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Gavin Friday joins line up of Philip Chevron Testimonial show

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…

Gavin Friday to perform with Aslan on A Night For Christy

Gavin Friday is one of the artists set to join the band Aslan on stage at the Olympia Theatre in Dublin this Friday, June 21st, in a show of support for Aslan’s lead vocalist Christy Dignam who is battling cancer. Tickets for ‘A Night for Christy‘ are completely sold out. All funds raised will be…

Gavin Friday records Big Star’s Kangaroo

Gavin Friday has recorded vocals for the song “Kangaroo” by Big Star (Alex Chilton) on the compilation album “Why hast Thou forsaken me” by Universal Daughters. The band Universal Daughters, put together for the project, includes among others Mike Patton’s guitarist Alessandro “Asso” Stefana, Mamuthones’ drummer Maurizio Boldrin and members of Verdena (one of Italy’s…

Gavin Friday and Republic of Loose play Inspirations Gig

Gavin Friday will team up with Republic of Loose for the fifth Barretstown Inspirations gig which will take place on Thursday April 11, 2013, 7.30pm at The Olympia Theatre in Dublin. Other acts on the bill include The Coronas, Lisa Hannigan, The Strypes, The Walls, The Frank & Walters and Maud in Cahoots. Tickets priced…

Gavin Friday scores Blood Rising Documentary

Update Feb 10, 2014: Artist, Brian Maguire; Director, Mark Mc Loughlin and Director of Frontline Defenders, Mary Lawlor will present a screening of “Blood Rising”, in the European Parliament on Tuesday 11th of February. This is the first step in an international human rights campaign to bring attention to the hundreds of uninvestigated murders of…

Gavin Friday’s entry for the Big Egg Hunt 2013

The Big Egg Hunt 2013 is interactive public art display of 100 uniquely crafted eggs designed by Irish artists and celebrities. The eggs are placed in key locations in Dublin from the 12th February to the 15th March after which they will be brought to one central location and displayed for one week. All eggs…

Hal Willner’s Son of Rogue’s Gallery features Gavin Friday

Gavin Friday sings “Tom’s Gone to Hilo” with Shannon McNally on Son of Rogue’s Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys. Produced by Hal Willner, the double album will be released February 19 on Anti-Records. Executive produced by Johnny Depp and Gore Verbinski, the compilation two-disc recording of sea shanties also features Tom Waits, Michael…

Download your Gavin Friday Christmas Gift 2012

Happy Christmas! We have a Christmas card and message from Gavin for you + a free mp3 of ‘The Angelus’, which was the intro to every ‘catholic‘ show this year. The card comes with a warning: extreme cute overload! (zipfile contains image and mp3) Gavin’s been working on all kinds of things, so if you…

Gavin Friday, Kate Ellis and Kaleidoscope: A Night of Music

Gavin Friday teams up with Kate Ellis and Kaleidoscope for a special recording of the RTE radio show ‘Arts Tonight‘ with a live studio audience. The recording will take place at 8pm on Thursday 29 November in the RTÉ Radio Centre and will last about an hour. There’ll be music by Linda Buckley, Astor Piazzolla,…