Digging Your Scene stars The Blow Monkeys appearing live at The Horn in St Albans

PUBLISHED: 15:38 26 June 2017 | UPDATED: 15:38 26 June 2017

The Blow Monkeys will be appearing live at The Horn in St Albans

The Blow Monkeys will be appearing live at The Horn in St Albans

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Remember 1980s hits Digging Your Scene and It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way?

The band behind those two singles, The Blow Monkeys, will be appearing live in St Albans next week.

They will be performing at The Horn on Thursday, July 6.

Led by charismatic singer-songwriter Robert Howard, aka Dr Robert, and ably assisted by bassist Mick Anker, drummer Tony Kiley and saxophonist Neville Henry, they further cemented their reputation with hits such as Choice?, Wait – a UK top 10 hit with soul diva Kym Mazelle – and Celebrate (The Day After You), a duet with soul legend Curtis Mayfield.

They also recorded You Don’t Own Me, which appeared on the multi-platinum selling soundtrack to the film Dirty Dancing.

The Blow Monkeys will be appearing at The Horn in St Albans in Thursday, July 6The Blow Monkeys will be appearing at The Horn in St Albans in Thursday, July 6

After splitting up in 1990, the band reformed in 2008.

Tickets for their gig at The Horn cost £20 in advance and £22 on the door.

Doors are at 8pm.

Herts-based Britpop, Mod and 60s covers band The Revivals will be playing a set of classic hits at The Horn on Friday, June 30.

There’s free entry and the band are due on stage at 10.30pm.

• For more details, and to book tickets, visit www.thehorn.co.uk

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