Cancer Support Scotland Fundraising

Now in its 5th year, September’s Let’s Rock Cancer is a save the date event for all musos in an around Glasgow.

It’s a great night out to watch and judge the latest up and coming bands.

As three Scottish bands are battling it out on the night to win a top prize, you and friends are enjoying a fantastic night out too.

It gets better, together you are helping raise money for Cancer Support Scotland – a local Scottish charity supporting people and families affected with cancer.

For you, your friends and colleagues you are definitely in for a cool, relaxed and fun night out with drinks, 3 course meal at an award winning venue and guaranteed prizes on every table. Not only that you are in with a chance to spot the next Fratellis or Franz Ferdinand. All the while raising vital funds for those battling cancer.

What happens at Let’s Rock Cancer?

Three unsigned bands take to the stage and together with our judging panel you’ll help decide who wins the awesome recording prize with Gorbals Sound, one of the UK’s highest profile recording studios.

The evening will be hosted by Graeme Easton, sports announcer, presenter, and host of PlayList podcasts. So you may not recognise the face but you will certainly recognise his voice.

Whoosh Entertainment

Graeme Easton, Whoosh Entertainment

The tough judging panel, along with you and guests will decide the winner on the night.

To give you a flavour of the night let’s start by meet the inimitable judge Jim Gellatly:

Spotlight on one of our judges

Photo Credit: Ben Maher

JIM GELLATLY

Radio DJ, Presenter and Compere. Firmly established as one of Scotland’s leading exponents of new music.

Jim is well placed to be on our Let’s Rock Cancer judging panel. Having served time at BBC Radio Scotland, Northsound, Beat 106, Clyde 1, Forth 1 and XFM Scotland, Jim’s played a role in uncovering many of the most important bands around, including Oasis, Snow Patrol and Coldplay. The first person to play the likes of Biffy Clyro, Twin Atlantic, The Fratellis, Amy Macdonald and KT Tunstall on the radio, Coventry’s The Enemy have also credited Jim on several occasions for picking up on them while still unsigned.

FUN FACT: In 2008 Jim was presented with the Radio Academy’s ‘John Peel Award for contribution to Music Radio.

Why not come along?

By taking part you are supporting local Scottish music talent battle it out to win a career changing prize. It also means you are helping a local charity to continue to take care of people battling cancer.

Where and when is Let’s Rock Cancer?

5* Radission Blu, Glasgow, G2 8DL is the place to be

On 20th of September 2018

Kicking off the night with drinks at 6.15pm

Moving on to enjoy a tasty 3 course meal and coffee at 7pm

Live event kicking off with battle of the bands, home time 1pm

Find out more

You can buy tickets to shout and cheer on your favourite band direct from our events page on website www.cancersupportscotland.org or from our Facebook page

Group and Corporate Bookings

You can book a table for 10 with an option for corporate sponsorship. To find out more about corporate packages contact Marlyn on 0141 337 8199 or email marlyn.hosie@cancersupportscotland.org

Together Let’s Rock Cancer.

What you waiting for? Buy tickets today! Visit website www.cancersupportscotland.org or our Facebook page

P.S Follow Cancer Support Scotland social media feeds to discover more about the exciting new bands you’ll be watching and prizes on offer.

 

 

 

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