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Support For James Scarborough Gig Revealed

Support For James Scarborough Gig Revealed

Published by Matthew Pells at 6:03pm 30th May 2018.

Two of Britain’s most unique and influential singer-songwriters will join indie greats James at their headline gig at Scarborough Open Air Theatre.

Badly Drawn Boy and Get Cape. Wear Cape. Flywill open the show on Saturday August 18.

Multi-instrumentalist Badly Drawn Boy picked up a Mercury Prize for the album  ‘The Hour of the Bewilderbeast’  in June 2000 and has since received critical acclaim for the soundtrack to the movie ‘About A Boy’ .

Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly is the musical moniker of singer/guitarist Sam Duckworth – who began Get Cape in his hometown of Southend, Essex, in 2004, delivering Top 40 singles The Chronicles of a Bohemian Teenager (Part One), War of the Worlds, I Spy, and Find the Time.

Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly

After releasing material under his own name in recent years, Duckworth reactivated Get Cape earlier this year and released the album 'Young Adult' which included the tracks 'Adults/Always', 'Just A Phase', 'DNA' and 'VHS Forever'.

James have sold more than 25 million records worldwide – have released 14 studio albums over the past 30 years and given us the indie anthems  ‘Sit Down’, ‘Born of Frustration’, ‘She’s A Star’ and ‘Come Home’ . They previously performed at the OAT in 2015.

picture of James

James have just announced they will be releasing their new album ‘Living In Extraordinary Times’ on August 3. The album is produced by Mercury and Brit Award winner Charlie Andrew (whose previous work includes alt-J and Wolf Alice) and rising star Beni Giles.

Tickets for James’s gig are on sale from www.scarboroughopenairtheatre.com or from Scarborough Open Air Theatre Box Office (01723 818111) and the Discover Yorkshire Coast Tourism Bureau (01723 383636).


  • 19 June – Lionel Richie
  • 21 June – The Script
  • 22 June – Gary Barlow
  • 24 Jun – Nile Rodgers and Chic
  • 29 June – Steps
  • 30 June – Alfie Boe
  • 5 July – Emeli Sandé
  • 6 July – Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
  • 20 July – Pete Tong’s Ibiza Classics
  • 21 July – Il Divo
  • 26 July – James Arthur
  • 28 July – Bastille
  • 11 Aug – Texas
  • 17 Aug – Britney Spears
  • 18 Aug – James


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