New Ipswich Argos to be officially opened by drumming sensation Nandi Bushell

PUBLISHED: 19:00 28 January 2020 | UPDATED: 19:40 28 January 2020

Nandi with her dad John Bushell.   Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Nandi with her dad John Bushell. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN


An Ipswich drumming sensation who has starred on The Ellen DeGeneres Show is set to perform a one-off gig at an Argos store.

Primary school pupil Nandi, nine, will be performing her favourite songs to customers at the recently-opened Argos store inside Sainsbury's in Upper Brook Street, on Saturday February 1 from 2pm.

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The internet star has already made a name for herself worldwide, having jammed with Lenny Kravitz before starring on the hit American talk show with Ellen DeGeneres.

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Nandi will also perform Simple Mind's Don't You - which she played in the Argos Christmas advert - before holding a meet and greet session with fans.

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Her RockJam drumkit is then planned to be donated to a nearby primary school to help budding child drummers achieve their potential.

Karl Pascoe, store manager, said: "We are very excited to have Nandi in store to help celebrate our new location inside Sainsbury's, given her growing international profile.

"We hope she continues to come back and shop with us in the future."

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