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The Drifters in Concert - Masquerade Tour

Following the highly successful gold album release on Sony last year, The Drifters are back on the road performing the classic hits from the last six decades and new material too.

There have been over 65 vocalists in the group’s incredible 59-year history. Tomorrow night the current line up perform hits including You’re More Than A Number, Save The Last Dance, Come on Over to My Place, Up On The Roof, and Under the Boardwalk plus new songs. Doncaster Civic Theatre, Friday, January 27. 7.30pm. Tickets £23, £21 conceccions. Telephone the box office on (01302) 342349 or visit the website at www.doncastercivic.co.uk

Chantel McGregor

Chantel has stepped out in the pro-musician world with her own rock blues trio and her stunning live performances are proving that this is rock blues for the new age, played by a musician born with an effortless virtuosity. If you measure an artist’s prospects by the company they keep, then this miss is clearly heading in the right direction, having been invited to perform on stage by Joe Bonamassa, the American blues star. Chantel released her debut album, Like No Other earlier this year - this affirms her formidable skill with a guitar and it also showcases her genuine talent as a singer-songwriter. Moreover, what greater testament than to be part of a centenary album “100 Years of the Blues”, that has recently been released worldwide, in the company of the all time greats, like Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac, John Mayall & Blues Breakers and many more. It comes as no surprise, that Chantel was voted Young Artist of the Year, in the British Blues Awards 2011. This event is seated in the Icebreakers bar (18+ only) at

Doncaster Dome, Saturday, January 28, tickets, £10. Telephone 01302 370777 or visit www.the-dome.co.uk.

Sport

SkyBet Chase

Enjoy a day of racing at Town Moor for the Skybet Chase (National Hunt) meeting. Gates open at 11.30am and the first race is at 1.10pm. The meeting takes place at Doncaster Racecourse, Saturday, January 28, Tickets: £20 County, £15 Grandstand and £6 Family enclosures. There are more details available at www.doncaster-racecourse.co.uk

Theatre and arts

Anton and Erin

Following a sold out UK tour in 2011, Anton du Beke and Erin Boag return with a sensational new show. Britain’s favourite dance couple will be joined by singer Lance Ellington, superb guest dancers and a Live orchestra conducted by Richard Balcombe. The show features a wide range of popular music with sounds from the likes of George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Kander and Ebb and Cole Porter. The show will line up a string of classic hits such as An American in Paris and many more.

The concert takes place at Sheffield City Hall, Saturday, January 28, 7.30pm. (Doors open 6.30pm). Tickets, from £26.50, Tel. 0114 2789789 or visit www www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk