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Music, Sat 15 Aug 2020

LOUIS TOMLINSON

LOUIS TOMLINSON

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Louis Tomlinson is extending his first ever solo World Tour with a massive outdoor show on the Yorkshire coast.
The chart-topping and multi award-winning singer-songwriter will play Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Saturday 15 August!

Louis Tomlinson is extending his first ever solo World Tour with a massive outdoor show on the Yorkshire coast.

The chart-topping and multi award-winning singer-songwriter will play Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Saturday August 15.

Tickets go on general sale via www.scarboroughopenairtheatre.com at 9am on Friday (February 14).

As a member of global pop phenomenon One Direction, Yorkshire-born Louis sold more than 100 million records. He honed his song writing skills during his six years in the band which is clearly evidenced on his acclaimed debut album WALLS which was released last week to wide acclaim.

Louis’ World Tour kicks off on March 9 in Barcelona and then includes shows in Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Sydney, Tokyo, Rio De Janeiro and five sold-out nights in the UK, before heading to North America.

And now Louis can confirm an extra UK date on the stunning Yorkshire coast.
The show at Scarborough OAT is presented by promoters Cuffe and Taylor. Director Peter Taylor said: “We are delighted to be bringing Louis Tomlinson’s first ever World Tour to this wonderful venue.

“Louis was an integral part of the biggest global pop phenomenon of the last 20 years and is also a proud Yorkshireman, so this is going to be a must-see date for his fans.

“His debut album is brilliant and demand for tickets for his World Tour has been immense. We cannot wait to welcome Louis and his fans to this special arena for what will be a fantastic night.”

Louis began life as a solo artist with two hit collaborations – the club-ready Just Hold On with Steve Aoki and the brooding Bebe Rexha duet Back to You. These two singles have garnered more than one billion streams alone.

But 2019 was the year he truly found his feet as a solo artist. He followed his award-winning return in March with a run of acclaimed singles - the raucous Kill My Mind, the heartfelt Two of Us, reflective We Made It and the soaring pop perfection of Don’t Let It Break Your Heart.

Lyrically, he’s rightly proud of all 12 tracks on the album, most rooted in real life, but in particular those that dig deep on subjects ranging from relationships and family to the folly of youth and days of self-doubt. Live, he’s most looking forward to performing the songs that reflect the indie-rock he grew up on and still adores today.

“I feel like this is the start of my career, with so much to look forward to and all the plans in place,” says Louis. “Honestly, I’ve been through every emotion possible in the past few years and come out the other side stronger and more confident than I’ve ever been. I know I’ve made an album that my fans will like, one that sounds like me and has its own identity. There were times I wasn’t sure if this was what I should be doing. Now I can’t imagine doing anything else.”

Louis Tomlinson’s debut album WALLS is out now.

Tickets for his headline show at Scarborough Open Air Theatre go on general sale at 9am on Friday, February 14 via www.scarboroughopenairtheatre.com
They can also be purchased, in person, from Scarborough Open Air Theatre Box Office (01723 818111) and the Discover Yorkshire Coast Tourism Bureau (01723 383636)

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Both north and south entrances will be open for all events.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 15 Aug 2020

Address

Northstead Manor Gardens,
Burniston Road,
Scarborough,
YO12 6PF

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TA 034897  Lat: 54.29319 Long: -0.41205

By Road:
From the town centre head down Columbus Ravine, signposted North Bay Attractions. The theatre is at the bottom of this road, opposite Peasholm Park.

Parking available in nearby car parks and along the North Bay's Marine Drive. List of car parks can be found on the following web page: http://www.scarborough.gov.uk/home/parking

By Public Transport:
The 3a EYMS bus service runs from York Place (side of Debenhams) at 20 minutes past the hour, up until 6.20pm.

The seafront bus services run regularly from the South to North Bay which stops near to the theatre entrance.

Shoreline Suncruiser Buses ('The Blue & Yellow Ones') will lay on extra services at the end of an event.

ROUTE 1: To South Bay

ROUTE 2: Valley Bridge (for Town Centre), Filey Rod, Osgodby, Eastfield (Eastway), Cayton, Filey

ROUTE 3: Railway Station, Falsgrave, Seamer Rd, Eastfield (Manham Hill), Crossgates, Seamer, Irton, East & West Ayton

All depart from outside the Sands Development immediately after the show.
Please call 01723 360969 for confirmation.

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Scarborough station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Both north and south entrances will be open for all events.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Notes

Accessible Seating Tickets: To better accommodate your needs, Scarborough Open Air Theatre has requested that all accessible seating ticket accommodations be solicited only through their representatives. There are specialist seats along with disabled and carer seats. Please ensure you inform the operator at the time of booking if you have any special access issues. Disability Access: The Scarborough Open Air Theatre is fully accessible to all our visitors. Our facilities include; accessible toilets, wheelchair access ramps, accessible parking spaces, specialist drop off points, our Box Office has a low window to facilitate wheelchair access to services. Disabled Parking: If you are a disabled driver or have a disabled passenger in your vehicle and are travelling to the Open Air Theatre, then we recommend parking in the Northstead Lower Car Park.