Bay band rocks for charity

Bay City Rockers Picture: supplied
Bay City Rockers Picture: supplied

Port Elizabeth band the Bay City Rockers is drumming up support for the Animal Welfare Society on Saturday, October 29, at Eddie Mac’s Lounge in Victoria Park.

The Halloween-themed evening starts at 7pm and there will be prizes for the best-dressed members of the audience on the night.

“Our band Bay City Rockers play mainly numbers from almost every popular band in the alphabet A-Z,” band member Larry Kozak said.

Specialising in chart-topping music of the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s, the rockers have been playing in various line-ups for more than 40 years.

The two founding members, lead vocalist Rod Johnson on rhythm guitar and Colin Botha on bass guitar, formed the band Second Generation in 1972.

Drummer Kozak, who has played in many groups, joined the band in 2009, and lead guitarists, Rob Perrin, in 2011.

The members of Bay City Rockers have performed, for many organisations and at many venues in the Eastern Cape.

Although all the band members are self-employed, they love to play music and give back to the Eastern Cape community.

Bay City Rockers try to perform a number of charity shows each year.

Performing at Balizza, Victoria Park Sports Club and other venues, they have helped to raise thousands of rands for selected charities, including The Ashleigh Botha Recovery Fund, Animal Welfare, NSRI, EP Children’s Home and Save-A-Pet.

Entry is R30 and you can bring a tin or bag of dog or cat food.

More information from Kozak, 083-627-0534, or Johnson, 083-656 6164.

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