Mon 3 December 2018 | 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Israeli Opera House - Sderot Sha'ul HaMelech 19, Tel Aviv, From 300 NIS
Bruce Dickinson, the legendary soloist of Iron Maiden, one of the most successful rock bands in the history of music that has sold more than 80 million copies of her albums, will arrive in Israel for a one-time “Spoken Word” concert in honor of the publication of his autobiographical book What does this button Do “).
As part of the performance, Dickinson is expected to tell about his childhood, the beginning of his musical career before and during joining the legendary band, behind-the-scenes stories about the band and its albums, recording and performances with it, and other fascinating stories from his life and his solo career.
Dickinson, 60, joined Iron Maiden in 1982 and released her most successful albums, including The Number Of The Beast in 1982, Piece Of Mind in 1983, Powerslave in 1984, Somewhere in Time in 1986, and Seventh Son of A Seventh Son in 1988.
Since then, Dickinson has left the band and released several albums as a solo artist before joining it again.
Dickinson, in addition to being one of the most recognized and beloved rock and metal soloists in the world today, is an Olympic-level fencer who trained with several world champions in the field. He is the author of 2 successful humor books, a screenwriter who wrote a horror film called Chemical Wedding in 2008, The company’s Boeing 747 and also flew a large number of commercial flights from various airlines.
During the Second Lebanon War Dickinson arrived in Lebanon and flew an airplane with British diplomats who wanted to leave the country during the war. In 2007, Dickinson arrived in Israel flying the plane of Glasgow Rangers who played in Israel against Hapoel Tel Aviv.
In 2017, Dickinson purchased Cardiff Aviation, a company that repairs and refurbishes passenger aircraft. Later that year it was reported that Dickinson paid out of his own pocket salaries of 100 employees whose salaries were delayed as a result of a national holiday in which the bank did not work.
Dickinson and his band are also the owners of the beer brand Trooper Beer, which was sold last year in Israel, a very successful British beer brand, celebrating its fifth year with more than 20 million sales worldwide.
In 2017, Dickinson released his first autobiography “What Does This Button”, which tells the story of his life, from childhood through joining Iron Maiden to the cancer he was diagnosed in 2014 and from which he graduated in 2015. The book quickly became one of the best known books in the UK To the status of the best known book of the British Sunday Times.
During the evening, Dickinson will also tell the band’s songs and tell anecdotes about their recording, and will also allow the audience to ask him questions about his life and his long career. The performance in Israel is part of a very limited tour by Dickinson to promote his book, and all ticket purchasers will receive a copy of the book in English.
The show will take place at the Tel Aviv Opera House on December 3rd. Ticket prices vary according to the seating location in the hall and range from NIS 299 to NIS 499 per ticket.