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Driven Serious is a Punk Folk band based in North-East England.

Our first album, The Importance of Being Serious, was launched in 2013, followed by the Ballad of Bones EP in 2016. They are both available digitally via iTunes, Amazon and Spotify, or in hard copy at gigs or from the following record shops:

Reflex, Newcastle; Gojo, Hexham; Sound it Out, Stockton; Hot Rats, Sunderland

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Folkish Explosion

Folkish Explosion 2018

This intimate, jubilant celebration of folk-tinged music returns to the beautiful Victorian gothic surrounds of the Mining Institute for its third year, with a very special lineup.

Tickets £6 in advance or £8 on the door – tickets on sale now!

Gigs

Date City Venue Country
30 Mar 19 http://www.drivenserious.com/upcoming-gigs Driven Serious in Richmond, Yorkshire The Ship Inn United Kingdom
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 93 Frenchgate.
4 May 19 http://www.drivenserious.com/upcoming-gigs Driven Serious in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear Folkish Explosion United Kingdom
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: £8. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: Summerhill Bowling Club. Venue phone: 07753841255. Folkish Explosion is moving for at least 2019, due to renovations at the Mining Institute. This venue is close to the centre of Newcastle and a beautiful Oasis. Just follow the link. Already confirmed to be playing alongside us is Ramble Gamble, where at the original Folkish in 2016
11 May 19 http://www.drivenserious.com/upcoming-gigs Driven Serious in Near Lanchester, County Durham 499 Festival United Kingdom
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: West New Biggin FArm. The Saturday of the small exclusive festival with camping in the beautiful County Durham Countryside. Only 400 tickets available and they sell out very quickly. Expect a late slot from us at about 8pm. Buy tickets
26 May 19 http://www.drivenserious.com/upcoming-gigs Driven Serious in Allendale, County Durham Allendale MayFair United Kingdom
Time: 3:00pm. Admission: Donation. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: Town Square.
22 Jun 19 http://www.drivenserious.com/upcoming-gigs Driven Serious in Stanhope Northern Kin Festival United Kingdom
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: TBC. Age restrictions: All Ages. Tickets on sale later this year.

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