Big names from 2-Tone at fund-raising gig

13/02 Updated: 16/02 14:46

BIG names from the world of 2-Tone will headline a fund-raising gig on Saturday, March 24.

The 2-Tone Collection will be made up of members of various bands including Horace Panter of the Specials, Charley Anderson of The Selecter, Paul Heskett of Swinging Cats, John Shipley of The Special AKA, Silverton Hutchinson of Coventry Automatics and Soul legend Ray King plus some other special guests.

The show - at the new Coventry University Students’ Union venue Square One off Jordan Well - will also feature city band This Modern Youth, Orange Street, The Rough Kutz and Roddy Radiation, Specials' support bands Stone Foundation and The Tones+3, and reforming especially will be Filthy Cake.

On the DJ decks for the night hosted by Touch FM's Brody Swain will be legendary journalist Garry Bushell, Paul Hallam, Lady Cardboard, DJ Dave and DJ Nutty Beats.

There will be raffles and auctions on the night with money raised going to Teenage Cancer Trust and Music/2-Tone Museum at The 2-Tone Village in Ball Hill.

Tickets cost just £10 online at or from Skopes Menswear in West Orchards, The Vinyl Destination Coventry Market and from the 2-Tone Village.

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