Shakin’ Stevens, the legend, celebrated 30 years since his first UK hit ‘Hot Dog’, by playing the indigO2 in November 2013.
Shaky was accompanied in the celebrations by his 10 strong band, performing songs from the musical genres he has recorded with, combining, hits, rock and country blues, together with a few surprises from across the years of this truly unique Artist’s career.
Stevens remains the UK’s 16th Highest Selling Artist in the history of the charts!
To quote from the Guinness Book of British Hit Singles And Albums; “Shares with The Beatles (60s) and Elton John (70s) the distinction of being the most successful UK singles chart performer of a decade.”This unprecedented success was mirrored across Europe and in many territories world-wide, earning him a multitude of Gold, Platinum and Double Platinum Discs, together with global honours and prestigious industry awards world-wide. Shakin’ Stevens has a massive and loyal fanbase around the world. Famous fans include Peter Kay (he appeared in his video for the No 1 hit ‘Amarillo’), Matt Lucus & David Walliams (who wanted Shaky to appear in the first series of Little Britain’), John Simm, Rob Brydon, Hannah Waterman, Natasha Kapinsky, Super Furry Animals, The Young Knives and Elbow amongst many others. He appeared at the 2008 Glastonbury Festival to huge critical acclaim and the biggest crowd ever seen as the Saturday main stage opener.