Alexander’s in Chester has announced it is to hold a tribute concert to tragic Cheshire band Viola Beach on the night they were due to play the city centre venue.
All four members of the Warrington band - Kris Leonard, River Reeves, Tomas Lowe and Jack Dakin - and their manager Craig Tarry died when the car they were travelling in plunged into a Swedish canal in a road accident in Stockholm on February 13.
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Viola Beach were due to play at Alexander’s on Thursday, April 14 and the Chester venue has decided to mark the occasion by staging a tribute show.
Liverpool’s Fly On The Wall Records signees Polar States will perform alongside Psyblings and Olly Thornton - who were close friends of the band - and Chester’s own Seegulls and Herbivore Men.
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Entry on the night is £2 and donations are encouraged. All money raised from tickets will go to the families of those who were killed in the accident.
Call 01244 340005 or visit www.alexanderslive.com.