BURTON is set to hold Burton’s first ever Live Aid style concert on Saturday 3rd June with the proceeds supporting the work of Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) and two other charities.
The concert will bring together local acts from in and around Burton to perform on 2 stages at Burton Rugby Club, Lichfield Street, with proceeds also going to Citizens Advice Mid Staffordshire and YMCA Burton. Gates will open at 1pm with acts playing from 2-11pm.
There will be a full bar open all day, 5 food outlets serving a hog roast, home cooked Caribbean food from Dattie’s Soulfood and a Eats, Shoots and Leaves offering a selection of vegetarian choices.
The event is open to all with family friendly activities throughout the day including a henna artist, face painter and activities from BACT.
The event includes performances from Oasis tribute ‘Supersonic’, Rainer, Rockaholic, Star from Ivy, Liquid Brass and many other local bands.
Annabelle is an 18 year old singer/songwriter from Winshill, Burton upon Trent. Her influences are Ed Sheeran, Tom O’Dell, Gabriel Aplin and Amy Winehouse to name a few. At 16 she wrote a song entitled ‘Love is a deadly thing’ for a short film called ‘Crossing Paths’, the film was entered into numerous film festivals around the world winning many accolades, her song won ‘Best Original Song’ at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival. When asked about the concert, Anna Bartram, explained: “I’m very proud to be involved in such a worthwhile cause and I’m really looking forward to performing.”
Tickets can be purchased for the Early Bird price of £10.00 from Simon Cooper or Gemma Lanchester at the Burton Albion Community Hub, Casey Lane (DE14 2ER). The event is free to children under 12 providing they are with a paying adult. Checks will be taking place on the gate and entry can be refused.
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