Find out the secret of band’s success

Secret Affair
Secret Affair

Mod veterans Secret Affair are hitting the road for their My World 2015 tour, which includes a gig at The Flowerpot in Derby on Friday, September 4.

The start of the 20th anniversary of live music presented by RAW Promotions at The Flowerpot, Derby, gets underway with an iconic soul/mod outfit who will be making their first appearance at the venue.

Secret Affair were one of the best known and loved bands of the late 1970s Mod Revival scene, which captured the hearts of the nation’s youth of the time along with other acts such as The Jam, Nine Below Zero, The Purple Hearts, The Chords, Squire and many more.

After having two top 10 hit singles with Time for Action and Let Your Heart Dance closely followed by the classic debut album Glory Boys in 1979, Secret Affair introduced their second album with possibly their biggest song My World in the early 80s.

Following the success of last year’s 35th anniversary tour, Secret Affair continue to perform throughout 2015 in support of the new release of their four album box set titled Est 1979 on Captain Oi Records and licensed by Sony/BMG.

Then, on Saturday, September 5, UB40 fans are in for a treat when tribute act The UB40 Experience perform at the King Street-based venue.

The UB40 Experience are an eight-man tribute to kings of reggae UB40.

The UB40 Experience include a three-man horn section and aim to give the audience the true feeling of having attended a UB40 concert.

The multicultural members have been recruited from several other UB40 tribute bands.

They have selected each member for their individual musical talents, professionalism and sheer attention to detail in their representation of the UB40 member they are portraying.

The band members have played across the world with a range of bands and music styles.

They frequently have members of UB40 special guesting in their live shows, including legendary founding member and sax player Brian Travers.

The show consists of over 50 chart hits such as Red Red Wine, Kingston town, Many Rivers To Cross, Food For Thought, Rat In Mi Kitchen, I Got You Babe and many more, all played completely live.

Doors open for both gigs at 8pm and admission is £16 to see Secret Affair and £10 for The UB40 Experience.

Advance tickets are available from The Flowerpot and RAW Promotions, as well as online at