Band of Friends

Date: 29 Jun 2023
Location: The Waterloo

Founded in memory of the late great Irish bluesman Rory Gallagher, the Band of Friends is a celebration and rekindling of Gallagher’s passionate musical spirit. Featuring his longtime bassist Gerry McAvoy and drummer Ted McKenna, with Dutch guitarist and singer Marcel Scherpenzeel, they combine classic Gallagher tracks with original songs inspired by his legacy.

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    Antonia Charlesworth Stack is a journalist and editor from Blackpool. She was deputy editor of Big Issue North magazine and is editor of Blackpool Social Club. Antonia is also the founder of Reclaim Blackpool, a women's safety campaign that began life as an article she wrote for Blackpool Social Club. She's a contributing author to the Lancashire Stories anthology with her story about a Blackpool performer, The Call of The Sea. The book is available for free in libraries across the county.