Take That star Howard Donald performs at tiny hall in Lancashire for just 175 fans

Take That Howard Donald musician performed in a Lancashire hall where he put on a DJ set for 175 fans after a postponed show (Image: REX/Shutterstock)

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Take That's Howard Donald performed in a small Lancashire hall for 175 people last night.

The musician put on a DJ set after the original March 2020 date being postponed due to coronavirus restrictions.

However, the gig was different to what the boy band star was used to in their nineties heyday.

The 53-year-old performed at the St Mary’s Chambers in Rawtenstall, Lancashire.

The Sun reported that the Venue director John Patrick said: “We are absolutely over the moon to finally welcome such a huge star to our fantastic venue in Rossendale.

“We feel privileged to present artists of Howard’s calibre here at St Mary’s Chambers.”

Howard Donald performed a solo gig in Lancashire last night
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Howard played a DJ set for just 175 fans
(Image: REX/Shutterstock)

Tickets were £23 plus booking fees and the venue also put on a Craig David tribute act on Friday evening which cost £10 a ticket.

As well as being part of one of the world's biggest boy bands, Howard also founded the DJ band Sonic Headz with his friends King Brain and Bart Van Der Zwaan.

The DJ band often commands huge audiences at clubs across Europe.

Howard was also recently revealed as as Zip on the first series of ITV's The Masked Dancer – he finished in third place behind Bonnie Langford and winner Louis Smith.

His impressive break dancing to the likes of Rapper's Delight and Super Freak sent him to the final episode of the show.

Judges originally thought that the talented dancer could be Howard's bandmate Jason Orange.

The star actually started his career as a break dancer in the late eighties and early nineties in Manchester clubs where he met bandmate Jason.

Shortly after this the band formed with Gary Barlow, Robbie Williams and Mark Owen.

Gary was known for his song writing and Robbie and Mark also shared vocal duties with Gary but Howard and Jason were known for their dance moves.

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Howard revealed that he kept his identity a secret on The Masked Dancer by wearing a hood, balaclava and gloves whilst he was backstage on the show.

He also said that you aren't even allowed to say good luck to other contestants.

Howard is married to Katie Halil and shared two boys with her Bowie, five, and Dougie Bear, four, this is as well as older daughters Grace, 22, and Lola, 16, from other relationships.

He also mentioned that Take That are desperate to reunite and perform again.

He said that they'd like to do something at the end of next year whether there is a record out before then or not.