Former Genesis star heading to Carlisle theatre with band Mike and the Mechanics

Former Genesis star heading to Carlisle theatre  as part of new UK tour
Former Genesis star heading to Carlisle theatre as part of new UK tour

FORMER Genesis star Mike Rutherford will be heading to Carlisle as part of his bands ne tour.

Mike & The Mechanics, who have sold over ten million records worldwide – announce their ‘Refueled!’ 2023 Tour – heading to the Sands Centre in Carlisle on Wednesday, April 26 2023.

Mike & The Mechanics are Genesis founding member Mike Rutherford (Guitar), Andrew Roachford (lead, backing vocals and keyboards) – one of the UK’s most prolific R&B singers, whose previous hits include ‘Cuddly Toy’ and ‘Family Man’ – and Canadian-born singer, Tim Howar (lead and backing vocals), who formed and toured with his band Van Tramp, has performed with the likes of Rod Stewart and Paulo Nutini, and appeared as The Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera in London’s West End.

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Tim shares vocal duties with Roachford and they both add a soulful dimension to the band’s already established sound.

The ‘Refueled!’ Tour in 2023, will include tracks from their critically acclaimed, most recent top-10 selling album ‘Out of the Blue’, all the hits, plus some Genesis. Their ninth album features reworkings of some of the band’s best loved tracks, including ‘The Living Years’ and the unforgettable ‘Over My Shoulder’.

Mike & The Mechanics – Refueled takes place on Wednesday 26 April 2023 at The Sands Centre, Carlisle. Tickets on sale online at or by calling 01228 633766