You might be used to seeing the United Mineworkers Pipe and Drums Band playing at such solemn occasions as ANZAC Day Services and local miners memorial days.
Well the talented ensemble will be showing a different side when they head down to Wallsend Diggers for the Gathering of the Celts show.
Band secretary Roslyn Simmonds said the event would offer up some of the best Celtic performers the country has to offer with many coming from the Coalfields region.
“People can expect a night of traditional Celtic songs that have been rocked up,” she said. "It will be an upbeat night of great entertainment.
Aside from the Mineworkers Pipe and Drums Band, the show will also feature Highlander Celtic Rock band, Voyage Of Irish Dance,and the Scotia Highland Dancers.