News: Interviews on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, 9 November – GERRY McAVOY (Rory Gallagher) and CARL DIXON (Coney Hatch)

Gerry McAvoy, photo by Noel BuckleyPhoto: Noel Buckley

Gerry McAvoy picks his favourite tracks

Long-serving Rory Gallagher bass player Gerry McAvoy chooses the music in the ‘Favourite Tracks from Favourite Artists’ sequence on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio on Sunday 9 November at 17:00 GMT.

Gerry chats about his career, about Rory, and his current project Band Of Friends.

Album review (Irish Tour ’74 box set)

Tour dates

Thursday 6 November: Verviers (B) Spirit of 66
Friday 7 November: Twist (D) Heimathaus
Saturday 8 November: Idstein (D) Der ScheurIdstein
Sunday 9 November: Koblenz (D) Cafe Hahn
Tuesday 11 November: Duisburg (D) Grammatikoff
Wednesday 12thNovember: Miltenberg (D) Beavers
Friday 14 November: Vaihingen/Enz(D) Mettertalhalle
Saturday 15 November: Hard (A) Kammgarn
Thursday 20 November: Hengelo (NL) Metropool
Friday 21 November: Hoogeveen (NL) Blues Festival
Saturday 22 November: Sneek (NL) Het Bolwerk
Sunday 23 November: Weert (NL) DeBosuil
Friday 12 December: Athens (GR) Kyttaro Club
Saturday 13 December: Athens (GR) Kyttaro Club

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Coney Hatch - Firefest 2014, 26 October 2014
Photo: Simon Dunkerley

And, in the Pete Feenstra Feature – Sunday 9 November at 19:00 – Pete chats to Carl Dixon about Coney Hatch and plays tracks from the band’s eighties albums plus the current album ‘Four’.

Carl appeared with the band recently at the final Firefest event.

Gig review (Firefest)

Get Ready to ROCK! radio broadcasts 18 hours a day, complementing the well-established classic rock website www.getreadytorock.com, and includes continuous and presented music sequences and specialist shows.


The latest Facebook Live session from Canadian singer-songwriter Josh Taerk Sunday 21 February, 16:00 EST, 21:00 GMT

More about Josh: http://getreadytorock.me.uk/blog/?s=%22Josh+Taerk%22


David Randall presents a weekly show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, Sundays at 22:00 BST (GMT+1, repeated on Mondays and Fridays), when he invites listeners to ‘Assume The Position’. This show was first broadcast on 7 February 2021 and includes the Top 10 albums at www.getreadytorock.com for that week.

UK Blues Broadcaster of the Year (2020) Pete Feenstra presents his weekly Rock & Blues Show on Tuesday at 19:00 ( BST, GMT+1) as part of a five hour blues rock marathon “Tuesday is Bluesday at GRTR!”. The show is repeated on Wednesdays at 22:00, Fridays at 20:00). This show was first broadcast 26 January 2021.


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DEAD REYNOLDS Bright Lights

ALLY VENABLE Road To Nowhere
JASON SWEENEY She’s A Fighter



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One Response to News: Interviews on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, 9 November – GERRY McAVOY (Rory Gallagher) and CARL DIXON (Coney Hatch)

  1. Bibi says:

    Gerry McAvoy’s Band of Friends is on Facebook – see the latest news on htpp://www.facebook.com/GerryMcAvoys.BoF

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