Sir Tom Jones will be play his first ever concert in Canterbury at The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence on Saturday 8 July.
His distinctive voice and iconic records have earned him a place as one of the best loved artists ever to emerge from the 1960s with an eclectic musical mix spanning pop, rock, soul, R&B, dance, country and gospel.
To date he has achieved more than 100 million record sales, including hits such as It’s Not Unusual, Kiss, Delilah and What’s New Pussycat.
Along with sustaining his popularity as a live performer and recording artist for five decades, he has garnered—at the age of 76—the best reviews of his career for his most recent albums Long Lost Suitcase, Spirit In The Room and Praise & Blame.
A popular choice not just on the stage but on TV, Sir Tom is currently a judge on ITV’s The Voice, and has appeared in films, including ‘Mars Attacks’.
With numerous tours the world over under his belt, and a legion of fans, his extraordinary career was recognised in 2006 through his knighthood from Her Majesty the Queen in 2006, and a string of prestigious music awards.
He has won BRIT Awards for Best Male and Outstanding Contribution to Music, a Silver Clef Award and a Silver Clef Award for Lifetime Achievement, the Hitmaker Award from the [US] Songwriters Hall of Fame, GQ Man Of The Year, and the prestigious [UK] Music Industry Trust Award.
Sir Tom will perform a set of his most popular hits across the decades, including his latest albums.
“I am really looking forward to coming to the lovely cathedral city of Canterbury. I love doing outdoor shows and being able to perform at the Spitfire Ground is fantastic.
"It promises to be a great night so I hope everyone comes out to enjoy this show in this beautiful venue.”
Jamie Clifford, CEO of Kent County Cricket Club said: “We love bringing music to Canterbury and look forward to welcoming the legendary voice and stage presence of Sir Tom Jones to Kent on Saturday 8 July.
"He is a renowned live performer and adds to our fantastic summer of concerts at The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence.”
Tickets for Sir Tom Jones at The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Canterbury, home of Kent County Cricket Club on Saturday 8 July go on General Sale on Friday 3 March at 9.00am.
Both seated and standing tickets are available, priced at: £35.00 + booking fee (Standing), £49.50 + booking fee (Gold Seated) and £69.50+ booking fee (Platinum Seated)
Disabled Tickets are available directly from www.ticketmaster.com