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The Luther Vandross Celebration

Luther UK – The only live UK show dedicated to the music and memory of the incredible talents of Luther Vandross.

Reserve your seats for a £5 flexible deposit to secure your seats for this show (terms and conditions apply here)

  • Returning to Viva Blackpool after a sell out show in 2019 – rescheduled from the postponed show in April 2020
  • Featuring a brilliant LIVE BAND and backing singers – this show absolutely blows you away with the recreation of the sounds and musicality of one of the all time soul greats
  • The show was created by Listen to the Music ltd using a talented group of musicians touring with David Hamilton’s Rock ‘n’ Roll back the Years show, successfully playing in UK theatres for over 2 years.
  • After hearing Harry Cambridge sing as Luther Vandross, they just knew that they had to produce a show around him to bring Luther back to the masses! ​
  • “We all share a passion for the music and songs of Luther Vandross, and this was an ideal opportunity for us to be able to pay tribute to the music and a genre which we all love!” – Harry & his band.

 

Pricing (Based on Adult Tickets. Junior (5-17) Tickets Also Available)

  • Reserve your seats with our £5 flexible booking deposit ticket – available for a short time only – full terms here
  • Adult tickets from £23pp to £25pp
  • ‘Show & Dine’ discounted upgrade from £19.50pp (Click to view menu – seasonal menu changes may vary in 2022)
  • Group Discounts Apply – Book 10 people or more for 10% off / 20 people or more for 12.5% off / 30 people or more for 15% off
Estimated run time

Starting at 7:45pm the show runs for 2 and a half hours and includes a short interval.

Age requirement

Suitable for age 16+. For younger patrons adult supervision is required at all times.

Other info

Pre-show dining is available for this show - enjoy the full 'Viva experience' with a 2 course dining package for just £16.95

Please note

This is a live concert style performance with amplified music. Dancing may be encouraged at the artistes discretion,

Show Dates & Times

February 2022

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More Information

  • What is the Seating Plan / Arrangements?

    Socially Distanced Seating PlanYour seats are reserved and guaranteed for the show.

    Our seating plan is a mix of table sizes with tables of 2,4 and 6 currently (under social distancing) We have different tiers of seating which are represented by different coloured dots (seats) on the plan. Our main room shows have ‘Premier’, ‘Standard’, ‘Bar Area’ and ‘Tall Table’ seating areas No need to get up to the bar, or wait in queues as there’s waiter service throughout the night serving drinks and snacks You can make specific seating requests if you want (i.e. if you don’t want to sit too near to the front!). You can either select your own seat online, or make the request to the box office operative when booking
  • Can I get tickets just for the show?

    Yes, unless otherwise stated the ticket prices exclude dining and are for a seat reservation only (so ‘Show Only’).

    Whilst we recommend dining with us to get the complete ‘Viva experience’, you can opt to come just for the show by selecting a ‘Show Only’ ticket which is a reserved seat for the show.
  • What are the timings of the show?

    General Timings

    • Doors Open: 6.00pm
    • ‘Show & Dine’ Served in the main auditorium from 6pm Last Entry For Dining 7pm*
    • Show Starts Approx: Generally 7.45pm (unless otherwise stated)
    • Running Time: Approx : 2.5 hours (including interval)
    • Curtain Down Approx: 10.15pm
    • After the show – the bars do remain open and customers are encouraged to enjoy the facilities and the rest of their night

    Advisory note to customers When choosing later dining times the house lights will be dimmed when the show starts

  • What is the Flexible Deposit / Reservation Ticket?

    This is a new reservation option we have brought in for 2021.

    For just a £5 deposit – we will reserve the seat for you, with payment due 3 days before. You can contact us anytime up to this point to pay your full balance, or our box office team will contact you closer to the time to take a payment.

    Full terms can be found online – click here

Complete Your Visit & Dine With Us Too

Drink & Dine at Viva Blackpool

  • Pre Show Dining – 2/3 Course Dinner & Show (Fix Prixe)

    Dinner & Show at Viva Blackpool

    Pre-Show Dining – 2 / 3 Course Dinner & Show

    Enjoy a delicious pre-show meal, as you await the show with our ‘Fix Prixe’ 2 or 3 course delicious dinner & show dining package.

    Either order online with your ticket, or let our box office team know you’d like to add dining when booking your tickets. You can add pre-show dining to your booking any time up to 3pm on the day of your visit to the show.

    Prices: 2 Courses £17.50. Add dessert for £4.50 – Viva Pre-Show Dining Menu 2021 (PDF)

  • Pre-Show Dining in the Viva Vegas Diner & Bar

    Viva Vegas American Diner in Blackpool - Great places to eat in BlackpoolPre-Show Dining in the Viva Vegas Diner

    If you want to enjoy the sights, sounds and delicious tastes of our all American diner before the show, you can do so  in the Viva Vegas Diner & Bar.

    Book a table/booth online (we recommend latest booking of6.15pm to be in time for the show – click here
  • Pre-Ordered Snacks & Lighter Bites

    Pre-Order Snacks – Pizza & Platters

    If you just fancy something a little more informal, but just as tasty and filling – our pre-order pizza and ultimate platter upgrades are available for you.

    Ultimate Platter

    Showtime Snacks – Ultimate Platter – £14.95pp

    A tasty platter filled with Scampi Pieces, Chicken Tender Bites, Cream Cheese Stuffed Jalapenos, Garlic Bread, Onion Rings, Salt & Pepper Squid plus Chips & Dips.

    Portion is suitable for 1-2 people sharing. You are issued with a voucher on arrival to the venue to order your platter to be freshly made with a server when you’re ready to eat. Please note, that food ordering finishes at the end of the show interval

    Pizza DealShowtime Snacks – 12″ Stone Baked Pizza – £9.50pp

    Delicious 12″ Pizza delivered to your seat.

    Choose from: Triple Cheese Pepperoni Sweet Chilli Chicken

    12″ Pizza Suitable for 1-2 people sharing. 

    Brand New For 2021

    Med Mezze PlatterShowtime Snacks – Mediterranean Mezze Platter – £16.95

    A lovely grazing platter suitable for sharing and picking at whilst you enjoy the show.

    With Warm Pitta Dippers, Hummus, Olives, Celery, Feta Cheese, Serrano Ham Wrapped Bread-sticks, Salami, Mediterranean Salad & Tzatziki

    Portion is suitable for 1-2 people sharing.

    Cheese BoardShowtime Snacks – Cheeseboard – £12.95

    A selection of cheeses, biscuits and garnish suitable for sharing and picking at whilst you enjoy the show.

    With Cheddar, Stilton, Brie, Grapes, Apple, Chutney, Salad Garnish & Crackers

    Portion is suitable for 1-2 people sharing.

    You are issued with a voucher on arrival to the venue to order your platter to be freshly made with a server when you’re ready to eat. Please note, that food ordering finishes at the end of the show interval

    These items are available to order online when booking your show tickets, or book later before your visit to the venue (up to 3pm on the day of your show visit). Please advise of any allergies or special requirements when booking. We also recommend advising your server when ordering in the venue of  any allergen or specific dietary requirements

  • Snack Bar (Order when you visit)

    Snack Bar

    During this performance, our snack bar will be open serving up hot food and tasty treats! Order via your table server and have our freshly cooked food served directly to your table

    View Menu (PDF)

  • What are the timings for dining?

    Seating times are at 6pm, until 7.15pm (Mon-Sat), 6pm until 7.30pm (Sun)

    We recommend you arrive as early as you can to ensure we can serve you before the show commences. You can enjoy a great meal and a drink whilst you take in the atmosphere before the show.

  • Do we need to pre-order our food?

    Yes, at the moment you need to pre-order your chosen menu items before arrival.

    We are planning to change this in the near future however. 

    To submit your menu choices - please click here

  • Drinks Table Service

    Table Service – Drinks

    We have an extensive drinks menu including draught and bottle beers, wines, cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks.

    You can also ‘pre-order’ certain discounted priced drinks online here – so that your drinks are ready and brought to you as soon as you arrive at your table to avoid any wait times, or queues. Cocktail List (PDF) / Wine List (PDF) / NEW Spirit Bottle Packages (PDF) Our draught beers are – Coors Light, Carling, Worthingtons, Carling Cider, Carling Dark Fruits, Prahva Premium Lager and Guiness. 4 pint pitchers and beer towers available (to reduce trips to the bar and to save money!)

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