A life of Reilly for city singer

John Reilly will perform with Boy On A Dolphin at Sheffield City Hall on Wednesday, December 17,
John Reilly will perform with Boy On A Dolphin at Sheffield City Hall on Wednesday, December 17,
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Singer songwriter John Reilly is still one of Sheffield’s best kept secrets - not that he is particularly interested in chasing the level of stardom he deserves.

His huge local fan base would argue that, after more than 20-years of making records and performing sold out shows, the natural born showman should be a national household name.

But it could be about to happen - because songs from his latest album, Zebulon, have been getting BBC Radio 2 airtime.

And one track, This City, has been played on more than 60 regional stations.

John will release a new album in February, called Bad Vibes Shredder, and play festivals next summer.

Tonight he will thank fans with a nostalgia concert when he fronts his old band, Boy On A Dolphin, for a Christmas show of group and solo hits at Sheffield City Hall at 7.30pm.

■ Tickets for the gig are £20 - call 0114 2789 789 or visit www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk to buy.