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Award Winning Out Of The Shadows return on October 2nd to play great Pop Hits from the 1960's onwards

Come to the eagerly awaited return of the award winning Out of The Shadows on Sunday 2 October for a fantastic 3 hour show starting at 3 pm at Fletchers on Kings Heath's York Road. The multi talented group have had the audience dancing in every conceivable space on their last two appearances here.Hailing from…See More
Sep 21, 2016
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Jun 19, 2016
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Rock 'n' Roll Magic returns to Kings Heath on Sunday 10 July

Come and enjoy a great afternoon of rock 'n' roll inspired music at Fletchers on Sunday 10 July as Kings Heath Walk of Fame commemorates the international stars like Bill Haley, Gene Vincent and Jerry Lee Lewis who performed at the now burnt down Ritz Ballroom opposite Fletchers.Rising star Harry Jordan who recently released her debut EP Blowin' Up Your Jukebox to great critical acclaim and is about to release her second will bring along her band to play mainly self penned tracks influenced by…See More
Jun 18, 2016
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KINKS Heath Fest All Day And All Of The Night on Sunday 12 June

Don't miss a unique chance to hear ex-Kinks members perform all their greatest hits in the intimate atmosphere of the Hare & Hounds on Sunday 12 June to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of The Kinks' Birmingham Debut.The Kinks were one of the greatest and most influential groups of all time scoring hit after hit from the 1960's onwards until they split up in 1996.Expect to hear all The Kinks' hits including “You Really Got Me”, “Dedicated Follower of Fashion”, “Sunny Afternoon”, “Lola”,…See More
Jun 9, 2016
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Beyond Borders - A Vibrant Music Show to raise funds for SIFA Fireside Homeless Charity on Sunday 10 April

Kings Heath Walk Of Fame has organised a very special gig on Sunday 10 April to raise vital funds for SIFA Fireside, a local homeless charity, while honouring a much respected local musician Rich McMahon who was a regular compere and performer at Kings Heath Walk of Fame events until his untimely passing in 2015.Originally devised by Rich, the show Beyond Borders will include the music of The Beatles, The Kinks, Cat Stevens and Crowded House as well as original songs performed by Alex Vann,…See More
Apr 5, 2016
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The Mersey Beatles headline Kings Heath's Beatles Valentines Day Fest

Just before jetting off for the first of four US concert tours in 2016, The Mersey Beatles will perform a special intimate gig at the Hare & Hounds on Sunday 14 February to celebrate the 53rd Anniversary of the 1963 Birmingham debut of The Beatles at the now burnt down Ritz Ballroom next door to the Hare & Hounds on York Road.Described by the British Beatles Fan Cub as "the Best Beatles tribute band", The Mersey Beatles were all born and grew up in Liverpool. They were the resident band…See More
Jan 21, 2016
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Kings Heath Walk of Fame's annual Christmas party

Get the festive season off to a great start by coming along to Fletchers Bar on Sunday 6 December for Kings Heath Walk of Fame's annual Christmas party and pick up an early present.Award winning group Out Of The Shadows will have you dancing in the aisles as they return to play a fantastic range of pop songs and instrumentals from the 1960's onwards.And in between their two sets an impressive selection of top local musicians will launch the Walk of Fame's first ever CD Rubber Soul Rebound - a…See More
Nov 22, 2015
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Petition to list the former Ritz Ballroom site as an Asset of Community Value

Negotiations between the newly formed Ritz Arts Centre charity and the owner of the old Ritz Ballroom site on York Road have currently broken down.Campaigners for an arts centre say this is because the owner has twice failed to produce his own independent written valuation of the site after agreeing to do so. The Ritz Arts Centre community interest organisation (CIO) has, therefore, applied to Birmingham City Council to have the land at 2 York Road listed as an Asset of Community Value under…See More
Sep 17, 2015
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Ritz Ballroom Legacy must Not Fade Away

Little by little we will ensure that the Ritz Ballroom legacy will Not Fade Away.Support RollKings Stones Fest on Sunday 20 Septemberwww.kingsheathwalkoffame.org.uk
Sep 17, 2015
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Kings Heath to get Stoned again

Europe's foremost Rolling Stones tribute band The Stones return to the Hare & Hounds on Sunday 20 September after their sensational show last year in a concert to conclude Kings Heath's 52nd anniversary celebration of The Rolling Stones first ever appearance in Birmingham at the now sadly burnt down Ritz Ballroom.Kings Heath Walk of Fame's day-long RollKing Stones Fest 2015 will start with an acoustic aession featuring many great local musicians at Fletchers Bar from 3pm to 6pm and ending…See More
Jul 24, 2015
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Birmingham's King of Swing in Ritz rock 'n' roll fundraiser

Award winning vocal entertainer Chris King appears in a special show at Fletchers Bar on Sunday 10 May to commemorate the glory days of the old Ritz Ballrooom on Kings Heath's York RoadWhen the ballroom first opened, the audience danced the night away to the big band sounds of the Charlie Simpson Orchestra and then to early…See More
Apr 28, 2015
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Kings Heath out of the shadows as tribute group returns

Award winning group Out Of The Shadows return to Fletchers on Sunday 12 AprilKings Heath Walk Of Fame presents the eagerly awaited return of the award winning Out of The Shadows for a fantastic three hour show starting at 3pm on Sunday 12 April at Fletchers on York Road.The multi-talented group have had the audience…See More
Mar 26, 2015
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Beatlemania returns to Kings Heath on Sunday 15 February

Beatlemania is set to return to Kings Heath on Sunday 15 Febuary to commemorate the 52nd anniversary of the first ever Beatles gig in Birmingham at the old Ritz Ballroom on York Road.Top local musicians will play their favourite Beatles songs from 3pm to 6pm in an acoustic session at Fletchers Bar on York Road directly opposite the former ballroom, which was sadly destroyed by fire in 2013.Doors will then open at 7 p.m at the Hare & Hounds for a special concert by top Midlands tribute band…See More
Jan 18, 2015
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Brum Beat Rock 'n' Roll Legends Dave Lacey and Buddies to play Fletchers on 7 December

Come and hear 1960's Brum Beat legendary singer Dave Lacey with his current group Buddies in a special three hour concert at Fletchers on Sunday 7 December. Dave Lacey and the Corvettes were regulars at King's Heath's Ritz Ballroom and other clubs on the Regan circuit in the 1960's . Now  Dave along with The Corvettes' rhythm guitarist Roy Pinson and drummer John Dudley will return to  King's Heath and be joined on stage at Fletchers by lead guitarist Dave Brettell and bass guitarist Anthony…See More
Nov 19, 2014
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The Age Concerns and RFX kick off new Lazy Sunday Afternoon Sessions on 28 September

Come to the start of a great new series of Lazy Sunday Afternoon Sessions at Fletchers on Sunday 28 September. Organised by King's Heath Walk of Fame, a great double bill of The Age Concerns supported by RFX is guaranteed to get you dancing in the aisles!The Age Concerns are a mix of Ages hence the name. The Band include Ross ( the young one) and Brian Sharpe and Jimmy White (the not so young ones!) who played at the Ritz Ballroom with bands such as The Jay Men. They play classic 50's ,60's and…See More
Sep 25, 2014
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RollKings Stones Fest 2014 Acoustic Session

King's Heath Walk of Fame presents a special One Day Festival to commemorate the 51st Anniversary of the Rolling Stones first ever performance in Birmingham at the former Ritz Ballroom on King's Heath's York Road now sadly burnt down.Formed in London in 1962 by Brian Jones after he met up with Mick Jagger and Keith…See More
Aug 14, 2014

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Award Winning Out Of The Shadows return on October 2nd to play great Pop Hits from the 1960's onwards

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Come to the eagerly awaited return of the award winning Out of The Shadows on Sunday 2 October for a fantastic 3 hour show starting at 3 pm at Fletchers on Kings Heath's York Road. The multi talented group have had the audience dancing in every conceivable space on their last two appearances here.…

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Rock 'n' Roll Magic returns to Kings Heath on Sunday 10 July

Posted on June 18, 2016 at 7:30 0 Comments

Come and enjoy a great afternoon of rock 'n' roll inspired music at Fletchers on Sunday 10 July as Kings Heath Walk of Fame commemorates the international stars like Bill Haley, Gene Vincent and Jerry Lee Lewis who performed at the now burnt down Ritz Ballroom opposite Fletchers.

Rising star Harry Jordan who recently released her debut EP Blowin' Up Your Jukebox to great critical acclaim and is about to release her…

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KINKS Heath Fest All Day And All Of The Night on Sunday 12 June

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Don't miss a unique chance to hear ex-Kinks members perform all their greatest hits in the intimate atmosphere of the Hare & Hounds on Sunday 12 June to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of The Kinks' Birmingham Debut.

The Kinks were one of the greatest and most influential groups of all time scoring hit after hit from the 1960's onwards until they split up in 1996.

Expect to hear all The Kinks' hits…

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Beyond Borders - A Vibrant Music Show to raise funds for SIFA Fireside Homeless Charity on Sunday 10 April

Posted on April 5, 2016 at 10:00 0 Comments

Kings Heath Walk Of Fame has organised a very special gig on Sunday 10 April to raise vital funds for SIFA Fireside, a local homeless charity, while honouring a much respected local musician Rich McMahon who was a regular compere and performer at Kings Heath Walk of Fame events until his untimely passing in 2015.

Originally devised by Rich, the show Beyond Borders will include the music of The Beatles, The Kinks, Cat Stevens and…

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