Photos By Graeme Whitworth
Review by JMM
S Club Brought Their Good Times Tour to Newcastle’s Utilita Arena
It was a night of nostalgia, fun, and non-stop entertainment as S Club, the beloved British pop group from the late ’90s, brought their “Good Times” tour to Newcastle’s Utilita Arena on Thursday night. The group, consisting of Bradley, Jo, Jon, Rachel, and Tina, thrilled a packed audience with a hit-filled setlist that took us on a journey back in time to the late 1990s and early 2000s.
The excitement leading up to this event had been building all year, ever since the group announced their reunion to celebrate their 25th anniversary. For many of us who grew up with their infectious pop hits, it was a dream come true to see S Club back on stage together. Their journey began in 1998 when they were formed for the TV show “Miami 7,” and it wasn’t long before their catchy tunes began dominating the airwaves.
The Utilita Arena was buzzing with anticipation, and as the lights dimmed and the music started, the crowd erupted in cheers. S Club opened the show with S Club Party,” a classic hit that instantly got everyone on their feet, dancing and singing along. The energy in the arena was electric, and it was evident that S Club still knew how to work the stage and get the audience involved.
Throughout the night, the group delivered hit after hit, from “Reach” to “S Club Party” and “Never Had a Dream Come True.” Their vocal performances were solid, and they demonstrated that they’ve still got the moves that made them famous. The chemistry between the members was evident, and it was heartwarming to see them back together, singing and dancing as if no time had passed.
One of the highlights of the evening was when they took a moment to reflect on their journey over the past 25 years, sharing anecdotes and memories from their time as a group. This heartfelt interlude added a personal touch to the concert, making it clear that their bond as a group is as strong as ever.
The production values of the “Good Times” tour were impressive, with dazzling light shows and visually captivating stage setups. The entire show felt like a celebration of not just S Club, but of the entire pop music era they were a part of.
As the night came to a close, S Club ended with an encore that included “Bring It All Back,” leaving the crowd in high spirits and with a sense of nostalgia that will last for a long time. S Club’s “Good Times” tour in Newcastle was not just a concert; it was a journey through time, a reminder of the infectious joy of their music, and a celebration of their enduring appeal.
In conclusion, S Club’s “Good Times” tour in Newcastle’s Utilita Arena was a remarkable night filled with hits, memories, and a palpable sense of togetherness. This reunion tour marked a milestone in their career, and it was a testament to their enduring popularity and the timeless quality of their music. For fans both old and new, it was a night to remember, and a celebration of the good times S Club brought into our lives over the past 25 years
S Club Party Play Video Love Ain’t Gonna Wait for You Play Video You’re My Number One Play Video Natural Play Video Sunshine Play Video You Play Video Stronger Play Video Bring the House Down Play Video Friday Night Play Video Don’t Stop Movin’ Play Video Good Times (Live footage of Paul mixed… more ) Play Video Bring It All Back Play Video Two in a Million Play Video These Are The Days Play Video Have You Ever Play Video Alive Play Video Reach