Nik Kershaw

Born Nicholas David Kershaw in Bristol, England on March 1, 1958, Kershaw played guitar and sang in a number of underground bands before deciding on a career as a songwriter. However, he ended up performing his own songs rather than giving them to others, and signed a deal with MCA Records in 1983, which spawned a debut single, "I Won't Let The Sun Go Down On Me", which just missed out on the UK Top 40. At the beginning of 1984, he made his breakthrough when "Wouldn't It Be Good", featuring a video of Kershaw as a chromakey-suited alien, reached Number 4 in the UK charts. He enjoyed three more Top 20 hits from debut album Human Racing , including the title track and a successful re-issue of his debut single, which ultimately proved his biggest hit as a performer when it got to Number 2 in the UK.

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Upcoming Tour Dates

Venue Date Tickets
The Lowry, Salford Quays 10th September, 2017 Buy Tickets
Union Chapel, London 12th September, 2017 Buy Tickets
Sage Gateshead, Gateshead 17th September, 2017 Buy Tickets
Theatre Royal Winchester, Winchester 23rd September, 2017 Buy Tickets

Nik Kershaw Previously Appeared At..

Festival Date Tickets
Rewind Festival North 2016 5th - 7th Aug 2016 N/A
Walled Garden Music Fest 2016 15th - 17th Jul 2016 N/A
Lets Rock Southampton 2015 11th July, 2015 N/A
Lets Rock Exeter 2015 4th July, 2015 N/A
80s Rewind Festival North 2014 29th August, 2014 N/A
Lets Rock Leeds 2014 20th June, 2014 N/A
Lets Rock Bristol 2014 7th June, 2014 N/A
Lets Rock The Moor! 2014 16th May, 2014 N/A
80's Rewind Festival 2013 16th August, 2013 N/A
Fairport's Cropredy Convention 2013 9th August, 2013 N/A
Camp Bestival 2013 3rd August, 2013 N/A
Rewind Scotland 2013 27th July, 2013 N/A
Audley End Picnic Concerts 2012 3rd August, 2012 N/A
Nuts In May Festival 2012 3rd - 5th May 2012 N/A
80's Rewind Festival 2011 20th August, 2011 N/A
Rewind Scotland 2011 30th July, 2011 N/A
The Acoustic Festival of Britain 2011 21st May, 2011 N/A

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