UK's Premier Van Morrison Tribute
Iain Sparks is the UK's premier Van Morrison Tribute - endorsed by Wavelength (Van Morrison Fan Club). Iain Sparks is a truly international artiste. He has toured Australia, Canada, Europe and the Middle East & with starring regional & West End theatre credits, he is a phenomenon not to be missed. [ more ]
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» ProfileIain Sparks is the UK's premier Van Morrison Tribute - endorsed by Wavelength (Van Morrison Fan Club).
Iain Sparks is a truly international artiste. He has toured Australia, Canada, Europe and the Middle East & with starring regional & West End theatre credits, he is a phenomenon not to be missed.
» Song List
- Brown Eyed Girl
- Here Comes The Night
- Have I Told You Lately
- Jackie Wilson Said
- Bright Side Of The Road
- Baby Please Don't Go
- Wild Night
- Warm Love
- Mama Used To Say
- Back On Top
- Goin' Down Geneva
- Real Gone
- And It Stoned Me
- Takin' My Time
- Play Me Some Music
- Lily Of The Valley
- And Many More!
» Previous Clients
- The Kings Arms, Frating
- Aspers Casino, Northampton
- Lakeside, Frimley
- Legends Bar, Stanley, Durham
- Hayes & Harlington Cons Club
- Ilford Catholic Club
- The Band Stand, Eastbourne
- The Shephall Centre, Stevenage
- The Sbl Club, Stevenage
- The 3 Wishes, Bethnall Green
- El Paso, Jumeria Beach, Dubai
- The British Club, Abhu Dahbi
- The Woodbury Park Hotel, Woodbury, Devon
- The Ramada Hotel Maidstone
- Eastliegh Fc Silverlake, Eastliegh
- Shirley Park Golf Club, Croydon
- Addiscombe Golf Club, Gravel Hill, Croydon
- Botely Hill Farm House, Warlingham
- The Windmill ,kirkdale Sydenham
- Haverhill Ex Servicemen's Haverhill
- Te Bell Inn, Main Street, Beachampton
- Towcester Cons Club, Towcester
- The George & Dragon, Eaton Socon
- The Wishing Well Hayes
- Chilworth Manor, Chilworth S'pton 07976293716
- The Swan Wheathampstead
- The Harrier, Gunthorpe Peterbro
- The Moor Hen, Harlow
- The Misty Moon, Neasden
- The White Horse, Tilbrook
- Thorpe Le Soken Bowls Club
- The Dixie Queen, Butlers Wharfe
- The 3 Frogs Wokingham
- The Red Lion Hotel, Henley
- The Skiddaw, Paddington
- The Radisson Edwardian Hotel, Bath Rd, Heathrow
- The 3 Wishes Winchmore Hill,
- The Black Horse, Thurnham, Kent
- The Angel, West Malling
- West Malling Golf Club
- Bartellas, Meopham
- Bartellas, Margareting
- Bartellas, Furze Hill
- Vauxhall Holiday Park, Norwich
- Cinque Ports Leisure ( Several Venues/hol.parks In Kent)
- Sutton Vale Holiday Park, Kent
- Camber Sands Hol Park, Essex
- The Torphicen Inn, Torpichen
- The Fyfe Arms, Turrar
- The Windmill, Clapham Common
- The Running Horse, Bracknell
- The Running Horse Bagshot
- The Running Horse Ashford
- Many More!
» TestimonialsThe following reviews refer to Van morrison/roy orbison or iain sparks & friends which is a combination of of all my characters featured in that show. please use these at your own discretion as appropriate.
"breathaking recreation of the original"
- The Stage
"Enigmatic cool "
- Manchester evening news
"Superb song & vocals"
- pathfinder magazine
Donning a wig and shades, Iain morphed into the Big for his first set, and the resemblance was creepily close. I guess most of us were on the edges of our seats wondering if he was going to reach that first high note in his opener Only The Lonely, and this he did with ease to good applause, at that point we settled down knowing the rest of the performance would be class.
- Big Boppers Rock & Roll club 8 October 2010
The 15 Orbison numbers sung that night included one of his last recordings with the Travelling Wilburys You're Not Alone Anymore, but it was Mean Woman Blue with live harmonica which got the dancers to the floor. Pretty Woman had the audience hand-clapping and a yelpin, but I was curious as to how Iain was going to handle Crying. Another excellent version of an Orby classic and Iain actually played his guitar, not mimed as some tributes annoyingly do. Interestingly Iain mixed up the evening with some soul material, OK, not UK Rock fodder, but his treatment of some Ben E. King and Temptations material shows how diverse this Roy Orbison is. A very entertaining evening with a warm bond between the audience and entertainer.
- Ken Major - UK Rock Magazine (December 2010 issue)
Just a short note to say a big thanks for the gig you did for us last Friday, Despite the power problems everyone throughly enjoyed it and it was a great evening. Your act was first class, attracted the biggest audience weve had this year! I would not hesitate in recommending you to anyone - Keep up the good
work, Regards and good luck
Hi Rebecca, 27/08/09
Iain was great. He is such a nice guy. He arrived on time and was very professional. I would recommend him to anyone who enjoys Van Morrison, Roy
Orbison etc. We enjoyed him so much that my sons and I travelled to Epsom to see
him after the wedding. best wishes,
- Kevin & Sasha
Just a short note to say thank you, everything arrived this morning. All the albums and DVD are fantastic, you are such a talented artist. A real top
quality respectful tribute to Roy Orbison, I could listen to your recordings all day long. I hope that one day you will be bringing one of your shows to a theatre near me. That day couldnt come soon enough. Thank you once again
We cannot thank you enough for making Saturday the most wonderful evening, not only for dad, but for all our guests. Your performance as Roy Orbison was incredible and we were delighted that you performed some songs as yourself as well. Thank you for the attachments, mum also told me yesterday that you are going to be appearing at a theatre in Kent soon so we are looking forward to seeing you again there. she is enquiring about tickets this week! Thank you really doesn't seem enough, but truly, thank you for making dad's 60th birthday party such a huge success. Very best regards from the whole family.
» Set FormatVan-Tastic! Offers:
1 x 60 Minute Set Of Van Morrison
1 x 45 Minute Set Of Van Morrison
1 x 45 Minute Set Of Cover Songs