If ever there’s a performer who has more than a few stories to tell, it’s legendary Status Quo lead singer & guitarist Francis Rossi. We’ve worked with the band on a few occasions over the years, and were fortunate to go to their rehearsal room at their local pub. Trust us when we say, Francis can talk the hind legs off the proverbial. He is so damn entertaining though and you really don’t want to miss out on this evening with Francis in Newport.

Francis will share the extraordinary secrets of his 50-plus years in Rock’n’Roll when he takes to the stage for this intimate evening of chat and music. Just remember what he’s achieved over that time, and continues to do today. Status Quo of course, famously opened ‘Live Aid’ back in the day. Just in case you’ve forgotten that iconic moment, here it is here. LIVE AID.

In FRANCIS ROSSI: I TALK TOO MUCH, the founder, lead singer and guitarist of Status Quo will talk about his mishaps and adventures of life on the road with one of the biggest and most loved bands ever. We’re sure he’ll talk about his latest album with Hannah Rickard, it’s really good. Have a preview of the songs here. WE TALK

Francis is a true member of British Rock Royalty. Apart from Live Aid, there are tales of surviving the obligatory brush with alcohol and drugs. The OBE he was awarded in 2010. His BRIT award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. And don’t forget, Status Quo have sold more than 120 million records globally. Should we have a little reminder…..

Expect laughter, revelations, tears, as he’ll remember days with the great Rick Parfitt, tales involving some of the giants of music, exclusive video clips, snatches of classic tunes and a great night out. Francis will be joined on stage by award-winning writer and broadcaster Mick Wall, who has sold more than 1 million books.

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There are various ticket options to suit your budget and your level of fan worship……

Super VIP tickets – £75, includes a meet and greet with Francis, a photograph will be taken using the your phone or camera and you’ll be able to bring along one item of memorabilia for him to sign, not your entire Quo back catalogue. You will also receive a VIP Merchandise bag, which will contain a tour lanyard and an unsigned photograph of Francis.

VIP ticket – £40, includes a merchandise bag, which contains tour lanyard and photograph. This price level does not get you into the meet and greet.

Tickets – £30, this gets you a seat at the evening with.

FRANCIS ROSSI: I TALK TOO MUCH is at The Riverfront in Newport on the 20th May. For more details and to get your tickets, go here. FRANCIS It is a massive tour Francis will be doing next year, to see all the dates, have a look at his site here. ROSSI

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