Raft of musical talent lined up to support cricket club

Something for the Weekend. From the left, John Bailey, Martin Davies, Dean Jones, Mark Edwards and Lee Roberts
Something for the Weekend. From the left, John Bailey, Martin Davies, Dean Jones, Mark Edwards and Lee Roberts
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A line-up of well-known local musicians are lending their talents for a fundraising music night in aid of Thornborough Cricket Club on Friday.

The Thornborough Cricket Club Summer Party takes place at the village’s Sir Harry Moore Playing Fields.

Organised by Thornborough musician Pete Edwards, of The Red Bullets, the event will be headlined by Godfrey Gusto & The Ploughmen, which has rocked the main stage at Silverstone in recent years. The band,from The Plough, in Marsh Gibbon. features Mark Edwards from The Red Bullets on drums.

Supporting will be a new band formed specially for this event. Something For The Weekend features many well-known local names, with John Bailey, formerly of The Red Bullets, on bass, vocalist Dean Jones, formerly of Baron Samedi, Martin Davies of Rock The Kasbah on keyboards, Mark Edwards from The Red Bullets on drums, saxophonist Kate Ballard from Down For The Count and Lee Roberts, of Rock The Kasbah, on guitar.

Opening the night will be Cliff As If + Hank, featuring Thornborough’s Nick McNulty as Hank on guitar.

The DJ will be Lee Powell, from Thornborough, and the bar will be provided by The Two Brewers. Food will be available. Doors open at 7pm.

Tickets are £10 from Pete Edwards at peter@theredbullets.com or call 07739 102861 or ask at The Two Brewers.