Covers band to perform charity gig


Rock and roll covers band Riggwelted will hold a fundraising gig in the Pocklington Arts Centre studio on Saturday.

Riggwelted, who cover music from the 50s, 60s and 70s, will perform songs by Elvis, Eddie Cochran, Buddy Holly, Cliff Richard and the Shadows, The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Dire Straits and many more.

Lead guitarist Roger Pattison said: “We’ve been practising regularly the last few weeks. We’ve planned one or two new songs, so it should be good fun, we’re looking forward to it.”

Tickets for the event, starting at 7.30pm, cost £7.50. Early booking is advised.

Funds raised will go to Friends of Pocklington Arts Centre.