Music Run

Bands playing across the borough

FANS of classic rock and blues from the 1960s through to today will enjoy Stonewood tonight in Great Yarmouth. The group, which formed during the 1990s, plays covers of Thin Lizzy, AC/DC, Guns’n’Roses and Doobie Brothers, and will be playing at the California Tavern at 9pm.

HAVING started in the 70s, recently reformed band The Night Rollers will be playing gigs around the area in the coming weeks.

The four-piece from Great Yarmouth play rock ’n’ roll from the 50s and 60s and have been touring elsewhere in the country, but tomorrow they will be playing in the Seabreeze in Lowestoft from 8.30pm, while on Sunday they will perform in The Red Lion in Southwold from 3-6pm.

And next Friday they will be playing in their home town, with a show at O’Gradys from 9pm onwards. All gigs are free, and to find out more, go to www.thenightrollersband.co.uk or check them out on Facebook.

A NIGHT of music will be raising money for a good cause next Saturday in Burgh Castle.

From 8pm, with MC Salty compering, All Mod Cons will be playing alongside other bands including The Lore Breakers and the Looney Tunes at Burgh Hall on Lords Lane.

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The event is being organised by Rachael Lear, 46, who is celebrating the 20th anniversary since she had a heart transplant in 1991 at Papworth Hospital in Cambridge.

There will also be a raffle on the night, with tickets for the whole thing costing �5 and all proceeds going to the hospital.

To find out more or to book tickets, contact Rachael on 01493 663225, or from the King’s Arms pub on Northgate Street.

SOPHISTIFUNK brings its funky/tech and jazzy sounds to Gorleston’s Ocean Room tonight. Further into 2011, the organisation will be bringing some of the country’s top DJs for summer beach parties.

Special guest DJ Troy Thomson of Ministry of Sound will be guest DJ at the event, along with Joe Routledge and Mikey Phillips, �3 before 11pm and �5 after.

SECOND Hand Blues will be performing at The Dock Tavern in Gorleston tomorrow, starting at 8.30pm.

The band have just finished supporting Dr Feelgood and will be recording their second album at the end of April.

A number of these new songs, as well as their usual high-paced blues rock covers and songs from their last album Bright Lights and Stereo, will feature at this gig.

For more information, e-mail theband@secondhandblues.co.uk to get exclusive access to new material or visit www.secondhandblues.co.uk for gig details.

THE next Northern Soul night will be held at the Green Gate Inn in Caister tonight, starting at 8pm.

The disco will feature classic and rare 60s’ soul, Motown and Northern Soul on a wooden dance floor, with talc supplied for dancing. DJ Gooner will be playing the tunes.