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18 September 2019, 09:06 | Updated: 19 September 2019, 09:24
Whitney Houston was one of the greatest singers of all time, and you'll now be able to see her live in hologram form.
An Evening with Whitney – The Whitney Houston Hologram Tour will feature a stunning holographic and mixed media performance of her classic hits.
Backed by a live band, singers, and dancers, it promises to be a special celebration of the late singer.
Tickets for the shows will go on sale on Friday (September 20) at 9am.
The show will take in these shows across the UK in 2020:
February 27, 2020 – M&S Bank Arena 2 Arena – Liverpool
February 28, 2020 – Apollo – Manchester
February 29, 2020 – First Direct Arena, Leeds
March 1, 2020 – SEC Armadillo – Glasgow
March 2, 2020 – P&J Arena – Aberdeen
March 3, 2020 – Bord Gais Theatre – Dublin
March 4, 2020 – Arena – Birmingham
March 5, 2020 – Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth
March 6, 2020 – Motorpoint Arena – Cardiff
March 7, 2020 – Centre – Brighton
March 9, 2020 – Royal Concert Hall – Nottingham
March 10, 2020 – Hammersmith Apollo – London
The tour promises “state-of-the-art proprietary holographic technology and combined with unmatched Broadway theatrical stagecraft, a live band, back-up singers and dancers set to digitally remastered arrangements of her classic songs” while “the production will be helmed by acclaimed choreographer Fatima Robinson”.
The new show comes from Base Entertainment – which has previously worked on hologram tours of the likes of Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison. The company were also behind developing an Amy Winehouse tour, before plans fell through.
Whitney has seen a music resurgence this year with Kygo's remix and release of 'Higher Love' scoring a number one in the charts, along with racking up more than 30 million views online.