perform a musical tribute to the original 1980 cult classic movie:
'The Blues Brothers'
As well as performing all the big hit songs from the film, Illinois incorporate into their show, a variety of well-known soul classics and pop hits of the sixties era including James Brown, Sam & Dave, Wilson Picket, Eddie Floyd, Tommy James and Bruce Chanel to name but a few.
The combination of specially choreographed dancing, adapted from the original film to create that energetic 'Blues Brothers' atmosphere, along with great vocals, music, spectacular light show and slapstick comedy makes this show a great all round entertainment package for any type of venue, audience or occasion.
Formed in 1997, Illinois
have enjoyed seven years of successful performances in a wide variety of venues throughout the United Kingdom and overseas from corporate functions, hotels, weddings, RAF bases and holiday parks to outdoor festivals, clubs, pubs, wine bars, Mediterranean and Caribbean cruises.
Illinois have successfully completed sponsored UK tours for leading beer brands such as Holsten Pils, Metz and Budweiser.
In addition to their successful corporate tours of Arena pubs, Yates' Wine Lodges, Jumpin' Jax Night Clubs, Litten Trees, Bar Meds and Chicago Rock Cafes, Illinois have also performed alongside a number of big name stars of the music and entertainment industry: American soul singer, Edwin Starr; 80's Chart-toppers, Hazell Dean, Jaki Graham & Chesney Hawkes; 70's pop band, Showaddywaddy; Current US Chart band, Wheatus; Mike & the Mechanics' lead singer Paul Carrack and, current chart band; Liberty X.
Illinois are fast becoming one of the busiest tribute acts in the UK with an increasing list of re-bookings.