Rock for Refugees: Top live line-up in Ottery St Mary

Rock For Refugees

Rock For Refugees - Credit: Archant

Charity concert showcases some of the best home-grown talent

A top night of live music and local talent will be staged in Ottery St Mary to raise funds for The Red Cross Syria Appeal.

Rock for Refugees will feature home-grown dub reggae band Jabbrock as headliners – a three-piece group with original groove and driving rhythms – that promise to make it a memorable night.

Rising star in Exeter’s music scene, singer songwriter Emma Lauran is also on the line-up, along with Yonder Blues Boys and their old-school Chicago blues and slide guitar. DJs Dick Kurtaine and Mr Puckey will bring a unique blend of sounds to the venue.

The event at The Institute, Yonder Street, tomorrow (Saturday), from 8pm to midnight, promises a fun and frenzied night for all, with proceeds going The Red Cross Syria Appeal.

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Organised by Ottery Refugee Response Group, the concert ties in with International Refugee Week and will also help support Refugee Aid from Taunton, the biggest local collection point for items donated for camps in Syria, Turkey and Europe.

Tickets are £6 in advance or £8 on the door, with concession rates of £5 or £7, respectively. These are available at Ottery St Mary Tourist Information Centre, The Curious Otter Bookshop and Recycling in Ottery (RIO).

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