Hip-hop pioneers Mantronix to perform at Tower Arena in Youth Music fundraising concert

Kurtis Mantronik, of Mantronix. Picture: Youth Music

Kurtis Mantronik, of Mantronix. Picture: Youth Music - Credit: Youth Music

A charity which nurtures musical talent is to benefit from a seminal hip-hop group's first UK concert in 25 years - and its happening in Great Yarmouth.

Hip-hop and electro-funk pioneers Mantronix will perform at the Tower Arena in September, in their first European tour in 25 years.

As the 1980s group prepare to perform on the seafront, it has promised to pledge £1 from every ticket sold to national charity Youth Music, which supports musical projects across the country.

The pledge has been made as part of the charity's Give a Gig fundraising initiative, which encourages artists, bands and musicians to give something back to the industry.

Rob Carter, development director of Youth Music, said: 'It's terrific that such an iconic band as Mantronix is supporting our Give a Gig initiative.

Tickets for the gig, which is on Saturday, September 23 at 8pm are available here.

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