Mike and the Mechanics, who have sold over ten million records worldwide are heading to Hull as part of their ‘Refueled!’ Tour, featuring all the hits and a drop of Genesis.
The band includes Genesis founding member Mike Rutherford on Guitar, Andrew Roachford – lead, backing vocals and keyboards, who is one of the UK’s most prolific R ‘n’ B singers, whose previous hits include ‘Cuddly Toy’ and ‘Family Man’ – and Canadian-born singer, Tim Howar – lead and backing vocals -, who formed and toured with his band Van Tramp, and has performed with the likes of Rod Stewart, Paulo Nutini, and appeared as The Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Phantom of the Opera’ in London’s West End.
Tim shares vocal duties with Roachford and they both add a soulful dimension to the band’s already established sound.
The ‘Refueled!’ Tour in 2023, will include tracks from their critically acclaimed, most recent top-10 selling album ‘Out of the Blue’, all the hits, plus some Genesis classics. Their ninth album features re-workings of some of the band’s best loved tracks, including ‘The Living Years’ and the unforgettable ‘Over My Shoulder’.
The Hull City Hall holds numerous and varied events ranging from the Classics Orchestral Concert series to pop concerts, comedy, conferences, exhibitions and degree ceremonies.