Band rocking for charity!

LOCAL rock ‘n’ roll band Happy Shrapnel and a lot of their musical friends are back on Friday 30 March at the Portrush Playhouse for a third annual night of fundraising with all proceeds going to Macmillan Cancer Support.

The evening begins at 7.30pm and the line-up is impressive, regardless of your musical tastes.

There will be a total of 12 acts on two different stages, comprising of rock and roll bands, acoustic acts, solo performers and a disco.

Along with Happy Shrapnel, the bands include the Red Velvetines, Shine May Sun, The Hallion’s Cabaret, Becky & Jack, Sings & Strings, The Long and the Short Of It, and Chris & Scott.

Solo performers include The Classical World of Rob Campbell, and singer/songwriters Nigel Elliott, and Richard Brown.

The evening will be hosted by Q Network Radio’s very own DJ Ricky K, and will include the usual raffle, finger food (courtesy of the Playhouse), and an audition for a very special star prize.

With over £1,000 worth of prizes, tickets are £7.50 and are available from the Playhouse on the evening, or via Happy Shrapnel on their Facebook page.

Happy Shrapnel are a local rock ‘n’ roll band who support a number of charities in Northern Ireland.

If you’d like them to play for a charity fundraising event you can contact them via Facebook or contact Russ on 07709092746.

Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people living with cancer by providing emotional, practical and financial support.

Cancer is the toughest fight most of us will ever face.

But you don’t have to go through it alone.

The Macmillan team is with you every step of the way.

Macmillan receives no government funding and therefore relies soley on the generosity and support of the people of Northern Ireland to provide vital services.