Bessie and the Zinc Buckets set to sell out City Hall again
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Closing date: December 10. South Tyneside rockabilly favourites Bessie and the Zinc Buckets are heading back to Newcastle City Hall to repeat the success of last year’s 30th anniversary special concert.
Last year’s sell- out show was meant to be a one- off to celebrate the band’s three decades of live performance.
However, the band has since succumbed to pressure from fans to play the historic venue again, and will appear there tomorrow night.
When the band played the legendary venue in April last year they became the only unsigned band to sell out the venue.
Now they are on course to repeat that feat with a funpacked festive show planned to get people in the mood for Christmas.
They play a mix of hillbilly bluegrass, rock ‘ n’ roll, classic rock, giving their own their own take on things as varied as family favourite Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and the Bay City Rollers.
Frontman and double bass player Kev Charlton said: “We never intended to repeat the success of last year’s show, but at every gig we have done since people have been asking us when the next one is.
“It was a big decision, but it looks like paying off as we have already sold the majority of the tickets, which is utterly amazing.
“We are already planning a few surprises and are looking forward to another fantastic night.”
Tickets for the City Hall show are £ 16 from the box office and from the band in person.
Bessie and the Zinc Buckets.