December 30th 2018 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GARY MOORE STATUE FOR BELFAST – FUNDRAISING LAUNCH
Fans of legendary Belfast born guitarist Gary Moore will be happy to hear the news that fundraising for a long-awaited memorial statue in Gary’s hometown will be launched on Friday April 12th 2019 with a memorial show at The Belfast Empire Music Hall.
Four bands will be playing on the night in what promises to be a captivating show.
Sam Davidson’s Taste will open at 8pm with a great mix of Gary Moore and Rory Gallagher tracks. Rory Gallagher was one of Gary’s favourite guitarists.
Patricia Moore Band featuring bassist to the stars Jerome Rimson on bass (ex-Van Morrison, Philip Lynott, Automatic Man, Aretha Franklin, Freddie Mercury, Bee Gees and more), rhythm master extraordinaire Jimmy Howlett (UK) on drums and Dublin’s Gerry Quigley on guitar. Patricia will bring you a powerful mix of Gary’s own songs, classic blues plus some very special original songs sung for her dear brother Gary.
Eric Bell trio will be playing a very special selection of songs for his friend Gary, including Eric’s own originals and some amazing Thin Lizzy tracks as part of their Thin Lizzy 50th anniversary tour.
Gerry Quigley & The Durty Blues Band playing a mix of original progressive blues rock instrumentals inspired by Gary and also inspired by Gerry’s own childhood guitar teacher Eric Bell.
The show will finish with an epic blues jam with all musicians on stage. It’s going to be a very special night. Tickets will be on sale very soon from Ticketmaster. Stay tuned!
See www.gigforgary.com for more details
thecrew (at) gigforgary (dot) com