ExtrABBAganza

The call has gone out for bands and solo artists in any genre to get up and give their interpretation of an Abba track as part of a charity gig called ExtrABBAganza to be played in Portswood at the end of the year.

  Organiser Craig McEwan said: "Each act will play two or three songs from the canon of the mighty Abba in a style of their choice - radical interpretations are encouraged!"

Readers may remember another Abba themed gig back in the 1980s called "Abba-ration" at the Joiners Arms which saw punk versions of Dancing Queen, heavy metal Super Troupers and a mass rock and roll choir singing "Thank You for the Music" at the end of the evening.

"I was there!" said Craig. "It was a brilliant night, and with the massive popularity of the Mama Mia movie this year it just seems the right time to be doing it again".

Sound like fun? Get in touch with Craig on 07799 474 760, or at www.myspace/extrabbaganza. 

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