Bens Charity Concert 2

We are delighted to confirm that after the fantastic success of last years concert we are doing it all again and 'Bens Charity Concert 2' is definitely happening on Saturday 09th September 2017 again at Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Telford.

We have a fantastic line up for the night and new for this year is an acoustic stage and show after the main stage acts have finished. All the acts have now confirmed and we have the following appearing on the night,

Main Stage - Hosted by Paul Shuttleworth

Opening act - TT4

Second act - The Goldroom

Headline act - Nik Kershaw and band


Acoustic Stage - Hosted by Rich Pilgrim

Opening act - Rhi & Ed

Second act - Ralph Porrett

Third act  - The Acoustic Underdogs

The doors open at 6.00pm and the show starts at 7.00pm

Tickets £25

VIP tickets £50 ( limited availability. VIP ticket allows you to attend the afternoon soundcheck and for a photo opportunity with Mr Kershaw himself. VIP ticket also allows you entrance to the evenings show )

Over 18's only please at request of the venue

We are very grateful to Nik Kershaw for agreeing to do this show for us as it he is interrupting his solo UK tour to accommodate us. Nik Kershaw has enjoyed massive sucess over the years with many hit records and has continually toured the world as a result. He was also part of the biggest gig ever staged playing four songs at the original Live Aid concert in 1985. We are very excited to have Nik and his band perform for us and would like to thank John, Jules and Matt Glover for helping us make this happen.

The support acts and acoustic acts are all local to the Telford area and again we are delighted to be having them take part. Each act brings something different to the stage and we are sure there will be something for everyones music tastes! We hope our event showcases there fantastic talent and brings them to the notice of a wider audience.

The evening is being hosted by Paul Shuttleworth on the main stage and Rich Pilgrim on the acoustic stage.They will keep the crowds entertained between acts and help us get the information out to the crowd regarding the charitys ongoing work. Thankyou guys.

The whole evening is being sponsored by Rollinson Smith Insurance brokers who have very kindly backed us all the way. They have a close association with Bens family and have been a fantastic support from day one of his illness. We are very grateful for the backing and the help also in the planning stage.

Lastly we are again putting this all on again at Oakengates Theatre who like last year have been brilliant with us. Nothing is ever too much trouble for Heather, Gary and Debs and we have been made to feel very welcome at this great venue. 

It promises to be a great night again and hopefully if people can spread the word we may even sell out this time! Tell friends, tell family, tel lworkmates and we'll see you all on 09.10.17 :-)


Published: 09th May 2017

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