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Steve Thompson has written songs that have been recorded by Celine Dion, Sheena Easton, Elkie Brooks, The Hollies, The Searchers, The Tygers of Pan Tang, Baby Ford, Colin Blunstone, Elaine Page and Chris Farlowe.
In a long and varied career, Steve also wrote and produced some key recordings during the ‘New Wave of British Heavy Metal’ (NWOBHM) including Raven, Venom (both huge influences on rock giants, Metallica) and The Tygers of Pan Tang, who at one time featured another collaborator of Steve’s - guitarist John Sykes, who went on to join David Coverdale in Whitesnake.
The list of Producers that have worked with Steve is equally impressive; Gus Dudgeon ( Elton John, Chris Rea); Rodger Bain (Black Sabbath); Christopher Neil (Mike & The Mechanics, Marillion, Gerry Rafferty) Peter Collins (Rush, Garry Moore, Bon Jovi)
Steve has been touring his show “Steve Thompson Songwriter” with his band playing many of his best-known songs whilst Steve tells the stories behind the songs with the addition of multimedia projection.
Guitar: Steve Thompson, Vocals: Terry Slesser, Vocals: Jen Normandale, Bass: John Dawson, Drums: Steve Dolder, Keyboards: Dave Chapman.
As this is an afternoon show and will be seated in a cabaret style, why not come along earlier and enjoy a delicious meal in our newly refurbished bar.
Take advantage of a special rate at the Hampton by Hilton Hotel – only 500 metres from our venue.