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Rocking Roosters aid Macmillan Cancer Support with concert
2:30pm Monday 18th February 2013 in News
A PERFORMANCE by a Charlton Down band saw a cancer charity benefit to the tune of £480.
The Roosters, a six-piece band of friends from the village, took to the stage in Frampton for a charity gig night in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
They delighted the crowd of 150 people for around two hours with their mix of rock, pop and blues covers from the likes of the Rolling Stones, Eurythmics, Primal Scream, Stray Cats and Queen. The Roosters were supported by local band The Nithings.
Lead singer from The Roosters Steve Butler said: “We were also hugely helped by Jim Leese, owner of our local village store who supplied the wine, beer and soft drinks within a fully functioning bar.
“It was a brilliant night with plenty of dancing and singing by an intrigued but raucous crowd.”
The total sum raised on the night was £480, which was presented to Chrissie Wathen-Neal of the Dorset branch of Macmillan.
Mr Butler said the band now hope to make the charity gig an annual event.
For more information about The Roosters and their gigs visit www.theroosters.moonfruit.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org