TooZup rocked the stage at this years 2 rivers rock festival in Paisley. The band were lucky enough
to play in glorious sunshine during their 45 minute set which included classics like All right now, Highway to hell, Rosalie,
Proud Mary, Br Brightside, Don't Stop and Sympathy for the Devil to name a few. Thank you to Real XS's Tom Russell,
Phil "the crack" and Angela for making us feel so welcome. Some of the guys hung around for the rest of the day
and enjoyed watching The wee band, Gallus Cooper, The Amorettes, Attica Rage and The Union. The weather may have turned
for the worse but it didn't dampen their spirits! Check out our Facebook page for more pictures.
A DEVOTED father who lost his 21-year-old daughter to leukaemia was stunned when
hundreds of revellers turned up at a special concert to honour her.
Proud dad Graham Brown, from Kilbarchan, was delighted when more than 500 people rocked the night away at
charity music festival T in the Shed.
works at JL Smith Construction (Scotland) Limited with son Jamie, has held the popular music event in Bridge of Weir for the
past three years to raise cash for a leading Scottish cancer charity.
Delighted Graham said: “It all started three years ago. I lost my daughter Nicola to leukaemia when
she was 21.
“I started raising money to help
other people with the disease and we used to have charity balls at the Hilton.
“We decided to have T in the Shed every summer.
“In the first year we made about £1,200 and made more the next year – but this year we bettered
that total and made £4,200 which will be donated to the University of Glasgow Trust for Gartnavel Hospital Leukaemia
“Nicola went to Johnstone High and
went on to work in Mid Gavin Nursery in Howwood.
first got leukaemia when she was 19. It was a total nightmare when she died.
“That’s why I started raising money for charity.”
A whole host of local bands descended on Bridge of Weir last week, including Graham’s own band Thunder
Road, as well as: Noel, Two Words Threesome, Missing Swimmers, Carbon Footprint, AC Blackhead and Toozup.
Despite reports of trouble outside the gig venue after the event, Graham
insists the disturbance did not spoil the occasion.
said: “There was an incident outside and the police came, but I didn’t see it myself.
“That was the only disappointing thing but it did not ruin the night.
“I would like to thank everyone who helped out and contributed to T in the Shed and to everybody who
came along to support the good cause.
already looking forward to T in the Shed four, next year, and hope we can beat this year’s total.”