We shared the news that popular rock and roll band, Showaddywaddy, are set to appear in Carlisle as part of their 50th anniversary tour. 

Formed in the 1970s in Leicester from several local bands, they have sold more than 20 million records and have toured all corners of the World extensively.

Here's how readers reacted.

Coral Waters said: "Saw them twice in Carnegie. Only the drummer, Romeo, is left who's from the original band. They are still awesome though."

John Wardle said: "Saw them around 1974 at the Market Hall, supported by the Arrows."

Sandra Graves added: "I saw them at the Market Hall in the early 80s," and Sandra Clarke said: "Saw them in the 70s in the Market Hall."

Lindsey Clark said: "My mam would have loved this," and Anne Norman added: "Got my tickets already, can't wait."

Lorna Gemmell said: "Saw them in the Market Hall 1977/1978. Then again at the Sands, was even up on stage dancing with them, happy days."

Wendy Pritchard added: "Saw them last year at Morecambe. They were brilliant."

Karen Gillespie also said she would be attending the event.

Their live show is dynamic and uplifting featuring all of their biggest hits, many of which reached number one in the pop charts of Europe.

‘Under The Moon of Love’, ‘Three Steps to Heaven’, ‘Hey Rock & Roll’, ‘When’, ‘Blue Moon’, ‘Pretty Little Angel Eyes’ and many, many more.

Showaddywaddy are set to perform in Carlisle at the Old Fire Station on Friday, October 25, 2024.