Steve Norman & The Sleevz

Christmas Shenanigans

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Last Show: Saturday 14 th December 2024

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

Steve Norman and his band ‘The Sleevz’ which features his son, Jaco on bass return to PizzaExpress Live, Holborn for their ever popular ‘Xmas Shenanigans’ shows in December. They will perform songs that influenced his musical career, his Spandau favourites, along with his own compositions, all wrapped up in the stories that he tells about his life and his career. 

Exclusive VIP ‘Soundcheck Experience’ tickets available to witness Steve Norman & The Sleevz perform the last two songs of their soundcheck plus Meet and Greet with Steve and the band (please arrive at 5.45pm prompt for this). Tickets: £49.50 each / Exclusive VIP Premium Seating and Soundcheck Experience Tickets: £79.50 each

Steve is Saxophonist, guitarist, percussionist, songwriter and founding member of the world-famous band SPANDAU BALLET who had 23 hit singles including "True", "Gold" and "Through The Barricades and sold over 25 million records worldwide.

The band performed at the Live Aid concert at Wembley Stadium and appeared on Band Aid's Christmas classic "Do They Know It's Christmas".

In 2009 they released their new album ‘Once More’ with the title track co-written by Steve.

In addition to his activities with Spandau Ballet, Steve performed saxophone, guitar, percussion, and sang for and with Iggy Pop, Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel, Glenn Gregory (Heaven 17), Marc Almond, Marcella Detroit, Jules Holland, Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols), Clem Burke (Blondie), Kim & Marty Wilde, Belinda Carlisle, Nick Heyward, Marc JB (Bimbo Jones), Jeremy Healey, Ministry Of Sound, Byron Stingly (Ten City), Ibizarre, My Life Story , Quintessenza and many more.

His love and passion for David Bowie's music led him to co-found Holy Holy featuring “Spiders from Mars” Woody Woodmansey and Bowie/T.Rex producer Tony Visconti alongside members of the late Mick Ronson’s family. Steve also played and toured with further Bowie musicians such as Earl Slick, Sterling Campbell, Gail Ann Dorsey, Adrian Belew and pianist Mike Garson.

In summer 2017 Steve was personally invited by Iggy Pop to play saxophone on his smash hit "Real Wild Child" at one of Iggy's shows in France.

The multi-instrumentalist Steve Norman is also a songwriter and solo singer. The songs "Motivator" (Spandau Ballet), "Once More" (Spandau Ballet), "We Are King" (Holy Holy), numerous solo tracks and the legendary saxophone solo of the Spandau Ballet classic "True" were written by him.