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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
23 Feb 19 http://www.drivenserious.com/upcoming-gigs Driven Serious in Newcastle Cumberland Arms United Kingdom
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: £6 adv £7 Otd. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: James Place Street. Venue phone: 0191 265 1725.
2 Mar 19 http://www.drivenserious.com/upcoming-gigs Driven Serious in Hartlepool The Fisherman’s Arms United Kingdom
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Pay what you want.. Age restrictions: All Ages.
16 Mar 19 http://www.drivenserious.com/upcoming-gigs Driven Serious in Allendale Golden Lion United Kingdom
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors.
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

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