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Big Country 35th Anniversary - Return To Steeltown Tour Guildhall, Gloucester

Friday 22nd November 2019

Big Country 35th Anniversary - Return To Steeltown Tour Exeter Phoenix, Exeter

Saturday 23rd November 2019

Big Country "Return To Steeltown" Tour 1984-2019 The Brook, Southampton

Thursday 28th November 2019

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Big Country + special guests: Suburban Symphony Oxford Town Hall, Oxford

Friday 29th November 2019

BIG COUNTRY "Return To Steeltown" Tour 1984-2019 + special guests: Suburban Symphony Islington Assembly Hall, London

Saturday 30th November 2019

Big Country Kendal Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Thursday 12th December 2019

Big Country "Return To Steeltown" Tour 1984-2019 The Mill, Birmingham

Friday 13th December 2019

Big Country "Return To Steeltown" Tour 1984-2019 King Georges Hall, Blackburn

Saturday 14th December 2019

Big Country Return To Steeltown The Welly, Hull

Saturday 1st February 2020

Big Country Whitby Pavilion, Whitby

Friday 27th March 2020

Big Country Doncaster Dome, Doncaster

Friday 3rd April 2020

Big Country Plus Support The Live Rooms, Chester

Thursday 3rd September 2020
Big Country Fan Reviews (13) 4.8
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"Steeltown is still fresh!"
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Big Country, The Flowerpot, Derby - 6th November 2019

Great concert - no encore which is a shame - sound system a little ropey at the end of the gig

Posted by David Mad Dog on 07/11/2019

"Big country"
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Big Country, Mick Jagger Centre Dartford, Kent - 2nd November 2019

Great gig the boys were amazing especially Bruce Watson who is still one of the best guitarists in the business . Jagger centre not a bad venue

Posted anonymously on 03/11/2019

"Top Night!"
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Big Country, The Flowerpot, Derby - 14th February 2019

Cracking venue, cracking band, Would go again!

Posted by Darren Kelly on 15/02/2019

"Great live band"
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Big Country, Under The Bridge (at Chelsea Football Club), London - 16th November 2018

35 years after I first saw them, Big Country are still awesome live. Great rapport with their fans and Under the Bridge is a superb venue where you can get right up close to the band. First rate evening

Posted by Rob on 19/11/2018

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Big Country, Brudenell Social Club, Leeds - 3rd November 2018

Go and see BC every year at Brudenell, it’s a great venue the bands love it and this 35th anniversary of The Crossing was unbelievable. It was a Hitfest . The band should be proud of the gig it was unforgettable.

Posted by Peter on 04/11/2018

Big Country tickets are available through Gigantic for their tour in support of Steeltown’.

Starting in Autumn, Big Country appear at O2 Academy Newcastle in September before playing The Welly in mighty Hull and Stylus at Leeds, plus The Live Rooms at Chester in November and then Exeter Phoenix and Gloucester Guildhall during December 2019.

Steeltown’ was the second studio album by Big Country which was recorded at ABBA's Polar Studios in Stockholm with production from Steve Lillywhite. Released in October, 1984 Bruce Watson remembers the time very well, amid the nationwide strife back in the UK, fully in the grip of the Miners Strike: “We started work on Steeltown back in June 1984 at Abba’s studio. My Dad was a miner, so what we did was knuckle down to hard work for six weeks”.

Regarded by many as a classic, the multi-million selling 'Steeltown' went straight to the #1 slot in the album charts.

Big Country will be performing songs from the album as well as the classic hits and live favourites including:
'Fields of Fire', 'In A Big Country', 'Chance', 'Wonderland', 'Look Away' and many more..

Big Country are: Bruce Watson (guitars/vocals); Mark Brzezicki (drums, vocals); Jamie Watson (guitars/vocals); Simon Hough (vocals); Scott Whitley (bass).

Artist Bio

Big Country was originally formed in 1981 by guitar playing founder members Stuart Adamson and Bruce Watson both native of the band’s hometown Dunfermline in Scotland.

Initially driven by a shared vision of widescreen guitar melody, harmony and lyric, the classic Big Country sound was further enhanced later that summer by the arrival of drummer Mark Brzezickiand bass player Tony Butler. This is the Big Country that (with producer Steve Lillywhite), recorded the classic debut album ‘The Crossing’ in 1983.

The band broke massively worldwide with the release of the album’s classic singles ‘Fields Of Fire’, ‘Chance’ and signature song ‘In A Big Country’, which went on to become massive worldwide hits, selling over 2 million copies.
The run of success continued throughout the 1980’s with the release of the anthemic single ‘Wonderland’ and the second album ‘Steeltown’ (1984), which debuted at Number 1 in the UK and contained the hit singles ‘East Of Eden, ‘Just a Shadow’ and ‘Where The Rose Is Sown’. In 1985, Big Country appeared at Live Aid in London.

At the start of the 90’s ‘Through A Big Country’, featuring all the bands classic hits was released, followed by the fifth studio album ‘No Place Like Home’ (1991) taking the band’s total record sales to well over five million copies.

In August 1998 they were once again invited to open for the Rolling Stones on their ‘Bridges To Babylon” tour of Europe prompting Mick Jagger to say that Big Country were “one of the best opening bands we ever had”.

By now singer Stuart Adamson had relocated to Nashville, Tennessee and so his fellow bandmates decamped to America to join him in writing and recording the album ‘Driving To Damascus’. It would be the last album they recorded together.

On December 16th 2001, Stuart Adamson took his own life in Honolulu, USA. The remaining three members had no real thoughts of performing as Big Country again. But, Tony Butler, Mark Brzezicki and Bruce Watson re-united in 2007 to celebrate the band’s Twenty-fifth anniversary.

In the summer of 2010, Bruce Watson finally picked up the phone and asked Mike Peters of The Alarm to do what he had previously been reluctant to do and sing with Big Country officially. There was instant chemistry with the band also being joined by Bruce Watson’s son Jamie on guitar asBig Country again sought solace in the music and the freedom to express their love and admiration for their departed friend Stuart Adamson.

Big Country concert tickets are limited we do advise that you book early to avoid disappointment. With ten years of experience giving excellent customer service, you can be sure of making a stress-free booking on your essential gig tickets with Gigantic.

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