04 Apr The Shires Announced as Special Guests for Tom Jones Show at Audley End House & Gardens
The Shires, the UK’s best-selling country act of all time, have been announced as special guests for Tom Jones at his outdoor concert in the grounds of English Heritage’s Audley End House & Gardens, as part of this summer’s Heritage Live concert series.
The show will take place on Sunday 14th August 2022, set to the stunning backdrop of one of England’s grandest mansions in the heart of the stunning Essex countryside.
The duo, compromised of Crissie Rhodes and Ben Earls, shot to fame nearly 10 years ago finding success on both sides of the Atlantic. The duo have won multiple awards, headlined the Acoustic stage at Glastonbury, have achieved four No,.1 albums.
Celebrating 10 years as a band with their new album ’10 Year Plan’ and lead single ‘I See Stars’, they’re still wowing audiences with their disinvite country pop sounds.
With a career spanning over 50 years, Tom Jones has gone from strength to strength, with his seminal and ubiquitous hits such as ‘It’s Not Unusual’, ‘Kiss’, ‘Delilah’, ‘What’s New Pussycat’, ‘I’ll Never Fall In Love Again’, ‘Sex Bomb’, and more.
Along with sustaining his popularity as a live performer and recording artist for more than five decades, he continues to garner critical acclaim, including with the release of his most recent number 1 album, last year’s ‘Surrounded By Time’.
It is the most recent high point in a career full of highlights, including being knighted by Her Majesty the Queen in 2006. Other highlights of his long career include receiving BRIT Awards for Best Male and Outstanding Contribution to Music, 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 bring his irresistible live show to Audley End, featuring a musical mix that traverses eras and genres.