Splendid

25/03/2015
Jack  Daniel’s  gave  Holmfirth  in  West  Yorkshire  (population  1,900)  an unforgettable  rock  ‘n’  roll  experience  yesterday  (24th March)  by  bringing  LA rockers Rival Sons and the future host of Radio 1’s Chart Show Clara Amfo to the town as part of its Jack Rocks Your Town celebration.  Rival Sons arrived in Holmfirth by helicopter, landing on the town’s cricket pitchand being officially welcomed to the town by the Mayor of Kirklees at a press conference in its pavilion.  The band then spent the day meeting local residents;playing  an impromptu  outdoor  acoustic  gig  in  the  town,  sampling  traditional British fare at Holmfirth Fisheries and buying everyone in The Nook pub a round of drinks.  The band then kicked off their world tour with a sold out gig at the town’s Picturedrome venue that evening with the Artic Monkeys’ label mates The Bohicas as support.At an exclusive Jack Daniel’s after party, Radio 1’s next star Clara Amfo took to the decks alongside The Coral’s  Nick  Power.   Clara Amfo will  take over  from Fearne Cotton on Radio 1’s Chart Show from 25th May.