ON STAGE AT 10PM
While Luca Villaggio (Freddie) was studying as a soloist at the ”Star Production Academy” in Catania, and participating in various auditions and singing competitions, including the Sicily Festival, he met up with Roberto Morales, who asked Luca to audition for a new Queen tribute band he was forming.That day in 2010, the Miracle Queen project began in earnest.
An ensemble of 5 dedicated musicians, a mini orchestra, virtuoso violinist, Davide Rizzuto, and international soprano singer Anita Venturi will all grace the Showgrounds arena this August Bank Holiday, with a two-hour outstanding rendition of all the Queen classics.
The band’s show is drawn from different world famous Queen live concerts, such as “Live at Wembley”, the “Live at the Bowl” and the “Live in Rio”.
– Registration to Queen Italia
– Registration to the Italian Queen fan club
– Tour of Sicily from 2011 to today
– Italian Tour summer 2014
– Television appearances and live radio concerts on various Sicilian radio stations (fantastic radio, Smile radio, Mediterranean radio, Universal radio, Allakatalla etc.)
– Selections at “ITALIA’S GOT TALENT sky
– Participation in TELETHON campaign 2015, 2016
– LAVICA ROCK 2015 winners
– Guests of the Television Format Together on Antenna Sicilia 2018
– Guests of the Television Format Mattina In Diretta on Video Mediterraneo 2018
MIRACLE QUEEN take to the stage at 10pm Saturday Night.
ON STAGE AT 8PM
Canadian Donna Huber has travelled far and wide with her band, sharing the music of Shania Twain to thousands of adoring fans. Donna has had the privilege of been praised by the real Shania, and mentioned by her in her Autobiography.
After leaving home, Donna settled in the small village of Thessalon, Ontario. She resided there for 3 years and was extremely successful with her small bakery business which she operated from her farm house situated on 160 acres of land. She then moved to Sudbury to live and work with her sister. It was here that she was surprised and pleased to receive compliments from strangers commenting on how she looks like “Shania Twain”. Even Shania Twain had commented that after seeing a poster of Donna, “I thought that was me!!! Donna, is the best ‘Shania Twain Tribute out there.”
SHANIA TWIN takes to the stage at 8pm of Saturday Night.
Donna journey so far…
- Bosnia, Croatia, and Dubai entertaining
the Canadian troops
- London, Germany, Spain, and China for Toronto Tourism. But never Ireland!!
- Performed all over the U.S. including
- Las Vegas, New York, California
- Travelled all across Canada from P.E.I to British Columbia
- A Nationwide CBC Special
- A TNN special out of Nashville
ON STAGE AT 6PM
U2UK have won the hearts of U2 fans all over by performing in Europe and beyond, including U2’s after show party at the Heineken Stadium for two consecutive nights on the Dutch leg of the Vertigo Tour.
Over their sixteen year history, they have played to audiences all over the world, from Beirut, Romania, Portugal, Spain, Malta, Azores, Ireland, Cyprus, Sweden, Holland, Belgium and of course all over the UK, and to crowds from as intimate as one hundred to over ten thousand; it’s easy to see why U2UK are Europe’s Premiere U2 Tribute Show
Performing songs spanning four decades of some of the greatest rock anthems ever written, U2UK recreates the most captivating moments of the tours which have earned U2 their reputation as ‘The World’s Greatest Rock Band’.
“We have a hard earned reputation for giving an explosive live performance and the positive feedback we get from the audience members we chat to after the shows, really makes us feel proud of what we have acheived” – U2UK
In addition to the tours, the theatre shows, private and corporate events and the festivals both in the UK and abroad, U2UK have appeared two years running at the Ahoy stadium in Rotterdam a stadium that U2 themselves have played on several occasions. They also appeared alongside U2 in a double-page feature in the internationally renowned ‘Q’ magazine.
High profile gigs for U2UK include European stadium shows, huge summer festivals in the UK and abroad, a tour of the UK’s finest racecourse venues including Bath, Doncaster, Lingfield, Newark, Sandown and Royal Windsor, and corporate events for clients such as Noel Fitzpatrick, Channel 4’s world renowned Bionic Vet, the Isle of man TT races, Carling, Heineken, Ducati, ING Bank and Egg Finance… and to top it all played in front of a volcano on Pico Island in the Azores!
U2UK takes to the stage at 6pm Saturday Night.
“When it comes to tribute bands, U2UK is the closest thing you can get”
“U2UK create the ultimate modern day U2 experience”
– THE LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH