Hartlepool's biggest live music weekend returns for seventh year: Here's how you can get tickets
Music fans will be in seventh heaven with the return of Hartlepool’s biggest annual live music event.
March of the Mods 7 will once again raise thousands of pounds for its chosen charities when it hosts the best original and tribute bands and DJs around on Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28.
Proceeds this year will be in aid of Alice House Hospice and the Teenage Cancer Trust.
Organisers have secured a great raffle prize with two tickets to see the modfather himself Paul Weller at a gig of the winner’s choice on his sold out 2020 tour.
Hartlepool’s Rovers Rugby Club will play host to a Punk Night on the Friday night featuring top tribute bands The Clashed and Rigid Digits.
On the Saturday, Hartlepool Sports and Social Corporation Club in Whitby Street is the place to be for an ‘all dayer’ with acts and DJs on from the afternoon till late at night.
March of the Mods organiser Kev McGuire said it will feature “the cremé de la creme of local and national bands, acoustic acts and DJs playing the very best in Britpop, ska, Motown, 60s, indie, soul, mod, 80s, reggae, Northern Soul, 90s, 2Tone, the Noughties and today’s modern classics”.
He added: “We are so glad to announce that Mr Hartlepool himself Les Watts has kindly agreed once more to be our compére for the event.
“We also have two tickets to give away to see Paul Weller at a gig of your choice in his sold out 2020 UK Tour, kindly donated by Paul's sister Nicky.”
Raffle tickets, on sale now online, are £5. The winner will be drawn on the Saturday.
Acts confirmed for the Saturday are The Jam tribute band The Jexit from Japan, Hartlepool’s Dig The Old Breed, Little Details, The Belle Vue 2, and The Warrens.
Also appearing will be The Persuasion from Manchester, The 48ks from Doncaster, Profumo Groove of Bury, and from the North East Monkey Punch, The Buzz-Tones, The Thieves, Acoustic Weller, 3rd Beat Drop and The Anarchists.