The Roddy B Fund
Rodrigo BVevino (Roddy B) lost his fight to cancer too soon,he was only 42.Rod was a well know singer & performer who had played with numerous bands including Maiden England,The Dio Years as well as original bands Avenger,Abaddon,Axxed Asylum and most recently Last Joker & Def Con One.
Rod had 2 things he was passionate about,his family & his music...that was his life.
The aim of the Roddy B Fund is to give young musicians the chance to chase their dreams,just like Rod did by applying for small bursaries from The Roddy B Fund which will be given out 3 times a year.Applications are open now.
Go Fund Me Site
Any donation no matter the amount will help keep local musicians in the North East.Here is a direct link to those that would like to make a donation to this very worthwhile cause.
How To Apply For A Bursary
Applying for small bursaries from The Roddy B Fund which will be given out 3 times a year,however there is no closing date for applications.If you are a Young Musician and would like to be considered for a Bursary please email us,telling us why in under 300 words why you are applying and what you would spend the Bursary on.*Please note that the amount available will bon average £250,upto £500 in special circumstances.
Please include your full name & address,email & contact number and if under the age of 18 any payments will need to be signed & accepted on your behalf by someone over the age of 18.
Please email us with the words "Roddy B Bursary" in the subject header to : firstname.lastname@example.org
We hope to hold another Fundraiser at the O2 Academy in Newcastle to raise money for local musicians who have been affected by Covid19.More information will become available when we are permitted.