Tuesday, 29 September 2009


Book your overnight stay on November 12th at The Avalon Guest House Plymouth Bed and Breakfast when American rapper Flo Rida comes to Plymouth Pavilions, just a ten minute walk from The Avalon, this year.
As a teenager, Flo Rida (real name Tramar Dillard) toured with local rap group 2 Live Crew. Later, he appeared in numerous popular rap mixtapes and studio albums, most notably in We The Best in 2006.
Mail on Sunday was Flo Rida's solo debut album - its first single Low, featuring T-Pain, was a number one hit for ten weeks in early 2008.
Two other singles resulted from Mail on Sunday - Elevator and In The Ayer.
In 2009, his second album R.O.O.T.S. was released. Its most successful single, Right Round, was at the top of America's Hot 100 for six weeks.
He has so far enjoyed six top twenty singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart within only two years.
He also memorably featured on the soundtrack to Step Up 2 The Streets.
Flo Rida hits Plymouth Pavilions on November 12. Tickets go on sale at 10am on September 30 from 08451 461460.

Tuesday, 22 September 2009

Peter Andre Coming To Plymouth

Book your overnight stay At The Avalon Guest House by visiting www.avalonguesthouse.moonfruit.com as Pop sensation Peter Andre will bring an extravagant live show to Plymouth next year as he bids to relaunch his music career in style.Staff at Plymouth Pavilions are bracing themselves for a frenzied response from the Australian superstar's fans on Friday (Sept 25), when tickets for March's concert go on sale.While his private life has dominated the headlines, the 36-year-old's comeback album 'Revelation' shot into the charts at Number Three on Sunday.It beat releases from rapper Jay-Z and songwriter David Gray, while his latest single 'Behind Closed Doors' peaked at an impressive Number Four on the UK charts.Peter Andre's Plymouth show, expected to be a sell-out, will be part of a UK tour that will see him hit the road for almost a month, landing in the city on March 22.Pavilions bosses are expecting tickets to fly out of the door over the weekend, with the singer and reality TV star set to hit our screens as a showbiz reporter for television chat show This Morning.Marketing officer Robert Maltby said: "Peter Andre is so current and topical at the moment."Not only has his music career been totally re-launched but everybody is so intrigued about what is going on in his private life."An impressive Number Three position in the album charts on Sunday, only losing out to Vera Lynn and Muse, really shows that the UK are loving his new sound and can really connect with the meaning behind some of his tracks."I've seen the public going wild last week when Peter was doing promotional appearances to promote his album and think tickets to see him live will send fans into another frenzy."March's shows will be Andre's first full concert tour since his much-publicised split from wife Katie Price – aka Jordan – earlier this year.The pair met on reality TV show 'I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!', sparking unprecedented interest from the UK press and a documentary series following their relationship for four years.Speaking after announcing his March tour, the man best known for the 1995 hit Mysterious Girl promised fans an effects-filled but 'grown up' stage show.He said: "Touring is the ultimate professional dream."Things will be a bit different from my last show as I'm 36, so I've got to grow up a bit."Take That still dance and they look great but I want to leave the dancing to the dancers – I might join in occasionally but it's not something I want to focus on."It'll be about the great sounding band, great lighting, the effects."Peter Andre was discovered on the Australian TV talent show New Faces in 1990 after doing an impression of pop star Bobby Brown.He released his first single in 1992 and shot to fame in the UK three years later.With a devoted following of teenage girls, two Number One singles followed in 1996 – 'Flava' and 'I Feel You'. He unsuccessfully dabbled with becoming an R&B artist in the late 1990s before a 2004 re-release of 'Mysterious Girl' saw him top the charts once again.His romance with former glamour model Jordan continues to dominate magazines in Britain, while the subject matter of his latest album is said to have been inspired by the couple's high-profile split.Peter Andre's gig is just the latest in an ever-expanding list of stars gracing the city venue, including Mercury Prize winner Dizzee Rascal, Lily Allen, Alice Cooper, The Specials and Bloc Party.Tickets, priced at £23, go on sale at 9am on Friday, September 25, and are available from the box office by calling 0845 146 1460.