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The Comet (Stevenage Edition)

Cars, guitars and superstars

Thursday 5th June 2008 – No 1921

Page 40

Comet Competition

British International
23 JULY – 3 AUG

[Photo caption: Take your pick – (Right) Alice Cooper, (below right) Meatloaf and (below left) Blondie are some of the big name bands appearing at the British International Motor Show.]

LOVE cars? Live for music? Then this is the competition for you.
Because this week we have teamed up with Live Nation to offer our readers the chance to win 10 must-have pairs of tickets to any one of 10 concerts being performed at the British International Motor Show in July and August.
The nightly concerts will be performed in the purpose-built dockside arena each night of the show (July 23 – Aug 2). So the winners of our tickets will not only be able to see the act of their choice, they can also browse the 600 cars which will be on display at ExCel for the biggest show in the UK.

The line up includes:
Wednesday, July 23: UB40
Thursday, July 24: Alice Cooper
Friday, July 25: Status Quo
Saturday, July 26: Squeeze
Sunday, July 27: Here & Now 80s Show
Monday, July 28: Blondie
Wednesday, July 30: Deep Purple
Thursday, July 31: Chicago
Friday, August 1: Jools Holland featuring Marc Almond
Saturday, August 2: Meat Loaf with Arno Carstens

So thanks to Live Nation we have got a pair of tickets to give away for each performance. So if you fancy some pop piano, the Jools Holland show on August 1 might be for you. But if you want to transport yourself back to the 1980s, the Here & Now show on July 27 will be showcasing Bananarama, Belinda Carlisle, Paul Young, Toyah, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Midge Ure and Nick Heyward.
To enter all you have to do is follow the links to the competition page on You can then choose which shows you would like to see by clicking in the relevant link. You can enter the competition to win tickets on each night of the British International Motor Show and remember it’s free to enter.
The competition closes on July 7. Winners will be chosen at random from all the correct entries received before this date. There is no cash alternative. The winning tickets will admit two people to the concert as well as the British International Motor Show at ExCel. Travel to and from the venue is not included as part of the prize. The editor’s decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into.
The British International Motor Show is open from 10am – 9pm daily. The concerts start at 9pm with doors opening at 8pm.
Tickets – ranging in price between £25 and £32.50 – for any of the performances are available now from or
More information about the Motor Show is available from

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