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Rawkas showcase talent at Caister pub

PUBLISHED: 13:42 02 October 2008 | UPDATED: 11:55 03 July 2010

RAWKAS guitarists Phil Murphy and Gary Durrant showcase three bands at the Never Turn Back, Caister, tonight. The show is being billed as a great chance to see wide style of bands from original to punk.

RAWKAS guitarists Phil Murphy and Gary Durrant showcase three bands at the Never Turn Back, Caister, tonight. The show is being billed as a great chance to see wide style of bands from original to punk. The show kicks off at 9pm and entry is free.

Headlining the night is original band Superior Inferior whose influences include The Beatles, Neil Young, Syd Barret, Al Green, Pearl Jam, Duran Duran, Tool, Cougar and many more.

On second are Norwich based punk band Washed Up with their catchy sing-a-long punk rock act. Starting the night will be Basset, a new Great Yarmouth based band.

Rawkas have a night of rock lined up for tomorrow night at the Green Gate in Caister-on-sea performing rock covers by bands such as Guns and Roses and Bon Jovi. The show kicks off at 9pm and entry is free. The Rawkas Jam has now moved to every week at the Never Turn Back in Caister-on-Sea. All equipment is supplied and the night is open to all genre, skill level and ages. Entry is free, for more information contact Phil on 07799 561113.

FOLLOWING the EMU announcement of the re-booking the Jam'd from the cancelled St Nicks Festival to play at Rasputins on November 21, there is more good news.

Jilted generation, the UK's number one Prodigy tribute, has also been booked for a Christmas Party Special on Friday, December 19. No luck though with High Voltage; the singer has gone walkabout. So if you think you can sing like Bon Scott just let EMU know and you will be put in touch with the band.

“It is good to get these bands booked back,” said EMU spokesman Chris Anson. “

Offers have come flooding in from top tribute acts wishing to play in the town since the summer festivals.

Chris added: “EMU will be booking one or two more top tributes to play in the town before Christmas.”

You can keep up with things as they develop at www.emulive.co.uk

OUT of the Ashes will be performing at one of their favourite venues, Gorleston Social Club in the High Street tonight (Friday) from 9pm to midnight. All are welcome at this friendly club with dance floor for a mix of country/country rock and 60's rock 'n roll.

Rock'n'roll acoustic trio The Revolves are at the Belle Vue Tavern in Gorleston tomorrow, Saturday, playing 50s and 60s hits by The Beatles, Chuck Berry, The Kinks, Buddy Holly, Little Richard and The Stones among others. The band is on the lookout for a permanent drummer. Anyone interested should speak to the band at the gig or contact Andy on 07856831116 or Ady on 07515818767.

LOCAL rock covers band Prism will play at the Seadell Club at St Thomas' Road, Hemsby, tomorrow night .

The band will be on stage from 9pm and will perform covers from the likes of the Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, the Rolling Stones and Snow Patrol.

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