Coventry's entertainment scene
has received a massive vote of confidence from one of the biggest
names in the music industry.
1 Rhythm and Blues icon Trevor Nelson is returning to the city's
SkyDome complex just three months after performing there for the first
The MOBO award winning DJ
proved a massive hit when he filled the 2,400 capacity Ikon and Diva
clubs in late February, and is set to have the same impact on June
And the host of top radio show
"Trevor Nelson's Rhythm Nation" believes that the £40
million complex rivals the top venues in the country from a performers
point of view.
"When I was at Ikon
Coventry in February the atmosphere was fantastic and it was a
pleasure to play there.
"It is unusual for me
to return to the same venue so quickly but when the opportunity
arose I had no hesitation in agreeing to reappear there.
"If it is anything like
last time then it should be a great night - I am looking forward to
Chart-sensation DJ DeeKline,
who recorded top ten hit 'I don't smoke' and Mikee B of Radio One's
DreemTeem will also be performing on the night.
The event will be promoted by
Coventry-based Magnum Entertainments, and despite bringing other top acts to the clubs partner Stavros Poulos believes
this will be the best yet.
"I think people are
beginning to see that SkyDome has given us a platform to display the
country's best, and most popular talent to the Coventry people.
"The clubs have a
2,400 capacity but Trevor Nelson's last appearance could have sold
twice over so there is a real thirst for big names in the city.
"It is a great
testament to Coventry and SkyDome that he has agreed to return so
quickly - that has not happened at any other midlands venues."
Tickets for the event have
already sold well and SkyDome general manager Ian Knight has urged
anyone interested in going to purchase one well in advance.
"The event in February
was an eye-opener for anyone who did not realise just how popular
Trevor Nelson is - it was unbelievable.
"We are only too happy
to welcome him back, the last time he was here created a great
"It can only be good
for us and for the city as a whole to be associated with the best
and most current performers around - that is what is now
Tickets are priced at £10 +
booking fee and can be purchased from the SkyDome Box Office or by
calling 07760 270534.