Live Sounds is proud to present the Uncle Gregory Christmas Special tonight (Wednesday) on Mighty Southport Radio.

The show provides a platform for unsigned bands and musicians from Southport and beyond and tonight’s guest is Southport’s eccentric but hugely entertaining rap-rocker Uncle Gregory, who wears a face-mask throughout his performance.

He’ll be bringing listeners some festive cheer from 7pm-10pm. He holds the current record for the most number of texts sent in during a Live Sounds show – 45.

The line-up also includes the very talented Lucy Brindle and Cameron Maerevoet, both members of the excellent Southport band One Mark Off. The duo were unable to make last week’s scheduled appearance due to illness. They’ll be treating us to some acoustic sets.


Martin Hovden, who presents the show with Cameron Maerevoet, Adam Linaker and Danny Cornish, said: “I’m constantly amazed and delighted by the high standard of talent and creativity by our local bands and musicians. They work really hard writing, rehearsing and performing some fantastic original songs.

“I’m really proud of the fact that every song we play during the three-hour Live Sounds show is by a local band or musician – something I know they really appreciate. We should support our up-and-coming bands. I sometimes think they don’t realise how talented they really are.”

Future guests include Sean Armstrong, Stone Horizon, Alexander Pallis, Harry Dickinson, Matchstickmen, So Green, The Cards, Beyond Recognition, One Mark Off, Slick Cupid and Some Time Today.

If you want us to play your music or want to appear on the show, send your CDs or songs in MP3 format to Martin Hovden via Facebook or email

So join us and studio guests Uncle Gregory, Lucy Brindle and Cameron Maerevoet tonight from 7pm-10pm on Mighty Southport Radio.

You can listen to the show (literally from anywhere in the world) on on your computer or visit the website for details of a special free app for your mobile phones and tablets.


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