Rock right back to the 1960s with The New Honeycombs in Ilford

PUBLISHED: 09:00 05 February 2013

The New Honeycombs

The New Honeycombs


Dance and sing your way back in time to 1960s America with the sounds that defined a generation, giving you a chance to don your favourite psychedelic prints and relive the famous era.

Rock Around the 60s will include live music from The New Honeycombs and Walk Right Back, a tribute to The Everly Brothers, in a special afternoon in Ilford which promises to have you singing along in your seat.

The New Honeycombs, which includes Angela Rose, John Butcher, Paul Bonner and Jeff Malin, have travelled around the country entertaining audiences with 60s classics for the past 12 years.

Mr Bonner, formerly of band Katch 22, said: “We have been performing together for a long time, and it is great we have a strong female lead so we can cover a greater selection of songs from the decade.

“We are different from similar shows, as we feature both a tribute act and a live band, as well as a finale when we all perform together. We have also worked with one of the original members of the Honeycombs.”

Members of the band, who have previously worked alongside the likes of Tom Jones, Lulu and Wayne Fontana, will be returning to Ilford on Sunday after their last show proved popular with audiences.

Mr Bonner added: “It sounds corny, but we have so much fun performing as a group and it is lovely when we get people coming up to us saying they loved the show, and that they knew every song.

“We even get them singing along to well known adverts that people somehow remember from years back.”

The show will be opened by Walk Right Back, singing songs from the back catalogue for the Chicago-born Everly Brothers, who wowed people with their country-influenced rock and roll.

It is the Kenneth More Theare, Oakfield Road, Ilford on Sunday from 3pm. To book tickets call 020 8553 4466 or visit

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