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Basingstoke boy band Concept sell out home town gig
BASINGSTOKE boy band Concept have sold out their first home town headline concert in just six days.
They will perform in The Haymarket on April 5, supported by Larissa Eddie and Richard James.
The acoustic boy band consists of five local lads – Karim Newton, Ben Selley, Matt Goodenough, Scott Dicks and Nathan Gittens – who are aged between 18 and 19.
Ben, who is from Tadley, is a cousin of One Direction heart-throb Harry Styles.
Concept take their inspiration from five diverse musical genres, preferring to mix R&B, hip-hop, soul, and rock and pop to create something unique with just guitar and vocals.
The group of friends have known each other since the age of five, and they started the band while at Queen Mary's College, Basingstoke.
Last year saw them perform support slots for Example, Chase and Status, District 3, Marcus Collins, Diversity, Lawson, The Lovable Rogues, Stooshie, Ronan Parke plus their good friends Twist & Pulse.
The band – who have over 57,000 followers on Twitter and two single releases under their belt to date – also finished as runners up in the MTV’s Brand New For 2013 as well as appearing in OK magazine and Teen Now’s Christmas edition.
To add your name to the returns list for The Haymarket performance on Friday, April 5, call the box office on 01256 844244.
And you can follow Concept on Twitter @conceptofficial or join their Facebook group Concept Official.