Hull City of Culture 2017: Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott to stage stadium gig
Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott are to stage a stadium concert as part of Hull's City of Culture celebrations.
The duo will headline Beauty in the East at Hull's KC Lightstream Stadium on 3 June 2017.
Heaton and Abbott will perform their own material as well as songs from their former band, The Beautiful South, and The Housemartins, which Heaton was a member of in the 1980s.
The Divine Comedy and Billy Bragg have also been announced as performers.
Heaton formed the Housemartins after he settled in Hull in the 1983.
Martin Green, CEO and director of Hull UK City of Culture 2017, said the... read more
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