Anniversary gig for band

A POPULAR town band are set to play a 20th anniversary gig - at the exact same venue where they started out.

The White Negroes will be taking to the stage at the 3 Lions Sports Bar, in Park Road, Hartlepool, on Bank Holiday Saturday, August 27, to mark the occasion.

The band played their very first gig at the venue, which was then known as The Ritz, back in 1991.

Tickets, priced at £2, are available from the venue in the downstairs cafe between 9am and 2pm and upstairs on an evening, or by calling (01429) 234343.