Sounds of the underground

PUBLISHED: 11:30 27 April 2006 | UPDATED: 09:11 24 May 2010

THE musical worlds of rock, jazz, soul and pop will be brought together for an unprecedented night of new, fresh and live music in Weston.

THE musical worlds of rock, jazz, soul and pop will be brought together for an unprecedented night of new, fresh and live music in Weston.A host of original musicians will be performing at's next event at the Royal Hotel on May 7.It will showcase some of the best new talent in the South West and will also help raise money for youngsters who want to learn to play music in schools in and around Weston.All proceeds made by are donated to musicians in schools, helping them with specialist tuition or assistance in buying instruments.Headlining at the hotel will be Martine Girault, a soul singer who is about to re-launch her career after a number one hit in 1992 called Revival.Also on the bill is Weston's own singer-songwriter Steve Williams and the Al O'Kane band will be providing some truly catchy guitar riffs in their performance.The Ryan Inglis Band will be performing a mixture of funky and rocky guitar numbers before girl pop band 3D take to the stage with their mix of sassy, make-your-body-move was set up by Jules Derrick after her son Charlie, who was a pupil at Worle School and a promising guitarist, died in a car accident in 2003.She said: "After Charlie's death, I realised I had a remit to help young and up and coming musicians as I would have supported him." has been set up to ensure continued funding for the Charlie Derrick Music Bursary which gives money to musicians in schools."Entry is £5 and the event runs from 8-11pm.

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