Fresh from recent popular performance at Doncaster Racecourse, Sir Tom Jones this weekend brings his spectacular show back to green, green grass of Yorkshire.
He will on Saturday become King of Castle Howard.
It's not unusual for international singing stars to visit the iconic venue and the incomparable Welsh performer will take to the stage in beautiful surroundings of the 17th century castle as part of a sensational tour that has attracted five-star reviews and sold-out gigs.
And we're offering you the chance to win two tickets to watch the Grammy-winning icon. The successful pair will also receive a delicious picnic hamper complete with bottle of fizz in the £150 prize package.
The spectacular, picnic-style concert is part of the acclaimed Summer Sessions series and one of the early shows in Sir Tom's sensational tour, which has seen five-star reviews and sold-out venues as fans follow the 76-year-old legend.
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Crowds will clamour to see the 76-year-old inimitable hit-maker whose music is providing a cathartic release as he grieves for beloved wife Linda.
Fans will be enthralled by his passion at the spectacular, picnic-style concert by the Great Lake, dancing the night away against breathtaking backdrop of the historic house.
Born Thomas John Woodward in Pontypridd, the young Tom Jones developed a love for singing at family gatherings and school choir. But few would have predicted the meteoric rise of the coal miner’s son whose career has spanned more than half a century.
After joining a local beat group in 1963, Jones’ immeasurable talent was quickly spotted and he was whisked away to bright lights of London and a Decca record deal. 1965 saw It’s Not Unusual become an international success and, within two years, he was world renowned.
A Grammy-winning artist, he has sold more than 100 million records worldwide. Stints in Vegas at The Flamingo and Caesars Palace followed, where he formed a close friendship with Elvis Presley, that would last until the singer's death in 1977. And, just like his idol, Sir Tom Jones’ talents spread from the stage to the screen as he embarked on a career in TV and film.
He has become one of Great Britain’s most cherished musicians, winning a new legion of fans with his appearances as a coach on popular BBC talent show The Voice.
He will be draw on an enviable back catalogue with smash hits including Delilah (reprised here on video), What’s New Pussycat, Kiss and Sex Bomb sure to bring a party to this Yorkshire parkland, where gig-goers are encouraged to bring their own food, drink, tables and chairs to picnic style event at which hot and cold food and drink, including licensed bar, will also be available.
Tickets for the Castle Howard show are priced from £45 plus booking fees and are available now from maconcerts.co.uk site.
Gates will open at 5.15pm with concert scheduled to end around 10:15pm. Visitors can follow brown and white tourist/concert signs to free parking at the venue, 15 miles northeast of York, just off the A64.