The Anvil: R&B singing group The Tavares head to Basingstoke


GRAMMY award-winning R&B singing group Tavares will be at The Anvil in Basingstoke later this year.

Consisting of brothers Chubby, Tiny and Butch, they will perform some of their hits, including It Only Takes a Minute Girl, Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel, She’s Gone and More Than a Woman (from the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack).

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Tavares, originally made up of five Cape Verdean American brothers Ralph, Chubby, Pooch, Butch and Tiny, were one of the most covered bands of the Disco era and sold tens of thousands copies of their score. music to club bands and aspiring musicians around the world.

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During the 70s they spent five years appearing non-stop on TV and in concert, touring the world as headliners and co-headliners with the biggest stars of the day. .

The oldest member, Ralph Tavares, died last year two days before his 80th birthday. Today, Chubby, Tiny and Butch carry on the Tavares family tradition by continuing to perform sold-out concerts around the world.

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They will be in Basingstoke on Saturday September 10 as part of their Greatest Hits Tour.

Tickets are priced at £41.50, £39 (includes £4 booking fee).

Contact the Anvil Arts box office on 01256 844244 or visit anvilarts.org.uk.

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