Lankykats to take to the stage at the world-famous Cavern Club in Liverpool this summer June 21st, 2015 jmr jmr Latest Entertainment Latest News Latest Whats On Shares Comments Photo: Lankykats A Lancashire based musical collective will be heading to the birthplace of The Beatles to help celebrate one of the Fab Four’s birthday. Rock ‘n’ rollers Lankykats, who put on gig nights twice a month to recreate the sounds of the 1950s, will take to the stage at the world-famous Cavern Club in Liverpool this summer. The collective, which is based at The Unity Club, in Standish, will make what has become an annual pilgrimage down the East Lancashire Road to the Cavern Club as part of the celebrations for reaching the recent milestone of 100 Lankykats shows and the magical figure of £10,000 raisedfor local charities. Eight bands will perform on the Paul McCartney stage on the day, with most of them being regulars on the Lankykats stage in Standish, and the collective’s founder Bill Hart says the chance to play at the iconic home of Merseybeat is a huge thrill for all the musicians. Bill said: “Some of the band members never got to play at the original Cavern Club in the 1960’s so for them it’s a dream come true. Just to trek down those many precarious steps and into those dark vaulted brick rooms is still enough to send shivers down your spine.” The Sunday afternoon event will also mark something of a first for Lankykats as the eight bands from the collective, will run as follows… with a special appearance of European TV stars from Denmark of the Bill Haley & The Comets look-alike band Chimbo’s Revival. 12:00 – 12:30 THE HUNTERS 12: 40 – 1:20 SMOKEY JOE 1:30 – 2:10 IAN & THE REBELS 2:20 – 2:50 THE MONKEY MEN 3:00 – 3:30 THE MEDIA 3:40 – 4:10 CHASER 4:20 – 4:50 THE TOPSPOTS 5:00 – 5:30 CHIMBO’S REVIVAL Lankykats collective will play at The Cavern Club in Liverpool on 28 June, with doors opening from 11:30am. Entry to the gig is £2. Lankykats also play charity fund-raising gigs in the Live Lounge at The Standish Unity Club, on the first and third Thursday of each month. To find out more, visit www.lankykats.com Bill Hart 08450 94 87 95 The Cavern Club 10 Mathew Street Liverpool, Merseyside L2 6RE 0151 236 9091 The Standish Unity Club 6 Cross Street Standish WN6 0HQ 01257 424007 Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!