Charity gig for Factory as band celebrates new album

Factory has new album to launch and gig to raise funds for St Michaels Hospice SUS-160314-144021001
Factory has new album to launch and gig to raise funds for St Michaels Hospice SUS-160314-144021001
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Legendary local band Factory will be returning this evening (Friday April 29) to launch Hastings Rock’s yearly FM radio broadcast and supporting them on the bill will be local legendary bass-player, Roger Carey.

The event at the Marina Fountain, Caves Road, from 8pm will kick off 28 days of music on the airwaves from April 30. The event is aiming to raise funds for St Michaels Hospice and entrance is just £12.

Factory have just released their new album entitled Back In The Time Machine and this will be available for sale at the event. This is only the second time in 45 years that Factory have played in the town with their full original line-up. Brothers Andy and Tony Qunta (12-string guitar, keyboards, vocals and lead guitar, electric violin, vocals respectively), Geoff “Jaffa” Peckham (bass guitar, vocals) and Lol Cooksey (drums, vocals) first got together in April 1970 and Factory was born.