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Sat 18 Aug 2012 Doors Open: 11:30Buy tickets ShareThis
Please note: There will be no all-day tickets available to buy on the day of this event
In support of The Guillain‐Barre Syndrome charity. GBS is a rare and serious illness that can totally incapacitate those who get it. Recovery is very slow, can take 18 months or more and may never be complete. Johnny Dickinson, well respected and prominent North East professional musician has recently been struck down with this illness & as a result cannot work & may not entertain us for a long time to come. A wide collection of the North Easts finest bands, singers and artists from the live music community will perform at The Cluny in Newcastle on a fee free basis to raise money for the Registered Charity that funds research and offers support to families & victims of this devastating condition. John’s sudden illness has acted as catalyst & motivation for this Live Music Event. All artists are asked to base elements of their performance on links to Bob Dylan, Johnny Dickinson and those past, both remembered & forgotten, who have made these two remarkable vessels on the River of Song such a joy to listen to.
This will be a full day event in both The Cluny performance spaces. The line‐up and ticket price is now confirmed. £10 Afternoon concert. £15 Evening concert. £20 All Day (* £20 tickets limited to only 100 ! *). Tommy Emmanuel has produced a special DVD for the event that can only be viewed at the Cluny on the evening concert. Details / Line up / Ticketing is on The Cluny website now.
We are grateful to The Cluny for giving us use of the whole venue for this potentially sell out event. Food available all day.
Cluny 2 (11.30am - 6pm)
Jack Burness & Finn McCardle
George Welch & Christine Jeans
George Borowski & Phil Middleton
Paul Lamb, Chad Strentz + Brian Lynam
Harp Masterclass Kingsnake Special
Whitaker Harcourt & Waller Band
Katriona Gilmore & Jamie Roberts
Tom McConville & Friends
The Cluny (4.30pm - 11pm)
Hillbillies and The Poorboys with Johnny Whitehill + Paul Lamb
No Time for Jive
Martin Stephenson (www.martinstephenson.me.uk) With Shipcote & Finn McArdle
Archie Brown & The Young Bucks with The Hillbillies
Afternoon tickets for Cluny 2 are £10; evening tickets for The Cluny are £15; there are a limited number of all-day tickets, priced at £20
Tickets for this event are ONLY available from The Cluny and www.ticketweb.co.uk
Line-up subject to change
Bob Dylan owns a remarkable space in popular music. Not only has Dylan been a major influence on many songwriters and a master of the story in song; since the 1960’s he has also drawn much of his own influences from traditional folk music sources of the British Isles. The North East has made a major contribution not only to that traditional music catalogue but has long been an open door to many other musical
genres like Blues, R & B, Swing, Roots and Americana. Most and more of which you can be sure will be presented by some of the best North East musicians on Dylan Day 2
From early days in Split Crow, Paul Lamb & The Kingsnakes and the remarkably never recorded Hillbillies from Outer Space, John Dickinson is one the finest guitar players and singers to grace the UK music scene. A former Radio 2 Folk Awards nominee, John has contracted GBS & is undergoing long term treatment as we write. John’s unfortunate illness has been the catalyst to reprise The Dylan Day live event of a year or 6 ago. We wish John well, and a speedy recovery. The day will feature many musicians who have worked with John, been awed by his playing & inspired by his character. *Will include a reformed Hillbillies from Outer Space/Poorboys Combo!
The Guillain-Barre Syndrome Support Group was founded in 1985 by Glennys Sanders MBE. The Group was assisted by the GBS Support Group in the USA (now the GBS-CIDP Foundation International) with which it retains a close working relationship. The Group is a Registered Charity (No 327314 & SC039900) employing a part-time staff of three. We provide information and support to those affected by GBS, CIDP and related
conditions. Our support activities are restricted to the UK & Ireland where we spread awareness of
these illnesses and make grants for research projects.