About New Year's Eve Special: BBC Radio 2 Sounds of the 80s: The Live Tour

Running time  Starts: 9pm. Ends 01:00am

See in the new year with legendary DJ Gary Davies as he brings the UK’s most popular 80s radio show to Birmingham for a special New Year’s Eve celebration featuring special guests Carol Decker (T'Pau), Deniece Pearson (Five Star) and Toyah Willcox!

Alongside producer Johnny Kalifornia, they will take you back to the best decade in music – the 80s! Party along to specially curated Mastermixes and watch as the brilliant Sounds of the 80s dancers recreate classic scenes from 80s films and videos.

Dance to your favourite 80s anthems from artists such as Wham!, Queen, Prince, Madonna, Whitney and more.

So, dress to impress and dig out those Frankie and Wham! statement T-shirts, put on your headbands and leg warmers and join us as we relive the greatest era of music with a massive party.


Carol Decker is known for her distinctive lead vocals and song writing talents in T'Pau. The band burst onto the scene in 1987 with a quadruple platinum album and 5 weeks at no 1 with China in Your Hand

Deniece Pearson is the Brit Award winner, Grammy nominee, lead singer of iconic pop group Five Star. Her debut single Forever Young was released in August and marks the 40th anniversary of her illustrious career.

Toyah Willcox has taken to the stage like no other for 42 years. From punk princess to cult stage actress, she has won numerous awards and nominations from singing to writing to acting. In 2001 Toyah was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Central England in Birmingham.

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  • Symphony Hall
    Broad Street
    Birmingham
    B1 2EA
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