Two Great Concerts in March
A Night of “Blues & Rock” featuring “Hundred Seventy Split”
Friday 4th March at the Palacio de la Paz, Fuengirola.
Big M Promotions are bringing the legendary LEO LYONS (Founding member of the iconic band “Ten Years After”) with his band “Hundred Seventy Split” to the Palacio de la Paz, Fuengirola,.
This concert is a MUST for all blues fans, especially after the annual “Mijas Blues Festival” was cancelled in 2015.
Born in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire in November 1943, Leo became a professional musician at the age of 16 and as a founding member of the band “Ten Year After” has been an on-stage eyewitness to some of the most pivotal moments in Rock and Roll history.
In August of 1969 TYA’s now legendary encore “I’m Goin’ Home” was captured on film at
The Woodstock Music and Arts Festival, exposing their Jazz/Blues/Rock amalgam to an even larger audience of movie goers. They were blown away by the intensity of the band’s performance when the academy award winning documentary was released. Their ten-minute appearance in the film is an acknowledged highlight and established “Ten Years After” a place in rock history.
Leo’s not the kind of person who lets the grass grow under his feet, and in the summer of 2010 together with guitarist Joe Gooch (who was also a former member of “Ten Years After” having replaced Alvin Lee in 2003) he formed ‘Hundred Seventy Split’; a new, exciting, high energy Blues/Rock power trio showcasing their combined talents.
The pair initially formed a song-writing partnership to write for TYA and have continued writing together ever since. The result was their debut CD ’The World Won’t Stop’ . . .
Leo and Joe resigned from “Ten Years After” at the end of 2013 and in February 2014 released a second CD simply titled, “HSS”. Their third CD ’The Road’ released in February 2015 is still in the Amazon, Germany top ten new Blues CD charts, the highest position reached being #1.
HSS have toured extensively all over Europe building a strong fan base. Their live shows have already proved popular with TYA fans and HSS play TYA classics alongside new material in their shows.
Support band for this concert is the very popular “Mama Paula Blues Band” who appear regularly at top Blues events both in Spain and around Europe. Lead by Mama Paula with the talented Marcelo Saenz on guitar, the MPBB is a real crowd-pleaser.
Special guest artist Tijs Groen (runner up in Holland’s best guitarist 2013) is also appearing on stage from 8.30pm on the night.
The Premier BON JOVI Tribute band “Bon Giovi”
Saturday 5th March at the Palacio de la Paz, Fuengirola.
One of the highlights of the “Hot Summer Night” season put on by Big M Promotions in the Mijas auditorium was the ‘BON JOVI’ tribute concert. Top UK tribute band “Bon Giovi” performed to an appreciative audience who were on their feet throughout the night, singing along to all the hits of the New Jersey rockers.
Such was the demand from concert goers that Big M Promotions MD, Martyn Wood, has decided to bring Bon Giovi back for a second time. Also by popular request, the support band will again be the excellent rock music covers band “Stereo 80” playing hits from AC/DC, Guns ‘n Roses, Van Halen, Queen, Led Zeppelin, Dire Straits, U2 and many more.
Still to be confirmed are a special guest band.
Both concerts will open doors at 8pm and the live music will start at 8.30pm.
The Palacio de la Paz holds 1700 people (Balcony boxes, numbered seating and standing), and there is plenty of free parking around the venue which is found at the head of the Fuengirola fair ground.
On the night there will be 3 bars with drinks at normal bar prices, and hot food available from the opening time of 8pm until the end of the night.
Tickets can be booked on line at www.costadeldisco.com/next_event.html
Balcony VIP box information plus other concert details can be obtained from 952661819
Ticket sales points are:
Call Cabins, Los Pacos
One Stop Shop, CC La Trocha, Coín
Aladin La Cala, in front of St. Anthony’s college, Mijas Costa
Sunshine Golf Store, La Cala de Mijas
Yorkshire Linen Warehouse, Mijas Costa
Woody’s, Los Boliches
IBEX Insurance, Fuengirola office
Martin’s Hair & Beauty Lounge, Edif. Jupiter, Arroyo de la Miel