome!!...had the whole venue on their feet!!” Andy Winters - Leicester City Football Club. (Audience of 18,000).

“Pure Queen are the business, one of the best tribute shows we have had in a long time!” Alan Duncan - Managing Director - De-Vere Hotel - London

“Just to let you know that last night’s show was amazing. We have loved Queen for most of our lives, but have never been lucky enough to see them. Last night we experienced the nearest thing to the original we will ever get. Thank you for an amazing evening, keep up the good work, and we will try and see you soon.” Unsolicited testimonial, Mike & Jo - Newton Abbot. Performance at the 500 seat Sheldon Theatre (completely sold out) - July 28 2018.

“Next came a full band tribute to the music of Queen, provided by a convincing Freddie Mercury sound alike/look-alike and Brian May. They were “Pure Queen”, performing an entertaining, energetic set of favourites, such as Radio Gaga and We Will Rock You, which had the room rocking. Ending up strutting the stage draped in the Union flag, this Freddie comes close to recreating the huge persona of the real item!” Mike Martin, The Stage Review

“The impressive vocals were still there and Freddie’s mannerisms were spot on in numbers including Bohemian Rhapsody and the almost obligatory We Will Rock You.” Derek Smith, The Stage Review

“The Queen tribute market isn’t crowded because it’s a tough act to pull off but “Stereo Queen” are now fully fledged members of the tribute fraternity and its easy to see why.  Mark Ritchie, Expert Choice [review of the Duo Act - its the full Band at the Waterlooville  Music Festival]

“Close your eyes and the sounds are electric!” Dave Mills, Chester Music Gazette

All of QUEEN’S greatest hits

Another One Bites the Dust * A Kind of Magic * I Want to Break Free * Under Pressure
Don’t Stop Me Now * Somebody to Love * Crazy Little Thing Called Love * We are the Champions
Bohemian Rhapsody

and many, many more

RICHARD ASHFORD as Brian May


Richard has toured with the Queen tribute band Mercury and also played “The Edge” with the respected U2 tribute band ZU2 for 15 years, He stars as the legendary Axe Man “Brian May” in the “Stereo Queen” duo show.

JON CAULTON as John Deacon


Jon is a fully fledged multi talented musician playing Bass, Lead guitar and Keyboards. He has toured with numerous named acts over the years lending his unique style to all types of music. Jon is also endorsed by Roto Sound, Graph Tech and Ashdown.

TRISTAN SNOWDEN POOLE as Roger Taylor


Mark Sanders says: “Tris is without doubt the most outstanding drummer I have ever worked with. His style of playing parallels Roger's dynamic live style!”

He has toured arenas with many named acts including “Girls Aloud” and “Westlife” throughout a career spanning two decades.

Recent quotes on Facebook:


* Thoroughly enjoyable. Totally immersive. Good unselfconscious fun. Also surprisingly realistic. Absolutely recommended .... Amanda Stokes-Geddes


* Four phenominally talented musicians who faithfully replicate the sound and look of Queen. Freddie Mercury sounds exactly like Freddie, it is uncanny and he has such a stage presence. The Band are faultless and have to be seen live. A great show!  .... Kevin White


* Do yourselves a favour. If you like Queen, you will love Pure Queen  .... Neil Quarrell


* Absolutely brilliant night at Eastbourne Bandstand - they rocked! .... Minnie Da Muser


* Queen would be proud of their performance  .... Tim Cotterill


* I feel I have seen Freddie Mercury alive, thank you!!!  .... Krall Monika