Flood Aid concert to celebrate Boston’s ‘unique spirit’

Tickets are now on sale for Flood Aid 2014
Tickets are now on sale for Flood Aid 2014

Excitement is building for next month’s Flood Aid concert - which is expected to be the biggest musical event in Boston for years.

The show takes place in Central Park on July 26, with dozens of bands and singers from across the area playing to crowds for 13 hours.

From Boston rap act 50 Sniffs and rock bands Bullet Tooth, Maverick Avenue and The Alter Egos, to DJ sets and solo singers - there will be plenty to keep fans of all musical genres entertained.

Along with the live music, there will be performances from local dance groups The Biz Theatre School and AJ Dance, a variety of stalls to browse, outdoor games and food and drink stands.

The event, which runs from 10am-11pm has been organised in partnership with Endeavour Radio, who will compere the show.

A spokesman for the radio station said: “We are bringing the party back to Boston! To celebrate the unique public spirit of this great town during the floods last December, we’re throwing a huge party to raise money for those affected - and to celebrate our strong community spirit in true Bostonian style!

Money raised from the event will gpo towards helping those worst affected by the December 5 flood.

The current full line up is:

Bands: 50 Sniffs, Bullet Tooth, The Alter Ego’s, Maverick Avenue, Contraband, Molly’s Chamber, Time For 15, Afterlife, Beachy Head Diving Club, S.I.R, Utoxator, Sam Sillett, Danielle Thomas, Drake Hunter, The Pin-Ups, G-Man, Nathan Darwood, Not Quite Geoff.

DJs: Pete Martine and Martin Topley, The Indestructible DJ PD & His Pod, Dan Allcorn, Grez & Brownie, Rich Hutson, Paul Green, David Wheeler, Jimmy The Gent, Voorny.

Plus - The Biz Street Dancing Crew, AJ Dance School, The Biz Theatre School and the Boston’s Got Talent finalist.

Tickets cost £5 for adults, £10 for a family of two adults and two children, or £2.50 per child.

To buy tickets visit www.floodaid2014.co.uk/tickets