Tag Archives: Band Of Friends

Gig review: CROPREDY – Oxfordshire, 13-15 August 2015

Cropredy - Oxfordshire, 13-15 August 2015

My 21st consecutive year attending the festival and the event is so much more than the music.  Kids, once clinging to parents midway up the field, are now grown up and dancing at the front. Last year the festival had … Continue reading

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Gig review: BAND OF FRIENDS feat. Gerry McAvoy (Rory Gallagher) – Robin 2, Wolverhampton, 24 April 2015

BAND OF FRIENDS - Robin 2, Wolverhampton, 24 April 2015

This is an edit from an interview in November 2014 when Gerry McAvoy chatted to David Randall and chose some of his favourite tracks for Get Ready to ROCK! Radio (4:51) More information For 20 years Gerry McAvoy rode shotgun … Continue reading

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News: BAND OF FRIENDS featuring Gerry McAvoy (Rory Gallagher) hit the road 15 April – 2 May 2015

Band of Friends - The Great British Rock & Blues Festival 2015

This is an edit from an interview in November 2014 when Gerry McAvoy chose some of his favourite tracks for Get Ready to ROCK! Radio (4:51) More information Photo: Simon Dunkerley/GRTR! Band Of Friends, the band featuring long-time Rory Gallagher … Continue reading

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Gig review: THE GREAT BRITISH ROCK & BLUES FESTIVAL, Skegness, 23-25 January 2015

Lez Zeppelin - Great British Rock & Blues Festival 2015

Despite having an arguably weaker line-up than last year, the 19th Skegness Great British Rock & Blues Festival had an irresistible vibe, and the best moments from the likes of Skinny Molly, Caravan, Del Bromham, Babajack, Roadhouse and Nine Below … Continue reading

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

Gerry McAvoy, photo by Noel Buckley

Photo: 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. … Continue reading

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News: BAND OF FRIENDS (feat. Gerry McAvoy, Ted McKenna) play UK dates 17-19 October

Band Of Friends

Band Of Friends UK dates in October Band Of Friends – bassist Gerry McAvoy (Rory Gallagher/ Nine Below Zero/ Champion Jack Dupree/ Deep Joy), drummer Ted McKenna (Rory Gallagher/ Sensational Alex Harvey Band/ Greg Lake/ Gary Moore) and guitarist-vocalist Marcel … Continue reading

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Gig review: HARD ROCK HELL BLUES – Pwllheli, 21-22 March 2014

Pontus Snibb - Hard Rock Hell Blues, Pwllheli, 21-22 March 2013

Friday 21 March Kicking off the blues stage properly for the festival was Crowsaw, a hard hitting 3 piece blues outfit from South Wales whose riff driven blues rock sparks a glimmer of life in the bleary eyed yet enthusiastic … Continue reading

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BAND OF FRIENDS live shows

BAND OF FRIENDS, ‘live’! A celebration of Rory Gallagher’ music The Band Of Friends is not a tribute to Rory, more of a celebration of his life and music. Rory’s music reached a massive audience from Norway to Spain, from … Continue reading

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