Music fan Lee Graham is staging a second music charity event in Bury St Edmunds for St Nicholas Hospice Care in memory of his dad Ian
Ian was also a keen pop and rock fan and often went to gigs with Lee and his sister Kirsty.
Last year’ the first Just Push Play gig in Bury St Edmunds netted £1,400 for the hospice which cared for Ian. This year it will be on August 13 at Bury St Edmunds Constitutional Club in Guildhall Street.
Lee, from Stanton, has 12 bands lined up plus some great raffle prizes including a tour of St George’s Whiskey Distillery in Norfolk.
Lee, 28, plays bass guitar and will probably join some of the bands on stage during the day,
He said: “The event is in memory of my dad who sadly passed away after a short intense battle with cancer. It was 13 days from diagnosis to him passing away. The charity and their nurses were nothing but superb with my dad in his final days and for that I will never be able to repay them. This is a mere token of my appreciation.”
He added: “The hospice did such an amazing job in helping my dad when he needed it most. Last year was a lot of fun and thanks to everyone’s awesome generosity we raised nearly £1,400 which is an amazing sum of money.”
Bands on the bill include Men of Munga, Saigon Kiss, Televised, Cheap Heat, The Fretz and In My Disguise. Raffle prizes include signed merchandise, concert tickets, cinema ticket and local art works as well as the distillery tour and vouchers for Go Ape.
Tickets are £5 on the door. Doors open at 2.30pm.