Meet Gabrielle backstage at South Shields gig

GIFT OF THE GAB ... you could meet Gabrielle at the SoundWaves gig in South Shields.
GIFT OF THE GAB ... you could meet Gabrielle at the SoundWaves gig in South Shields.

ONE of Britain’s most successful female singers will be performing in South Tyneside this month – and you could meet her!

Gabrielle will be performing as part of the line-up for the SoundWaves 2014 gig in Bents Park, South Shields, on Saturday, August 23, along with Texas, All Saints and Lulu James.

SoundWaves 2014

SoundWaves 2014

The singer shot to fame in 1993 when her debut single, Dreams, topped the UK charts.

Gabrielle enjoyed further success with hits including Give Me A Little More Time, Out Of Reach and Rise, which became her second No. 1 hit in 2000.

She has also been honoured with two BRIT awards during her career, including Best British Female in 1997.

The Gazette has teamed up with South Tyneside Council to offer lucky readers the chance to win tickets for the gig and meet their favourite artists.

Today, we’re offering one reader and a friend the chance to meet Gabrielle backstage on the day.

To be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets for SoundWaves and the chance to meet Gabrielle, answer the following question: On which film soundtrack did her hit Out Of Reach appear?

Fill in the competition form from today’s paper and send it to: SoundWaves competition, Shields Gazette, Chapter Row, South Shields, NE33 1BL. The closing date for entries is Tuesday, August 19.

Don’t miss your Gazette this week as we’ll offer more chances to meet chart-topping singer Gabrielle and South Shields soul star Lulu James.

Tickets for SoundWaves are on offer at two-for-one, and are priced at £30 for adults and £20 for youngsters aged five to 16.

To buy tickets, contact the Customs House on 4541234 or, the Stadium of Light Box office, Sunderland on 0871 911 1973 or, Ticketmaster on 0844 8440444 or or the Visitor Information Centre at Haven Point.

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