End of an era as Brucie bows out

SIR BRUCE FORSYTH, the hugely-popular, veteran entertainer and TV presenter, died at the age of 89 last Friday after being ill for some time. The former Strictly Come Dancing presenter, who was in hospital earlier this year after a severe chest infection, passed away surrounded by his loved ones. Next month,  when Strictly launches its […]

Has Julio Iglesias got a secret child?

JULIO Iglesias, one of the best-selling crooners ever, with more than 300 million albums sold worldwide, has a secret son, Javier Sánchez Santos, according to the boy’s lawyer, Fernando Osuna. Javier, now 40, was raised in a working-class district of Valencia by his mother, a Portuguese dancer, claims Javier’s lawyer, Fernando Osuna, who held a […]

Wheels on fire, with Coldplay!

SPECTATORS in a packed Dublin stadium crowd-surfed a wheelchair-bound man to the front of the stage at a Coldplay gig. But they couldn’t believe it when 29-year-old Rob was invited on to the Croke Park stage by frontman Chris Martin. Martin moved  speakers out of the way quickly and pulled Rob’s wheelchair onstage, as the […]

Legends pouring into the Hard Rock Hotel

THE recently-opened Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife has confirmed the music legends who will feature at “Children of the 80’s” for the rest of the year. It’s the hotel’s monthly Eighties’ party, which has already infiltrated the island with its addictive and characteristic “old-school” vibe. Byron Stingily was the last star to grace the open-air stage, […]

Leigh-Hannah’s grand gesture

By Gordon Slayney THE grand final of this year’s Tenerife Loves Karaoke took place last Saturday at Showtime Live, Karting World, Las Americas, and it proved to be a fantastic night. Ten finalists, from various bars across the South of the island, battled it out  to be crowned champion and win 1,000 euros, with a […]

Karma could settle it

Eurovision 2017 By Robin Elliot IT’S that time of year again! Yes, tomorrow night (Saturday), millions of us will be drinking ourselves into oblivion while seated in front of the telly, commenting on over three hours of mostly-awful songs from countries around Europe and beyond. And we’ll all be asking ourselves: “Why did Graham Norton […]

Arona’s in fashion

By Sarah Hutchings (The ShowRoom Magazine) FASHIONISTAS of the world take note: one of the largest fashion events ever to take place in the Canaries, the Arona Fashion Festival, will be celebrated in South Tenerife in the coming week. From Wednesday (17th May) to next Saturday (20th), a series of events will take place in […]

Mikkey Dee rolling in for seaside Rock

AFTER more than 30 years of wizardry with his drumsticks, Mikkey Dee made light work of signing a constant stream of posters, records, and T-shirts at a Meet-And-Greet afternoon at his new Rock Lounge, in Los Cristianos. The Swedish-born rocker, best-known as the driving beat of Motorhead, was taking a festive break from touring with […]

Aerosmith ticket scrum a real pain in the BOT

By Colin Kirby EARLY-BIRD fans of Aero smith hit the official ticket site at 9am on 30th December, hoping for a place in the Heliodoro Stadium, Santa Cruz, on 8th July for the mega group’s last-ever concert. But many were left disappointed as the site crashed several times under the weight of demand, led […]

Clayderman in tune for Tenerife concert

IT´S not just rock stars flocking to perform in Tenerife, French classical pianist Richard Clayderman will be performing at the Santa Cruz Auditorium on Sunday, 26th March from 8.30pm. The Paris-born, international star will be calling in as part of his Romantic Tour. The 63-year-old has sold a staggering 70 million records, 267 of them […]

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