The best tribute in the world to Bruce Springsteen„Seen the real Boss at Croker Park recently, but I have to say I went to The Empire last time out to see this guy and you won’t be disappointed! He’s a class act do not miss!!“
Mark Max McSherryDoug Freeman – Vocals/guitar
On ‚leaving‘ college Doug secured recording and publishing deals and moved to London. His band began its career with a residency at the world-famous Marquee Club in London, attracting sell-out crowds. After touring continuously for several years he had his stage-craft down to a fine art, packing out and rocking venues all over the UK and Europe with blistering, and hlghly-lauded live performances. Every publication at the time – Melody Maker, Sounds, Kerrang! NME would all exalt his performances often exclaiming, “Doug is Bruce Springsteen meets The Who!”
After a stint as an entrepreneur the yearning to get out of small town Hertfordshire to tour again sees him return with another world-class live band to wake up the nation! What better way than with the world’s best tribute to Bruce Springsteen.Marco Cape – Lead guitar
After studying music in Rome, Marco went on to become a first-class session and band player performing on very many high profile sessions in studios all around the world, mostly New York and London and has also had wide experience in West End shows.Tamsyn Miller – Backing vocals, violin, keys
The New Zealand born, classically-trained songstress has recently moved to London and joined the Boss UK. A noted artist in her own right she has opened shows for Eric Clapton and Tom Jones among others and has performed as backing vocalist for George Benson and Andrea Bocelli.
Kasjusz Lipkowski – Saxophone
Having began studying at the prestigious G. Fitelberg music school in Chorzow, Poland at the age of 8, no one can prove more dedicated to studying his chosen instrument than Kasjuz! When he moved to Italy, aged 12, he continued his studies at the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Milan and enrolled in masterclasses with world-famous teachers like Jean-Marie Londeix, Lars Mlekusch and Gerard McChrystal. A true virtuoso, Kasjusz is now much sought-after as a session player around the studios of Europe. Daniel Selway – Bass guitar
Daniel studied Music Composition at Coventry University and moved to London in 1996 where he has lived and worked as a professional musician ever since.
After graduating from London’s Institute of Contemporary Music Performance with a First Class Honours Degree and the award of „Best Bass“ (2001-2004),Ritchie Day – Keyboards
Ritchie is a classically trained pianist and, as well as performing with The Boss UK, writes and performs his own music. He was awarded Full Music Scholarship to Brunel University and was subsequently awarded Kingswood Musician of the Year in 2003Pauly Greenwood – Drums
Paul began playing drums at the age of ten and went on to become a distinguished graduate of the Brighton Institute of Modern Music. He has worked as a session drummer touring extensively across America and Europe drumming for artists such as The Calling, and Mark Owen (Take That) and alongside other artist’s such as Billy Cobham and many other luminaries. After returning from Los Angeles where he worked as a song writer, placing songs in film and TV he joined up with the Boss UK so that he can play his most favourite artist’s music. He’s up there with Max Weinberg when it comes to creating thunder!
Ort der Veranstaltung
Lütgendortmunder Straße 43
Einstmals stand in der Lütgendortmunder Straße 43 das traditionelle Gasthaus „Zum Deutschen Haus“. 100 Jahre später wurde daraus das Musiktheater Piano, in dem regelmäßig Konzerte und Kleinkunstformen der besonderen Art auf die Bühne kommen.
Das Theater liegt im Viertel Lütgendortmund und erscheint von außen unspektakulär. Es erinnert an eine typische Eck-Wirtschaft aus dem letzten Jahrhundert. Die abgewetzte Fassade und ein vergilbtes Schild über dem Eingang lenken die Gäste ins Innere der Location. Hier findet man sich plötzlich in einem wunderschönen Jugendstil Café wieder, welches das Foyer des Musiktheaters ausmacht. Schmuckvolle Holzvertäfelungen und ein lichtdurchflutetes Ambiente laden ein, sich vor der Veranstaltung für einen Sekt niederzulassen. Durch ein hohes Portal geht es in den Bühnenraum, der zwar weniger schmuckvoll als das Foyer ist, dafür aber ausreichenden Platz zum Tanzen und Schunkeln bietet.
„Das Piano“, wie die Dortmunder ihr Musiktheater liebevoll nennen, ist 15 Gehminuten vom S-Bahnhof Lütgendortmund entfernt. Da die Location in einem verkehrsberuhigtem Wohngebiet liegt, sind die Parkplatzmöglichkeiten rar.