Boyzone to play York Racecourse this summer

14 Feb 2018 @ 3.53 pm
| Entertainment

Chart-busters Boyzone are to play York this summer.

The four surviving members of the multi-million selling band are the latest signings to the popular Music Showcase days at York Racecourse.

York Racecourse

Sat Jul 28

Ticket details here

It will mean a return to York for Shane Lynch who starred in the Barbican panto Robin Hood and the Babes In The Wood last Christmas.

The band are due to play after the races on Saturday, July 28.

25 glorious years

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This year is the 25th anniversary of Boyzone. Keith Duffy, Stephen Gately, Mikey Graham, Ronan Keating, and Shane Lynch formed the band in 1993 after they responded to manager Louis Walsh’s advert in Irish newspapers.

To mark the anniversary Boyzone will release a new studio album and tour it across the UK in 2018.

The band have suggested that it would move away from the cheesy ballads they are famous for, and debut a more ‘urban’ sound.

In the Nineties Boyzone were a hits machine. The had 18 UK top ten singles and six number ones, making them second only to Take That in the boy band league.

They are due to play the second day of the two-day Music Showcase Weekend of July 27 and 28. The artist playing the Friday night has yet to be announced.

Last month it was announced that Paloma Faith was to headline the Summer Music Saturday on June 30.