Doncaster all-day flood relief concert raises more than £7,000

An all-day concert organised by Doncaster band Bang Bang Romeo has raised more than £7,000 for the town’s flood victims.

Friday, 22nd November 2019, 9:07 am
Updated Friday, 22nd November 2019, 9:08 am

A string of groups and performers came together at Armthorpe’s Coronation Club yesterday for the Flood Help! concert which was in aid of those who have lost their homes and possessions in the town’s recent flood devastation.

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The nine hour musical extravaganza was organised at short notice by the upcoming Doncaster band who earlier this year played at Wembley Stadium alongside US music superstar Pink.

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The Flood Help concert drew in thousands of pounds. (Photo: Doncaster Council).

Taking to the stage alongside the group were other local musical favourites including Stafford Galli, The 48Ks, Groomlake Fugitives and many more.

Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Moore and several of the first team squad were also in attendance with food, face painting and a charity raffle also helping to boost funds.

Concertgoers were bidding on prizes such as Kasabian and Isle of Wight Festival tickets, Hiwatt bundles, Example tickets and more.

Bang Bang Romeo will also be involved in another flood relief concert, organised by BBC Radio Sheffield, which will take place at The Dome on December 10.

The show will feature performances from Sheffield’s Everly Pregnant Brothers and The Chase star and stand up comedian Paul Sinha.