Bands in Rock for Refugees five-hour gig

Musicians will be raising support for refugees in a five-hour gig in Chesterfield.

Friday, 11th November 2016, 6:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 5:01 pm

The Rock for Refugees fundraiser takes over So Bar on November 20, kicking off at 5pm.
Hip-hop, ska-punk band Smiling Ivy from Sheffield head the line-up with new single Full Moon on the setlist.

Bands playing at the charity gig include Chesterfield punk trio WORM, the Peak District’s folk-rock, blues-funk maestros Left Hand Drive, funk-blues outfit Blackfish and Long Eaton’s Dirty Scroungin’ B******* whose forte is socialist punk-blues, reggae-folk-hip-hop tunes.

Whiskey Bob Shaker, the master of bar-room ballads, Peak District poet extraordinaire Mark Gwynne Jones, singer-songwriter and creative artist Li Laurent, Liverpudlian singer-songwriter Ruby Sky and singer-storyteller Ayres will be among the soloists. 
Rock for Refugees is organised by Stand Up to Racism and Love Music Hate Racism.

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The event is open to over 18s only.

Tickets are £3 (unwaged), £5 waged, £10 + solidarity.