Band to perform their 100th gig in Stocksbridge pub where they first played

DJ Robinson, Pete Ashton, Neenie Tragani, Ian Hague and Steve Wright from One For The Road
DJ Robinson, Pete Ashton, Neenie Tragani, Ian Hague and Steve Wright from One For The Road
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Members of a Sheffield band are celebrating their 100th gig by performing in the venue where their musical careers began.

One For The Road have twice toured Germany and performed at numerous gigs and festivals across the north of England.

And now to celebrate their centenary gig they are performing at The Silver Fox in Stocksbridge this Saturday, November 15.

Drummer and vocalist, DJ Robinson, aged 39, said: “One For The Road was put together by accident really.

“We are all musicians who drink in the same pub and the landlady at the time asked if we could put a few songs together, and play on New Year’s Eve.

“Always up for a challenge, we jumped at the chance.

“Our only problem was we had no singer. We were stuck for vocals and about to throw in the towel when, from out of the blue, Neenie Tragani turned up to an open mic night at another local pub. The New Year gig went down a storm, and we’ve been at it since.”

DJ, a merchandiser and author from Stocksbridge, said since the band formed in 2009 they have played in some ‘amazing places’.

He added: “We first had the chance to play in Germany in 2012 when we teamed up with a group called Stell Werks.

“We have done one more trip to Germany in 2013 and have just had confirmation of another trip in September 2015.”

The other members of the band are vocalist Neenie Tragani, aged 30, of Stocksbridge, guitarist Ian Hague, 52, of Stocksbridge, guitarist and vocalist Pete Ashton, 55, of Walkley, and guitarist Steve Wright, 55, of Stocksbridge.

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