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You can get there on foot from Byker Metro (15 mins) or catch one of the Quaylink buses straight from the many stops in the Toon.It has a fine selection of real ales and does an excellent Sunday dinner as well as other food.
But the satisfaction of doing all that to benefit people a lot worse off than yourself outweighs the hassle you have just been through, so can we - please - have a big, no make that a f**kin massive shout for these lads: we would be heading for. their latest album voted as one the years best by Britains influential The Blues magazine, right alongside international stars such as Robert Cray, Walter Trout and Joe Bonamassa.Still rockin' the North-East with power and energy some bands can only dream of, and musicianship that for most bands is just unattainable, not to mention a phenomenal stage presence - we are talking about our own home-grown mega rockers . ) So we are proud to post here some pics of the early Skinflint. For those who are not aware, the East Bedlington Community Centre (EBCC) is non-profit making so all monies taken go to keep the Centre alive and help arrange bands for the future.The next big event is 80s party night with - It's on Friday 13th October, doors are 7pm and it's 5 a ticket.) arranged by Ambulance Service for local charities. , who unfortunately passed away in early October this year.After a wide range of good time material...it's a Xmas Party. Known to his friends as Roddy B, this Brazilian born singer came to this country to follow his dream of performing in the UK.His distinctive power-house vocal style got him the attention of local musicians and eventually landed him the lead singer in , which he held for the last few years of the band's existence.
Since then he had been involved with several bands, some covers acts, some doing original material, yet always done to high standard with his trademark Brazilian passion stamped all over it.
Well, Sarah from the Centre has been thinking the same thing and if the punters turn up in their droves, and drink lots (drink aware now!
), the Centre may just be able to afford a massive black backdrop.
(pictured above at the Penny Gill) are well-known in the North-East for their professionalism and attention to detail - indeed, their covers are superceded only by their superb self-penned numbers.
And we understand they dropped everything to be free for this night.
And no, a tin of black paint will not suffice, as the venue hosts lots of other events.