Original Survivor vocalist Dave Bickler has confirmed a short run of UK dates in March. The voice of the worldwide hit ‘Eye Of The Tiger’ will play London The Garage 11, Bristol Thekla 12, Nottingham Rescue Rooms 13, Prestatyn HRH AOR 14.
Tickets on sale now at https://tinyurl.com/yaelkzpl
Chrome Molly have been announced as Special Guests for all shows except Prestatyn.
In 2018 Dave Bickler released his long anticipated solo album ‘Darklight’ on all digital platforms.The album has been a labour of love and his main focus for many years. Its release was accompanied by a simple statement which said “Remember, there’s no light without dark, and there’s more to light than meets the eye! Happy listening!”
As the original singer in the band Survivor, Dave Bickler had his biggest hit with the double platinum 1982 hit ‘Eye of the Tiger’, the theme song for the motion picture Rocky III. The song, which topped the US, British and Australian charts, became an international hit, selling millions of copies around the world.The song won Bickler and the band a Grammy Award for ‘Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal’, was voted ‘Best New Song’ by the People’s Choice Awards and received an Academy Award nomination.In subsequent years the song continues to be an influence, featuring in a variety of spheres including sporting events, electronic games such as Guitar Hero, and numerous ‘Best of’ charts.
The album ‘Eye Of The Tiger’ which produced a further US Top 20 hit single with ‘American Heartbeat’was certified platinum in the USA.
Dave Bickler served three stints with Survivor from 1978–1983,1993–1999 and 2013-2014. In 2013 Bickler rejoined the band with Jimi Jamison, touring regularly until Jamisons’ untimely death in 2014. Dave Bickler appeared on four albums – ‘Survivor’ ,’Premonition’, ‘Eye Of The Tiger’ and ‘Caught In The Game’.
From 1999-2009 Dave Bickler was the singing voice behind the hugely successful ‘Real Men of Genius’ Bud Light radio and TV commercials. It became the most “award-winning” radio campaign in advertising history!
UK – MARCH 2019
11 LONDON, The Garage
12 BRISTOL, Thekla
13 NOTTINGAM, Rescue Rooms
14 PRESTATYN, HRH AOR*
* Dave Bickler only