The Wolves Mayor Rock Fest will take place at The Slade Rooms on Saturday 8 April, 2017.

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Councillor Ian Brookfield, driven by his love of rock music, has teamed up with Facebook fan group Rockers Through the Ages to organise the event at the Broad Street venue, with doors opening at 4pm.

It will showcase some of the best upcoming rock talent in the City of Wolverhampton.

Bands that will be appearing include The Bad Flowers, Shyyne, Electus, Iconic Eye, The New Saints and Voodoo Sioux.

They will be joined by a rock DJ for what promises to be an extravaganza of music in aid of the chosen charities of the Mayor of Wolverhampton, Councillor Barry Findlay -  Samaritans of Wolverhampton, The MS Therapy Centre, and Wolverhampton Help for Heroes.

The Mayor said: "It's great to see the Rock Fest back and I am happy that Councillor Brookfield has organised it again for 3 great charities to benefit.

"We're looking forward to showing off the fantastic musical talent we have here in City of Wolverhampton.

"I'd like to thank everyone who is taking part - we have a cast of more than 100 and they are all giving their time for free."

Tickets are priced: £7.32 (£6.50 ticket + £0.82 booking fee) are available from Midland Box Office on 0870 320 7000 or online at Type=links;Linkid=1949;Title=Wolves Civic;Target=_blank;.

All money raised will be donated to the Mayor's chosen charities.

  • released: Thursday 23 April, 2017