BANDS from all over the UK will be heading to Blackburn’s Live Lounge in April for the first Big Gig Ting.

Doors open at 4.30pm on Saturday, April 20, with the first band on stage at 5pm.

Already confirmed for the event are local hardcore outfit Today They Are Older, Gloucester punk outfit Southpaw Fakers, Black Art from the Forest of Dean, The Kidisfireworks and Blackburn metal band Egos At The Doors.

Headliners will be the French hardcore punk band Wes Waltz.

The night is intended to showcase the best in underground music and further Big Gig Tings are being planned.

Tickets are £3 in advance or £4 on the door. For more details about this and future events, contact thebiggigting