KEYBOARD legend Rick Wakeman will rock Sheffield Cathedral with his rarely performed one man show at the venue of Friday, April 8 – and we have tickets and DVDs to be won.
VIDEO: Press the play button to watch out exclusive video chat with Rick Wakeman - when he explains all about his touring show.
iPHONE: To watch the video on an iPhone, iPad or other Apple device, check it out on our YouTube Channel - click the External Link in the column on the right.
The 61-year-old, fondly remembered for his colourful caped costumes and surrounding himself with banks of keyboards, is best known as a star of progressive rock band Yes and for his work with Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabbath.
He joined Yes 40 years ago and has played for them, on and off, for around 25 years
But, aside from a successful solo career, the classically trained pianist and electronic keyboards pioneer has worked with giants of the industry, including Elton John, Alice Cooper, T-Rex, Lou Reed, John Williams, Brian May and Al Stewart.
Wakeman, who has appeared on more than 50 million record sales, notably played the mellotron on David Bowie classic Space Oddity, the piano on Life On Mars, Changes and on Cat Stevens’ hit Morning Has Broken.
The Arthur section of his King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table suite is widely used by the BBC for their Election Night coverage.
These days he is also noted for his TV appearances on shows ranging from Countdown to Grumpy Old Men and on Top Gear he set a track lap time of one minute and 55.26 seconds. He’s also been on BBC Radio 4 comedy panel show, Just A Minute
In an exclusive video chat with The Star – watch it in full at thestar.co.uk/video – he explains what fans can expect from his one-man show of music and chat.
Guarantee your seats. Tickets are £25, may be subject to a booking fee, available in person from the Cathedral reception, on line at sheffieldcathedralevents.ticketsource.co.uk, or from Sheffield Motorpoint Arena Box Office, call 0114 2565567 or book online at arenaticketshop.co.uk
n We have three pairs of tickets to be won – and each winner also gets a Rick Wakeman DVD.
For a chance to win enter by text or online, by deadline on Friday, April 1, 10am.
Text STARED2 and leave a space, followed by your full name, house number and postcode, then send to 64343. Texts cost £1 plus your standard network charge. This will be charged to your mobile phone bill.
Get the bill payer’s permission. Do not text after deadline as you may still be charged and your entry will not be entered into our draw.
Or enter for free online, where you will find full terms and conditions, at www.thestar.co.uk/competitions.
Usual SNL terms and conditions apply.
For data protection details about how we may use your information for marketing, or how you can opt out, see P2.