The Strawberries to play free gig at The Lounge on Saturday in Viola Beach’s memory

THEY were due to join Viola Beach on stage for their homecoming show at the Pyramid which tragically never happened. Now The Strawberries will play at The Lounge bar in memory of Kris Leonard, Jack Dakin, River Reeves, Tom Lowe and manager Craig Tarry on Saturday. The Lounge in Springfield Street was where Viola Beach… Read More The Strawberries to play free gig at The Lounge on Saturday in Viola Beach’s memory

Coldplay pay tribute to Viola Beach at Glastonbury

 On the final night of Glastonbury (26th June), Coldplay paid tribute to Viola beach, letting the band “Headline for one song”. Footage of the young band playing the song, ‘Boys That Sing’ was shown on video screens during the performance, in what was a risky, but poignant, moment. Manchester indie band Blossoms, who were friends… Read More Coldplay pay tribute to Viola Beach at Glastonbury