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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
7 Sep 18 http://www.drivenserious.com/upcoming-gigs Driven Serious in Middlesbrough The Twisted Lip United Kingdom
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: Donation. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 11 – 13 Baker Street. Venue phone: 01642 810473.
9 Sep 18 http://www.drivenserious.com/upcoming-gigs Driven Serious in Stockton-on-Tees The Georgian Theatre United Kingdom
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: Donation. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: Green Dragon Yard. This is part of the Battle of Stockton Campaign. This is commemorating events of 1933 in Stockton, involving the rise of fascism and the clash between the fascists and anti-fascists. It considers these warnings from history.
28 Sep 18 http://www.drivenserious.com/upcoming-gigs Driven Serious in Gateshead Prohibition Cabaret Bar United Kingdom
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: Pay what you feel – £5 suggested.. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: Arch 3 Brandling Street.
5 Oct 18 http://www.drivenserious.com/upcoming-gigs Driven Serious in Blyth Mr Tighes Liquor Emporium and Tap Room United Kingdom
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Donation. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: Front Street. Beautiful little venue. Please help us keep going by buying merch or giving a donation as these small bars have an equally small budget.
20 Oct 18 http://www.drivenserious.com/upcoming-gigs Driven Serious in Darlington The Majestic Theatre United Kingdom
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: £6.50. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 78-80 Bondgate. Venue phone: 01325 633255. This is a ticketed gig, that will be at a reasonable price. This time it’ll be an intimate gig with another band, to be confirmed in the beautiful, historic art-deco bar with plenty of seating and plenty of room to dance. A capacity of only 100 this time so be sure to get your tickets as soon as they go on sale.

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