VIDEO: Surprise for commuters as Sheffield choir creates musical flashmob

Vivacity Choir
Vivacity Choir
0
Have your say

A Sheffield choir surprised commuters with a flashmob performance.

Vivacity Choir belted out its version of Dobie Gray's 1973 hit 'Drift Away' to unsuspecting customers at a motorway service station in Chester.

The singers were on their way home after taking part in the North Wales Choral Festival, and traditionally stop at the Roadchef service station for refreshments.

Member Louisa Dawn said: "Vivacity’s core values are to have fun, sing well, share our passion for music and contribute to the community.

"We wanted to give people access to a choral experience, somewhere out of the normal context of a concert.

"We’d sung this piece as part of the North Wales Choral Festival in the morning and, being one of our favourites, we wanted to share it with a broader audience.

"We had great fun singing it and got lots of positive vibes from the customers and staff at the Roadchef Chester Motorway Service Area - after a few puzzled faces at the beginning as we started off the rhythm by banging on the restaurant tables.

"This was our first flashmob experience. I doubt it’ll be our last."

Today's top stories:

BREAKING: Second body found following Sheffield house fire

SNOW ALERT: Wintry weather warning issued for Sheffield

Gun fired into flat in Sheffield

LATEST: Tributes paid to woman found dead after Sheffield house blaze

Sheffield United: Matt Done blow may force Blades recruitment rethink

Sheffield Wednesday: ‘Fans are expecting too much’ says Owls defender

Download The Star's mobile app now for FREE

Get all the latest Owls stats

Get all the latest Blades stats