Anniversary party for Off The Beaten Tracks


This Saturday March 8 will be the 10 year anniversary of Louth’s independent record shop Off The Beaten Tracks and to celebrate they are hosting a party at the British Legion Hall in Northgate from 8pm.

The night will feature live music from Lincoln’s top party band The Manipulators led by Pete (of the Slimline Papas) on upright bass and lead vocal.

They play a surprising range of classic (and not-so-classic) covers, spanning about six decades and as many genres, from straight-up rock’n’roll to funk, ska, R’n’B, and electronic, all in their own unique style.

One of the most entertaining bands around; it’s not uncommon to see Pete playing a lightning-fast slapped groove before flipping his double bass behind his head, Hendrix style.

Also playing will be local favourite folk duo the Coggle Sisters. Lucy and Rosie have been a mainstay at folk gigs around Louth for several years, especially in ceilidh band The Ranters. Last year they cemented their reputation as a brilliant fiddle/cello duo with the release of their debut album Relics and a brilliant performance supporting Barbara Dickson at a packed St. James Church last May.

Tickets are £6 in advance from Off The Beaten Tracks and £7 on the door. Their will be a licensed bar and families are especially welcome with under 16’s free. For more information please contact Mark on 01507 607677.

The shop is celebrating 10 brilliant years and would like to thank all the local people who have supported them over the decade. There will be special promotions and discounts all day in the shop on Saturday to mark the occasion.