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Legendary Happy Mondays dancer and maraca player Bez will head to The Picturdrome this month for a guest DJ night of indie and dance tunes from the Madchester scene.
In January, the original line up of the Happy Mondays announced their reunion and a series of shows in May.
However, ahead of them Bez will DJ at the Northampton venue at the end of March.
The original Happy Mondays line up featuring Bez, Gary Whelan, Mark Day, Paul Davies, Paul Ryder, Rowetta and Shaun Ryder got back together after 19 years.
Happy Mondays were discovered by the legend Tony Wilson in the Hacienda and have become synonymous with the Manchester music scene.
Their first album Squirrel and G-Man Twenty Four Hour Party People Plastic Face Carnt Smile (White Out) was released in 1987.
Happy Mondays followed it with two classic albums, 1988’s Bummed and Pills ‘n’ Thrills and Bellyaches which went on to achieve platinum status in the UK.
Bez will be joined on Saturday, March 31, by Vince Vega, Voodoo Ray, Dave Sweetmore and Andy Bunting. MC for the night is Darren Rocksteady Elston.
Tickets cost £10 and are available from www.skiddle.com/tickets or 08448842920
n The Happy Mondays will play Birmingham’s O2 Academy on Saturday, May 12.
Tickets are available by calling 0844 477 2000, from www.gigsandtours.com and www.ticketmaster.co.uk.