Stephen Cummings has announced he is reforming his iconic band The Sports.
In a post of Facebook, Cummings said that the line-up will feature founding members MARTIN ARMIGER and ANDREW PENDLEBURY with James Black, Peter Luscombe and Mark Ferry making up the band.
The Sports will perform two shows only as a one-off event at Memo, the new St Kilda venue for the people behind the Caravan Club and Flying Saucer Club in Melbourne.
Cummings statement reads:
Fri 8th & Sat 9th May THE SPORTS REFORM AT MEMO – As loyal Caravan followers we want to give you the heads up about a couple of magical nights in May at Memo. On Fri May 8 and Sat May 9th fabulous seventies band THE SPORTS will reunite to play all their classic songs like ‘Who Listens To The Radio’ , ‘Suspicious Minds’, Boys! (What Did The Detective Say? Strangers On a Train, When The terror hits, Hit Single, Reckless, Suddenly, NO Mama No, Stop the Babu talking) and many more. TICKETS ON SALE through The Memo Music Hall website www.memomusichall.com.au THIS MONDAY MORNING FEB 9th at 9AM Sharp STEPHEN CUMMINGS, MARTIN ARMIGER, ANDREW PENDLEBURY are all on board for these one off shows. James Black, Peter Luscombe & Mark Ferry make up the band.
The Sports had eight hits in Australia but only charted once in the U.S. with Who Listens to the Radio? (1978 / #45 Pop). The song was also featured in and episode of WKRP in Cincinnati. Their 1979 album, Don’t Throw Stones, also charted briefly, going to number 194 in the USA.
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