March 21st, 2012
Academy Events in association with Solo presents
BIG COUNTRY "CROSSING THE SOLENT" Tour + The Hotheads
Friday 22nd June: The Forum Hertfordshire, Hatfield
Legendary 80's rockers Big Country follow on from their UK tour of ‘The Crossing’ with three extra live dates. Due to popular demand, the band will play O2 Academy Leicester (20th), O2 Academy Oxford (21st) and The Forum Hertfordshire, Hatfield in June before they cross the Solent to play the Isle of Wight Festival 2012 on Saturday 23rd June.
Big Country, who formed in November 1981, recently celebrated their 30th anniversary by performing their classic 1983 album ‘The Crossing’ live in its entirety with a full UK tour in February this year. ‘The Crossing’, an international best seller, sold over 2 million copies in the UK, spawning 3 Top Ten anthemic hits, ‘Fields of Fire’, ‘In A Big Country’ and ‘Chance’.
Big Country line-up:
Tony Butler - Bass Guitar and Vocals
Mark Brzezicki - Drums and Vocals
Mike Peters - Vocals and Guitar
Bruce Watson - Guitar and Vocals
Jamie Watson – Guitar
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