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'They had something special about them' - Viola Beach 'dream' kit goes on display

The dream kit of Viola Beach's drummer has gone on display at the British Music Experience, with the hope it'll inspire future musicians.

Viola Beach drummer Jack Dakin's dream kit Credit: ITV Granada

Jack Dakin ordered the Gretsch kit, which was custom made for him. Tragically, it arrived after Jack died.

All four members of Viola Beach and their manager were killed after their car left the road following a gig in Sweden in 2016.

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Viola Beach formed in Warrington in 2013 with a final line-up of Kris Leonard (guitar and vocals), River Reeves (guitar), Tomas Lowe (bass guitar), and Jack Dakin (drums) and were managed by Craig Tarry.

There's hope the kit will inspire future musicians.