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The South head north to Mansfield Palace Theatre

Posted onPosted on 29th Jul

The South, featuring former members of The Beautiful South, are playing Mansfield Palace Theatre on Wednesday, 7th September.

The South are a nine-piece band who feature former members of The Beautiful South including singer Alison Wheeler and lifelong sax player Gaz Birtles. Since Dave Hemingway, the original singer, left the group at the end of 2016, Gaz has moved across to front the band with Alison and taken on vocal duties.

Since the demise of The Beautiful South in 2007, this live band have spent 11 years touring theatres and festivals of the UK, bringing back the full sound and arrangements of these treasured songs  –  A Little Time (the number one single), Perfect 10, Rotterdam, Song For Whoever, Old Red Eyes Is Back, Good as Gold, Don’t Marry Her plus many more singles and album tracks, as well as a few choice South originals.

These songs span an impressive 18 year career starting way back in 1989.

The South’s full line-up is Alison Wheeler (Vocals), Gaz Birtles (Vocals), Phil Barton (Guitars), Steve Nutter (Bass), Dave Anderson (Drums), Karl Brown (Percussion), Gareth John (Trumpet), Su Robinson (Sax) and Andy Price (Keyboards).

To book tickets for the show, call 01623 633133, drop in to the Box Office at the theatre on Leeming Street, or go to