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A SPECIAL NIGHT WITH THE PAT MCMANUS BAND AND ANDY POWELL OF WISHBONE ASH AT THE SPRING AND AIRBRAKE - BELFAST


THURSDAY THE 14TH OF APRIL 2011,SEES ANDY POWELL A FOUNDING MEMBER OF 'WISHBONE ASH',JOIN 'THE PAT MCMANUS BAND' AS THEIR VERY SPECIAL GUEST AT THE SPRING AND AIRBRAKE - BELFAST

PAT MCMANUS AND ANDY POWELL FIRST MET IN 1982 WHEN PAT'S FORMER BAND 'MAMA'S BOYS' WHO WERE JUST STARTING OUT AT THIS TIME,AND THE ALREADY VETRANS OF THE ROCK WORLD 'WISHBONE ASH' PLAYED ON THE BILL AT THE 'LISDOONVARNA FESTIVAL IN IRELAND.'MAMA'S BOYS' LATER WENT ON TO JOIN 'WISHBONE ASH' ON A TWO WEEK TOUR OF THE UK..

 

 

THE TWO MENS PATHS CROSSED OVER THE YEARS,BUT IT WASN'T UNTIL MARCH 2009 WHEN ANDY JOINED 'THE PAT MCMANUS BAND' AS THEIR SPECIAL GUEST ON THE 'LEGENDS TOUR' IN FRANCE,THAT THEIR FRIENDSHIP WAS REKINDLED.PAT AND BAND MEMBERS BASSIST GORDON SHERIDAN AND DRUMMER PAUL FALOON,GOT TALKING TO ANDY AND ASKED HIM TO JOIN THEM FOR A FEW 'FRIENDLY' GIGS IN IREALND IN AUGUST 2009,AND ANDY GLADLY EXCEPTED.ANDY RECIPROCATED LATER THAT YEAR BY ASKING PAT TO JOIN 'WISHBONE ASH' FOR A SHOW IN EDINBURGH.SINCE THEN THERE HAS BEEN A FEW MORE SHOWS IN FRANCE AND ENGLAND,WHEN THE GUYS CAN GET SOMETHING TOGETHER IN THEIR BUSY TOURING SCHEDULES.SO IT'S A REAL TREAT TO HAVE ANDY JOIN THE 'PMB' GUYS ONCE AGAIN.

THIS WILL BE THE FIRST EVER GIG THE TWO GUITARISTS HAVE DONE TOGETHER IN BELFAST AND WITH TWO SUCH EXCEPTIONAL GUITAR PLAYERS IT PROMISES TO BE A REAL WINNER.A FEAST OF NORTHERN IRELAND'S PAT MCMANUS NEW AND OLD MATERIAL AND SOME OF THE GREAT 'WISHBONE ASH' CLASSICS.THIS SURELY HAS TO BE ONE FOR THE DIARY.

ALSO ON THIS NIGHT 'THE PAT MCMANUS BAND' WILL BE LAUNCHING THEIR NEW CD 'WALKING THROUGH SHADOWS'.

SUPPORT ON THE NIGHT WILL BE FROM MILLION $ RELOAD A TOP NORTHERN IRELAND ACT WHO ARE UNDERTAKING A TOUR OF THE UK WITH THEIR NEW RECORD LABEL POWERAGE

TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT WE GOT TICKETS (LINK BELOW ) AND WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM KATY DALY'S FOR £10 BEFORE THE EVENT AND A SMALL AMOUNT OF TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR FOR £12

http://www.wegottickets.com/event/106643

 

 



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