FANS of Madness and other bands from the ska scene are in for a musical treat this weekend.

Tribute act Mad Manners will perform at Allendale’s Golden Lion pub on Friday, October 18.

The free gig will be a one man show performed by vocalist Stu Cook, who will offer songs by the Specials, Bad Manners, and Madness.

The South Shields singer is the former frontman of Skatoons and Gangsters of Ska. A professional vocalist, he has been performing solo as Mad Manners for the past seven years.

Further information about the gig, which starts at 9pm, is on the Mad Manners Facebook page.