Tribute to Icarus Club founder at Blackheath Halls, Feb 4th 2012

Dozens of South Londo’s finest acts, including The Portraits, Bruise, Kristy Gallacher and Mishaped Pearls, are set to play a tribute concert in memory of local music promoter Andy Ropek, who died of cancer in December 2011.

Andy, 52, was the frontman for the Icarus Club, which has been running regular live music nights at venues around the area, including Blackheath Halls, since 2004.

A Concert for Andy is in the Great Hall, Blackheath Halls, 23, Lee Rd, London SE3 9RP ( 020 8493 0100 ) on Sat Feb 4th at 8pm . Doors open 7pm. Tickets £8.

Other acts on Feb 4th will include The Carl Picton Cartel, Still, Jespa, The Intrepid Spaniels, Ben Butler,Jack O’Brien, Teddy Bazz, Maria Day, Beaj Johnson, Jason James Melville and Dapper Dan.

The Icarus Club will continue running local events including a new regular monthly night at the Pelton Arms, 23-25 Pelton Rd, Greenwich, SE10 9PQ starting on Weds Feb 8th ( )