The Wombats to play gig in newsagents

The scouse rockers will perform in a Barnsley newsie

The Wombats are to play a gig in a newsagents.

The Liverpudlian three-piece will perform at the Vitesse Quick Service And Food shop in Barnsley on September 28.

The store won a competition organised by the NME to find the best independent newsagent in the country, and will be rewarded with an in-store appearance by the fast-rising Liverpool rockers.

NME bosses decided to launch the competition to celebrate small independent newsagents across the UK, where thousands pick up their copy of the magazine every Wednesday.