The guide to music gigs
LOCAL band Steemy Dan will perform at the Gorleston Clifftop Festival on Sunday from 8.30pm in Arena 2. The Great Yarmouth Steely Dan tribute band is one of only a few in the UK playing this beautifully constructed and challenging music.
LOCAL band Steemy Dan will perform at the Gorleston Clifftop Festival on Sunday from 8.30pm in Arena 2. The Great Yarmouth Steely Dan tribute band is one of only a few in the UK playing this beautifully constructed and challenging music. The 10-piece band consists of some of the best musicians in the area and includes a three-piece brass section and female backing vocalists.
-Top rock covers band Rawkas will perform at the Green Gate in Caister tomorrow night from 9pm. The band will play tracks from the likes of Guns and Roses AC/DC, and Bon Jovi to name a few.
Rawkas are, Phil Murphy on guitar, Richard Pain on bass guitar, Stuart Robinson on drums, Miguel Angelo on lead vocals and Gary 'Galla' Durrant on guitar. The boys also invite musicians to come along to their Jam nights held every Wednesday at the Never Turn Back in Caister from 8.30pm-10.30pm. All equipment is supplied.
To find out more call Phil on 07799 561113 or visit www.rawkas.cjb.net or www.myspace.com/rawkasrock.
-The sounds of the Seventies will sweep through the Kingfisher Bar in Butt Lane, Burgh Castle tonight (Friday) with an Abba tribute show, with costumes and scene settings. The show features Paula Swann from Leicester.
The evening starts at 8pm and goes on until late. For more details, call 01493 782016.
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-Acoustic rock n roll trio The Revolves have three gigs lined up in the next few days. Tonight, Friday, at the Triangle in Lowestoft, tomorrow, Saturday, the Plough and Sail, Lowestoft; and Scratby's Beachcomber club, Monday, for the third gig of their summer residency. The band play 50s and 60s hits from The Beatles, Chuck Berry, Rolling Stones, Buddy Holly, Little Richard and Elvis.
-Four-piece female-fronted cover bands ib@nd will visit the Burrage Centre at the James Paget University Hospital on Friday, August 14 between 8.30pm and 9.15pm. For more information or band bookings call Janine on 07931 420139.
-Three-piece band Second Hand Blues will return to the Never Turn Back pub in Caister tonight, Friday, from 9.30pm. They will also perform at the Fox and Hounds in Filby tomorrow from 9pm. The band will be playing their usual set of funk and rock 'n' roll inspired blues from artists like Eric Clapton, BB King, John Mayall, Poppa Chubby and many more. To find out more visit www.secondhandblues.co.uk.
-Rock band Sanctas Quay is seeking a talented, dynamic drummer committed to producing excellent original music. For more details visit www.myspace.com/sanctasquay or call G on 07984415751.
-Local rock band Canine Feline are playing their first gigs with new drummer Carl Blackett this weekend. Tomorrow night they will perform at the Anson Arms in Southtown, Great Yarmouth, from 9pm and on Sunday at the Gorleston Clifftop Festival at 3pm. Carl has been in previous bands such as Chasing Red and Bonegarden and the band wish former drummer Steve Chapman the best for his future projects. Canine Feline are Rebecca Nudd on lead vocals, James Dean on guitar and vocals, Arron Clark on bass and Carl Blackett on drums. The group play a mixture of melodic rock self penned numbers and are influenced by bands such as Muse, Rush, Pink, Melissa Etheridge, Greenday, Papa Roach and many more. For more details visit www.myspace.com/caninefeline.
-Indie band Aluminium Risk return to Allens Bar in Great Yarmouth on Saturday with support from Essex based Library Suits. The night kicks off at 9pm.