Forget Glastonbury. Ignore T In The Park.

There is only one festival where you can enjoy the style and sound of Blondie, The Jam, David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen and T Rex this summer, without having to remortgage your house or sell a kidney to afford a ticket! Events For Charities 2014 kicks off in Glasgow next Bank Holiday weekend with a whole host of tribute bands and local talent playing across five venues in the heart of the city centre.

All proceeds from the event are generously donated by the organisers to  Glasgow’s Yorkhill Children’s Charity, in a bid to support the care of sick children across the West Of ScotlandEFC Festival 2014 is scheduled to take place across stages in Pivo Pivo, The Classic Grand, Ivory Blacks and The Ferry.

Friday 2nd May will see live performances from Atomic Blondie; an unmissable tribute to over 30 years of Debbie Harry and Co, complete with a set packed with signature songs including “Heart Of Glass” and “Atomic” and Harry’s iconic costumes at The Classic Grand (Venue 2). Meanwhile, in Venue 1 of The Classic Grand, tributes to Bon Jovi (Bad Name) and Bruce Springsteen will bring a taste of New Jersey to Glasgow with hits from “Born To Run” and “Dancing In The Dark” to “Livin’ On A Prayer” and “It’s My Life”. Dan Reed Band is set to headline over at The Ferry with support from Straight Shooter and Purple Valentino and Pivo Pivo plays host to headliner, We Were Kings, with back-up from Elemental and A Band Called Cadence, among more. Lucky 13 will be headlining Ivory Blacks alongside The Sleaze Brothers and Live ‘N’ Dangerous.

Them Beatles headline The Classic Grand (Venue 1) with support from 60s nostalgia band, Itchycoo Park while XSLF, Combat Rock and The Red Eyes entertain punters in Venue 2 on Saturday 3rd May. Pivo Pivo plays host to headliners, Black Charge as well as slots from Revolving Doors and Madison, among many more. Black Triangles head up proceedings over at Ivory Blacks with Rat Patrol, Crackerman and The Fakes.

The third and final day of live music at the 2014 EFC sees Ivory Blacks play host to Lil’ Charlie & The EasyRiders, Stone Pony, The Jack Dawkins Band and The Front Line, among more. Bombskare, Esperanza and The Skarsoles play over at The Ferry while Will & The Wild Horse, Casino City and Twisted Melons are part of the bill at Pivo Pivo. The Classic Grand (Venue 1) is scheduled to take a sparkly set back in time with tributes to David Bowie and T Rex in the form of Spiders On Mars and Hot Love.

For more information on events times and tickets prices, visit http://www.eventsforcharities.co.uk/

Tickets are available from Events For Charities Box Office, Tickets Scotland and Skiddle.com

 

 

 

 

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