Gigs lined up for talented duo

Rita Payne.
Rita Payne.

Acoustic foot-stomping duo Rita Payne are set to perform at a number of venues over the next few weeks.

The band, made up of Rhiannon Scutt from Owston Ferry and Pete Sowerby of Belton, have been twice nominated for the Planet London Awards, appeared on BBC1’s The Voice UK, and have supported The Animals, Lucy Spraggan, The Blockheads and Reverend and the Makers.

Gigs coming up are: October 24 - Town Hall, Kirton Lindsey; November 15 - Community Centre, Misson; November 22 - Montgomery Hall, Wath on Dearne; and December 21 - The Greystones, Sheffield.

Rita Payne are also, along with Sheridan Smith, patrons of local charity Team Verrico.