A recent rock ‘n roll phenomenon that has taken the north-west by storm is set to make musical history and to take the stage in Liverpool’s world famous Cavern Club – the venue made famous by The Beatles.
On Sunday 17 June, Lankykats - the musicians and supporters who meet regularly in the heart of Lancashire at The Standish Unity Club - will make a Merseyside pilgrimage to play a very special a concert for many local worthy and charitable causes.
Bill Hart – Lankykats founder, who has organised the event said, “this is possibly a once in a lifetime opportunity for many Lancastrian musicians to perform at the most famous rock ‘n roll venue in the world.
Some of us played there back in the sixties before Mersey Sound became synonymous with the extraordinary beat being played by the many groups who played there at the time. But many musicians never got the chance. Only a relative handful walked down those famous steps and into the dark cellar and played to rapturous young audiences in those days. For other Lankykats, taking the show the road down the east Lancashire Road in this way, means they will fulfill a life-log dream by playing their favorite songs and helping to raise funds for charity at the same time.”
Five bands getting ready to rock 'n roll are:-
Tex & The Hardcore Troubadours
Tom - Dick 'n Harry
The Cavern Club events organiser Jon Keats added, “we will always welcome special events of this kind at the Cavern, Lankykats deserve to be rewarded in some way which recognises all the hard, unpaid work which goes into their fund raising events for charities. We here have provided all the sound equipment, amplifiers and drum kit, so all the musicians have to do is turn up with their guitars and drum sticks and play. A sound engineer will provide full sound control throughout the concert.”
Lankykats at the Cavern Club will commence at 2: 00pm till 6: 00 with a £1 admission – including the musicians – to the Cavern Club Lounge. Entry to other areas is free on the afternoon with a fully staffed bar and plenty of opportunities to wonder down Mathew Street, visit the Cavern Pub and make purchases from the well-stocked Cavern souvenirs shop.
“We have a couple a openings for other bands and unattached individuals,” says Bill. “They might consider turning up on spec’ and performing for just one song or even a few – Just give me a ring to discuss the details. Then maybe you too will be able to one day proudly say, ‘I’ve played at The Cavern Club too.’”
For more information about this event please contact:
- Bill Hart
- 08450 94 87 95
Cavern Club Address
The Cavern Club
10 Mathew Street