Foden's and Matt Ford on tour

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 March 2019


On Saturday 23rd March Foden's will perform the first of six concerts with singer Matt Ford at the Hafren Theatre, Powys entitled 'Salute to Sinatra and the Swing Legends.'

Matt is regarded as one of the finest big band singers in the UK, previously being voted best UK Male Big Band Vocalist, and nominated alongside Jamie Cullum in the inaugural Ronnie Scott's Jazz Awards. Matthew makes regular appearances with the John Wilson Orchestra, BBC Big Band and performed for five years with the Syd Lawrence Orchestra.

Speaking about Saturday's concert and the show Mark Wilkinson commented 'Foden's are looking forward to once again returning to the Hafren Theatre in a self promotional concert. Due to the success of the partnership with Matt we have decide to take the show on the road adding appearances on the Wirral, Lytham St Annes, Bolton, Altrincham and Macclesfield. 

The show features a number of the bands fantastic soloists as well as arrangements including I've Got You Under My Skin, Fly me to the Moon, Mack the Knife, My Way, New York New York and many more.

Dates, venues and ticket details can be found below

23rd March, Hafren Theatre, Powys 01686 614555

7th April, Gladstone Theatre, Wirral 0151 643 8757

5th May, Lowther Pavillion, Lytham St Annes 01253 794221

8th June, Victoria Hall, Bolton 01204 522569

11th June, Garrick Playhouse, Altrincham 0161 928 1677

11th August, Gawsworth Hall, Macclesfield

For any conductor and every audience, Foden’s Band is a musical Magic Carpet. It continually takes the listener to places that few other ensembles rarely even approach Howard Snell