Tonic Music for Mental Health Presents: Tonic 2


Tonic Music for Mental Health Presents: Tonic 2

Saturday 12 October 10.00 noon – 2.00am.


Returning for its second year at Portsmouth Pyramids.

Tonic 2 is back with a line up featuring some of the UK’s most influential and iconic musicians including; Terry Hall (The Specials), Dub Pistols, Bruce Foxton (The Jam), Bonehead (Oasis) and Vinny Peculiar (Parlour Flames) and The Lambrettas.

Terry Hall has recently become Tonic Music for Mental Health’s patron and has announced he will be joining the Dub Pistols on stage to sing on a few specially chosen tracks for the Tonic event.

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The evening show will feature , Dub Pistols – making their debut performance at Portsmouth as part of their White Lines UK tour, From The Jam will be performing All Mod Cons in its entirety (celebrating the iconic album’s 35th anniversary).

The Lambretta’s and Vinny Peculiar & Bonehead (ex Oasis) new band Parlour Flames. Terry Hall will close the show with a two hour DJ set – expect an eclectic mix of various genres including ska, reggae soul, rock steady, 2tone and personal favourites such as Bowie. The show will be narrated by Eddie Piller (Acid Jazz, The Modcast, BBC 6 Music).

Hipshaker DJ’s and DJ Ted @ The Controls will be spinning vintage tunes on chunky vinyl in between bands throughout the event which will include some of the best local bands including: The Small Fakers, Orange Street Charley Macauley, Andy Muscat, The Rising, Saucy Jack, Stefikie, High Wire Act, Rapid Tranq and The Orders.

All the artists will be supporting Tonic Music for Mental Health (company number: 08093898) – a new independent non-profit organisation that supports musicians with mental health problems access music, promote recovery, raise awareness and challenge the stigma and discrimination often associated with mental health in the community.

Expect a great day and night of live music plus a whole lot more!

Confirmed so far:

  • Terry Hall (The Specials)
  • From The Jam – All Mod Cons 35th Anniversary Tour
  • Dub Pistols – UK tour
  • The Lambrettas
  • Parlour Flames (Bonehead ex Oasis guitarist)
  • The Small Fakers
  • Orange Street
  • Andy Muscat (winner of the BW Music Competition)
  • The Rising
  • Stefikie
  • Saucy Jack
  • Rapid Tranq
  • DJ Ted @ the controls
  • Plus more to be announced soon…

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