Jean Genie - Tribute To David Bowie
20-22 Mount Pleasant, Bilston, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, WV14 7LJ
Approx. capacity: 700
The Robin 2 in Bilston is an excellent live music venue with a capacity of 700, and draws appreciative crowds to see some unexpected big names, local bands and tribute acts. At the front of the club, Noddy's Bar - named after the Slade frontman - is an excellent place to meet for a drink before the gig. The Robin provides a refreshing alternative for those who like to listen to good live music at a reasonable price. The Robin 2 is unique in the fact that it is also a hotel. The Robin 2 hotel has been inundated with bookings since it's opening in May 2008. The 500,000 pounds hotel is aimed at giving concert-goers the chance to enjoy a drink and have a bed nearby for convenience. The old building next to the Mount Pleasant music venue was gutted and transformed into the new attraction as part of a 12 week renovation project. The hotel was built during celebrations to mark the 10th anniversary of the music venue. Each of the eight sound-proofed rooms are fitted out with en-suite bathroom, tea and coffee machines and digital televisions.
Bilston Central Tram Link stops close to the venue.
Direction From M6: -At M6 Junction 10, exit onto A454 heading to A463/Wolverhampton/Dudley -Continue on A463/Black Country Route -Go through 2 roundabouts -At Oxford St take the 4th exit onto A41/Oxford St -Continue to follow A41 -Turn right at Mount Pleasant
On site parking - There is a large car park at the rear of the venue. 20-22 Mount Pleasant Bilston Wolverhampton West Midlands WV14 7LJ
Please contact the venue on 01902 401211.
General Access Info
Please contact the venue on 01902 401211.
Doors Open: 7:30PM Starts: 8:30PM
14+ only. 14s to 17s must be accompanied by an adult. No refunds will be given for incorrectly booked tickets.
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Ziggy to 2015
Featuring John Mainwaring whose vocal & visual tribute to Bowie is totally awesome.
It all started in 1993 when Jean Genie was formed following the discovery of David Bowie look-and-sound-alike artiste John Mainwaring. The band soon became famous for their flamboyant stage show and today the band have many impressive claims to fame. Jean Genie are one of the first tribute bands to play alongside the original artistes and they performed on stage with the original Spiders From Mars at the Mick Ronson Memorial Concert after show party, playing to VIP stars such as Joe Elliott (Def Leppard), Roger Daltry (The Who) and Roger Taylor (Queen), to name but a few.
Jean Genie have headlined the David Bowie Fan Club Convention more than once. They’ve played their energetic and sexy 70’s and 80’s show, complete with dazzling costumes and stunning effects, to capacity crowds at festivals such as The Hastings Music Festival and have brought pleasure to many fans during their numerous Irish tours, including invited performances at the prestigious Olympia Theatre. Jean Genie are well known for being perfectionists; news of their popularity has even reached David Bowie himself.
John Mainwaring, vocalist and songwriter, has made numerous appearances and has undertaken numerous press/radio interviews. He has toured extensively as Ziggy Stardust (to critical acclaim) in the raunchy theatre show Freak Out which topped the Rocky Horror Show in popularity. The band have played an expanse of Europe, America and the Middle East.
He has been Number One in both Israel and Lebanon and has even been produced by Tony Visconti who produced David Bowie himself.
The Jean Genie show includes songs such as Starman, Rebel Rebel, Life On Mars, Jean Genie, Modern Love, Young Americans, Let’s Dance and many more classic hits
E.T.A. E.T.A. are a Melodic Rock Band, Covering a variety of bands in the AOR/Melodic Rock Genre, plus original material too.
The Ultimate In Classy Melodic Rock.
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