Special guests take to the
stage for celebration of 'The Jam'
A host of special guests have been
announced to take part in a concert marking the end of Liverpool's highly
acclaimed retrospective exhibition of:- 'The Jam'.
Taking place at Echo Arena Liverpool, on Wednesday, 5 October 2016, legendary presenter
Janice Long will host the night which will see 'The Jam' bassist, Bruce Foxton,
perform alongside The Songbook Collective. - Paul Weller's backing
band and includes:- Steve Cradock from Ocean Colour Scene, The Farm who will act as support act on the
night playing tracks by The Jam, Mercury Prize winning Badly Drawn Boy, Mani - Stone Roses and Primal Scream band
member, Haircut One Hundred's Nick Heyward, Big Country drummer Mark Brzezicki, Amsterdam frontman Ian Prowse, Former vocalist and guitarist from The La's and
Cast Barry Sutton, Inspiral Carpets frontman Tom Hingley, Chris Griffiths from The Real People...
Plus lots more acts will be announced in the run up to the concert.
The gig celebrates the end of the 'About The
Young Idea' exhibition which has been on display at the Cunard Building since
July and explores the music, background, political and social impact of 'The Jam'.
The final day of the showcase is on Thursday, 6 October 2016.
Tickets for 'A Celebration of The Jam' are £45 and available from the Echo Arena
online box office
percentage of ticket proceeds will go to local charities including:- 'Be One
Percent' and 'Impact England.'
Nicky Weller who is organising the concert and co-curated the exhibition, said:-
"There is a real buzz around the gig and we've had a great reaction from
artists who want to be part of this special concert. We're so pleased with how
the exhibition has been received in Liverpool, and this concert very much feels
like us giving something back to the fans. It will be a great night packed full
of hits from The Jam which is sure to be a crowd pleaser."
About The Young Idea is the second exhibition Nicky and fellow curators Den
Davis and Russell Reader have developed dedicated to 'The Jam', after a smaller
version took place at London's Somerset House last summer. Nicky was the founder
of 'The Jam' fan club which she set up when she was a teenager.
Tickets for the exhibition in the Cunard Building cost up to £9.50, with
discounts at off peak times. Tickets can be purchased from:-
The concert has been made possible thanks to the support of The Cavern Club,
Wigwam, Lite Alternative and Sugar and Spice.
Suspected drug find after closure order of
flats in Southport
MERSEYSIDE Police had a closure order
granted on 8 flats, located in Talbot Street, Southport, on Friday, 8 July 2016,
following reports of drug activity and antisocial behaviour. The order place on
the property, by South Sefton Magistrates Court, was to end on Saturday, 8
October 2016. Now Merseyside Police have confirm that a search took place on
Thursday, 29 September 2016 that lead to a discovery of what is believe to be
heroin, hidden within a wall. The suspected drugs have been seized and an
investigation has since been started, to trace those responsible. Neighbourhood
Inspector Graham Fisher said:- "We will continue to act when we receive
information from our community in relation to crime and anti social behaviour.
This action highlights that we will make every effort to prevent crime. These
drugs can no longer be sold within our community where they cause harm and
misery. I would encourage any members of the community who have any information
to call us via:- 101 number or through Crimestoppers anonymously on:- 0800 555
Original Cruisers Halloween
THE Original Cruisers are hosting their
annual 'Rock Weekender' at Pontins in Ainsdale which is seeing
numbers of around 1500 people attend:- 'Southport's Biggest Halloween
Fancy Dress Weekend.'
"People from all over the could try arrive for a weekend full of fun and frolics
were they meet up with old friends and make new friends. We have a full weekend
of Live entertainment, 10 Live Bands, Burlesque Shows, DJ that plays non stop.
there are a lot of trade stalls for you all to treat yourselves and you can even
get a new tattoo from our tattooist... Saturday brings in the Halloween
themed fancy dress night and its truly an amazing sight to see. Everyone is
welcome to come and enjoy their weekend with us!" said Charlie from The
Wristband prices start at £15 of you ore book or £20 if you pay on the gate, its
the cheapest rock weekend to be held in Southport...
If you wish to get some wristbands please contact Charlie on:- 07732696438.
FoxEffects - Basic Full Body Painting Workshop
ON 16 October 2016, VAMPHire.com are
offering you the chance to do a introduction workshop to full body painting,
just in time for Halloween, at the
Fox and Goose, Southport, from 3pm to 6pm.
This special event is aimed at giving you a chance to learn from a professional
Stage Make Up Artist, called:- Terri Langley, aka:- 'Vile Style FX.'
The demo model she will be using will be Ally Caulfield, pictured on her in
The event will have a talk and then you will get to work in groups, painting
models. Each group will be no more than 6 people to a model. Body pain will be
supplied as well as application devices. Models will be semi-nude, so please
have respect for them at all times.
As the Fox and Goose is a pub, please note that you must be over 18 to attend.
Also drinks will be on sale at the venue. Doors open at 2:30pm and event will
start promptly at 3pm. After the event, the group can go over the road to
Leo's Bar to go over the designs and relax.
Tickets are just £20. You can buy tickets now online, via both:-MerseyReporter.Com/Shop
and also on
VAMPHire.com/Public-Shop. Tickets can also
be obtained via both:- The Fox and Goose and Leo's Bar.