We are very proud to once again host a fundraiser for the amazing Johnny’s Happy Place.

Tickets are £8 (+booking fee) from WeGotTickets or from Waterstones Kettering.

Doors open at 7pm with show start at 7:30pm.

Come join us for a night of live music from some of the best bands and artists on the music scene, all in aid of JHP. Please join us and tell your friends!

BBC Introducing – “No stage is too big for these guys”
Dramatic in a full electric setting, and deeply moving in acoustic format, there is a freshness and an intensity to Empyre’s music that makes them one of the most talked about new rock bands on the national tour and festival circuit. Empyre will be performing an acoustic set featuring well known anthems as well as their own original music.

Lynda Hayes is a multi-talented singer and voice-over artist from Chicago. Working between London, LA and New York, Lynda has recorded and/or toured with Nik Kershaw, George Michael and Wham!, Lloyd Cole and the Commotions, Meatloaf, Bonnie Tyler, Barry Manilow, All About Eve, Ocean Colour Scene, Spike Milligan, Katrina and the Waves and many others. Lynda had the Christmas number one record in 1994 with Mr. Blobby where she sang lead vocal, backing vocals and was vocal arranger. Her voice has helped sell thousands of products including; Coca Cola, Mercedes Benz, Martini, Barbie Dolls, Nescafe, American Airlines and is “the voice” of Toys R Us.

Lynda is married to Steve Stapley who is a prolific and gifted singer songwriter. Born in London England, Steve spent 4 years as a writer and recording artist at DJM. He left London in the 1980’s to write and perform in Los Angeles, where he became a house writer with L.E.M. America. Emotive, intelligent lyrics and beautiful melodies are the hallmark of Steve’s work which includes the French number one single ‘Casualty of Love’ together with five lyric adaptations on Johnny Halladay’s gold album, ‘En V.Q’. Steve sang in the rock choir on Evita for the film and soundtrack album, and worked with Sir Tim Rice and Alan Parker road-testing lyrics and melodies for Antonio Banderas. Most recently, he can be heard singing on the score for the BBC Series ‘Blackpool.’

Oddity Island are an amazing new band hailing from our very own Kettering, playing Indie/Psychedelic Folk Rock they have talent oozing from every orifice. A staple on the local scene ever since forming, these guys are all kinds of going places.

Here they are performing an acoustic version of their first single Finger Puppets for the Live In the Woods channel.

Johnny’s Happy Place website is johnnyshappyplace.com

Follow JHP on Twitter: @place_johnny

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scan0001Tickets are available online from WeGotTickets, and in person from Waterstones Kettering


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