Gavin Friday is on the bill of the Philip Chevron Testimonial show at the Olympia Theatre in Dublin on Saturday, 24th August.
Chevron (The Pogues and Radiators from Space guitarist) was treated for cancer in 2007. He has recently announced that the tumour has returned and is now inoperable. His colleagues and friends will be celebrating his life with a special show and will be playing their own work along with selections from Chevron’s own songbook, including some items never heard before in public.
The line up includes Gavin Friday, Horslips, Luka Bloom, Declan O’Rourke, Brush Shiels, Shane MacGowan, Patrick McCabe, Duke Special with Fiona Shaw, Paul Brady, Joseph O’Connor, Mary Coughlan, Paul Cleary, Aidan Gillen, Fiachna Ó Braonáin & Liam Ó Maonlaí, Roddy Doyle, The Radiators from Space, Michael O’Connor and family, Terry Woods and Camille O’Sullivan.
The show will air live on RTE’s 2xm from 8pm.