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The Courier: It’s No Mystery

August 20th, 2015

courier15aIt’s no mystery: Toyah will take to stage for two Stonehaven Town Hall gigs

Toyah Willcox is the latest chart star to play one of the north-east’s most popular music venues.

The former punk princess is to take the stage at Stonehaven Town Hall on September 18 and 19.

The gigs follow her successful recent appearance at Scone’s Rewind festival alongside other greats from the 1980s – including Bananarama, Jimmy Somerville, Kim Wilde and Nik Kershaw.

The event is being organised by music shop owner Chris Stirk, who has also booked ska band Bad Manners, led by Buster Bloodvessel, for October and Scottish hard rock group Nazareth for next April. She has already brought rockers Big Country to the town hall and was also responsible for a highly-acclaimed version of the musical Hairspray being put on there, with auditions about to start for a stage version of the hit movie Fame.

Chris, who also organises the popular open-air charity music festival Party in the Park, said: “These revival gigs usually turn out to be great nights out, with the acts giving their all and the crowd bopping along.”

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