It’s all happening for Rock ‘n’ Roll performer Rebel Dean as he comes to The Queens Hall, Narberth with his Award Winning theatre show – “Whole Lotta Shakin’- Tribute to Shakin’ Stevens. It is the Worlds only touring theatre tribute show to the 80’s rock n roll idol including hits made famous by Elvis, Eddie Cochran, Dave Edmunds, Ritchie Valens and many more.
In August the show was voted the “Official No.1 Winner of the National Tribute Awards 2017” by the National Agents Association UK.
Rebel’s Cardiff agent Paul Barrett said “This will certainly open doors and put this show firmly on the map. It’s not easy to get nominated for this award. It’s a great show and gets fantastic reviews everywhere it appears. On Saturday 7th July The Queens Hall, Narberth will be rockin’ and rollin’ to the sounds of 80’s nostalgia when “Whole Lotta Shakin'” comes to town. Don’t miss it!”
Alongside this, Rebel’s self penned song “They’re Ripping You (Off At Every Turn)” taken from his album “Rebellion” is currently at No.1 in the Reverb Nation charts. Rebel and his band also headlined the massive 3 day “Newbury Retro Festival 2017” in August.
He appeared on BBC1’s new Saturday night prime time tribute show “Even Better than the Real Thing” which is hosted by Paddy McGuinness in September and then performed on the Christmas Special in December.
The “Whole Lotta Shakin'” show which is in it’s fouth year and is written,produced and directed by Rebel, who also stars as the lead – Shakin’ Stevens. Including a fantastic 5 peice band and rare screen footage the first half of the show takes a look at Shaky’s rags to riches rise to fame from his early days with his first band The Sunsets way back in 1969, his big break in “Elvis The Musical” and Jack Goods TV series – “Oh Boy” and “Lets Rock” which ultimately put the Welsh Rocker on the road to stardom. The second half is a full concert packed with his 80’s hits , (Shaky has had 40 top 40 hits!!) which always gets the crowd on their feet!!
Rebel who is a singer in his own right is signed to “Foot Tapping Records”, near London and is currently recording his third album “Millionaire” (named after the title track) for the label,with his Bristol based band – Rebel Dean and The Star Cats.
Rebel, probably best known as an actor for his 6 years as a Rock ‘n’ Roll Porter on BBC Casualty in the 1990’s, Only Fools and Horses, Hollyoaks and other TV shows then starred in The West End for the legendary Bill Kenwright, The London Palladium and has toured theatres around the world, playing live to over a 1,000,000 people. He has also played the male lead in over 20 films.
“I have performed in South Wales in various other shows (Thatll Be The Day, Rockin’ on Heavens Door etc ) over the years so its great to be coming back with “Whole Lotta Shakin'”! The people really know how to have a good time there and we have some long standing friends in the area”. said Rebel.
The Queens Hall Box office is – 01834 861212 and tickets start at only £20.
You can see Rebel in “Whole Lotta Shakin” when it comes to The Queens Hall, Narberth on Saturday 7th July 2018.
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