Published: 23/01/2013 17:01 - Updated: 22/01/2013 15:48

Dance, rock and religion lined up for The Ironworks

Fake Blood will be making a real appearance at The Ironworks.
Fake Blood will be making a real appearance at The Ironworks.

DJ FAKE BLOOD and popular tribute act the Illegal Eagles are making return visits to Inverness’s Ironworks this year.

Tickets for these shows go on sale on Friday 25th January at 10am, along with tickets for the Ironworks Easter showcases for north talent and Alive Ministry’s latest evening of music and praise, Exalt.

Booked to appear on Saturday 2nd March, Fake Blood is an alias used by DJ Touché (real name Theo Keating), who is known on the dance scene as half of The Black Ghosts and British hip hop/big beat band The Wiseguys. His original productions included two major club hits, "Mars" and "Blood Splashing (Fake Blood Theme)", and he has done remixes for Dan Le Sac, Armand van Helden, The Count & Sinden, UNKLE and Underworld.

The Illegal Eagles, who appear at The Ironworks on Saturday 7th September have been paying tribute to the Californian country rockers since the late 1990s and have toured Europe, the Middle and Far East with their take on such classic Eagles songs as "Hotel California", "Life in the Fast Lane", "Tequila Sunrise" and "One of These Nights".

The band includes members who have recorded and toured with such successful acts as Bonnie Tyler, Shalimar, George McCrae, Ben E. King, Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, Rose Royce, Edwin Starr, Boney M, and Sister Sledge.

The Ironworks Easter showcase will run over two nights on Sunday 31st March and Monday 1st April, with eight acts each evening.

Already booked to appear are Whisky River Band, Emma Mitchell, Red Kites, Blue Gum Ears and Dougie Burns.

Finally Alive Ministry’s Exalt on Saturday 22nd June will feature Canadian worship leader and songwriter Ben Cantelon, Manchester Christian hip hop band LZ7 and rock band Empire Nation, who released their second album "Closer" last summer.

For more information on each of the shows, contact The Ironworks box office or visit the venue’s website at www.ironworksvenue.com

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