Easter Gigs Galore
April 3, 2010 Leave a comment
Looking to indulge in something a bit more than chocolate eggs and songs of praise this Easter? You’re in luck. Here in Stoke there’s a wealth of gigs going on over the Easter holiday. Do you know of any more happening? If so, leave us a comment.
Homebase have organized a Music marathon at the Clive in Market Drayton from 3pm, with food all day. Confirmed bands include Remodel, The Llight, Twisted Species, The Sleeves, The Review, Adam Sylvester, Damien Whitehurst and Ben Edwards. Entry is £3 on the door and all money goes directly to the British Heart Foundation.
Meanwhile The Full Moon in Newcastle are hosting their own charity night including a set from the great Cartellos, interspersed with their usual open mike acoustic night. Jase Lockett hosts the night and entrance is free from 8:30pm. The night is in aid of Ruby Owen who needs life-saving surgery.
On Easter Monday there’s a bank holiday special at the Full Moon, who’re open at 2pm. Entrance is only £2.50 on the door and acts playing include Friends of Ken, The Seers, Bad Hair Days and Soul for Sale.
The now famous annual Citizens Advice Bureau charity all dayer takes place at The Old Brown Jug in Newcastle from 2pm. Expect live bands and DJs inside and outside all through the day, with a barbeque to get your gnashers round. Dead Format, The Control, Bleached Wail, The Sport, Fetch The Witches and The Black Apples are a couple of the acts to have been announced along side DJ’s Weplay, SweetJayne, New Education The Reception DJs and Mark Askew. Admission is £7 on the door with all proceeds going to the C.A.B. Stoke-on-Trent.
Meanwhile Sortcode play the Fat Cat Café Bar in Hanley from 8pm. The band will officially launch at the venue after two years in the making, and tickets will be £5 on the door with 50p from every ticket going to the Joe Gilligan Trust, founded to support young adults who are diagnosed with cancer, and support young musicians. Support comes from The Clock The Storm.