‘I still don’t know what to say about it,’ Gavin tells U2.com’s interviewer, then proceeds to talk about his 50th birthday celebration at Carnegie Hall for quite a bit: Question: What have Laurie Anderson, Andrea Corr, Courtney Love, Lydia Lunch, Maria McKee, Shane MacGowan and Rufus Wainwright got in common with Larry, Bono, Edge and…

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Gavin has contributed to a charity single, “The Ballad of Ronnie Drew” in honour of The Dubliner’s singer Ronnie Drew. The proceeds will benefit the Irish Cancer Society at Ronnie Drew’s request. The track will be available in Ireland only as a download on Friday, February 22 and week later on CD. The song was…

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Gavin Friday, Maurice Seezer, Dave-id, Guggi, Bono and Andrea Corr and a full ensemble have been working with producer Hal Willner in a Dublin studio this past week. The impromptu ensemble came together to record songs for a tribute album of ‘chantey and seamen’s work songs’.

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Gavin and Andrea Corr took part in the 2003 Cow Parade event, a sponsored public art exhibition for charity. They painted a ‘NO’ themed cow (‘anti drugs, anti violence, safe sex’) with help from the girls from The Sheriff Street After Hours School Education Project. The sponsors’ money will go towards the Sheriff Street Project.…

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