STATUS QUO BIOGRAPHY
One of Britain's best loved bands is returning to Lincoln!
The legendary Status Quo will be appearing at Midsummer Magic once again. Recognised
each year by the Performing Rights Society as one of the hardest working acts on
tour, the sell out rock'n'roll legends are sure to be a great nights entertainment.
Status Quo have become a rock'n'roll institution. A prolific touring and recording
act, they have accumulated total world-wide record sales exceeding 118 million units,
with 29 of their 39 album releases making the UK top 20. Classic hits like ‘Caroline’,
‘Down Down’, ‘Rockin’ All Over The World’, ‘Whatever You Want’, ‘Marguerita Time’
and ‘In The Army Now’ contribute to a presence of over seven and a half years on
the British singles chart. It is estimated that they have played to over 24 million
people in 5,500 live shows worldwide!
Status Quo duo Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt have also been awarded OBEs for services
to music and for charitable work. This is complemented by a cabinet full of music
industry accolades including: the coveted 'Silver Clef Award', presented annually
by the Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy Trust for 'Outstanding Services to British Music';
Best Festival Feel Good Act from the UK Festival Awards; a Brit Award for 'Outstanding
Contribution to the Music Industry'
For die hard fans, to anyone looking for a great night out, Status Quo always prove
they are worthy of their continuing success. So why not come and join us at the showground
for what will undoubtedly be a fantastic nights entertainment for the whole family.