Blue Peter Interview with Boom 97

Blue Peter stopped by boom 973's studios on Turntable Tuesday to talk about their favorite vinyl experiences and to chat about their upcoming concert...

ULTRAVOX FOUNDER MIDGE URE SET FOR PHOENIX CONCERT HALL PERFORMANCE MARCH 4; TORONTO'S BLUE PETER TO OPEN SHOW

One of the most influential pop musicians to emerge from Britain is making a rare solo appearance at Toronto's Phoenix Concert Theatre on March 4. Midge Ure, leader of the groundbreaking UK band Ultravox — and the man who co-founded Live 8 and Band Aid (and co-wrote "Don't They Know It's Christmas") — has been a successful solo artists since the mid-80s, but has continued his relationship with his former band. After working on live albums, the latest Ultravox record, and the updated version of “Do They Know it’s Christmas” in support of the 2014 Ebola outbreak relief efforts, he has also found time to present his newest studio album Fragile.

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Who: Midge Ure, with special guests Blue Peter What: A rare Toronto appearance of the influential British pop star, Live Aid and Band Aid co-founder, one-time member of Thin Lizzy, and front man of Ultravox; Midge Ure's successful solo career has been ongoing since 1985.

Why: Because this is classic new wave music, and too few artists play it any more

When: Wednesday, March 4th — Doors 7:30 p.m Show 8:00 p.m.