George Michael's original band members confirm 'George Michael in Concert 2019'

27 November 2018, 17:06

The commemorative George Michael tour will feature George Michael's original band members
The commemorative George Michael tour will feature George Michael's original band members. Picture: Getty Images

By Sofia Rizzi

Original and long-time George Michael band members David Baptiste and Carlos Hercules have confirmed they're joining the celebration of George Michael in Concert in 2019.

David Baptiste – George Michael's saxophone player since the singer's time in Wham! – and Carlos Hercules, George's drummer, will join singer Rob Lamberti in a series of celebration concerts in memory of the iconic vocalist in 2019.

Celebrating and performing a pantheon of hits, ‘George’ is a brand new live show that honours the music of George Michael, from his Wham! hits to the iconic songs of his solo career. George's original band members and Rob Lamberti will join the National Philharmonic Concert Orchestra for this theatrical concert experience.

The show will take audiences through George’s greatest hits, from Wham! classics such as ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go Go’ to the songs that made his name as a solo artist, like ‘Careless Whisper’ and ‘Faith’. Here are all the tour dates for 2019:

Tour Dates
24th April – Cardiff St David’s Hall
25th April – Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
27th April – Edinburgh Festival Theatre
28th April – Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
1st May – Eastbourne Congress Theatre
3rd May – Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
4th May – Belfast Waterfront Hall
7th May – Birmingham Symphony Hall
9th May – Southend Cliffs Pavilion
11th May – London Eventim Hammersmith Apollo
12th May – Southampton Mayflower

You can buy tickets to 'George' here >