Spandau Ballet star Martin Kemp performs after ex bandmate appears in court

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Spandau Ballet star Martin Kemp takes to the stage to DJ at a rugby festival in Cheshire – after his ex bandmate Ross William Wild appeared in court accused of string of sex attacks

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Spandau Ballet singer Martin Kemp took to the stage on Friday after his ex bandmate Ross William Wild appeared in court accused of committing a string of sex attacks.

The actor and singer, 60, performed at Chester 7s sports and music festival which was held at Winnington Park Rugby Club hours after Wild appeared in court.

The performance comes as it’s reported that Ross, 34, allegedly committed 17 offences including rape and sexual assault at his home in north London, a hotel in Shrewsbury and in Cannes, France between 2013 and 2018. 

High spirits: Spandau Ballet singer Martin Kemp took to the stage on Friday after his ex bandmate Ross William Wild appeared in court accused of committing a string of sex attacks

High spirits: Spandau Ballet singer Martin Kemp took to the stage on Friday after his ex bandmate Ross William Wild appeared in court accused of committing a string of sex attacks

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The Scots musician is accused of raping a woman, blackmailing her and disclosing a private sexual picture of her.

He is also accused of filming himself molesting six other women while they were asleep.

Wild, who replaced Tony Hadley as the 1980s band’s singer in 2018, was arrested at his parents’ home in Aberdeen on Thursday after prosecutors gave the green light for police to charge him earlier this week. 

Socking: His performance comes as his ex bandmate, former Spandau Ballet singer Ross William Wild, 34 [centre], appeared in court accused of committing a string of sex attacks [pictured  L-R Spandau Ballet's Martin, Ross and Steve Norman performing in 2018]

Socking: His performance comes as his ex bandmate, former Spandau Ballet singer Ross William Wild, 34 [centre], appeared in court accused of committing a string of sex attacks [pictured  L-R Spandau Ballet’s Martin, Ross and Steve Norman performing in 2018] 

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Amazing: The actor, 60, entertained the audience as he hyped them up and mixed together classic anthems for the event held at Winnington Park Rugby Club

Amazing: The actor, 60, entertained the audience as he hyped them up and mixed together classic anthems for the event held at Winnington Park Rugby Club

Looking good: Martin had his summer wardrobe at the ready as he flaunted his golden tan in an all-white ensemble for the performance

Looking good: Martin had his summer wardrobe at the ready as he flaunted his golden tan in an all-white ensemble for the performance

Stylish: He channeled Ibiza DJ vibes as he paired a white linen shirt with some matching jeans and Nike trainers while he entertained the crowds

Stylish: He channeled Ibiza DJ vibes as he paired a white linen shirt with some matching jeans and Nike trainers while he entertained the crowds

The singer wore a plain black T-shirt with his black hair slicked to one side as he appeared at Carlisle Magistrates’ Court.

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He cried as his lawyer Chris Toms told the court: ‘He is a professional musical performer.’

Of the rape charge, Mr Toms made no formal plea on behalf of wild, but said: ‘That is firmly denied. He wants his day in court.’ 

Incredible: Martin seemed in high spirits as he played song after song on the decks wearing large black headphones around his neck

Incredible: Martin seemed in high spirits as he played song after song on the decks wearing large black headphones around his neck

Selfie: The star was spotted taking photos with fans ahead of his set in Cheshire

Selfie: The star was spotted taking photos with fans ahead of his set in Cheshire 

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He is remanded in custody to appear at London’s Wood Green Crown Court on June 22. 

Meanwhile, former EastEnders star Martin has been touring the country to bring throwback tunes to the masses with his set Back To The 80s DJ Set.

The musician has had quite the career, starring in EastEnders as Steve Owen and creating several classic hits from Gold to True with Spandau Ballet. 

Accused: It's reported that Ross [pictured with Spandau Ballet in 2018] allegedly committed 17 offences including rape and sexual assault at his home in north London, a hotel in Shrewsbury and in Cannes, France between 2013 and 2018

Accused: It’s reported that Ross [pictured with Spandau Ballet in 2018] allegedly committed 17 offences including rape and sexual assault at his home in north London, a hotel in Shrewsbury and in Cannes, France between 2013 and 2018

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Charge: Wild, who replaced Tony Hadley as the 1980s band's singer in 2018, was arrested at his parents' home in Aberdeen on Thursday after prosecutors gave the green light for police to charge him earlier this week

Charge: Wild, who replaced Tony Hadley as the 1980s band’s singer in 2018, was arrested at his parents’ home in Aberdeen on Thursday after prosecutors gave the green light for police to charge him earlier this week

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