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Disco legend Candi Staton to welcome New Year in at Sage Gateshead

Candi Staton will headline a special New Year's Eve celebration as Sage Gateshead gets ready to welcome in 2015

Candi Staton will welcome in 2015

You can dance in 2015 to the sounds of Candi Staton at Sage Gateshead as the Tyneside venue have announced that the disco legend will be joining them for a special New Year’s Eve performance.

Performing all of her classic hits including Young Hearts Run Free, Nights on Broadway and the iconic You Got the Love alongside new material from her latest album, Life Happens, her Tyneside performance is set to be will be a hot ticket for New Year’s Eve.

Staton’s sweetly roughened voice first captivated music lovers in the late sixties, and a series of wonderful records took her from the Southern Soul circuit in the US to the Billboard charts.

Today, young artists such as Florence & The Machine, Christine Aguilera and Joss Stone all cite her as a major influence.

And it’s not just Candi who’ll be getting the party going.

Her concert will lead into a NYE party at the Sage with a live band, DJ’s, dancing and cocktails helping you to carry on the fun into the early hours.


* Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday and are available from Sage Gateshead’s Ticket Office on 0191 443 4661 and from www.sagegateshead.com


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