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Published on September 18th, 2012 | by Jodie Luke Copeland


Amy Winehouse Foundation Benefit gig details announced

A tribute gig remembering the late Amy Winehouse, has been announced to take place in Southampton in September.  It’s one of the first Amy Winehouse tribute gigs to take place in the country, raising money for the Amy Winehouse Foundation and it will be taking place at The Talking Heads in Southampton.

On September 29th over 20 acts will be performing at the Portswood bar to raise funds for the foundation set up by Amy’s family.   A huge line up has been put together and the likes of Charley Macaulay, The Docks, BigTopp, Grant Sharkey, The LoFi Poet Band and many more will be gracing the stage throughout the day.

[media-credit name=”Amy Winehouse Foundation logo” align=”aligncenter” width=”550″][/media-credit]There are plans for a mini-Camden market to be held in the garden (weather permitting) and there will also be an auction of memorabilia as well as an Amy Winehouse lookalike competition.   A guitar signed by Amy Winehouse herself has also been donated to the cause and will be auctioned off over the day.

The full line up is as follows:

Charley Macaulay
Roger Chantler
The Docks
Bryony Marie Fry,
Seán McGowan,
Zoe Moxie,
Faith Chorley & Guests,
Grant Sharkey,
Sarah Hillard
Dave Mitchell
Russ Diapers Runaway Train,
The Dirty Word,
Mark Bad Belly Laing,
Ben Dunsdon,
Carol Samways,
Hannah Bowers
High Risque Burlesque Dance Troupe performing an Amy Winehouse themed act,
The LoFi Poet Band,
DJ Morgs
DJ’s Disgo Steve and Stevo
Chloe Marissa Sharman

Tickets will cost just £5 for the whole day, and there will be food provided by the Oink! burger van in the garden.  Kids are welcome in the daytime too.  Full details and all updates can be found on the Official Facebook Event Page.

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