1980s chart stars The Christians are to play Newport’s Riverfront Theatre on April 22 at 7.30pm. The Christians burst onto the scene in 1987 and their eponymous album remains Island Records highest selling debut long player from a debut artist. The album featured the hit singles, with many singles Forgotten Town, Hooverville, When The Fingers Point, Ideal World and Born Again.
The band are enjoying a huge resurgence with bookings in Europe and the UK recently including an extensive UK tour ‘special guesting’ with Belinda Carlisle as well as a 22-date tour this autumn with Level 42.
The band were huge in late 1980s/early 90s getting called upon to open huge stadiums for names like James Brown and Fleetwood Mac. Fast forward to 2023 and they still sound incredible, led by 6ft 4 founding member, vocalist Garry Christian.
The band perform a 90-minute set including all their hits listed above and any other favourites such as Harvest for the World, What’s in a Word, Father, The Bottle and many more.
- To book tickets to see The Christians perform live at The Riverfront on 22nd April, head to The Riverfront’s website Newport Live | Events or contact their Box Office team on 01633 656757.