Rock star to unveil blue plaque at Kidderminster’s Market Tavern where Radiohead performed

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Details have been revealed for a particular heritage blue plaque ceremony for Kidderminster’s iconic Music Tavern pub, where musicians together with Radiohead, Catatonia and Robert Plant performed.

The plaque will probably be put in on March 19, 2022, at the flats where the pub as soon as stood off Comberton Hill and lead singer of Carter USM, Jim Bob, will unveil it.

There will probably be music from Humdrum Express adopted by a gig to have a good time at new Kidderminster music venue, 45 Live.

Read more: Kidderminster’s Market Tavern Pub where Radiohead played to get heritage blue plaque

The live performance will characteristic native bands similar to Full Pelt and Sister Sandwich together with DJs from ’90s disco night time Ectoplasmic Sonic Stomp.

Despite a capability of simply 300 folks, the previous pub welcomed acts from Radiohead to Catatonia, Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine(USM), Terrorvision, Chumbawamba and Led Zeppelin’s frontman Plant within the 1990’s.

Music promoter Mark Badgeman led a GoFundMe marketing campaign with Richard Morley, the lead singer in Kidderminster’s Pale Kings band, to increase cash to assist the blue plaque set up.

Badgeman stated: “I’m blown away by the energy of feeling for the Market Tavern.



Radiohead, Catatonia and Robert Plant from Led Zeppelin performed at the Market Tavern in its heyday

“The blue plaque isn’t simply concerning the bands who went on to have large hit singles or primary albums, it’s about everybody who walked by means of these doorways and created such a vibrant scene by means of a shared love of stay music.

“I’m additionally thrilled that our celebration is being hosted by what I imagine to be is Kidderminster’s first ever devoted stay music venue, 45 Live.

“That’s a daring transfer to open throughout the pandemic and I hope the brand new era of music followers on the town will assist it in the identical manner my era did with the Market Tavern 30 years in the past.”

This would be the newest heritage music accolade for Kidderminster’s, which already features a blue plaque on the previous Frank Freeman’s constructing where Fleetwood Mac, T-Rex and Captain Beefheart performed reveals, typically with John Peel DJing.



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Kidderminster’s music heritage contains reveals by Fleetwood Mac, pictured, at Frank Freeman’s constructing that now has a plaque

Former Market Tavern landlord Andy Price can also be set to attend the particular occasion in March.

Tickets for the gig are being offered by means of Eventbrite underneath Market Tavern Plaque Day Celebration and price £9.45.

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